It was a night of metal at The Academy as American metalcore band Wage War brought their Manic UK/EU tour too Dublin for a packed out room and in support slots were fellow American metalcore band The Devil Wears Prada and from Denmark metal band Siamese.It got dark, it got loud and it got heavy, …

UK QUEENS OF RIOT VENUS GRRRLS RELEASE  AUTUMN ANTHEM “ARIES” FFO: Yonaka, Crawlers, Dream Wife, Wolf Alice, Garbage Ethereal and tenacious, VENUS GRRRLS are an all-girl rock band from Leeds promoting the participation, acknowledgement, and respect of women in the music industry. Aiming to bring fortitude and activism through hard hitting alternative rock music, the quintet use electronic …

MDOU MOCTAR NIGER EP VOL. 2 OUT DIGITALLY OCTOBER 25TH LISTEN / WATCH SINGLE HERE ‘IBITILAN‘ NIGER EP’S VOL. 1 & 2 TO BE RELEASED PHYSICALLY MARCH 10 Mdou Moctar has announced details of part two of the Niger EP series – featuring live and alternate versions of songs spanning the band’s discography recorded in their native Niger – which will …

HOW MANY DREAMS? LP / 31 MARCH 2023 EVERYBODY’S SAYING THURSDAY’S THE WEEKEND / SINGLE UK HEADLINE TOUR // APRIL 2023 DMA’S have announced their fourth album HOW MANY DREAMS? will be released on 31 March 2023 via I OH YOU. Alongside the album news is the lead single ‘Everybody’s Saying Thursday’s The Weekend’ and …

Counting Crows slipped their way into Dublin’s 3Arena for their Butter Miracle Tour 2022 and spread out a twenty one song set with a couple of covers thrown in for good measure. One being a personal favourite of Adam Duritz.To the delight of the fans! during their set they switched from the electric set to …

Stockport band Fuzzy Sun are set to release their massive new single ‘In There OutHere’. “Buoyant in their ambitions, explicit in their hope, the band’s songwriting surges out of the traps, bouncing past any boundaries in their way.” – CLASH “a perfect offering of summery indie rock that shows a band that is confident in …

Words & Pictures: Max Falvey Originally set to take place last May, Northern Irish singer-songwriter Birdie Monds-Watson, better known as Soak, finally took to the famed stage of Whelan’s in Dublin last Tuesday night for the penultimate show of her tour in support of her latest album, ‘If I Never Know You Like This Again’. …

Portland creative sadeyes  has had a busy year – after the release of his debut album and two EPs, the prolific artist still has more music on the horizon. Today, he shares a suave new single titled ‘dropout’ that finds him venturing from lo-fi into cloud-rap with a menacing track featuring a loop of twinkly …

Dutch alternative rock band rolled into or should I say strutted into Dublin’s The Grand Social, bringing with them Brighton’s three piece electro punk outfit CLT DRP.The night was a total sell out and the room was rammed. Opening the night were as mentioned Brighton band CLT DRP, taking to the stage at 8pm to …

Words and Photos by Mick Ryan. My hometown of Kilkenny has hosted some big named acts over the years with Dylan, Young and even “The Boss” himself playing in this small city in the southeast of Ireland and last night was no different as we welcomed Sheffield’s finest Richard Hawley . One of Irelands most …