Review by Mike Spencer-Futter Music festivals. The British Summer is filled with different festivals for different genres. The issue I have with them? Price. Sure, you get to see a high number of bands that you may or may not have heard of, but when those festivals can cost anywhere between £146 all the way … Continue reading Frank Fest – New Hall, Tiverton (7th & 8th April 2017)
Whilst the peak of metalcore crashed years ago, Avenged Sevenfold have arguably been the one band to keep the pace going and continue to headline festivals and arenas all over the world. On a cold and blustery January evening, they ripped the roof off Birmingham's Genting Arena. As part of their tour off the back … Continue reading Avenged Sevenfold / Disturbed / In Flames – Birmingham Genting Arena 13th Jan 2017
As is customary at this time of year, we like to put together a "year in review" from the perspective of each team member, or at least as many of the crew as we can. This time around it's the year from the point of view of our Managing Editor/Photographer/Oddball - Will Tudor... Hi all, … Continue reading 2016 Crew Review – Will Tudor, Managing Editor
In the Summer of 2016, some of our intrepid crew made the journey from Scotland to Bloodstock Festival. A journey which took them, with traffic etc., about 9 hours... So, for 2017, we want to help ease the pain of their journey with the most epic of "road-trip" soundtracks ever. We want you, the general … Continue reading Create our Bloodstock 2017 Road Trip soundtrack!
Words - Jo Lloyd // Photography - Mark Lloyd Buffalo Summer are a bluesy rock band hailing from South Wales and whilst I knew the name, I’m embarrassed to say that I had never witnessed the band live. Luckily, Saturday night's gig at Birmingham’s Asylum 2 has ensured that I will never miss out on them … Continue reading Buffalo Summer / Piston / Shebrew – The Asylum 2, Birmingham (Dec 3rd, 2016)
He may look more metalhead than master of haute cuisine with the his many tattoos but don't be fooled, singer Rich Ó'Donnchü is one seriously talented chef! As Greg Wallace says... Challenging...delightful...and bordering on genius! The Parasite Syndicate singer absolutely blitzed his way through his first slot on MasterChef The Professionals last night on BBC 2, showcasing his incredible culinary skills and proving beyond … Continue reading The Parasite Syndicate’s Vocalist Rich Ó’Donnchü heads to Masterchef: The Professionals!