Download Festival – Donnington Park, Derby – LIVE REVIEW

At first glance Download’s 2018 line up wasn’t exceptional. The headliner choices were barely something to write home about. Download’s Main Stage has been graced by the likes of Iron Maiden, AC/DC, KISS, Metallica, Def Leppard and Aerosmith to name a few. These aren’t just names, these are the bands that defined the genre. Can Avenged Sevenfold really be considered of the same ilk? It’s certainly debatable. Should they have been given a chance regardless? Absoloutely! Did they completely crush[…]

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Camden Rocks Festival – Camden, London – LIVE REVIEW

Camden Town has been the haven of the others since Pink Floyd played their debut show at the Roundhouse in 1966. It’s venues are host to the best gig’s in the capital all year round but on June 2nd they joined forces for the seventh Camden Rocks Festival. For one glorious Saturday, Camden Rocks took over more than 20 venues from Crescent Coffee in Mornington Crescent all the way down the high street to The Fiddler’s Elbow in Chalk Farm.[…]

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Slam Dunk Festival – South, Hatfield Park – LIVE REVIEW

We’ve been waiting all year long and we’re finally here. Festival Season is upon us, is suspiciously sunny out, and Slam Dunk South 2018 is a go. For eight years Slam Dunk South’s home has been the campus of Hertfordshire University. The site definitely had its plus points not least of which was the distinct lack of grass, or mud more specifically. Whilst Hertfordshire Uni’s intimate nature has felt special in previous years it inevitably led to capacity and health[…]

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The FIVE bands you can’t miss at Camden Rocks Festival 2018

Camden Town is home to some of London’s most legendary live music venues all of which are joining forces this weekend to host the capital’s biggest celebration of established and emerging talent. It’s Camden Rocks weekend. This year’s line up is monstrously huge with over 200 artists performing over 21 stages. The scheduling task is momentous to say the least so we’ve made things a touch easier for you. Here are the top five bands you can’t miss.   Mallory[…]

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Don Broco – Engine Shed, Lincoln – LIVE REVIEW

In between the release of their top five album, Technology, and their hotly anticipated Reading and Leeds Festival set Don Broco embarked on one of their most ambitious UK tours to date. The Bedford lads hit up towns they’ve never visited before including a stop at Lincoln’s Engine Shed and brought an impressively strong roster of support acts with them. 19-year-old Dominic Harrison, who performs as YUNGBLUD, was first up – exploding on to the stage in a fit of[…]

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