Don Broco – Bristol O2, 09.02.18

Don Broco take on Bristol for the start of their 2018 UK tour supporting their latest album ‘Technology’

*Published with Broken Arrow Mag *

2018 is already quite the landmark of a year for Bedford-bred alt-rockers Don Broco. Having been ten years since forming, they also celebrate the release of their third full-length record ‘Technology’. Released February 2nd 2018, the album features previously released tracks ‘Everybody’, ‘Pretty’ and ‘T Shirt Song’, alongside many other incredibly catchy and energetic tracks.

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Fireball’s Fuelling the Fire Tour – Bristol 12.10.17

A selection of current ska and punk legends took to the Bristol O2 stage as part of the renowned Fireball whiskey sponsored tour around the United Kingdom. Day two of their non-stop party train saw Reel Big Fish taking headline spot, supported by Pennsylvanian Anti-Flag, Mad Caddies, Fireball’s hottest band Sweet Little Machine and local competition winners Tree House Fire. A packed, sold-out night that brought together the best influences of punk, rock, ska, country and everything in between.

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Introducing… Bordello

Bristol based Bordello are a diverse quartet brimming with soulful rock and blues vibes

The local music scene in Bristol is a diverse one. With the vast selection of common cover bands to rock newcomers performing at the local brewer for a quick set of entertainment. Four-piece Bordello come with something a bit different up their sleeves: a refreshing approach to bringing together soulful blues and lively rock vibes that sets them above the rest of the ordinary music scene.

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Fat Lip Fest 2017 Review

Fat Lip has already made itself known around the South West, providing a popular alt-rock night every month in Bristol. As the first year producing a festival line-up, the brand has definitely created something pretty special that is sure to continue to bring in some big names in the rock, punk and alt genres in future endeavours. Already with a diverse selection of bands and a crowd to match, this little festival has plenty of potential to make an even bigger name for itself.

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Fat Lip Fest Preview

With Fat Lip already being a popular name in the South West due to the ever growing alt-rock night taking place every month, it is welcoming to see the brand take a new direction with the formation of the all-day festival taking place for the first time on the 29th July 2017. They’ve already secured a diverse lineup of high caliber bands ranging from Young Guns in their well-deserved headliner slot to fresh pop-punkers ROAM and heavier rockers Feed the Rhino; this fest is already shaping up to be a little something for everyone. I take a deeper peek into the full lineup and present some of the ones to be looking out for on the day.

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