It’s been a long haul for The Sisters of Mercy over the last two months. A tour which has taken in pretty much all of the EU with the final week seeing their return to the UK in some of the country’s best venues, climaxing tonight in Glasgow’s Barrowland Ballroom. It’s been an eventful one … Continue reading Gig Review: The Sisters of Mercy / The Virginmarys – Barrowland Ballroom, Glasgow (23rd November 2023)
Currently opening for The Sisters of Mercy in Europe before the tour returns to the UK for its victory lap in November, The Virginmarys have bequeathed a new single, a year on from the run which made up The Devil Keeps Coming EP. Taken from the same pool of new material they unleashed two years … Continue reading Single Review: The Virginmarys – Where Are You Now?
The Virginmarys have spent the last few weeks on a guerrilla run of dates across the UK as they get ready to undertake a massive tour supporting The Sisters of Mercy in Europe before heading back for the UK leg. Hitting the North with Bathgate, the South with Southampton and everywhere between, the matinee at … Continue reading Gig Review: The Virginmarys / MuddiBrooke – Eleven, Stoke-on-Trent (10th September 2023)
We’re barely four songs into tonight’s show and the sweat is already blinding us. The venue has been an oven even before three men took to the stage and rattled their way through a litany of songs which are ten years (or more!) old. Indeed, having conquered Macclesfield’s Cinemac last year for their semi-traditional Christmas … Continue reading Gig Review: The Virginmarys / The Perps – Cinemac, Macclesfield (8th July 2023)
Since opening its doors a few years ago, Bradford’s Nightrain has quickly established itself as one of the country’s best independent rock venues. Regularly playing host to some of the finest names on the DIY/unsigned scene, you’d be hard pressed to find a better venue in Yorkshire. And with Bradstock 2022 kicking off their first … Continue reading Festival Review: Bradstock 2023 – Nightrain, Bradford (29th April 2023)
Fairy tales in the music industry are few and far between. But in the 21st century? They’re even fewer. But with the tear Massive Wagons have been on for the last few years, it’s what every band dreams about – chart success, amazing festival slots, supporting household names like The Darkness and The Wildhearts. With every … Continue reading Gig Review: Massive Wagons / The Virginmarys – Manchester Academy 2 (18th April 2023)