Live Reviews, Music

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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Live Reviews, Music

Anewrage – Evesham Iron Road 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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Music, Previews

Let’s Talk About…Slam Dunk 2017

Slam Dunk 2017 Preview

Now in the month of May, it is only a few more weekends until the return of Slam Dunk Festival: a three venue fest that brings together the worlds of rock, punk and ska into one day of non-stop music. With such an exciting lineup this year, it is clear that we are set to witness some amazing days of music across Birmingham, Leeds and Hatfield. In preparation, I take a closer look at the stage splits that were announced last month and give you some of the highlights to look out for on the days.

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Live Reviews, Music

Muncie Girls – Cheltenham 2Pigs 27.04.17

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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Introducing, Music

Introducing… Start the Virago

Album Review

Published for The Colour of Vinyl

Start the Virago was formed back in 2007 as a solo project for West Yorkshire guitarist James Brickles. The band’s demo ‘Start the Virago’, released in 2008, got a revised launch on June 12th 2014, featuring the eleven primary tracks along with new addition ‘Time is a Great Healer’, not featured on the original demo. Titled ‘Re-Start the Virago’, the digital download also provides a bonus song titled ‘Monster’.

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