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Senses Fail  In Your Absence  

Senses Fail – In Your Absence

I first got into Senses Fail when they released their second studio album ‘Still Searching’ on Vagrant Records, a record label which totally n Your Absence’.

oozed in talent back then, since then Senses Fail have put out 4 more studio albums and now are now celebrating 15 years as a band and to [ click for full review ]

Sumo Cyco  Opus Mar   Sumo Cyco – Opus Mar

Sumo Cyco are a four piece female fronted rock band from Toronto, Ontario Canada who formed back in 2011 and for the past year  they have been trying their hardest to crack Europe and the UK and have embarked on tours with the likes of Mushroomhead, Butcher Babies, Alien Ant Farm, Hed PE, Fozzy, Nonpoint, [ click for full review ]
The King Blues  The Gospel Truth  

The King Blues – The Gospel Truth

Saw these guys on a headline tour quite a few years ago because I was obsessed with the support band for that tour Revoker (who I’ve not seen or heard from since not that it bugs me or anything), when I was under the impression they were your run of the mill thrash/ heavy metal act (not to belittle the genre because I love thrash [ click for full review ]

Incubus  Nimble Bastard   Incubus – Nimble Bastard

It is coming up to 6 years since Incubus released their last studio album ‘If Not Now, When?’ an album which saw Incubus tone things down and go down the soft rock route, the album got mixed reviews across the board yet most importantly the songs transpired well on the live circuit.
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 Latest Gig Reviews
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The King Blues
Riskee And The Ridicule, Red Light Rebels

Gloucester, Guildhall
27th April 2017

I headed down to the Guildhall in Gloucester tonight to see The King Blues bring their Gospel Truth tour to the city and what a cracking night of entertainment it was with The King Blues playing a massive career spanning 25 song set and support coming from Kent grime-punk rockers Riskee And The Ridicule and local punk rockers Red Light Rebels.

Doors opened [ click for full review ]

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Black Star Riders
Backyard Babies, Gun

Bristol, Academy
16th March 2017

Black Star Riders have recently released their third studio album ‘Heavy Fire’ which nicely charted at number 6 in the UK album charts and to coincide with the album release and also to celebrate 5 years of the Black Star Riders they have headed out on a lengthy [ click for full review ]

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