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

Live Report: Devilskin, Skarlett Riot and Voodoo Vegas @ The Talking Heads, Southampton 28.02.2016

The new and updated version of The Talking Heads, Southampton has only been open a couple of weeks and the benefits are already evident; it’s in a more central location, there’s a more comfortable vibe and the sound system is simply fantastic. It played host to some of the most top notch upcoming Hard Rock … Continue reading Live Report: Devilskin, Skarlett Riot and Voodoo Vegas @ The Talking Heads, Southampton 28.02.2016

Live Report: New Device, One Last Run, Saints Of Sin, Mother Of Pearl @ The Firehouse, Southampton 20.12.2016

  Shows at The Firehouse tend to be a hit and miss with crowds, however the good news is whether there is a small crowd of 10 or The Firehouse is packed this doesn’t stop the bands giving punters the best show they can give to them. Saturday evening showcased a solid night of Hard … Continue reading Live Report: New Device, One Last Run, Saints Of Sin, Mother Of Pearl @ The Firehouse, Southampton 20.12.2016

Live Report: Clutch, Bombus, Greenleaf @ 02 Academy, Brixton 12.12.2015

Wherever you may go there is always a safe haven for those who feel alone and isolated; in these places of sanctuary you feel a sense of community and enjoy the worship everyone around enjoys just as much as yourself. This case applied to when Maryland Hard Rock quartet CLUTCH took control of Brixton’s 02 … Continue reading Live Report: Clutch, Bombus, Greenleaf @ 02 Academy, Brixton 12.12.2015