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Evile

Gig Review And Gallery: Evile – Gibson Guitar Studio, 23rd June 2011

Evile? “Carrying [thrash’s] whole ‘revival’ on their shoulders” – Kerrang!. “They have the metal mettle to be on the main stage [at Download] this time next year” – Terrorizer. “They [rock] bloody well and with an air of easy confidence, while sounding like they want to flatten everything in sight” – Metal Hammer. Yep, they’ve […]

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Evile

Interview: Evile at Gibson Guitar Studio, 23rd June 2011

Evile. Hang on a second…isn’t it supposed to be without an ‘E’ on the end? Actually, if we’re getting pedantic, the legend has it Yorkshire’s noisiest quartet were originally to be called ‘Exile’…the trouble was, that name was taken by the thousands. So, switch the ‘X’ for a ‘V’, and presto! ‘Evile’ was born. But […]

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Twin Atlantic

Gig Review: Twin Atlantic, Barrowlands, Glasgow, 6th May 2011

For Twin Atlantic, tonight’s gig is a celebration. Having more than proved themselves on the touring circuit, opening for high profile bands such as My Chemical Romance and The Smashing Pumpkins, it is now their turn to headline the larger stages. They may be bigger in Scotland than elsewhere in the UK, but with more […]

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Panic! At The Disco

Gig Review: Panic! at the Disco, O2 ABC, Glasgow, 2nd May 2011

Having ditched two members and reinstalled the exclamation mark, Panic! at the Disco are back in the UK determined to prove they’re as exciting and relevant as they once were when they first hit our stereos back in 2005. You would think, for an established band, it would be easy to find a support band […]

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We Are The Ocean

Gig Review: We Are The Ocean, Garage, Glasgow, 30th April 2011

We Are the Ocean have certainly paid their dues when it comes to the live circuit. They list off everywhere in Glasgow they have played over the last couple of years, noting that they’ve played the Garage four times already, with this being their first time headlining. Unfortunately, the room is not quite as packed […]

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Bring Me The Horizon

Gig Review: Bring Me The Horizon, O2 Glasgow Academy, 24th April 2011

There’s always a strange atmosphere at a gig when a support band is drawing a larger audience than the headline act. This seems to be the case for Parkway Drive who positively raise the roof when Sam Carter merely mentions their name. First up though were The Devil Wears Prada (7) who do what they […]

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Album Review: Leiana – Lucky #3

“This is a continuous process of shedding skin…rebuilding and moving forward” says singer Leiana on her 3rd album, Lucky #3. And is it third time lucky? I think it is. Citing her influences as 1970’s British punk and SoCal hardcore scenes and with Anthrax heavyweight Rob Caggiano on board this Philly girl has developed her […]

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