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Vocalist Andy Bell is nothing if not extravagant. (Credit- Alan Evans)

Live: Erasure @ Apollo

If there’s one thing Andy Gott’s learnt from tonight, it’s to never be guilty about a pleasure.


Live: Other Sounds Presents… @ Islington Mill

Organ Freeman. There can’t be a better band name than this, surely?

Warehouse Project, Manchester

Live: Calvin Harris @ Warehouse Project

Japanese Popstars, Felix da Housecat and Calvin Harris prove once again why WHP is so damn popular.

clock opera

Live: Clock Opera @ Sound Control

Support to Chapel Club, Clock Opera impress more than the main attraction.


Preview: Red Hot Chili Peppers

Will it be a return to form for Kiedis and co at MEN Monday night? Will Garbutt certainly hopes so.

Alice Cooper

Live: Alice Cooper @ The Apollo

63 year old Alice Cooper may be getting on a bit now but he’s certainly not giving up.


Live: Volbeat @ Academy 2

Danish rockabilly quartet, Volbeat, more than make up for last year’s tour cancellations.

The Answer

Live: The Answer @ Academy 3

They may have supported rock and roll legends AC/DC in the past but how are this Irish quartet faring in the present?

Exit Ten are joined by Fei Comodo and Never Means Maybe on their Give Me Infinity tour

Preview: Exit Ten @ Moho Live

Exit Ten are receiving sterling reviews for 2nd album Give Me Infinity left, right and centre but how will the new tracks fare live?

The California quintet return for a five date tour of the UK this Month.

Preview: Incubus @ Apollo

Californian rockers Incubus return to the UK this month following most recent album, If Not Now, When?

The Wombats+

Live: The Wombats @ Apollo

The Wombats have managed to stand the test of time and tonight’s gig proves exactly why they are so popular.


Album: Girls – Father, Son, Holy Ghost

Second album from indie rock band Girls continues to channel the 60’s sunshine pop of Roy Orbison and the Beach Boys.