Ring the bells! It's the start of the 2019 gigs and frankly, this is one of the best ways to start it. With their second show of 2019 and of their UK Tour, Avatar bought the circus and more to the town of Birmingham as they descended onto the O2 Institute. It's weird to see what is notably one of the small venues of Birmingham host such a stage setup. Before the band take to their stage, it becomes evident that this isn't your typical Institute show, but it's revving up to be
Birmingham. Genting Arena. Metallica. Those four words will make an Monday blues non existent. And oh boy was it a show and a half. Hold on as we review these titans of rock. Next it was into the main arena for the onstage support. Kvelertak . The first thing that struck the eyes was the stage. Only a huge centre stage with the already amassing crowd piling round it. The BLANK six piece made their way onto it to a good reception and began blistering through their set.
St Valentine's Day. A day full of chocolate, love, hearts and Metal! Well this year it certainly was, as Trivium played a packed out O2 Institute with SikTh and SHVPES. First on the bill is SHVPES. This Birmingham based band have been climbing the ranks and this spot on the lineup is a huge deal. But by god do they deserve it. With blistering vocals from the front man Griff (who you can hear our chat with here), who has more energy than some of the biggest known bands, and ai
Heck and Black Peaks announced a Co-Headliner tour and the world stopped. Simply put I had to go to this show. So I did. Wolverhampton Slade Rooms. The venue on the corner, on the ring road. I think I went once, for some afterparty, but I don’t recall the whereabouts of the location. After a long walk around Wolverhampton, due in no small part to somebody’s need to use technology, despite it not working as it should, directing us the entire way around the town centre. After