Kerri took a trip into the dark side to catch doom maestros Anathema ably supported by black/alternative act Alcest. She got some pretty pictures, too. Alcest The French band Alcest have joined Anathema on the European leg of this tour. With most of their songs coming in at around eight minutes it was great to … Continue reading Anathema / Alcest – Limelight 2, Belfast (23rd September 2017)
[avatar user="Dave" size="50" align="left" /]Back in March I was privileged to witness Anathema playing a rather special acoustic set in Winchester Cathedral, and I've been eagerly awaiting the release of A Sort of Homecoming which captures the band on the final date of that tour of the UK in the Anglican cathedral of their native … Continue reading Review: Anathema – A Sort of Homecoming
[avatar user="Dave" size="50" align="left" /]A brief(!) history of Anathema and I: August 1993 in Dublin and the 19-year old me is leaving a gig venue when a girl spots that I'm wearing a Paradise Lost Icon shirt, starts chatting to me and asks "Do you like Anathema too?" Fast forward a few days and a … Continue reading Anathema – Winchester Cathedral (6th March 2015)
This is brilliant news. I swear half of my old vinyl collection is MfN. Press release follows! Mosh Music For Nations, the celebrated and legendary Heavy Metal, Rock and Prog record label has returned. In a series of reissues, the label will be celebrating some of the most iconic records by some of the World’s … Continue reading Music For Nations is back!
This is something special. Following the release of their latest album distant satellites, a performance at this year’s Download Festival and a mainly sold-out UK tour, Anathema will return in March 2015 for a very special run of acoustic cathedral shows in the UK. Lead guitarist Danny Cavanagh comments: Anathema is blessed to have such a fantastic … Continue reading Anathema announce cathedral shows
Following the release of their latest album distant satellites and with performances at this weekend's Download Festival, Anathema have announced a series of UK tour dates for September. 21st September – Glasgow, ABC 2 - Tickets 22nd September – Newcastle, Academy 2 - Tickets 23rd September – Manchester, Academy 3 - Tickets 25th September – Wolverhampton, … Continue reading Anathema announce September UK tour dates