gig reviews

August Burns Red / Being As An Ocean / Hundredth

August Burns Red / Being As An Ocean / Hundredth

Where: The Fleece // When: 12/02/2014

By Ben Errington

August Burns Red have climbed the ranks to the near top of the metal pile in recent years with relentless touring, backed up by outstanding album releases that ...

Scroobius Pip vs Dan Le Sac / Itch

Scroobius Pip vs Dan Le Sac / Itch

Where: Anson Rooms // When: 07/02/2014

By Karen Cousins

Last Friday night saw the hip hop duo of Scroobius Pip vs Dan Le Sac bring their unrivalled combination of Pip's beautifully eloquent rhymes, rapped and spoken with Dan Le Sac's dance ...

Thy Art Is Murder / Heart Of A Coward /

Thy Art Is Murder / Heart Of A Coward /

Where: The Exchange // When: 04/02/2014

By Max Barter

Local boys Valis Ablaze are the first band on; they fully captivate and intrigue the listeners to the maximum with their daunting progressive side of metal. Setting such high standards ...

RX Bandits / Astpai

RX Bandits / Astpai

Where: The Fleece // When: 29/01/2014

By Chris Mackin

I would be lying if I were not imbued with a predisposed disliking towards pop-punk. It has been over ten years since the likes of The Offspring or Blink-182 were something I enjoyed on anything other than a ...

Defeater/ Caspian/ More Than Life/ Goodtime Boys

Defeater/ Caspian/ More Than Life/ Goodtime Boys

Where: The Fleece // When: 19/01/2014

By Chris Mackin

Past experiences with The Fleece have led me to believe that a queue is something unheard of, but for this gig, hundreds were huddled around the venue and ...