You can’t doubt Rise Against’s passion and stamina but as far as live experiences go, this one was a little disappointing.
A feeling of missed opportunity for the lack of a smashing set that the regulars at WHP have come to expect.
Strikingly-named Bass Drum of Death play in one of the more unlikely Manchester venues.
Warning: article contains a half-naked photo of Brandon Boyd. Don’t say we don’t give you anything nice to look at.
In becoming more confident, the songs lose the nervous emotional intensity that made them so endearing.
Surprises lay in wait even for those who thought they knew the established producer very well.
A wonderfully beguiling and sensitive record from Deerhunter frontman, Bradford Cox.
A step-down from their last Mancunian venture at Academy 1, The Maccabees prove that it’s not where you play but how you play that matters.
A modest but devoted crowd greet Brooklyn band The Antlers.
Now Wave presents…Spectrals, Girls and Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks.
Two 4 star reviews of Corgan and co. Just because.
Very much an overlooked venue, Joshua Brooks provides a 5 star worthy night of music.
Dog Is Dead: nothing that you’ve not heard done better a dozen times before.
An album packed full of country, funk, blues, gospel, acid house, dubstep and afrobeat. Something for everyone then.
This overlooked British outfit still know how to produce some of the most gutsy and infectious rock music around.
Think Frankie Cocozza’s the most badass, rock n roll knobhead you’ve ever seen strutting his stuff? You’ve clearly never seen The Darkness then.