Festival Review: Girlz Rawk! – Factory, Manchester (9th March 2019)

Today’s event is the inaugural Girlz Rawk! Weekender. A tale of two cities, my northern hometown of Manchester and that there London. Factory plays host to club nights and bands alike. Ten bands on the bill and not a lot of time allowed for changeovers would cause some issues later - for the bands and … Continue reading Festival Review: Girlz Rawk! – Factory, Manchester (9th March 2019)

Gig Review: Cobolt Collision – Ukranian Club, Rochdale (16th February 2019)

Cobolt Collision are a young up and coming four-piece band from Preston in the North West of England. I have a slight bone to pick with these guys, since the gig I have been bursting into their songs at unprecedented moments in Morrison’s and whilst walking my dog. Not a pretty sight for passers-by but … Continue reading Gig Review: Cobolt Collision – Ukranian Club, Rochdale (16th February 2019)

Report: Metal 2 The Masses Launch Party, Manchester Rebellion (27th January 2019)

Catching four of the bands from the launch yesterday was a great return to the local live scene for 2019 for me. Each band played a 30 minute set to an expectant mass of Manc Metalheads. Even though this was not the competition it was as if every band laid down a gauntlet for the … Continue reading Report: Metal 2 The Masses Launch Party, Manchester Rebellion (27th January 2019)

Gig Review: The Last Band, Burnley Sanctuary (8th Dec 2018)

Driving “over the tops“, for my short journey to Burnley can get a bit hairy at times and tonight is no exception with Hollywood style rain being thrown across the roads like I was at sea, not on a windy country road. With my nose pressed firmly to the windscreen to peer across the impenetrable … Continue reading Gig Review: The Last Band, Burnley Sanctuary (8th Dec 2018)

[email protected] Chapter 3 – Sanctuary, Burnley (10th November 2018)

Today’s event was the third and hopefully not final instalment in charity events supporting the SOPHIE Lancaster Foundation at the Sanctuary. We assume most of you reading this will be aware of the terrible events regarding Sophie and if not please google it, visit their site and buy some merch or donate for a very … Continue reading [email protected] Chapter 3 – Sanctuary, Burnley (10th November 2018)