Rise Against tear the roof off The Garage

Last Friday night, Rise Against played a hot and sweaty punk show in North London and it was everything a punk gig should be. The four-piece from Chicago are set to release their eighth studio album Wolves this Friday and had been playing a few intimate shows in Europe last week. For the last 18 years,…

SWMRS turn up the heat at Boston Music Room

California punk band SWMRS played a hot ‘n’ heavy show at London’s Boston Music Room.  On a breezy April night, Oakland-based punk four-piece SWMRS take over the North London venue with a sold out show. With their third studio album out last year the band embody everything punk rock should be, and remind us that…

Beach Slang @Dingwalls, 08/06/2016

It was a late and sweaty one at Dingwalls this Wednesday. London had been a scorcher for a few days and the non-existence of air conditioning and proper insulation turns basically all building in the UK into a sauna. In any case, that would be annoying. For a punk gig at Dingwalls it just made…

Frank Turner @The Union Chapel, 19/12/2015

Sorry for the delay in getting this up. Totally thought this had gone up already.  🙂 What a treat this was. As a die-hard Frank Turner fan, this was not only something very special, a dream come true and thoroughly enjoyable, but also in aid of a fantastic cause. Everything about this gig was absolutely…

Frank Turner @Alexandra Palace, 26/11/2015

London’s favourite troubadour and songwriter Frank Turner returned to his hometown of choice for the last gig of his UK tour. Turner’s tour kicked off in the US in September just after the release of his latest album Positive Songs For Negative People and a small in-store gig tour just before that. Playing the biggest…