Archive for the ‘Frenzied live gigs’ Category

  • Girl Band / Prom @ 100 Club, 7 October 2015

    Oct 9, 15 • Features, Frenzied live gigs, Introducing, News, ReviewsComments Off on Girl Band / Prom @ 100 Club, 7 October 2015
    Girl Band / Prom @ 100 Club, 7 October 2015

    Opening with the hammering feedback debauchery of Um Bongo, (the first track from Holding Hands With Jamie) Girl Band launch head first into this 13-song packed set with urgency and unhinged lunacy. Despite vocalist Dara Kiely still suffering from a bad leg, he manages to writhe and hobble around the stage, progressively descending into a sweaty, dishevelled mess of a man, but still utterly captivating...

  • Ash Is A Robot / Arms & The Man / Seasons Calling @ Club 85, Hitchin

    Feb 9, 15 • Features, Frenzied live gigs, News, ReviewsComments Off on Ash Is A Robot / Arms & The Man / Seasons Calling @ Club 85, Hitchin
    Ash Is A Robot / Arms & The Man / Seasons Calling @ Club 85, Hitchin

    Braving the Arctic conditions, I thought it would be a good idea to remove myself from the comfort and warmth of my abode and venture to Hitchin to see some rock action happen. Arriving late I miss nearly all of The Grass Is Hairy's set (sorry lads) - by accident. I do catch the last 10 seconds of their gruff, obstinate punk-core shouting as I make my way to the bar...

  • Sonisphere 2014 – Sunday 6 July

    Jul 21, 14 • Features, Frenzied live gigs, News, ReviewsComments Off on Sonisphere 2014 – Sunday 6 July
    Sonisphere 2014 – Sunday 6 July

    After a surprisingly wonderful night's sleep (seven hours? Uninterrupted? I'll take that.) thanks to a combination of being a) very drunk the night before and b) ear plugs, Sunday treated us to Cadillac Three, who are much more soothing on the eardrums; letting those far too hungover to ease into the day's musical festivities...

  • Sonisphere 2014 – Saturday 5 July

    Jul 18, 14 • Features, Frenzied live gigs, News, ReviewsComments Off on Sonisphere 2014 – Saturday 5 July
    Sonisphere 2014 – Saturday 5 July

    We're late leaving the campsite and only briefly get a glimpse of Alestorm bringing pirate metal kicking and screaming - some dude is playing the keytar and it doesn't sound too horrible. We're only up early though to see one band: Babymetal. Judging by the crowd of people swarming to the Apollo stage, we aren't the only ones. ...

  • Sonisphere 2014 – Friday 4 July

    Jul 10, 14 • Features, Frenzied live gigs, News, ReviewsComments Off on Sonisphere 2014 – Friday 4 July
    Sonisphere 2014 – Friday 4 July

    I am finally home from Sonisphere after spending what felt like an age in a car park queue topping up the tan on one of my arms. Things like hot running water and a cup of tea are taken for granted far too much when you've spent four days coating your body in dry shampoo, using baby wipes and eating bruised apples, washed down with warm Carlsberg...

  • Download Festival 2010 Sunday Review

    Jul 9, 10 • Features, Frenzied live gigs, ReviewsComments Off on Download Festival 2010 Sunday Review
    Download Festival 2010 Sunday Review

    Event - Download Festival (Sunday) Bands - 3 Inches Of Blood, Saxon, Cinderella, Slash, Billy Idol, Airbourne, Stone Temple Pilots, Aerosmith Weather – Scorchio! Followed by Max 10 Rainfall Beer – Finally found some ale (Hobgoblin) but too little too late. Mood: Soaked to the skin. – Sunday morning…the sun is blazing down and yet another warm lager and apple [&hellip...

  • Download Festival 2010: Saturday Review

    Jun 29, 10 • Features, Frenzied live gigs, ReviewsComments Off on Download Festival 2010: Saturday Review
    Download Festival 2010: Saturday Review

    Event – Download Festival (Saturday) Bands featured – Rage Against The Machine, Deftones, Megadeth, Lamb of God, Five Finger Death Punch, Flyleaf, Hellyeah, Rolo Tomassi, Genitorturers, Rock Sugar. Beer – It was a 3 tin walk just so you know. Weather – Pleasant/baking hot Mood – Yup – Waking up feeling extremely groggy and after [&hellip...

  • Download Festival 2010: Friday Review

    Jun 19, 10 • Features, Frenzied live gigs, ReviewsComments Off on Download Festival 2010: Friday Review
    Download Festival 2010: Friday Review

    Event – Download Festival (Friday) Bands Featured – AC/DC, Them Crooked Vultures, Killswitch Engage, 36 Crazyfists, Unearth Beer – Overpriced Tuborg Weather – strangely warm Mood – Euphoric – After 2 days of gorging on barbecued meat, warm lager and winning several games of poker, not to mention a muddy stagger around the Village taking [&hellip...

  • FEUER FREI! Rammstein Light Up Wembley

    FEUER FREI! Rammstein Light Up Wembley

    Band ”“ Rammstein Support ”“ Combichrist Venue ”“ Wembley Arena Date ”“ 4/02/2010 Damage – would have paid double what I originally paid and then some. – Rammstein are similar to Michael Bay ”“ both like fire and both like explosions. Also, the louder the explosions and the fiercer the flames, the better it seems. Even [&hellip...

  • Summer in December with Dillinger Four

    Dec 15, 09 • Frenzied live gigs, ReviewsComments Off on Summer in December with Dillinger Four
    Summer in December with Dillinger Four

    Band – Dillinger Four Support – Hard Skin, The Arteries, Zatopeks Venue – Camden Underworld Damage -£8 Beer – night-time robbery – Q: How many bar staff does it take to serve alcohol to several thirsty punters? A: a lot more than three that’s for sure. Despite the price of a bottle of beer being [&hellip...