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Steel Panther

Live: Steel Panther @ Academy 1

Steel Panther’s Balls Out tour was possibly the best gig I’ve ever been to – and I’ve seen Meatloaf live.

Album cover for Rival Sons' debut album, Pressure and Time

Interview: Rival Sons

Tom Ingham catches up with Rival Sons bassist Robin Everhart to discuss their debut album and life on the road.

Colette Thurlow of 2:54 (Photo credit - Tim Griffin/ @griffinshot)

Live: 2:54 @ Deaf Institute

This is melancholy lo-fi pop. A killer combination.

Cast (Photo credit - Kate Swerdlow)

Live: Cast @ HMV Ritz

The musicianship and energy in their live performance makes for a thoroughly enjoyable night.


Live: Wale @ Club Academy

Wale has the potential to provide one of the slickest live hip hop experiences on the circuit.

The Breton boys.

Live: Breton @ Islington Mill

These boys sound like the lovechild of Tom Vek and Foals.

trc band photo 2

TRC seek new bassist

The London-based hardcore band are looking for a new bass player

Leslie Feist. (Credit to Jack Boland/ QMI Agency)

Live: Feist @ Apollo

Venues like the Apollo are where Feist now belongs, as much as she might want us to think otherwise.

los campesinos

Live: Los Campesinos! @ Academy 3

An enjoyable night spent drinking beer dancing in a dark room. The band were alright as well…

Spring Offensive play The Castle Hotel this coming Sunday, April 1.

Preview: Spring Offensive @ The Castle Hotel

This is no April Fool. Spring Offensive play Manchester this coming Sunday, April 1st.

The Milk

Live: The Milk @ Deaf Institute

R&B outfit The Milk embody the genre in the more traditional sense than in a Chris Brown kind of way.

Craig Finn, frontman of The Hold Steady, discusses his solo career.

Interview/ Live: Craig Finn @ Academy 2

Hold Steady frontman, Craig Finn, talks to Paul Frame before his show supporting Felice Brothers.