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Steve Hackett

Genesis Revisited II @ Southampton Guildhall
It might seem strange to say it but Steve Hackett plays Genesis a lot better than Genesis played Genesis in their prime! Read more...

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Andy Burrows

Dingwalls, London
Last night of four on UK headline tour showcasing sparkling new album. The stage inside Camden's Dingwalls is set out like a little lounge -- with a rug that la... Read more...


Brian May

Brian May 'One Night in Hell' interview
Brian May is a man of many talents first and foremost he is the legendary Queen guitarist, an astrophysicist, Commander of the Read more...


Annie Eve

Borderline, London
Surely it doesn’t take many people to fill up The Borderline, yet it’s interesting to see that even a new act like Annie Eve can do that. Read more...

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Cardinal Burns

Poole Lighthouse
Seb Cardinal And Dustin Demri-Burns have now had 2 series of their sketch show Cardinal Burns broadcast on E4 initially and upgraded to Channel 4 for the 2nd se... Read more...


Damien Rice

Gran Teatro Linear4 Ciak, Milano
Exceptional is described in the English Dictionary as “ far beyond what is usual in magnitude or degree”; Damien Rice kicked off an Read more...



The Garage, London
An important night for Maybeshewill performing the majority their new album and now looking to consolidate their both live and recording work with a view to mo... Read more...


Culture Club

Heaven, London
Culture Club revisited the scene of their inaugural London gig in 1982 last night for their first reunion in twelve years. Heaven nightclub Read more...


Mamas Gun

Under The Bridge, Stamford Bridge, London
Friday 17th: for superstitious people it’s an ill-fated day somewhere in the world, a fortunate day in the UK. Still fresh from their recent third album release Read more...



Camden Roundhouse
American rockers return to the capital. Where is the best place to be located for a gig? I remember being 16 at my first ‘rock’ gig, (Yellowcard, since you ask)... Read more...


Ed Sheeran

The O2 Arena, London
Last Wednesday, I have had the immense luck and pleasure to see Ed Sheeran at the O2 arena for his last London gig. Just two years after seeing him at the Hamme... Read more...


Grainne Duffy

The Edinburgh Blues Club
Hailing from Co. Monaghan in Ireland, Gráinne Duffy is one of those rare talents that, once you’ve heard and saw them perform, is impossible to forget! Read more...


Buzzcocks, The Dollyrots

Institute, Birmingham
Very few British bands have managed such a successful run of singles as Buzzcocks did between 1977 and 1981 that still have the same appeal Read more...


Wille & The Bandits

The Talking Heads Southampton
Three cracking bands in one night at The Talking Heads in Southampton, headlined by a brilliant set by Wille & The Bandits. Read more...


Vincent Lyn, Wouter Kellerman and David Longoria

Carnegie Hall, New York
When one plays Carnegie Hall, one brings their A game. That is very much what I experienced on Saturday night as performers from South Africa Read more...


Ed Sheeran

iTunes Festival, Camden Roundhouse
After seeing Ed at two previous iTunes Festival's, my excitement at seeing him again this year was paramount! He is one artist who will always exceed your expec... Read more...


Kylie Minogue

iTunes Festival, Camden Roundhouse
With her twelve-date UK tour, 'Kiss Me Once', already underway, Kylie took some time out to perform at this year's iTunes Festival at Camden's Roundhouse. Read more...

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The Subways

Dingwalls, Camden
Oh Yeah’ kicked off the album launch party gig at Dingwalls and two minutes in it already feels like the middle of the set. Read more...


Dimensions Festival

Fort Punta, Christo, Croatia
Dimensions is a festival that embraces you with warmth and bright sun, drowns you in bass and pink cider and entices you not only with Read more...


Ryan Adams, First Aid Kit

iTunes Festival, Camden Roundhouse
Wearing glittery outfits, playing harmoniously somber tunes it could only be First Aid Kit on the Roundhouse stage opening up for Ryan Adams. Read more...


Gavin DeGraw

London Forum, Amsterdam Heineken Music Hall
American singer plays to contrasting crowds in London and Amsterdam. Read more...


Gregory Porter

iTunes Festival, Camden Roundhouse
Thursday night at the itunes festival saw Gregory Porter and his band charm the entire circumference of the roundhouse with their skilled, soulful jazz. Read more...


Seventh Wonder: The Fleetwood Mac Experience

The Palms - Crown Melbourne
Seventh Wonder: The Fleetwood Mac Experience took audiences members at The Palms at Crown on a journey back to the 1970's with timeless Fleetwood Mac classics i... Read more...


Lauren Shera, Like Swimming

The Social, London
'Come to our label showcase at the Social'. Ugh, must I? Monday night, what to expect: another evening tolerating identikit indie heroes Read more...


Danny Bryant

The Borderline
... mentoring from the likes of Walter Trout and Hubert Sumlin have had an effect and at London’s Borderline on Friday night he absolutely killed it with a set ... Read more...


Dog Fashion Disco

Camden Barfly
The experimental US metal band play their first UK shows across three nights at Camden Barfly. Music News was there all weekend... Read more...


Virgil and the Accelerators

Tropic at Ruislip
The Tropic was pretty well packed out for the visit of Virgil and the Accelerators – their first show at the venue and from the crowd reaction it will not be th... Read more...


The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart

Hoxton Bar & Grill, London
Kip Berman strutted onto the stage with his acoustic guitar and gently eased us into ‘Art Smock’ as the small but perfectly formed Hoxton Bar & Grill crowd yelp... Read more...



iTunes Festival, Camden Roundhouse
It’s always a pleasure coming to the iTunes Festival here at the Roundhouse, a great atmosphere always assured and tonight’s main act a veritable music icon. Read more...


Johnny WInter - Final performance

Cahors Blues Festival, France
Johnny Winter was simply one of those guys who was always fixin' to die. A legendary figure, with a legendary appetite for everything dangerous Read more...

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