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Live Review: Moncrieff / The Quiet Man – Academy, Dublin 23.04.2022

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Live review: Squid, Falmouth, May 18th: who finer to bring us back to the live experience?

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LIVE: The Clashed at The Georgian Theatre, Stockton (Tribute band)

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Rebellion Festival is a strange beast. Due to the enormous diversity of acts performing across the multiple stages, no two people’s experiences are the same. There will be many people who read this, for whom it bears no resemblance to their own festival experience. Spread over 4 days at Blackpool’s iconic Winter Gardens complex and …

Aggrotech masters Combichrist brought their Europe Not My Enemy tour to Dublin and with them were synthwave maestro’s Priest and doom trap mistress Mimi Barks Opening the night was Mimi Barks and hailing from Berlin now based in London since 2019 and a two piece, backed by a drummer, between the pair of them they …

School was cruel. Blessed with an abundant record box of singles I had a passport to the parties but it came at a cost. Spending my paper-round money on vinyl but still clad in jumble sale garb didn’t go unnoticed by my mates, So a throwaway jibe about me being “square” stuck fast. To be …

The giants of Irish Electronica/Dance that are King Kong Company rolled into the amphitheatre that is Ballykeeffe Amphitheatre nestled beneath some fantastic woodland and partially surrounded by a large rockface in Kilmanagh Co Kilkenny, this was always going to be a show of spectacular fashion with the band known for their stage shows and not …

I have waited since 2020 for this show to happen and man it didn’t disappoint, Bridge City Sinners lived up to everything I had hoped. It was a rowdy mix of upright bass, violin, guitar, banjo, mandolin & ukulele folksy punk rockBut the venue could have done with a few more fans going on the …

By Adam and Hazel Littlemore The sun was shining on Central park in Newcastle for the Central Park Festival. Opening up the festival with her lush vocals, Lizzie Esau and her band where the perfect act to start the afternoon off. With amazing guitar riffs and a sweet tone to the bass and drums, she …

San Diego Metalcore giants As I Lay Dying played Dublin’s The Academy for the first time every with support coming from Dundalk/Carrickmacross 4 piece Words That Burn and Belfast’s Dream Awake. Opening proceedings fell on Dream Awake and the boys ripped up the stage in The Academy. Conor (vocals) only speaking briefly to lets up …