Festival Review: Slam Dunk North 2021

After what has been a very long wait, it was finally time for Slam Dunk North! My first festival since COVID rained down upon us and put a stop to all live music! Last year (well… 2019) our photographer said entry was super easy and didn’t take long to get parked at all so we … Continue reading Festival Review: Slam Dunk North 2021

2018 Crew Review: Jack Barker – Photographer

While 2018 has been a challenging year for many reasons, it has however been a brilliant year for gigs/festivals and ticking off a lot of bands on my photo bucket list. From a quick tally there were 27 gigs and 5 festivals, and I even had the chance to photograph my first major festival. Best … Continue reading 2018 Crew Review: Jack Barker – Photographer

Gig Review: State Champs / Seaway / Stand Atlantic / Woes – Manchester Academy (26th October 2018)

Arriving at Manchester Academy a few minutes after the doors open to collect our passes from the box office, we were a little disappointed to see the first band Woes already performing on stage. With 4 bands on tonight’s schedule, it felt like none of the bands had any time to freely interact with the … Continue reading Gig Review: State Champs / Seaway / Stand Atlantic / Woes – Manchester Academy (26th October 2018)

Slam Dunk 2018 announces first six acts – and they’re doozies!

Slam Dunk Festival is proud to announce the first six bands that will take to the stage for 2018. The festival is set to return for it’s biggest year to date as the legendary and anthemic Jimmy Eat World will take to the stage in their debut Slam Dunk Festival appearance. They will be joined … Continue reading Slam Dunk 2018 announces first six acts – and they’re doozies!

Saturday Video Roundup: Papa Roach, Dream Evil, ArKos, Daylight Robbery, Lesbian Bed Death, State Champs

Quite the mix for you today, much like the weather up here... Papa Roach - "Born For Greatness" Vacaville, California-based rock band Papa Roach have released two more tracks from their forthcoming 8th studio album Crooked Teeth due 19th May via Eleven Seven Music. The official lyric video for "Born For Greatness" and streaming track … Continue reading Saturday Video Roundup: Papa Roach, Dream Evil, ArKos, Daylight Robbery, Lesbian Bed Death, State Champs

Wednesday Video Roundup: Tardive Dyskinesia, State Champs, Extermination, In Dynamics

Watching American Dad, scanning the day's videos... does it get any better? Tardive Dyskinesia - "Savior Complex" Greek prog/tech metal band Tardive Dyskinesia have unveiled the new video to "Savior Complex" from their acclaimed new LP, Harmonic Confusion. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5c9Sum26JSM State Champs - "Losing Myself" State Champs have released a new video for their track "Losing … Continue reading Wednesday Video Roundup: Tardive Dyskinesia, State Champs, Extermination, In Dynamics