Tonight Alive, Underworld – ALBUM REVIEW

2018 marks ten years since Tonight Alive formed, and they’re kicking off the celebrations with the release of fourth album Underworld. Their first album since being signed to Hopeless Records and parting ways with lead guitarist Whakaio Taahi, it’s also their strongest release to date: the product of a band who are taking their sound in an entirely new direction. Towards the end of opening track Book of Love it becomes apparent that this album is far heavier than anything[…]

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The Horrors – ACCA, Brighton – LIVE REVIEW

Hot on the heels of their fifth studio album , V,  indie-garage-goth-rock-quintet The Horrors took their ambient live show on the road stopping off for a night at Brighton’s Attenborough Centre for the Creative Arts. Formed through their shared love of obscure bands and DJs, The Horrors have spent over ten years making a name for themselves as one of the most creative bands in the UK. They also happen to be one of the most successful. All of The[…]

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Cradle of Filth – O2 Academy, Oxford – LIVE REVIEW

Formed in Suffolk in 1991, Cradle of Filth have explored and conquered the varied realms of metal. Last year, their 26th as a band, they hit home ground once again stopping off at Oxford’s O2 Academy in support of new album Cryptoriana – The Seductiveness of Decay.   From its album artwork to its lyrical themes, Cryptoriana heavily emanates the Victorian era’s obsession with gothic horror – an enchantment the band have long shared. That passion is incredibly evident in[…]

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New Found Glory – O2 Forum, Kentish Town – LIVE REVIEW

The age of the anniversary tour is well and truly upon us but whilst gleefully celebrating the tenth birthdays of albums and bands left, right and centre one stonker of a landmark date was creeping up on all of us. 20 years of New Found Glory. New Found Glory formed in 1997 (we did the maths…and read the giant banner on the stage) and with a whopping nine albums, an extensive touring back catalogue and an influence that runs deep[…]

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New Found Glory – O2 Forum, Kentish Town – GALLERY

The age of the anniversary tour is well and truly upon us but whilst gleefully celebrating the tenth birthdays of albums and bands left, right and centre one stonker of a landmark date was creeping up on all of us. 20 years of New Found Glory. New Found Glory formed in 1997 (we did the maths…and read the giant banner on the stage) and with a whopping nine albums, an extensive touring back catalogue and an influence that runs deep[…]

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afterLIVE LIVE II – The Fighting Cocks, Kingston – GALLERY

We had ourselves another party!  The beauties in Half My Kingdom, China Bears and Pretty Little Enemy came to hang out with us at The Fighting Cocks in Kingston for our last show of the year. It was a truly incredible night and we’re all so grateful to all of the wonderful people that made it happen. Our shows might be done for 2017 but the first show of 2018 is FAST approaching so WATCH. THIS. SPACE.

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The Young Hearts – 05.10.2017 – LIVE REVIEW

It’s been quite a journey for Kent’s The Young Hearts but, having persevered through a tumultuous time they’ve come back better than ever with the mightily emotional new EP, Honestly, I’m Just Thinking, and swiftly took to the road where we crossed paths at Brighton’s Sticky Mike’s Frog Bar. The world’s best songwriters write about what they know and use genuine emotion to give their work meaning. The Young Hearts have relied heavily on this mantra, using their experience of[…]

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