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 …

Bambie Thug brought their Dance electro pop (I’d add in a little pinch of Goth and Trap Metal here also) to Whelan’s upstairs venue to a modest crowd playing songs like P.M.P / Necromancy / Kawasaki / Headbang (their latest single) and more! They only recently played a sold out show at The Great Escape …

On the heels of the recent release of their digital EP The Mourning last month, Black Veil Brides have released a music video for opener “Devil.” The high energy track has become a fan favorite on the band’s current tour solidifying its place among other hits from the group comprised of Andy Biersack, Jake Pitts, Jinxx, Lonny Eagleton and …

Words & Photos: Kate Lawlor Strolling on to the stage with a confident yet somewhat demure energy, the Chicago natives “Beach Bunny” began their set in Vicar street with emotional indie-rock love song ‘Dream Boy.’ This kicked off a steadily great set filled with a mixture of poignant, romantic and relatable indie anthems.  The rescheduled …

Words: Letty Sharp // Photos: Ian Mc Donnell On the 15th of November the Canadian indie rock band Mother Mother came to Dublin for the first time in their 17-year career. They brought their tour The Inside to the 3Olympia and it was a sold out show. The band had Kilkenny’s own Robert Grace as …

Words: Max Falvey // Photos: Ian McDonnell On his mammoth journeyman-like tour of taking the songs of Joy Division around the globe one last time, legendary bassist Peter Hook made a stop at Dublin’s 3Olympia last Friday night for Peter Hook & The Light’s ‘Joy Division: A Celebration’. For audiences new and old, this was …

Singaporean songwriter and producer Nat Ćmiel musical project Yeule playing Dublin’s The Academy Greenroom. They take the name Yeule from a character in the game Final Fantasy only spelling it differently by also using their own middle name incorporated into it and their sound is a mix of Asian Post-pop / Ambient / Synth Pop / Glitch …

Multi-platinum Grammy-nominated hard rock band GODSMACK have officially announced details for their forthcoming eighth studio album Lighting Up The Sky, which will be out February 24, 2023 via BMG. The album follows the band’s globally acclaimed & gold-certified 2018 release, When Legends Rise, which achieved four No.1 singles back-to-back. Co-produced by vocalist/guitarist Sully Erna and Andrew “Mudrock” Murdock (Avenged Sevenfold, Alice Cooper), Lighting Up the Sky is a testament to …

Cork electropop sensation Lyra made her 3Olympia Dublin headline show debut! which was a sold-out show and taking up the job as support slot was Dublin’s Saibh Skelly armed with just an acoustic guitar. Saibh Skelly: Gallery. Lyra: Gallery & Set List. We Are BeautifulNever Let GoWhiteladyRabbit in the HeadlightsEmeraldMy Heart Is BeautifulMotherLoversChessLose My MindNew …

Words & Images: Max Falvey After having not donned the stage of Dublin’s 3Olympia Theatre in over 3 years, four-piece modern pop masters Wild Youth finally made their return on the 27th of October for the final show of their Irish tour, playing their way through their fantastic eternally danceable discography, with a few special …