Event Reviews

The major rock and metal festivals and events …reviewed

Saxon – ‘Seize The Day Tour’ with special guests Diamond Head – live review at The Barbican York 23 November 2022

British  stalwarts Saxon bring their Seize the Day  (Carpe Diem) Tour to the Barbican York, along with special guests Diamond Head and support from Untamed Silence Whitby progressive rockers Untamed Silence open the evening. Formed in 2019, the quintet fronted by Debbie Wade deliver a twenty-minute set of rocking riff …

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Ayron Jones – Live review with support from Amongst Liars at The Deaf Institute 08 11 22

Ayron Jones with support from Amongst Liars, The Deaf Institute 08 11 22 Amongst Liars Introducing themselves from Eastbourne, the Southern quartet brings their hard-edged alt-rock vibe. Formed in 2020, Amongst Liars has six singles and a self-titled album. Opening as they mean to go on in a fury of …

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SKID ROW – The Gang’s All Here Tour – with support from Enuff Z Nuff & The Treatment!

Skid Row – ‘The Gangs All Here Tour’ with support from Enuff Z Nuff and The Treatment – live review live at the O2 Sheffield, 28 October 2022 Enuff Z’Nuff Has the circus come to town, no not really, but that’s the intro tape that welcomes you to the greatest …

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OCTOBER DRIFT – live review – The Leadmill, Sheffield

October Drift, bring you their headline tour in support of thier recent second album release  I Don’t Belong Anywhere, with support from Minds Idle & Low Girl at The Leadmill, Sheffield, 26 October 2022 October Drift are four best friends from Taunton, Alex Bispham (bass), Chris Holmes (drums/vocals), Dan Young …

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Ginger Wildheart & The Sinners – review – The Parish, Huddersfield

Ginger Wildheart & The Sinners with support from Boss Caine and The John Street Revival Band at The Parish, Huddersfield, 20 October 2022. Joining forces with The Sinners, Ginger Wildheart has just released his debut album ‘Ginger Wildheart & The Sinners’. Boss Caine York’s very own Folk/Americana artist Daniel Lucas …

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H.E.A.T – Sign In The Northern Sky Tour – review -The Warehouse, Leeds, 14.10.2022

After two years of waiting, Swedish Rockers H.E.A.T has finally made their ‘Sign In The northern Sky Tour happen! Original singer Kenny Leckremo rejoined the band in late 2020 after the departure of Eric Grönwall, who is now fronting Skid Row. Joined by Collateral and special guests Mason Hill for …

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Anvil – ‘Europe Tour 2022’ Review with support from Electus & Living Dead Stars at Key Club Leeds, 07 10 22

Metal legends Anvil are on a mammoth 60-date tour playing 16 dates in the UK before hitting Europe for the rest! The band was formed in 1978 in Ontario, Canada by Anvil’s original members Steve ‘Lips’ Kudlow on guitar/lead vocals and Robb Reiner on drums. Joined by Chris Robertson on …

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Dare  ‘Road to Eden Tour’ with special guest Troy Redfern – Review at Brudenell Social Club Leeds, 06 October 2022

After the successful release of their latest 10th studio album ‘Road To Eden’. DARE returns with an extensive 12-date tour, with special guest Troy Redfern; tonight is the tour’s first date. Darren Wharton formed DARE in the late 80s after the demise of Thin Lizzy for whom he was the …

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Frank Turner and the Sleeping Souls – Show 2694, review Leeds O2 academy, 2 October

Following the release of his number one album FTHC, (that’s Frank Turner Hard Core), in case you were wondering. Frank Turner and The Sleeping Souls return to Leeds for their 40th show or show 2694 for the number of shows they have played to this date. It’s great that Frank …

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Reckless Love – Turborider Tour – Review

RECKLESS LOVE bring their Turborider Tour to The Warehouse Leeds and they are joined by special guests The Treatment with support from Collateral! It may be 1st September but tonight’s show is ‘hot, hot, hotter than hell’. What was to be a co-headline show between Reckless Love and Dan Reed, saw Reckless Love …

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Dirty Honey supports Rival Sons – on their 10th Anniversary of Pressure & Time Tour gig review

Dirty Honey supports Rival Sons – on their 10th Anniversary of Pressure & Time Tour – gig review at Sheffield O2, 28 June ’22 The band on everyone’s lips tonight is Dirty Honey. The LA four-piece formed in 2017 has steadily risen through the rock and roll ranks. With press …

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Sepultura – Buckley Tivoli – 12/06/22

When one of your favourite bands of your youth turns up at your doorstep to play an intimate gig, it’s never in doubt what the night will bring. I’d been on pins for days leading up to this gig and I was extremely lucky that I was able to witness …

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Eric Gales live review with support from Dom Martin

The Crescent Community Room in York is the host for tonight’s show with blues rock guitarist Eric Gales, touring his latest album The Crown. With support from Northern Irish blues guitarist Dom Martin. I was pleasantly surprised to walk into a nicely packed room at the Crescent, this Sunday, the …

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These Wicked Rivers-Rock The Railway-Event Review-Planetmosh.

I’ll admit to being late for the These Wicked Rivers party, having only seen them twice in a matter of weeks. Once at the Tivoli in Buckley giving Massive Wagons a hard act to follow and last night closing the Rock The Railway four day festival in Nantwich, part of …

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When Rivers Meet and Troy Redfern – Live Review – The Flying Free Tour

Tonight the bar is set high at the Brudenell social club in Leeds this Thursday, 5th May 2022. Not because there’s any competition but the calibre of musicians is smoking hot! Contemporary blues-rockers When Rivers Meet brings their The Flying Free Tour with support from sultry-blues-Rocksmith Troy Redfern. Photo by …

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The Treatment – ‘Devil in The Detail Tour’ Live Review

The Treatment live review of their Leeds show at the Brudenell Social Club, with support from South of Salem and Piston Tonight is show number 13 of their extensive 18 dates ‘Devil In The Detail Tour’ as these three impressive bands take the stage at Brudenell Social Club in Leeds, …

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Dan Patlansky with special guest Arielle, live review

Dan Patlansky with special guest Arielle, live review at The Brudenell Social Club Leeds, April 08 2022 Tonight sees a tale of two blues continents, with award-winning South African singer/rock-blues guitarist Dan Patlansky and Californian writer, guitarist, and vocalist Arielle. Both guitar meisters in their own right are finally out …

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Napalm Death, Buckley Tivoli – 12/03/22

1989 was the last time I witnessed a Napalm Death show live. Strangely enough it was Barney’s first gig for them at Manchester’s International 2. I spoke to Barney briefly about that night before tonight’s gig and he described that night as a disaster, but it was good enough for …

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Dead Harts-Black Coast-Hell Can Wait-Hellbound- Live Review- Stoke Underground-Planetmosh

Last minute gigs are always welcome, especially one of this calibre as a usual boring Thursday night at work was swopped for a cancelled gig in Cardiff that resulted in four amazing bands playing at the Underground in Stoke and they were that good they are now the new Fantastic …

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