Live Reviews

Live reviews of all kinds of rock & metal shows from across the UK and maybe even mainland Europe and the US too.

Raging Speedhorn & Sworn To Oath Live At Birmingham's O2 Academy 3, 8th December

Just before Christmas, long time British metal underground favourites Raging Speedhorn were on the road for their first full UK tour in many years. Alongside them on the tour were more impressive UK talent in the shape of Sworn To Oath and Godsize. We sent Jamie Kinman along to enjoy the action....

Lords Of The Riffs Tour Review O2 Birmingham

After putting out Monster Truck, Scorpion Child and Buffalo Summer on the first edition of this tour, the Lords Of The Riff tour returned with a fresh trio of heavy hitting, guitar fuelled rock bands. This time we had American’s Lionize and Kyng with the addition of the Grecian rockers Planet Of Zeus coming late on.

Bury Tomorrow and Hands Like Houses Live Review Koko 24th October

Friday nights make the week worthwhile, but Friday nights at KOKO going to see Bury Tomorrow make the year worthwhile. The venue itself, majestic on many levels (literally) radiates atmosphere and energy, and the hype surrounding the epic rise of Bury Tomorrow meant the place was packed. Thank god for a bar on every floor!