2014 Year In Review: Top Gigs – Mosh

James and Ross have already had their says on this matter, but it's time for me to have a quick dig through the memory banks (i.e. the reviews on here) and pick out the highlights of this year. And, frankly, it's been a hell of a year. Before I go through the list I just … Continue reading 2014 Year In Review: Top Gigs – Mosh

Black Stone Cherry / Airbourne / Theory of a Deadman – SSE Hydro, Glasgow

[Image sets from the gig: Black Stone Cherry / Airbourne / Theory of a Deadman] Three great bands at a bargain price saw the SSE Hydro packed for Black Stone Cherry's first UK arena show of all time, ever. Having worked their way through the ranks (Cathouse, Academy, Barrowlands), the band were unsurprisingly grateful to … Continue reading Black Stone Cherry / Airbourne / Theory of a Deadman – SSE Hydro, Glasgow

Black Stone Cherry with Airbourne and Theory of a Deadman – hitting Britain in October

In case you missed the news earlier, this pretty damn impressive line-up is heading our way towards the end of the year. Honestly, I would have these bands in any order or as a triple headlining tour with 75 minutes each or whatever. Black Stone Cherry were through here only a few weeks ago playing … Continue reading Black Stone Cherry with Airbourne and Theory of a Deadman – hitting Britain in October

Black Stone Cherry – Glasgow Barrowlands

[Photos on Flickr - apologies for quality as I left my camera at home! Mobile phone only. Boo] A small, intimate tour with audience interaction was promised by Black Stone Cherry - and they definitely managed to deliver. Four dates across the UK with a different set each night. Songs were voted for by fans … Continue reading Black Stone Cherry – Glasgow Barrowlands

Year in Review – Gigs (and which were the best?)

Well, December is almost over and it's time to dig through the reviews and see what I reckoned was the live musical high-point of the year. And it's bloody hard, believe me. If you just want to skip down to the bit where I try to make my mind up, scroll down until you see … Continue reading Year in Review – Gigs (and which were the best?)

Black Stone Cherry – Glasgow O2 Academy

[Full set of pictures is available on Flickr] Four months after their show-stealing support slot for Alter Bridge, Black Stone Cherry returned to Glasgow to play their own headliner at the O2 Academy. The gig was a complete sell-out as evidenced by the nightmare we had parking in the streets around despite getting there fairly … Continue reading Black Stone Cherry – Glasgow O2 Academy