The Mancunion

Britain's biggest student newspaper


Photo: Flickr @ Quico Gimeno

Live Review: The Wailers

Last weekend The Wailers stopped by Manchester to deliver a bracing performance

Photo: The Dawbell PR

Preview: The Wombats

Jake Oliver expresses his excitement for the two huge shows that The Wombats are planning in Manchester later this year

Photo: album artwork

Live review: Wiley

The Godfather of Grime took to Manchester Academy on the night of the Brits to deliver a fast-paced performance that saw him reinstate his position as king

Photo: Olivia White @ The Mancunion

Live review: King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard

And God Said ‘Let there be 7 Australian musical virtuosos’, and there was King Gizzard

Photo: Jenn Five

Live Review: Highly Suspect

Jack Greeney reviews Grammy nominated rock band Highly Suspect on their European tour

Photo: Jack Greeney @ The Mancunion

Live Review: The Darkness

Well-loved glam rockers The Darkness bring guitar riffs and laughs to Manchester Academy

Photo: Dana Jeeb @ The Mancunion

Live Review: J Hus

Too much style and sadly not enough substance

Photo: Jack Greeney

Live Review: Airbourne

Music contributor Jack Greeney reviews the last leg of ultimate “Dad-Rock” band, Airbourne in all their hair metal glory

Photo: Jack Greeney @ The Mancunion

Live Review: The Pigeon Detectives

Jack Greeney reviews the first show of the Leeds band’s ‘Wait For Me’ tenth anniversary tour

Photo: Blanca Herreros De Tejada Lobo @ Mancunion

Live Review: Black Rebel Motorcycle Club

BRMC show a “very real” side at Manchester Academy

Photo: Roberto De Nigris @flickr

Live: The Kooks

The Kooks plan an explosion of old hits for their promising “The Best of…” tour, writes Irune Vega

Photo: Katie Shepherd

Live: You Me At Six

You Me At Six delivered with an exceptional rock show at Manchester Academy, writes Katie Shepherd