LIVE REPORT: Rhapsody Of Fire w/ Dendera and Collibus at Rebellion, Manchester 14.02.2020

My second gig of the year and in as many days too. Rebellion is a venue where I have attended many gigs and club nights over the years. We arrived just before local act COLLIBUS started their set and were partway through their soundcheck. It was confirmed that there was some members missing as there … Continue reading LIVE REPORT: Rhapsody Of Fire w/ Dendera and Collibus at Rebellion, Manchester 14.02.2020

LIVE REPORT: Bowling For Soup w/ Simple Plan and Not Ur Girlfrenz at Victoria Warehouse, Manchester 13.02.2020

A first visit for me to this venue and the layout is really good. There is plenty of space around the bar areas, a separate room for merchandise, good accessibility all around, plenty of space for the crowd and a mezzanine above to get a great overview of the show. First on were Texan teenagers … Continue reading LIVE REPORT: Bowling For Soup w/ Simple Plan and Not Ur Girlfrenz at Victoria Warehouse, Manchester 13.02.2020

LIVE REPORT: Leaves’ Eyes & Sirenia w/ Forever Still, Lost In Grey and Kassogtha @ The Asylum, Birmingham 29.11.2019

The night was electric with adrenaline and anticipation. Whilst waiting outside the venue; the fans were delving into LEAVES EYES repertoire and highlighting their views on the bands back catalogue. First to kick off the Female Metal Voices tour were Swiss Melodic Death metallers KASSOGTHA. The band owned the stage with strength and endurance. The … Continue reading LIVE REPORT: Leaves’ Eyes & Sirenia w/ Forever Still, Lost In Grey and Kassogtha @ The Asylum, Birmingham 29.11.2019

LIVE REPORT: Kissin’ Dynamite w/ BlackRain and Serpentyne @ The Underworld, London 18.10.2019

On my way to the venue, given it was the same night as the sold out GLORYHAMMER show, it was difficult to know what to expect with regards to audience size. The last time KISSIN’ DYNAMITE were in the UK, they were the opening band for POWERWOLF. They were now doing their own headline tour … Continue reading LIVE REPORT: Kissin’ Dynamite w/ BlackRain and Serpentyne @ The Underworld, London 18.10.2019

LIVE REPORT: Power Metal Quest Fest – The Asylum, Birmingham 28.09.2019

I first heard about Power Metal Quest Festival via a Facebook link last year, it featured a competition to win a pair of tickets for the event. I was fortunate enough to win said competition, so travelled down to Birmingham with a friend for the weekend and really enjoyed PMQF 2018. After my positive experience … Continue reading LIVE REPORT: Power Metal Quest Fest – The Asylum, Birmingham 28.09.2019

LIVE REPORT: Speed Queen, Toledo Steel and Skyryder – The Firehouse, Southampton 13.09.2019

Heavy Metal therapy should be a thing. Think about it; you have had a stressful week or month; you attend a heavy metal show that matches this energy that helps you get it all out. You also enjoy this experience with likeminded individuals who might be there for the same reason. This was the feeling … Continue reading LIVE REPORT: Speed Queen, Toledo Steel and Skyryder – The Firehouse, Southampton 13.09.2019

LIVE REPORT: NozFest 2019 – The 1865, Southampton, 10.08.2019

The concert hangover is a common thing amongst the rock and metal community; these usually take place after experiencing an excellent live show. Symptoms can often include sore muscles, pounding heads and ringing ears. The most common of the symptoms is a huge desire to go back and experience it all over again. I definitely … Continue reading LIVE REPORT: NozFest 2019 – The 1865, Southampton, 10.08.2019

Live Review: Delain, Evergrey, Kobra And The Lotus @ The Engine Rooms, Southampton UK 16.11.2016

Queues going round the street, a full venue and a busy merchandise stall where punters parted with their hard earnt cash reinforces the statement that this was a night not to be missed. The event in question was a tour featuring Dutch Symphonic Metal troupe DELAIN, Gothenburg Dark Melodic outfit EVERGREY and Canadian no nonsense … Continue reading Live Review: Delain, Evergrey, Kobra And The Lotus @ The Engine Rooms, Southampton UK 16.11.2016

Live Report: Soil @ The Engine Rooms, Southampton UK 07.11.2016

Southampton’s The Engine Rooms plays host to many great events; roller discos, themed nights you name it. Most of the rock and metal community also know that it’s showcases some of the best bands within this genre. Monday night, American Alternative Rockers SOIL, Southern Rockers SONS OF TEXAS, West Midlands Hard Rockers LIBERTY LIES and … Continue reading Live Report: Soil @ The Engine Rooms, Southampton UK 07.11.2016

Live Report: Sabaton, Alestorm, Bloodbound @ 02 Guildhall, Southampton 29.02.2016

This is a tour that doesn’t need an introduction; in fact it was evident this event was in every metal head’s diary, calendar, smartphone or however they keep track of dates nowadays. The infamous tour in question consists of two of Metal’s greatest titans; they are Swedish Power Metal legends SABATON and Scottish Pirate Icons … Continue reading Live Report: Sabaton, Alestorm, Bloodbound @ 02 Guildhall, Southampton 29.02.2016