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Words and photos by Sian Connolly From the depths of Cleveland Ohio, born star Machine Gun Kelly brings his Mainstream Sellout World Tour to Leeds and it was indeed a sell out.  Starting off the show with some of his hit songs, rising star 44phantom gets everyone singing along to the likes of “poison”, “hurricane” …

Before Leeds had even opened its doors for tonight’s gig, reports had been flooding over the Pennines about how the Academy in Manchester had been packed to the rafters for this thrash event which only caused anxiety that the Academy in Leeds was likely to be more than uncomfortable given how Leeds is definitely the …

Earlier in the evening Steps took to stage for a ‘What The Future Holds, Part 2’ rescheduled release show from 2021, but they also incorporated an intimate stripped back set for their new Platinum Collection in conjunction with Leeds independent record shop, Crash Records. The Platinum Collection was released on August 19th to celebrate their …

Set to be the biggest Radio 2 Live ever, this year the event will be held at the Temple Newsam Park in Leeds, a change from the previous London location and doubles in size now being held over two days – Saturday 17th September and Sunday 18th September. Featuring over 20 artists, for the first …

Packing up our stuff to head back to Bramham Park over the August Bank Holiday weekend can only mean one thing… LEEDS FEST! This year we’re covering the entire festival and are looking forward to seeing some acts in particular, here are our top 10 acts to see each day at this years’ Leeds Festival …

Marking the start of the UK leg of the ‘See You In The Future Tour’, tonight sees Waterparks perform at Leeds o2 Academy with support from Phem and Bad Suns. Having had a quick look on social media prior to arriving and seeing that some fans had been there since lunchtime, it was no real surprise to …

By Claire Hodgkins At a slightly later date than previous years, Slam Dunk Festival was back and made its return to the grounds of Temple Newsam.  What was meant to be an overcast day, turned out to be a scorcher in Leeds – much to the delight of alternative music lovers. Amongst the acts, we …

Having built a steady fan base since its inception in 2007, this year the organisers have upped the ante and introduced a fully fledged one day indie festival in the park. The location is Temple Newsam and will be familiar to some music lovers as it is the same venue used earlier for Slam Dunk …

Well Worm Discs may have started out as an outpost for Bristol-centric nu- jazz expressionism (Snazzback Run Logan Run, Dun Dun Dun, the luscious ‘New Horizons’ compilation album etc.) but the signs are that this very particular underground is working its way beyond the wild west. There’s been excursions to Glasgow with Corto Alto’s soul …

Glorious weather, pop punk bands… no we’re not talking about Warped Tour in the US but Slam Dunk in Leeds! After a successful few years in their new home, Slam Dunk are back in 2022 at Temple Newsam to bring a day of alternative music for those of us who like the heavier side of …