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Blink 182 throw a rock show to remember at Leeds Arena

Blink 182 throw a rock show to remember at Leeds Arena

Danny Peart July 16, 2017 0

Blink 182 / Frank Turner / The Front Bottoms Leeds Arena – 05/07/17   Hot off the back of the re-release of ‘California’ deluxe, Blink 182 return to the UK, but for the first

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Psychic TV – “Allegory and Self” / “Pagan Day” are reissues from rock’s great chancers

Psychic TV – “Allegory and Self” / “Pagan Day” are reissues from rock’s great chancers

Ross McGibbon July 14, 2017 0

Sacred Bones        14 July 2017 What’s not to love about Psychic TV. Massive chancers, playing the art game with a wink, churning out lots of crap and the odd shining star. I say that

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Melvins – “A Walk With Love and Death” is heavier than a collection of very heavy things

Melvins – “A Walk With Love and Death” is heavier than a collection of very heavy things

Ross McGibbon July 14, 2017 0

Ipecac Recordings                7 July 2017 Heavier than ever (how do they do that after two dozen previous albums?); The Melvins are doing heavy business as usual on this double album set. With maximum heaviosity,

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Kick-You-In-The-Teeth Punk Brilliance From Manchester’s Incisions On Third EP ‘Quit Now’

Kick-You-In-The-Teeth Punk Brilliance From Manchester’s Incisions On Third EP ‘Quit Now’

Luna Madden July 13, 2017 0

Photo Credit: Phukin Photos by Scott Bradley  Manchester has always been a hub of great musical talent, and now more than ever, the underground rock scene is full to bursting with exciting, as-yet-undiscovered artists.

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Paramore and Manchester shine bright through the hard times

Paramore and Manchester shine bright through the hard times

Danny Peart July 2, 2017 0

Paramore – Manchester Apollo – 18/06/17 Four years on from their self-titled album a lot had changed in the Paramore camp.  Line up changes once again saw the departure of bassist Jeremy Davis, but

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Gut-Punching Pop Punk From Portsmouth’s High Down On Debut EP ‘Moving On’

Gut-Punching Pop Punk From Portsmouth’s High Down On Debut EP ‘Moving On’

Luna Madden June 22, 2017 0

It is a common occurrence to hear many pop punk fans, with an apathetic sigh and a dramatic roll of the eyes, bitterly proclaiming that ‘pop punk is dead’. But with the rise of

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Download Festival 2017 – Saturday – Underdog headliners Biffy Clyro steal the show

Download Festival 2017 – Saturday – Underdog headliners Biffy Clyro steal the show

Danny Peart June 19, 2017 0

Download Festival 2017 – Saturday – 10/06/17 Creeper / Sikth / Junior / Casey / Of Mice & Men / AFI / Every Time I Die / A Day To Remember / Devin Townsend

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Download Festival 2017 – Friday – System Of A Down kick Download off in style

Download Festival 2017 – Friday – System Of A Down kick Download off in style

Danny Peart June 18, 2017 0

Download Festival 2017 – Friday – 09/06/17 Northlane / Holding Absence / Code Orange / Issues / Good Charlotte / Sum 41 / System Of A Down It’s particularly sunny in Derby, a rare

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Slam Dunk 2017 – Midlands & North Review

Slam Dunk 2017 – Midlands & North Review

Danny Peart June 5, 2017 0

Slam Dunk Festival 2017 – Midlands & North review Birmingham (27th May) / Leeds (28th May) It’s that time of year again, the sun is shining, the stages are set, and the crowds are

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PENNYWISE WAYS CHARMS LONDON – O2 SHEPHERD’S BUSH EMPIRE (04/08/17)

PENNYWISE WAYS CHARMS LONDON – O2 SHEPHERD’S BUSH EMPIRE (04/08/17)

Paulina Leyton May 12, 2017 0

Lately, it seems like we are back to the early nineties, when all these punk rock bands were hitting the scene, on the same week, we had Bad Religion and Pennywise playing. What a

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