Buckcherry – The Arches, Glasgow

[More pics of Buckcherry on this Flickr set] A brief review of this gig and a little late posting it due to being a) busy and b) ill. This is the second time I've had a chance to catch Buckcherry after their support slot under Disturbed in December at the SECC. It is the first … Continue reading Buckcherry – The Arches, Glasgow

Tigertailz – Glasgow Cathouse

[more photos can be found in this Flickr set] In 1990 (maybe 1991), I bought my first ever single. On vinyl - that's a 7" black disc of grooved plastic for you youngsters who aren't aware of the concept any more. That single was "Love Bomb Baby" by Tigertailz - Wales' answer to the US … Continue reading Tigertailz – Glasgow Cathouse

Bowling For Soup (acoustic performance)

I first Saw Bowling For Soup at Download some years ago and thought they were rather good fun. When I saw they were playing Glasgow last year I rushed to get a ticket and wasn't at all disappointed (Anni had told me they were great when she saw them in Cardiff back in 2007, I … Continue reading Bowling For Soup (acoustic performance)

Amateur Transplants and Hitch-hiker's Guide to the Galaxy

A rather unusual pairing and an unusual week for me in that I didn't go to the cinema. Instead, I caught two live performances - both part of the Glasgow Comedy Festival. Amateur Transplants "Someone's trying to sing harmony. Don't." The simple way to find out if anyone knows this pair of disgusting, tasteless, swearing … Continue reading Amateur Transplants and Hitch-hiker's Guide to the Galaxy

Murderdolls / Black Veil Brides, Glasgow O2 ABC

[More photos of this gig on my Flickr feed] I wasn't 100% certain about this gig, partly as it was on a Thursday night. This is awkward for me as I live and work just outside Edinburgh and my other half lives in Glasgow. Basically this means driving to Glasgow on a Thursday evening, seeing … Continue reading Murderdolls / Black Veil Brides, Glasgow O2 ABC

Ginger (ex-Wildhearts), Glasgow Garage

Image by Iain Purdie via Flickr [more photos in this Flick set] "So, stop talking about Scottish people and just play some fucking music, yeah?" This one took me back a few years. I wasn't 100% sure about going as it was on a school night, and the weather was closing in. However, my lovely … Continue reading Ginger (ex-Wildhearts), Glasgow Garage