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punk/post-punk live review


This live stream performance from Abbey Road studios consisted of three sets; two on Saturday night at 9pm and 11:45pm (BST) and a third on Sunday at 12pm. There’s a palpable sense of anticipation as the minutes count down, amplified by the excited comments in the live chat column. At just after nine, the screen …

Hailing from the bright lights of Las Vegas, the Delta Bombers consist of Chris Moinichen (Guitar, Lead Vocal), Andrew Himmler (Guitar), Gregorio Garcia (Double Bass & Standard Bass) and Micah Malcolm on Drums. Playing live in every corner of the U.S.A and around the world has given them a huge depth of sound and passion …

Everyone is talking about Creeper. Their debut album was released only last week, and yet they’re already headlining venues like Leeds’ Stylus- spurred on by the overwhelmingly good reception their first full length offering- Eternity, In Your Arms- has received. Support for this tour comes firstly from Puppy. Their unexpectedly dark, metal-tinged grunge eases tonight’s …

Frank Carter is a man made to perform. Having spent over a decade honing his craft, he’s solidified himself as one of the most exciting and mesmerising frontmen in the punk rock scene today. Clad in a pinstripe suit and blanketed in tattoos, his striking appearance is the perfect match for a bold and charismatic …

A tour like this has possibly been in the minds of pop punk fans for a while, As It Is backing up their impressive new album okay. and State Champs, coming up to the two year anniversary of their newest album Around The World And Back are arguably two of the best UK (As It …

Long Division 2016 launched itself into the weekend with post-punk outfit Gang of Four. For some reason they’ve been crammed into the smaller hall at Unity Works which makes for a sweaty, intimate start to the weekends shenanigans. As is tradition from previous years, the support for the evening comes from an up and coming local …

What better way to spend a Saturday evening than in a tiny venue with four bands from varying ends of the metal spectrum? Cancer Bats and co. have definitely set out to create havoc on their Destroy The United Kingdom tour, and they deliver no less. First band Incite bring the party with their groovy, …

Slaves; the two-piece from Tunbridge Wells that unexpectedly rose to fame in 2015. Their debut album reached number eight in the UK album charts, they played Glastonbury festival several times in one year, they brought grime and punk together with their incredible cover of Skepta’s ‘Shutdown, they sold out their November tour with demand for …

The Gatherers are congregated, the candles are flickering on stage, the lights go down as the Blade Runner theme sets the scene for the next 90 or so minutes. The moratorium  is over as Killing Joke launch into ‘The Wait’ unleashing, albeit slowly, the combined power of the band’s original line up (see my recent review …

PINS were at their sharpest for a wild night at Oslo in Hackney. When the time is taken to strategically place LED filled glowing balloons on a stage, you know the band are getting ready for some revelry. When PINS arrived on stage in front of their shimmering backdrop they lost no time in getting …