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Interview: Fresh off X Factor, U.K. boyband Yes Lad debut new music and choreographed dancing at Manchester show

UK boyband Yes Lad is made up of five young lads, Cian (20), Jake (20) Sonny (20), Joel (20) and Lewis (17) from the north west of England. They made their singing debut on the 2016 series of X Factor UK and got through to the judges houses where they visited and performed for judge Louis Walsh before being sent home. Continue Reading

Interview: Yonaka drummer Robert Mason on Spotify, festival season and touring with Frank Carter

With their blistering new track ‘Wouldn’t Wanna Be Ya’ attracting over a hundred thousand plays on Spotify and sharing the stage with the likes of Frank Carter and the Rattlesnakes. Brighton four-piece Yonaka are set to destroy the UK’s festival circuit. We caught up with drummer Robert Mason for a quick chat.  Continue Reading

While She Sleeps bring old and new tracks to the stage at sold-out Manchester show

Review by Joe Mellor

While She Sleeps opened up Academy 2 to a sold out show of 900 fans, who had gathered to celebrate the release of latest album You Are We. Continue Reading

Slam Dunk Festival acts as the Warped Tour of the U.K with Enter Shikari, Beartooth, Bowling For Soup and more

When May starts in the U.K., music fans all wait for one thing: the end of the month so Slam Dunk Festival (SDF) starts again. This year, the festival is back, and less than a month before the event, most tickets are already sold out. The line up is so appealing, it’s easy to understand. Continue Reading

Dua Lipa brings contagious energy to the stage at sold-out show in Manchester

Performing a sold out show at the O2 Ritz Manchester, the Kosovan-British star Dua Lipa blew fans away with her performance. The show was definitely not a disappointment. The vibe was breathtaking and her dark pop style made her fans dance to every beat. Continue Reading

Little Comets display their majestic, exuberant sounds at Koko in London

There is something majestic about the sight of bubbles; their movement is both youthful and hypnotic, spreading childlike elation on all those that lay witness to its buoyancy. Tonight the melodic scope of Northeast trio Little Comets bounds beyond the stage like a million bubbles destined to reach its audience, leaving them awash with youthful exuberance and childlike euphoria. Continue Reading

Lucy Spraggan and sibling-band The Dunwells perform at Manchester’s O2 Ritz

Manchester’s O2 Ritz was home to singer-songwriter Lucy Spraggan this week, when she performed to a packed house alongside support from sibling duo acoustic band The Dunwells. Continue Reading

Against The Current and Hunger play poppy, upbeat tunes at the Liverpool O2 Academy

Friday night brought a show at Liverpool O2 Academy courtesy of Against the Current with support band Hunger. Continue Reading

Photos and Interview: White Lies and Alex Cameron visit the O2 Academy in Sheffield

Last month, we reviewed and interviewed White Lies as they visited New York City. This week, they continued their tour in Sheffield, with a stop at O2 Academy with Alex Cameron. Continue Reading

Interview and photos: SHVPES talk touring with Trivium and Sikth after their London show

Trivium, SHVPES and Sikth are currently tearing through Europe on a two-month long tour, making stops in Ireland, France, Germany and more to play their loud, growling music. The massive, 33-date run will kicked off in Dublin on 11th February and included a night at the Roundhouse in London, where we caught up with SHVPES between shows.

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