Live Reviews

Review: King Creature at “The Yard”

King Creature/Daxx and Roxane/Ethyrfield“The Yard” – Roseland, CornwallSaturday 5th September 202022nd February 2020. That was the last time I enjoyed live music. At the time I had no idea that the world, as we knew it, was about to change. I had a diary full of gigs and a summer …

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Review: Phil X & The Drills – Glasgow

Phil X

Once this run of dates with his band The Drills is over, Phil X goes back to his other band for a run of small, intimate gigs in places such as Madison Square Garden; two nights at the Garden actually. The “other band” being Bon Jovi of course. But on …

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Review: Samantha Fish – St Lukes, Glasgow

Samantha Fish

Making good on her promise to “be back real soon”, Samantha Fish has followed up her May 2019 jaunt around these shores, with another trek that takes in nine cities, ending in Brighton on Sunday March 8th. Why so soon you might ask? Well, current album; the rather special ‘Kill …

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Review: Marcus King – Oran Mor, Glasgow

Marcus King

It’s impossible to talk about the astonishing talent of Marcus King without mentioning his age. So let’s get it out of the way then, shall we? 23 years old, been playing live since the age of 11. Three albums with The Marcus King Band, one solo album just released. That’s …

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Review: Beth Hart – Plymouth Pavilions

Beth Hart

A civilised, seated affair in Plymouth was a change from the usual mosh pits and crush that I tend to cover, but the chance to experience Beth Hart up close was something I couldn’t resist. Local guitar hero Kris Barras opened tonight’s show, partnered onstage by Josiah J Manning for …

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Review: Goo Goo Dolls – Glasgow

As the UK lurches from one storm to another, it’s left to a band entering their fifth decade to bring some much needed relief from the rain, snow and the inevitable public traffic chaos. But the large crowd gathered outside, shivering in the rain, don’t seem to mind the fairly …

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Review: The Hu – The Garage, Glasgow

The Hu

There’s not many bands that can claim they’ve been honoured by their countries president. President of Mongolia Khaltmaagiin Battulga awarded The Hu with the highest state decoration of Mongolia: the Chinggis Khaan Order. There’s also not many bands that can play tours in North America and Europe to shows that …

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Review: The Three Tremors, Edinburgh

The Three Tremors

According to the dictionary, heavy = “of great density; thick or substantial”. Metal = “a solid material which is typically hard”. This would mean that Heavy Metal = “dense, substantial, solid and hard”. Or you could just say: The Three Tremors. The Three Tremors are Sean “Hell Destroyer” Peck, Tim …

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Review: Amigo The Devil – Stereo, Glasgow

Amigo The Devil

Allow me to go full-on Cotton McKnight for a moment…”Ladies and gentlemen, I have been to the Great Wall of China, I have seen the Pyramids of Egypt, I’ve even witnessed a grown man satisfy a camel. But never in all my years as a sportscaster have I witnessed something …

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