With an early start of 20:15, Rammstein give us the very definition of “starting with a bang”, interrupting the 40,000 strong crowd as everyone ducks and turns to the crowd to see what is going on. As the realisation of what’s about to happen is setting in, the pyrotechnics continue and this group of gig-goers …

As the temperature drops but the rain holds off over Coventry, Manic Street Preachers start this epic night with a bang by treating the audience to their classics. They’re an awesome warm up for a mixed crowd and watching from the rafters, you can see a great deal of dad dancing courtesy of both the …

A few minutes after David Gray’s short Curlew charity appeal, David Gray himself and band casually walk on to the stage ready to give the Resorts World Arena a whole load of talent. He starts with an explanation of format of the show and the cheer for White Ladder lets us all know what we’re …

Kate Nash steps on to the stage of Nottingham’s Rescue Rooms ready to give 110%. Starting with a tease of her 2007 hit “Foundations“, we’re given a whole lot of energy and a whole lot of fun from start to finish. Kate won’t been seen dead standing still and her audience are clearly a dedicated …

Our night begins with the Aussie sensation that are Between You & Me and boy, do they know how to start a show the right way. Their stage presence is clear from the moment they walk out on stage and everyone at this Birmingham show is lapping up what they’re putting down; the energy on …

Tonight is the final night of Twin Atlantic‘s tour celebrating 15 years of their album ‘Free‘ giving us songs from the album as well as their greatest hits and ‘Edit Me‘ is a great way to start as the crowd are finding their feet for the night. This album has stood the test of time …

It feels as though the smoke machines are working over time as this patient crowd are waiting for Bastille to enter the stage. The production level is above and beyond and it’s clear they’re not here to mess around; they’re here to turn this show out. Dan Smith‘s voice is so unique and it’s a …

It’s a shock to see that the room is barely at half capacity but this audience are about to make this Birmingham venue feel more than full. Within a matter of minutes, the production and sound quality is made abundantly clear and matches perfectly with the talent of everyone on stage. Johnathan Higg’s range is …

Anyone arriving slightly late to this jam packed academy is serenaded by the sound of a relaxed cover of ‘The Black Parade’ courtesy of HalfLives. The sold out second room sets the room aglow with the lights from their phones and we all know we’re in for a hell of a night. This is a …

It’s unusual for a band to start a show on their biggest song but it’s a risk White Lies are willing to take as they start this incredible show off with ‘Farewell to the Fairground’. Whilst I’m sure the majority of these gig goers aren’t expecting it, they’re quick to come into their own and …