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Amplified Festival – 21st to 23rd July 2017 – Day Three

Words & photos by Tony Gaskin and Rich Ward

Evil Scarecrow

Amplified Festival – 21st to 23rd July 2017 – Day Two

Words & photos by Tony Gaskin and Rich Ward

UFO

UFO & Jared James Nichols @ Birmingham Town Hall – 27 July 2017

Review by Dean Pedley, Photos by Rich Ward

Codex Alimentarius - Amplified Festival 2017

Amplified Festival – 21st to 23rd July 2017 – Day One

Words and photos by Tony Gaskin and Rich Ward

Sacred Reich @ Academy 2, Birmingham – Thursday 27 July 2017

Sacred Reich @ Academy 2, Birmingham – Thursday 27 July 2017

Old school thrash, the American way!

Blink 182

Blink 182 @ Barclaycard Arena, Birmingham – Friday 7th July 2017

Review by Claire Frays, photos by Russ Tierney

Cheap Trick

Cheap Trick + Stone Broken @ O2 Academy, Bristol – Thursday 29th June 2017

Review & photos by Rich Ward

Ian Hunter + The Worry Dolls  @ Birmingham Town Hall - Sunday 25th June 2017

Ian Hunter + The Worry Dolls @ Birmingham Town Hall – Sunday 25th June 2017

Ritchie Blackmore's Rainbow

Ritchie Blackmore’s Rainbow @ Genting Arena, Birmingham – Wednesday, 28th June 2017

Reviewed by Angie K

Blue Oyster Cult + Jared James Nicholls @ Rock City, Nottingham - Wednesday June 28th, 2017

Blue Oyster Cult + Jared James Nicholls @ Rock City, Nottingham – Wednesday June 28th, 2017

Review by Paul Quinton

Desertfest @ Camden, north London - 28-30 April 2017

Desertfest @ Camden, north London – 28-30 April 2017

If a never-ending spiral of stoner, sludge and doom sounds like your bag, then the annual Desertfest pageant in Camden, north London is not to be missed. Paul Castles made the trip to cover the first two days for Midlands Rocks. Anyone looking to ease themselves gently into Desertfest 2017 would have been sorely disappointed when confronted […]

Trinity Live 2017 @ The Assembly, Leamington, Saturday, May 27th, 2017

Trinity Live 2017 @ The Assembly, Leamington, Saturday, May 27th, 2017

Review by Paul Quinton

Mark Lanegan + Duke Garwood – O2 Institute, Digbeth – Monday 19 June 2017

Mark Lanegan + Duke Garwood – O2 Institute, Digbeth – Monday 19 June 2017

That voice…

KISS

KISS + The Dives @ Barclaycard Arena, Birmingham – Sunday 28th May 2017

Review by Paul Quinton, photos by Russ Tierney

Whiskey Myers @ Institute, Birmingham – Sunday 21 May 2017

Whiskey Myers @ Institute, Birmingham – Sunday 21 May 2017

Review by Dean Pedley, photos by Rich Ward

Swans @ The Asylum, Birmingham – Wednesday 24 May 2017

Swans @ The Asylum, Birmingham – Wednesday 24 May 2017

More than music, more than a gig, more than a performance…

Riverside @ The Assembly, Leamington Spa - Sunday 21st May 2017

Riverside @ The Assembly, Leamington Spa – Sunday 21st May 2017

  Review by Paul Quinton

Paul Rodgers @ Leicester De Montfort Hall - Wednesday 17th May 2017

Paul Rodgers @ Leicester De Montfort Hall – Wednesday 17th May 2017

It may only have been just over six months since Paul Rodgers toured the UK with Bad Company, but that hasn’t stopped a more than enthusiastic turn out at Leicester’s De Montfort Hall to see him return, this time with a celebratory set based purely on songs from the early days of Free. Opening the […]

Monster Magnet @ O2 Academy 2, Birmingham – Sunday 21 May 2017

Monster Magnet @ O2 Academy 2, Birmingham – Sunday 21 May 2017

Dopes to Infinity and beyond…

Napalm Death

Campaign for Musical Destruction @ O2 Institute, Digbeth – Tuesday 9 May 2017

Napalm Death + Brujeria + Power Trip + Lock Up