Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes tear up London’s KOKO

Frank Carter and The Rattlesnakes delivered a banger show at London’s KOKO last week as part of their Modern Ruins tour. It comes as no surprise that with a following as strong as Frank Carter’s, the venue is sold out and packed to the rim with fans. With their second album Modern Ruin just released earlier this year,…

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Circa Waves bring The O2 Forum to a boil

Last week Circa Waves celebrated the release of their new album Different Creatures with a killer show at London’s O2 Forum Kentish Town.  It’s been one of the most highly-anticipated indie albums of the year so far, and now Circa Waves can finally celebrate the release of Different Creatures. And they do so with good old rock’n’roll style. The largely…

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Ghost take the crowd to church at O2 Forum Kentish Town

Swedish rockers Ghost held a very special Sunday Mass at London’s O2 Forum Kentish Town.  With their latest album Popestar out last year, the heavy metal band from Sweden made their way to the UK to spread their (oc)cult messages. With Ghost it’s a different kind of heavy metal, though. It’s melodic, enchanting and so addictive. Not…

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Lower Than Atlantis play a huge headline show in London

Last week homegrown band Lower Than Atlantis rocked their biggest headline show to date at London’s O2 Academy Brixton. Just last month Lower Than Atlantis released their fifth studio album Safe In Sound which peaked in the UK’s Album Charts Top 10. Their following eight-date tour kicked off earlier in March at Norwich’s UEA. After years of…

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Dave Hause sets our souls on fire with London show

Dave Hause played an incredible show at London’s Garage last night in an epic return to the UK.  It has truly been too long since Dave Hause played London, and last night showed just how much his fans were in need of seeing him live. With his third solo album Bury Me In Philly fresh off the…

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Bush play killer London show at O2 Shepherds Bush Empire

Legendary British rock band Bush played a one-off show in support of their brand new album and it was magical. Just two weeks ago Bush released their seventh studio album Black and White Rainbows. With a career spanning over 25 years, it’s not always easy for rock bands to stay relevant. But Bush manage just that with a…

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Lisa McHugh at C2C – up close and personal

Ireland-based country singer Lisa McHugh played an intimate show at this weekend’s Country To Country Festival.  Country To Country was a family affair for me this year – taking my parents to see all the fun at The O2 was something special. As we go through the schedule of the day and who we could…

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All the cartwheels feels – Ward Thomas at C2C

Ain’t no harmony like a Ward Thomas harmony. In the last two years the UK’s home-bred country scene has been exploding with new and emerging artists with incredible talents. One of those bands is Ward Thomas. Two sisters, Catherine and Lizzy from Hampshire, have taken the island by storm and if you’ve ever seen them…

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Charlie Worsham kicks off Country to Country Festival at BBC Radio 2 Country stage

It’s that time of the year again: the UK’s biggest country festival takes over London’s O2 arena and Charlie Worsham kicks it all off.  Country to Country has got to be one my favorite festivals. Because no matter how much you like or dislike the headliners, you can still head down to the tent and…

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Taking Back Sunday play new album and more at London show

US rockers Taking Back Sunday played London’s O2 Forum Kentish Town and it was quite the show.  Just after the release of their latest record Tidal Wave, Taking Back Sunday announced their return to the UK after a long three-year absence. And they were greeted with nothing other than love and devotion by their fans at the London…

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