Wild Cat Strike – Hope & Ruin, Brighton – LIVE REVIEW

Brighton’s Wild Cat Strike have come a long way since the days of 8-minute-long instrumental tracks. Now armed with more succinct records the beautifully-noisy quartet took to the stage in their home town to tug on some heart strings. The very best bands in the world have endured an extensive development process, and Wild Cat Strike have done their fair share of growth. Formed in 2012, they have six years of gigging under their belts with slots at 2000 Trees[…]

Read more

The Sherlocks – Wedgewood Rooms, Portsmouth– LIVE REVIEW

Their short history reads like a definitive list of music industry successes but at the beginning of the month, The Sherlocks ticked another box on the bucket list – a sold out show at the Wedgewood Rooms, Portsmouth. The Sherlocks released their first single in 2014, played Reading and Leeds Festival in 2015, played SXSW Festival In 2016 and released their debut album, Live for the Moment, in 2017. It’s an undoubtedly impressive timeline of achievements. The South Yorkshire quartet[…]

Read more

Black Veil Brides & Asking Alexandria – Brixton Academy, London – LIVE REVIEW

The only thing better than getting to see one of the most influential and remarkable metal bands in the world is getting to see two of them. As co-headliner tours go, you’d be hard pushed to find a better match up than Asking Alexandria and Black Veil Brides at London’s Brixton Academy. Both Asking Alexandria and Black Veil Brides have had long and eventful careers. Black Veil Brides emerged on to the scene covered in make-up and funding the entire[…]

Read more

Alibi – EXPOSURE

Recognise these guys? You might have seen them play Reading and Leeds Fest last year, or caught the video for their latest single, Space, Man, or even saw them smash their set at the last afterLIVE show. Either way, they’re a bit more than fantastic. This is Alibi. Since our surprise relocation to Hastings last summer we’ve asked about for recommendations on the bands that make the locals most proud. It’s a very musically Formed in 2015, it has been[…]

Read more

Steel Panther – Eventim Apollo, Hammersmith – LIVE REVIEW

Animal print spandex, neon guitars, bandanas everywhere and lots and lots of boobs. Steel Panther came back to London.   After spending the early 2000’s in various 80’s glam rock cover bands, Michael Starr, Satchel, Lexxi Foxx and Stix Zadinia joined forces to form the almighty Steel Panther. The epitome of debauchery, their studio albums are a perfect parody of Glam Metal culture and the live shows are a fusion of classic heavy metal and the most uproariously offensive stand-up[…]

Read more

Fall Out Boy – Brixton Electric, Brixton – LIVE REVIEW

Over the course of more than 15 years Fall Out Boy have established themselves as the arena-sized, festival headliner, musical royalty that they deserve to be. So when they announced a show at the 1,800 capacity Brixton Electric – carnage ensued. Many tears were shed once the ‘Sold Out’ sign was propped up in the browser window, and with good reason. It’s been a long time since London saw Fall Out Boy in this sort of setting and by the[…]

Read more

Seaway – The Joiners, Southampton– LIVE REVIEW

There’s no way around it, January is shit. But if there’s one way to get through it it’s to get down to one of the UK’s most notable music venue’s to dance the night away with one of the most fun bands in the world. So we went to see Seaway at Southampton’s The Joiners. Chester’s Lizzy Farrall served as the classiest opening act possible. With a stripped back, acoustic version of her debut EP, All I Said Was Never[…]

Read more