Sepultura / Sacred Reich / Crowbar at last got to bring the Quadra tour to Dublin’s The Academy Crowbar, Gallery & Set List. High Rate ExtinctionConqueringI Feel the Burning SunBleeding From Every HoleTo Build a MountainThe Cemetery AngelsChemical GodzAll I Had (I Gave)Planets CollideBroken Glass Sacred Reich, Gallery & Set List. Divide & ConquerThe American …

Words: Letty Sharp // Pictures: Ian Mc Donnell On the 1st of November the Aussie act Amyl and The Sniffers gracedIrish soil for a second time this year, the first being their opening slot forGreen Day at Marley Park. This time bringing their unique brand ofchaos to the 3Olympia in Dublin. The band brought fellow …

Words & Images: Letty Sharp On the 30th of October the country/alternative group Alabama 3 / A3 came and rocked The Well in Dublin. The night kicked off with the opening act Aaron Rowe taking the stage to perform 5 songs. His vocals were strong and he had a good mix of upbeat and slow …

Tove Lo’s Dirt Femme Tour kicked off with an opening date at Dublin’s 3Olympia and in support slot was American singer-songwriter Miya Folick with full band. Miya and band played for 40 minutes and got a fantastic reaction for the sold out crowd. Its a pity the stage was so crowded with instruments to fit …

Poet / Spoken Word mistress Sinéad O’Brian played to a 300 strong crowd in Dublin’s Whelan’s with support coming from Corks art punk outfit Pretty Happy.The openers played a fantastic 30 minute set of intensity and then the main played a 45 minute set of fuzzed up noise poetry. Pretty Happy. Sinéad O’Brien, Gallery & …

HORSEGIRL RELEASE‘HISTORY LESSON PART 2’(MINUTEMEN COVER) DEBUT ALBUMVERSIONS OF MODERN PERFORMANCEOUT NOW VIA MATADOR Horsegirl has had a stellar year. Versions of Modern Performance, out now on Matador, “is such a realised debut that it may itself influence a later generation down the road” (Ringer, Best Albums of 2022 So Far). It received glowing praise from The New …

Breaking free of constraints – be they financial, geographical, creative, or personal – can be a scarybut ultimately fulfilling choice. A group who knows this all too well are Rebecca and Franklin Mocket akaSamana. Their new single ’two wrongs’ is not only a superb slice of soaring, majestic folk, but the firstto be released on …

ALGIERS ANNOUNCE NEW ALBUMSHOOKFEBRUARY 24 LISTEN TO NEW SINGLE‘IRREVERSIBLE DAMAGE’ FEAT. ZACK DE LA ROCHA AN ALBUM RECORDED WITH BIG RUBE (THE DUNGEON FAMILY), ZACK DE LA ROCHA, BILLY WOODS, BACKXWASH, MARK CISNEROS (HAMMERED HULLS), SAMUEL T. HERRING (FUTURE ISLANDS), JAE MATTHEWS (BOY HARSHER), LATOYA KENT (MOURNING [A] BLKSTAR), NADAH EL SHAZLY, DEFORREST BROWN JR. …

Words: Rosey Hayes // Pictures: Ian Mc Donnell Admittedly, growing up I was never a fan of The Pretty Reckless. That’s not to say I disliked them in any way, just that they had somehow slipped under my radar (when Taylor Momsen’s band burst on to the scene in 2009, I was 17 and going …

UNWANTED // LP TITLE TRACK VIDEO UK TOUR // BEGINS 24 NOVEMBER As they prepare to embark on their forthcoming headline tour of Japan and the UK, PALE WAVES celebrate their acclaimed third album UNWANTED – out now via Dirty Hit – with a new video for the album’s title track. “To finish up the …