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From Wednesday 06 March 2024

LIVE: Simple Plan / Mayday Parade / State Champs @ Eventim Apollo, London

London’s Eventim Hammersmith Apollo has a sense of vastness to it, the sprawling sea of heads seem to continue endlessly to the very edges of the room. Amongst the dimly lit shadows of audience members, there’s a palpable air of anticipation; few bands hold a legacy in

Thursday 16 November 2023

LIVE: McFly @ Alexandra Palace

Sound is littering the vast, hollow workmanship of Alexandra Palace as McFly make their debut at the iconic London venue on their ‘Power To Play’ tour, celebrating the release of their latest album which shares the same name. The four piece were the reason that you wanted

Friday 27 October 2023

LIVE: blink-182 @ The O2 Arena

Eclectic thud clunking band blink-182 are embarking on an international tour with newly reinstated member – singer and guitarist Tom DeLonge. Getting the original lineup back together is enough for many fans to come out, but the reason to stay is quite different – where ironic quips

Friday 09 June 2023

LIVE: Model/Actriz @ The Lexington, London

New York noise rockers Model/Actriz have done anything but come quietly onto the scene from the threads of industrial post punk. Their enigmatic lyricism and unorthodox instrumental arrangements hit harder than a slap that those of us in the crowd of their sold-out Lexington show awaited with

Monday 06 March 2023

LIVE: Enter Shikari @ Outernet

Being a relatively new venue certainly didn’t hold back Outernet as it readied itself to host Enter Shikari. Being three floors below street level does apparently have its advantages, most obviously being the astute absence of light we were plunged into, as silence enveloped the room and

Tuesday 21 February 2023

LIVE: Frank Turner @ Shepherd’s Bush Empire, London

Frank Turner is a famed name amongst the alternative music scene with a plethora of genres under his belt, his endearing charm never failing to impress behind the microphone. He opens the night with a debut live performance of track ‘Broken Piano’, a haunting choice as

Monday 20 February 2023

LIVE: Nova Twins @ The Lexington

Having just received 2 Brit nominations, it may seem to the masses that the London born Nova Twins have appeared out of nowhere – but this gig proved why they have been a staple within the scene for the better part of a decade. The gig was

Thursday 16 February 2023

LIVE: Kid Kapichi / SNAYX @ KOKO

KOKO is a gilded extravaganza, decadent in all its refurbished glory; it provided the perfect dichotomy to punky night that it bore witness to. SNAYX were undoubtedly a great undercard to set the tone for the evening. Their sometimes-muddy sounding recorded work was outshone greatly by

Wednesday 08 February 2023

LIVE: Viagra Boys @ Troxy

What was in fact a secondary venue choice – thanks to O2 Academy Brixton temporarily closing its doors – became the perfect home for Swedish post-punk band Viagra Boys. The grandiose hall with antique walls, high ceilings and a detailed decor finish provided a setting fit for

Monday 02 January 2023

Live: Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes @ The Underworld

The Underworld is the heart of the alternative music scene in London, and for good reason. As you clamber down the steps into the depths of its basement, you can’t help but appreciate the worn walls and dim lighting – a place fitting for punk rock. Frank