The Mission rolled in to Dublin with their Summer Festival Tour 2022 playing The Button Factory and support came from Dublin punks The Nilz. Having seen these guys a number of times I knew I was in for a good show of hard hitting smut punk.The Nilz hailing from Dublin have been entertaining Dublin’s punks …

Gary Numan hit Dublin’s 3Olympia for his Intruder tour with support from I Speak Machine after doing a string of UK dates and now heading into Europe. Opening the night was I Speak Machine, an experimental music act and audio-visual project of musician Tara Busch, playing alone on stage you can hear (well I could) …

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GRAMMY-NOMINATED BAND DEBUTS LIVE PERFORMANCE VIDEO OF SINGLE TAKEN FROM 2021 ALBUM SURFACE SOUNDS ACCOMPANIED BY STRINGS AT HISTORIC SKÁLHOLT CATHEDRAL IN ICELAND. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X1OxUUV8dpI As the latest in a series of striking videos filmed in their native Iceland, GRAMMY-nominated Elektra/Atlantic rock band KALEO debut an acoustic live performance video of SurfaceSoundslead single I Want More, accompanied by a …

Words: Max Falvey // Pictures: Ian McDonnell On the first show of a two-night stint in Dublin’s 3Olympia, alt-rock experimentalists Alt-J dazzled their boisterous Irish crowd last Sunday in support of ‘The Dream’, their latest record which dropped last February. Across a mindblowing 21-song set, each of their four albums were given the spotlight in …

Bear’s Den brought their Blue Hours tour to Dublin’s 3Olympia with support from Bess Atwell. Bess Atwell. Its the bands fourth album and was released on May the 13 and covers the topics of self-reflection and mental health.Bear’s Den set list.Blue HoursRed Earth & Pouring RainFrightening Whispers Elysium All That You AreBerlinIsaacSophie (Acoustic)Fuel on the …

In The Academy Dublin for a Norwegian take over in the form of Black Metal heavy weights Mayhem supported by Dark Ambient/ Industrial Rock band Mortiis, all courtesy of DME promotions. The Stage is decked out in a lot of side and backdrops with projections on to the back and the sides are printed, Mortiise’s …

Imelda May has been on tour since the beginning of April with her Made to Love spring tour, running through April and May with dates all across the UK and Ireland, ending with three dates in her home town of Dublin.Support in Dublin was Rachael Sage and Niall McNamee. The Sunday night was the final …

Black Metal took over Dublin’s Opium with Polish black metal band Mgła and Irish guys Coscradh. Mgła were on a three date Irish trip being taking care of by DME Promotions. Opening the proceedings were Dublin band Coscradh (old Irish for massacre/triumph in slaughter) their songs of death, violence, historical events warmed up the over …

American indie band Darwin Deez arrived at Dublin’s venue Whelan’s for the fourth date of the tour of a string of UK & Irish dates performing the self titled debut album in full for its 10th anniversary.What a night, renowned for the most entertaining performances is an understatement! from start to finish the venue is …

The Road to The Great Escape a series of live music showcases held across England cities and Dublin in various venues.I manged to catch the second night in The Grand Social Dublin where on the bill were. Highschool / English Teacher & The Clockworks.Opening the show fall on Melbourne band Highschool, now I think are …