Words: Letty Sharp // Photos: Ian Mc Donnell The fun-loving pop punk band Bowling For Soupbrought their show to the 3Olympia in Dublin. The band brought alongactor and musician Thomas Nicholas and Nottingham alternative rockband As December Falls. Thomas Nicholas kicked things off with an alternative version of,‘Stacey’s Mom’, originally by Fountains of Wayne. He …

Words & Photos: David McEneaney Fontaines D.C. kicked off the first of three sold out nights at Dublin’s Vicar St, with support from the excellent Wunderhorse, to promote their latest album, ’Skinty Fia’. Wunderhorse: After the opening act filled the room with both their increasingly loud sound and more and more people who were drawn …

Wet Leg played a highly anticipated and sold out show at Dublin’s The Academy with support coming from Coach Party Coach Party Photos: Wet Leg Photos: Wet Leg Set List: Being In LoveWet DreamSupermarket Convincing I Don’t Wanna Go OutObvious Oh No I Want To Be Abducted (By A UFO)Ur MumToo Late NowAngelica Chaise Longue

Words: Letty Sharp // Photos: Ian Mc Donnell Amorphis are a Finnish heavy metal formed in 1990 by TomiKoivusaari, Jan Rechberger and Esa Holopainenen. The band wereinitially death metal but have since branched out to other genres such asfolk metal and progressive metal over the years. We caught up with Tomi backstage on the night …

PET SHOP BOYS ANNOUNCE NEW UK AND EUROPEAN DATES FOR ‘DREAMWORLD: THE GREATEST HITS LIVE’ TOUR  AFTER A CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED AND SOLD-OUT 2022 TOUR, THE DUO WILL PLAY 3ARENA JUNE 19 2023 Pet Shop Boys have today announced new 2023 UK and European dates including a show at 3Arena Dublin on June 19 for their critically acclaimed tour, …

Bob Vylan brought their blend of Grime/Punk/Hip Hop to Dublin’s Button Factory and with them in support slot were Derry’s pop punk outfit Cherym.I missed these last time around in Dublin at the beginning of this year and I wasn’t happy, so I made sure I wasn’t missing this one and glad I didn’t as …

Today Hull born four-piece, LUMER return with their brand-new single, ‘English Dream‘ LISTEN HERESTREAM HERE Written as a social commentary from the perspective of lead singer Alex Evans, ‘English Dream’ uses sleazy and harsh guitar sounds from guitarist Ben Jackson blended with the pumping bassline of Ben Morrod as a call to arms. The hard hitting, almost tribal drumming of William Evans flows throughout the …

After fourteen years Nightwish made it back to Dublin to play the 3Arena, unfortunately for some reason there where no supports on this date of the Human. :II: Nature. World Tour, so it was an hour and a half of Symphonic metal bliss.Set List:Percussion IntroNoiseStorytimeTribalÉlanSleeping SunDark Chest Of WondersHarvestI Want My Tears BackNemoHow’s The Heart …

Rising Chicago alt-rockers Dehd are set to return to the UK and Ireland next year for a live run supporting post-punk four-piece Dry Cleaning. Having had to cancel their recent tour, now the band have announced a return to the UK and Ireland for 2023, supporting Dry Cleaning as the main special guest across their …

Words: Letty Sharp // Photos: Ian Mc Donnell Finnish metal band Amorphis and Swiss metal band Eluveitie came to Dublin for a night of metal. The 4-band bill completed by German metal heads Nailed to Obscurity and veteran melodic death metal band Dark Tranquillity hailing from Sweden. The Academy was full to the gills of …