Gig Review: Tragedy / Ward XVI – Ivory Blacks, Glasgow (5th April 2024)

What a double-header. Sometimes you see a gig listing and immediately you know it's not just a couple of bands touring together, but a great package guaranteed to be something special. Having spoke to both bands recently (Mo'Royce is a lovely chap to interview, and we've been mates with Ward XVI for years) we knew … Continue reading Gig Review: Tragedy / Ward XVI – Ivory Blacks, Glasgow (5th April 2024)

Tragedy supported by Ward XVI – coming your way in March / April

Tragedy are unbridled cover version fun. Ward XVI are madcap and theatrical. This is a great double-header, and they're hitting venues up and down the UK together in a matter of weeks! Dates below... Thurs 28 March - Bristol - Thekla Fri 29 Mar - London - Underworld Sat 30 Mar - Brighton - The … Continue reading Tragedy supported by Ward XVI – coming your way in March / April

Classic Cover: Ward XVI ft. V of Pulverise – “Saying It Now” (original by Skindred)

Pausing briefly from recording their 3rd album, Ward XVI have teamed up with V from Yorkshire-based rap metal beatdown groovers Pulverise to release a cover of Skindred’s song ‘Saying it now’. No stranger to Skindred related mischief following the practical joke that they played on them in Liverpool, Psychoberrie and Ward XVI have followed up … Continue reading Classic Cover: Ward XVI ft. V of Pulverise – “Saying It Now” (original by Skindred)

Ward XVI launch crowdfunder for album number three

The final chapter of Ward XVI's Psychoberrie "Thrillogy" began being tracked on the 26th of September with their long suffering producer Mark Winterburn again behind the mixing desk at Voltalab sound studios. The inmates of Ward XVI need your help to raise the funds to record and produce their keenly awaited third album. In order … Continue reading Ward XVI launch crowdfunder for album number three

Festival Review: SOS Festival XIV (Saturday’s Bands) – Whittles@tokyo, Oldham (July 1st 2023)

A delayed review, for which I offer apologies. The return from SOS Fest clashed with my heading off on holiday and I've enjoyed a bit of time offline! However, it's time to throw buckets of credit at the bands who made up the entertainment for the duration of SOS Fest XIV... I begin with a … Continue reading Festival Review: SOS Festival XIV (Saturday’s Bands) – Whittles@tokyo, Oldham (July 1st 2023)

2022 Year In Review: Mosh

Given I run this thing I suppose I should rattle off some words as the clock ticks down (up?) to midnight and for some reason we decide that a fresh sheet of life-paper is plopped in front of us as January 1st suddenly appears. 2022 has been a roller coaster for me. For personal reasons … Continue reading 2022 Year In Review: Mosh