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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Anewrage – Evesham Iron Road 30.06.17

Reviewing the hard rock group Anewrage’s live performance in Evesham 30.06.17

Italian hard rockers round up their six date UK tour in the local music pub in Evesham. Following the release of their fully packed latest album ‘Life-Related Symptoms back in April’, the quartet are eager to see what the UK has to offer. Formed back in 2009, the group have centered around their local areas with their enticing sound, constructed from unifying post-grunge and hard-rock metal: and the result is thrilling.

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Muncie Girls – Cheltenham 2Pigs 27.04.17

Checking out indie-rock trio Muncie Girls making their debut appearance in the town of Cheltenham

Live Review

Published for The Colour of Vinyl

Currently on their 2017 UK tour, Exeter trio Muncie Girls makes a visit to Cheltenham’s alternative club venue 2Pigs: their first visit to the town – excluding their appearance at 2000 trees in 2016.

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Freeze the Atlantic – Bristol Louisiana 16.04.17

Freeze the Atlantic took the stage in Bristol on their last night of their album UK tour, here’s what went down.

Live Review

Written for The Colour of Vinyl

Bristol holds host to an abundance of old-fashioned pubs that like to showcase some of the best UK talent across a multitude of genres and styles. The Louisiana invites the boys of supergroup Freeze the Atlantic to take centre stage on Easter Sunday to expose their third studio album ‘The People Are Revolting’.

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Real Friends – Bristol Thekla 13.04.17

Live review from Real Friends/Can’t Swim/Microwave at the Thekla in Bristol – 13.04.17

Live Review

First Published with The Colour of Vinyl 

Forced to postpone their UK tour back in December to take time to address their personal lives, Real Friends make their return to Europe, this time with the assistance from Atlanta’s Microwave and New Jersey’s Can’t Swim. Taking place in Bristol’s iconic ship-shaped Thekla venue, it’s the twelfth night into the quintet’s European tour and it was a sell-out show to remember. With such a brilliant, intimate venue, even fans at the far back of the deck will still get the full experience.

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