Rock/Show

The Streets Reform For “One-Off” 2018 Tour

Mike Skinner and The Streets have today announced a very special one-off UK tour The Darker The Shadow The Brighter The Light for April 2018. He will perform six dates across the UK including two huge shows at London O2 Academy Brixton. Making his highly anticipated...

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Placebo, 20 Years Strong

21 years ago, an unassuming alt-rock trio brought their teenage angst to the forefront of rock music with a blistering debut record, which took flight in 1997 with the release of fifth single Nancy Boy, catapulting the outsiders to the top 5 in the UK singles charts,...

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British Summer Time Chimes In With Roger Waters

Barclaycard's British Summer Time festival packed its first punch for 2018 with the announcement of the formidable Roger Waters as headliner for Friday 6 July. The Hyde Park show will feature highlights from Pink Floyd's seminal albums such as Wish You Were Here and...

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Photography: Victorious Festival 2017

It's rather pleasant outside and whilst we're still occasionally getting a whiff of Indian Summer, there's no stopping the inevitable slide into rain, wind, gutters full of leaves and longer evenings. What better time then to hark back to images of three of the best...

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Wilko Johnson: 70th Birthday Celebrations

2017 is certainly a special year for Wilko Johnson.  Not only does it mark the 30th anniversary of the Wilko Johnson Band, but this year sees the guitarist celebrating his 70th birthday. Given the events of recent years, this celebration at the Royal Albert Hall on...

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Buck & Evans: The Debut Album & A Gig In My Lounge

As can sometimes fortuitously happen in the case of your favourite artists, I discovered the band Buck & Evans completely by accident. They were playing the inaugural Ramblin’ Man Fair festival in 2015, buried in an unassuming mid-afternoon slot on the curiously...

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Robert Plant’s Tour Will Carry Fire

Rock legend Robert Plant returns to one of Britain’s most iconic venues this December for his first Royal Albert Hall show in four years. The electrifying former Led Zeppelin vocalist, now an accomplished solo performer, will be performing songs from his forthcoming...

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Widowspeak Living The Dream With New Single

Widowspeak have shared The Dream, the third single from their forthcoming album. Expect The Best, a collection of songs that ask “how did we get here?”, is due for release on 25 August and will be followed by a UK tour that begins at Birmingham’s Actress & Bishop...

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Kelsea Ballerini, Busting out of Knoxville

It’s official, Country Music is the new Pop Music. With act after act seemingly emerging from nowhere and breaking onto the Nashville scene which is progressively extending not just across the US but across the pond to the UK, this is quickly becoming a crowded...

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Third Eye Blind, US Summer Gods Head to The UK

There are some amazing records that defined the 1990s turning 20 in 2017, from Radiohead’s seminal OK Computer, Foo Fighters’ legendary The Colour And The Shape and The Prodigy’s The Fat Of The Land to Sarah McLachlan’s Surfacing and Natalie Imbruglia’s Left Of The...

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Festival: Leeds 2017, Stars galore

With an incredible variety of genres and styles spread across the festival's six stages, Leeds Festival is bursting with exciting names and defining sounds for 2017 and beyond. Already boasting a phenomenal line-up of indisputable headliners and the hottest voices in...

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Live: Truck Festival 2017

One of the UK’s finest small festivals, Truck, has just had its twentieth birthday – and the site at Hill Farm, near the Oxfordshire village of Steventon celebrated in style with a guest list that belied the ‘small’ festival moniker. Boasting headliners Franz...

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LeeFest The Neverland: What To Expect 2017

Possibly the most fun you can have in a field and with as much going on, in this smaller festival, as WOMAD or Glastonbury. I have attended many LeeFest weekends and witnessed the growth of the festival from ultra-DIY to beautifully produced sets and backdrops. There...

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