Incubus – Live Review – Ulster Hall – Belfast Sep20

Incubus – Live Review – Ulster Hall – Belfast...

Summer is gone and it’s pissing down as I bomb down the motorway en route to the infamous venue that is The Ulster Hall in Belfast. Why pray tell, well I’m glad you asked. There’s a lil’ old band from Cali-forn-i-a in town called Incubus and they’re ready to rock! In tow Ecca Vandal, a South African born artist who fuses a wealth or worldly influences into an angst ridden, groove laden and hard hitting songs that pack a punch of a heavyweight. At first it seem like a curious combo but as the set grows her hefty weighted rhythms and ballsy swagger prove contagious. You cant take your eyes off the stage as she covers it end to end, thrashing...

Biffy Clyro go Unplugged Sep20

Biffy Clyro go Unplugged

Gig Review: Biffy Clyro go Unplugged in The Waterfront Hall, Belfast Biffy Clyro are no strangers to these shores, in fact they’ve regularly remarked that it’s almost a second home to them. And it usually feels like a sort of homecoming show when they play here. And this time was no different. In the wonderful surroundings of Belfast’s Waterfront Hall, Biffy Clyro were delivering a slightly more intimate affair than their more recent shows here, from headlining shows at Belsonic, The SSE Arena and a support slot with Muse at T Vital. Those shows were full blown, electric, heavy gigs in support of their number one album Ellipsis. This time...

King King @ The Barrowland, Glasgow Sep20

King King @ The Barrowland, Glasgow

King King @ The Barrowland, It has been over a year since King King played in Glasgow. We have lost the beloved 02 ABC in that time, the venue where the band recorded their incredible live album. It is still doubtful this will ever return so the boys have already secured a little slice of history but they want more. Tonight they are support to some band that had a pretty big hit back in the 80s, a band I never really took too so after this set I made my way to another gig in the city…but I do wonder if post brexit Europe will be allowed back! I swear without knowing it if I saw a clip of a live King King show I would be able to tell...

new album ‘Untold Stories out now

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LChzzKdip0g   from the new album ‘Untold Stories’   “These are stories you’ll never tire of. 9 out of 10” CLASSIC ROCK “Killer melodies, great performances, brilliant groove. Untold Stories? This one has a very happy ending. 10 out of 10” POWERPLAY “This is a great effort from a much revered band to challenge the premier AOR big hitters” FIREWORKS “Very well composed songs and all perfectly delivered” ROCK SOCIETY ’New Skin’ is the latest song from the acclaimed new album by Airrace to be made into a video. Released in August, the ‘Untold Stories’ album has been praised for its songwriting and wide-ranging...

Fireball’s Hottest B...

Listen to all of the winning bands in a Spotify playlist here View this email in your browser Fireball’s Hottest Band 2019 Competition Regional Winners Announced To Open Regional Dates On ‘Fireball – Fuelling The Fire’ Tour December 2018 Featuring: FLOGGING MOLLY + THE BRONX + FACE TO FACE +...

Tax the Heat Announc...

Announce UK Tour Dates December 2018 Album “Change Your Position” Out Now Praises for latest album “Change Your Position” “You can‘t put a price on self-belief, and Tax The Heat sound so utterly self-assured on this follow-up to their well-received debut Fed To The Lions, you get the feeling...

METALLICA …AND JUSTI...

METALLICA …AND JUSTICE FOR ALL (REMASTERED)   DEFINITIVE RE-RELEASE OUT NOVEMBER 2, 2018 DEFINITIVE RE-RELEASE OUT NOVEMBER 2, 2018 PRE-ORDERS FOR 1988 BREAKTHROUGH ALBUM OPEN TODAY EXPANDED AND DELUXE EDITIONS TO FEATURE PREVIOUSLY UNRELEASED MATERIAL INCLUDING DEMOS, ROUGH MIXES, VIDEO,...

HRH C.R.O.W.S. TAKES...

HRH C.R.O.W.S. TAKES FLIGHT FOR NEXT YEAR’S OUTING HRH. C.R.O.W.S: the new addition to the HRH stables. The triumphant debut for this uniquely HRH-flavoured celebration of Country Rock, Outlaw, Western & Southern Rock (C.R.O.W.S) has just ridden into town, rocked Sheffield’s O2 Academy,...

Florence Black @ Broadcast, Glasgow Sep12

Florence Black @ Broadcast, Glasgow

  Florence Black @ Broadcast, Glasgow The bill for this show was perplexing, Florence Black just did not fit with the other bands and as I really did not enjoy the others I have decided tonight is going to be classed as FB first Glasgow headline show…I was only here to see them anyway. Of course they did not headline and that means they did not do a full set but my first taste of Florence Black was incredible. With three top class EPs under their belt I was expecting a lot but man did they blow me away. This band does southern music with a grudge. Picture Florence Black’s best mate was Southern music, and that best mate just...

Samantha Lamb Talks ...

Interview: Samantha Lamb Talks to Ian Haugland ahead of Europe “Walk The Earth” Gig in Belfast 7th September 2018 Interview by Samantha Lamb (@samlamb4) Ian was sat in his kitchen in Sweden with a cup of coffee, enjoying the day when I caught up with him to ask him some questions ahead of the...

Rose Tattoo @ SWG3, Glasgow Sep10

Rose Tattoo @ SWG3, Glasgow

  Rose Tattoo @ SWG3, Glasgow The Rock,n,Roll outlaws returned to Glasgow after a very lengthy absence, they packed out this relatively new venue and blew away a mostly elderly crowd. Girlschool are support for this small tour and they were a perfect addition as the bands have been treading the boards and playing the same venues for a long time. Unfortunately for me the ridiculously early start time meant I missed nearly all of their set. To be fair I am not sure that this was a bad thing as their sound was awful and my first taste of this venue was not great. Let me take you back a bit, Rose Tattoo started in 1976 with their debut...

Interview: José Pasi...

Interview: Ivor Whitten, Happy Metal Geek with José Pasillas of Incubus Ahead Of Playing Belfast José Pasillas is the drummer and co-founder of multi-platinum alternative rock band Incubus and he took some time out of his busy schedule to answer a couple of questions as the band prepares to...

FIFTH ANGEL | UNLEAS...

FIFTH ANGEL | UNLEASH ‘CAN YOU HEAR ME’ SINGLE AND LYRIC VIDEO, ‘THE THIRD SECRET’ ALBUM PRE-ORDER START FIFTH ANGEL are back after almost 30 years – their new record entitled ‘The Third Secret‘, will be released on October 26th...

BEN POOLE RELEASES O...

BEN POOLE RELEASES OFFICIAL MUSIC VIDEO FOR SINGLE ’DIRTY LAUNDRY’ ‘NEW ALBUM ‘ANYTIME YOU NEED ME’ OUT ON FRIDAY 14 SEPTEMBER VIA MANHATON RECORDS ON TOUR IN THE UK IN NOVEMBER & DECEMBER 2018   International Blues/Rock/Soul guitarist, singer and songwriter Ben Poole has launched the...

SLASH FT. MYLES KENN...

SLASH FT. MYLES KENNEDY & THE CONSPIRATORS ANNOUNCE EUROPEAN TOUR FEBRUARY / MARCH 2019 NEW ALBUM ‘LIVING THE DREAM’ DUE OUT 21stSEPTEMBER 2018 THROUGH SNAKEPIT/ROADRUNNER RECORDS WITH EXCLUSIVE BUNDLESHERE SLASH FT. MYLES KENNEDY & THE CONSPIRATORS are pleased to announce European...

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