Gig Review: Blaze Bayley / Vice – Ivory Blacks, Glasgow (10th April 2019)

I don't head out to many gigs these days, but after being absolutely blown away by Blaze's performance at Sabaton Open Air last year, I wasn't going to miss out on a full headlining show. As a bonus, Manchester's Vice were opening (the support band varies across the tour) and I've also enjoyed seeing them … Continue reading Gig Review: Blaze Bayley / Vice – Ivory Blacks, Glasgow (10th April 2019)

We’ll Be There: Rock the Coast Festival (14th-15th June)

It’s that time of year when we are all getting excited about the festival announcements for Download, Bloodstock and many of the others based here in the UK. I have a different plan, while many of you are packing your waterproofs and heading for Download, I will be breaking out my pasty legs in the … Continue reading We’ll Be There: Rock the Coast Festival (14th-15th June)

Sabaton Open Air 2018 – Day 3 Review

Exhausted after a crap night's sleep (I hate camping!), The Boy and I had a quick round of crazy golf before heading for the arena for the final day. Leading the charge are Sweden's own Stormburst. Formed in 2014, they're a relatively young band and one of the lighter acts of the festival, with a melodic … Continue reading Sabaton Open Air 2018 – Day 3 Review

Blaze Bayley / Damaj / Midnight Force – Ivory Blacks, Glasgow (1st March 2017)

Here we are back at Glasgow’s Ivory Blacks which seems to be Blaze Bayley’s venue of choice in Scotland these days, this time on his “Endure and Survive” tour. This is the second album in his ongoing trilogy, the first being last year's excellent Infinite Entanglement. But before we get to Blaze, we have two very … Continue reading Blaze Bayley / Damaj / Midnight Force – Ivory Blacks, Glasgow (1st March 2017)

Blaze Bayley / FNL / Damaj – Ivory Blacks, Glasgow 2nd March 2016

Here we are at Ivory Blacks for a night of Rock/Metal in the form of Blaze Bayley but before we get onto Blaze we have two other bands to get through. First up hailing from Greenock are a previous band of the day at Moshville, Damaj, a great young band who get better every time … Continue reading Blaze Bayley / FNL / Damaj – Ivory Blacks, Glasgow 2nd March 2016

Blaze Bayley announces *FIFTY* dates for 2016

Wolfsbane and onetime Iron Maiden frontman Blaze Bailey has announced fifty forthcoming dates in support of his Album 8. We already knew about his headline performance at the Breaking Bands festival in May, but here's the complete list bookended by UK dates: March 1st : UK : Newcastle, Trillians 2nd : UK : Glasgow, Ivory Blacks … Continue reading Blaze Bayley announces *FIFTY* dates for 2016