Live Reviews

HRH Vikings II Day 2 – The Final Charge

HRH Vikings II - Day 2 - in pictures... all photography by Simon Dunkerley ...

LIVE REVIEW – Halestorm at SSE Hydro, Glasgow

As the old saying goes - hard work pays off. And with a work ethic that includes playing up to 250 shows a year,...

LIVE REVIEW – Alice Cooper plus The Stranglers and MC50 (First Direct Arena, Leeds)

Alice Cooper ushers in the start of Halloween season with a return visit to West Yorkshire. And whilst many arrive at the First Direct Arena...

LIVE REVIEW – Metallica – Manchester Etihad June 18th

It's always a huge occasion when the world's biggest metal band comes out to play in your town and the Metalli-hordes are out in...

LIVE REVIEW – Kiss – Utilita Arena Newcastle – 14th July 2019

When it comes to arena rock shows, it goes without saying that Kiss wrote the book. And the band’s current End of the Road...

LIVE REVIEW – Rammstein – Stadium MK – 6th July 2019

If time machines were available I could have transported P.T. Barnum (who once proclaimed his circuses were "The greatest shows on Earth") forward to...

GIG REVIEW – Massive Wagons – Manchester Arena 27-6-2019

From backstreet boozers to city arenas Massive Wagons continue their journey to rock and roll fame. It might be an opening support slot but...

GIG REVIEW – Deever, King Creature and Daxx and Roxane at the O2 Academy...

The UK’s breaking band’s scene is presently a hive of activity, with so much emerging talent coming through the ranks - it’s really a...

LIVE REVIEW – Kim Jennett – Waterloo, Blackpool

Almost forty years ago, AC/DC wrote 'Girls Got Rhythm' and at the Waterloo Music Bar in Blackpool last night it was proved right by...

LIVE REVIEW – Daxx & Roxane / Collateral / Temple of One – The...

This gig had been on my mind for a long time. The excitement of seeing a band I knew well since seeing them at...