Category: Gig Reviews

GIG REVIEW – WATERPARKS – BIRMINGHAM 29/09/17


On September 29th, pop-rock band Waterparks are embarking on their eighth sold out date of their first UK headliner. Even for a shorter and smaller show in the O2 Academy 2 in Birmingham, the venue was still packed from front to back with the bands ever increasing fan base. Continue reading “GIG REVIEW – WATERPARKS – BIRMINGHAM 29/09/17”

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GIG REVIEW – THE GOSPEL YOUTH + MILESTONES – BIRMINGHAM 21/09/17

Playing the sixth date on their tour, Milestones and The Gospel Youth took to Birmingham’s The Flapper along with two local bands, Thank The Academy and Beaumont. Continue reading “GIG REVIEW – THE GOSPEL YOUTH + MILESTONES – BIRMINGHAM 21/09/17”

GIG REVIEW – ORANGE – BIRMINGHAM 16/09/17

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After the trouble of almost being canceled, eccentric punk band Orange hit a turning point, playing Birmingham’s Get The Fear. A big shout out to Birmingham venue Get The Fear for helping to put on such a great show and keeping the music going for all the Birmingham fans! Continue reading “GIG REVIEW – ORANGE – BIRMINGHAM 16/09/17”

GIG REVIEW – OCEANS ATE ALASKA -BIRMINGHAM 26/07/17

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Deep in the depths of Birmingham on a warm Wednesday night, Oceans Ate Alaska are preparing to play their hometown album release show for their new album ‘Hikari’. Being one of the first shows in Birmingham they have played for a while, this is a special show for them and this is how it went. Continue reading “GIG REVIEW – OCEANS ATE ALASKA -BIRMINGHAM 26/07/17”

GIG REVIEW – OUR WORLD BELOW? – WOLVERHAMPTON 1/7/17

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Performing at the Slade rooms on the 1st July we see 4 bands supporting headliners Our World Below?.

First on the bill are local Birmingham band Enemy Of Atlas. Coming across as your young teenage rock band it’s hard to tell if the band needs work or just the equipment. At first it was incredibly hard to hear the vocals and there was pretty bad reverb meaning it was nearly impossible to hear what was said between tracks. However, Continue reading “GIG REVIEW – OUR WORLD BELOW? – WOLVERHAMPTON 1/7/17”

GIG REVIEW – SET IT OFF – SLAM DUNK MIDLANDS 27/05/17

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As the festival reaches its  final hours, the Key Club stage hosts its second to last band Set It Off. After being second on the Main Stage back in 2015, they may have downgraded stage size, but certainly upped in audience size.

Opening with single ‘Why Worry’, the entire audience was up and jumping  shouting out the lyrics ‘Why? Please tell me why do we worry?’. Opening the show with their most well-known songs certainly hyped the audience, with people singing along to the summer anthem ‘Forever Stuck In Our Youth’ and anger filled ‘The Haunting’. Continue reading “GIG REVIEW – SET IT OFF – SLAM DUNK MIDLANDS 27/05/17”