Rabidfest interview: Stone Soup

Rabidfest is in its fifth year and had some amazing local and UK acts playing their festival this year, which included headliners Blaze Bayley on Saturday and Bound in Fear on the Sunday. This was an extremely well run event courtesy of the Rabidfest team and if you are ever in the Oxford area in … Continue reading Rabidfest interview: Stone Soup

Gig Review: Metal to the Masses Grand Final – Oxford (8th July 2023)

Well, the time has finally come… The Grand Final of this Metal 2 The Masses competition, and tonight one band of four hopefuls will gain the prize that they have been fighting for, their spot to play on the New Blood Stage at Bloodstock. Over the past two weeks I have been trying to make … Continue reading Gig Review: Metal to the Masses Grand Final – Oxford (8th July 2023)

Gig Review: Metal 2 The Masses Semi-Final 1 – Oxford (17th June 2023)

OK so now it is time to get really serious. Over the last few weeks, bands have been battling it out through five seat stages and four quarter finals to hopefully make it through to the grand final on the 8th of July. Despite the immense quality of the bands so far, that unfortunately have … Continue reading Gig Review: Metal 2 The Masses Semi-Final 1 – Oxford (17th June 2023)

Gig Review: Metal 2 The Masses Oxford Quarter Final 1 – The Jericho Tavern, Oxford (8th May 2023)

If you have read the title or any of my earlier reviews… you know where I am. Same bar, same staff, and the same faces after making my way upstairs. However, this time it felt completely different, and I could not put my finger on the reason. The ambiance had a bit of suspense to … Continue reading Gig Review: Metal 2 The Masses Oxford Quarter Final 1 – The Jericho Tavern, Oxford (8th May 2023)

Gig Review: Metal 2 The Masses Oxford Heat 2 – The Jericho Tavern, Oxford (25th March 2023)

So, this will be my first of many visit to The Jericho Tavern over the coming weeks. Nestled away within the centre of Oxford, I found myself in quite a quaint little bar that immediately showed promise of a good night. The décor was well above standard, and even though I arrived early to familiarise … Continue reading Gig Review: Metal 2 The Masses Oxford Heat 2 – The Jericho Tavern, Oxford (25th March 2023)