Preview – Damnation Festival 2021

Having sold out of tickets for the main event many moons ago, it’s safe to say that after a two-year break, anticipation is building for Damnation Festival’s return on Saturday 6th November 2021. There may have been some necessary changes to the planned line-up but the organisers have still managed to put together a strong … Continue reading Preview – Damnation Festival 2021

Bloodstock 2021 Video Interview: Conjurer

Conjurer may be one of the most upbeat good-humoured bands we interviewed at Bloodstock this year. Like so many others, there's love for the festival whilst also talking about a new album and taking some time off during lockdown. Header image by Katie Frost Photography Conjurer: facebook | twitter | instagram | bandcamp https://youtu.be/GO_hqDHrNLU

The Tours That Never Were – fundraiser for underground bands

Another fundraiser for bands and crew has been announced - a great cause to help keep those in the music industry afloat until they can get back on the road. Full details in the press release below... As we all know, COVID-19 has resulted in many of the UK's most hard-working underground touring acts being … Continue reading The Tours That Never Were – fundraiser for underground bands

Gig Review: Insomnium / Conjurer – Academy 3, Manchester (20th January 2020)

Manchester's Academy 3 has played host to a number of great acts over the past few years, and tonight is no exception with Insomnium's return to UK shores to do a full tour as opposed to 'one-off' or 'a few dates'. With this being night three of their ten-leg tour and their first performance in … Continue reading Gig Review: Insomnium / Conjurer – Academy 3, Manchester (20th January 2020)

2019 Crew Review: John H – Writer

This was a funny old year for me, busy with work, busy with family, busy listening to as much new music as I could, but not all that busy writing about it. Between various sites, I didn’t cover as much as I would’ve wanted to but still managed to write about some of what I … Continue reading 2019 Crew Review: John H – Writer

Festival Review – ArcTanGent Festival 2019

ArcTanGent has been a highlight of my musical calendar for the past four years, providing a chance to see loads of captivating bands whilst hanging out with good pals. A relatively small and fairly niche festival, ArcTanGent has everything going for it - unrivalled lineups, a fantastic atmosphere, a friendly crowd, a compact and easily … Continue reading Festival Review – ArcTanGent Festival 2019