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Gig Reviews : The Midlands Rocks
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Fires That Divide @ Katie Fitzgerald’s, Stourbridge – Saturday 4 August 2018

Fires That Divide @ Katie Fitzgerald’s, Stourbridge – Saturday 4 August 2018

An exceptional live act…

Pallbearer + Tuskar @ The Underworld, Camden, London - Monday 16th July, 2018

Pallbearer + Tuskar @ The Underworld, Camden, London – Monday 16th July, 2018

Doom melting pot…

Roger Waters @ The Arena, Birmingham - Saturday 7th July, 2018

Roger Waters @ The Arena, Birmingham – Saturday 7th July, 2018

Reviewed by Paul Quinton

Visigoth + Arkham Witch @ Boston Music Room, Tufnell Park, London - Friday 6th July, 2018

Visigoth + Arkham Witch @ Boston Music Room, Tufnell Park, London – Friday 6th July, 2018

Steel yourself…

Ramblin' Man Fair - Sunday 1st July 2018

Ramblin’ Man Fair – Sunday 1st July 2018

Keep on Ramblin’

M2TM Final @ The Hammer And The Anvil, Birmingham - Sunday 8th July, 2018

M2TM Final @ The Hammer And The Anvil, Birmingham – Sunday 8th July, 2018

 Final countdown…

Belphegor + Melechesh @ The Dome, Tufnell Park, London - Monday 18th June, 2018

Belphegor + Melechesh @ The Dome, Tufnell Park, London – Monday 18th June, 2018

For whom the Bel tolls…

Ramblin' Man Fair - Saturday 30th June 2018

Ramblin’ Man Fair – Saturday 30th June 2018

Saturday at the Fair…

Download Festival Round Up - Sunday 10th June 2018

Download Festival Round Up – Sunday 10th June 2018

Review by Claire Frays and Dean Pedley

Tony Iommi @ Birmingham Town Hall - Saturday 23rd June 2018

Tony Iommi @ Birmingham Town Hall – Saturday 23rd June 2018

This was Tony Iommi’s second time at the Town Hall for an ‘in conversation with’ evening. The first one being a couple of years ago and which gave the hint that Sabbath’s final shows would take place in Birmingham. Of course, those triumphant shows were well over a year ago, so it’s a perfect time to […]

Billy Idol + The Professionals @ Birmingham O2 Academy - Thursday 21st June 2018

Billy Idol + The Professionals @ Birmingham O2 Academy – Thursday 21st June 2018

Hot In The City…..

Download Festival Round Up - Saturday 9th June 2018

Download Festival Round Up – Saturday 9th June 2018

Review by Claire Frays and Dean Pedley.

Download Festival Round Up - Friday 8th June 2018

Download Festival Round Up – Friday 8th June 2018

Words and Images by Claire Frays Avenged Sevenfold And More….

Guns N' Roses @ Download Festival - Saturday 9th June 2018

Guns N’ Roses @ Download Festival – Saturday 9th June 2018

Appetite for More…

Thunder @ Download Festival - Saturday 9th June 2018

Thunder @ Download Festival – Saturday 9th June 2018

Fast approaching thirty years since their memorable performance at Monsters of Rock, Thunder remain the perfect band for a mid-afternoon festival slot when the crowd really needs a shot of energy and enthusiasm to carry them through into the evening. And so it proved to be at Download 2018 this past weekend with Danny Bowes, […]

Suffocation @ The Underworld, London- Monday 4th June 2018

Suffocation @ The Underworld, London- Monday 4th June 2018

Review by Emily Castles

King King + Steve Hill @ The Robin 2 - Thursday 31st May 2018

King King + Steve Hill @ The Robin 2 – Thursday 31st May 2018

Review by Paul H Birch

Ozzy Osbourne @ Download Festival - Sunday 10th June 2018

Ozzy Osbourne @ Download Festival – Sunday 10th June 2018

The Perfect Finale…

Apparition + Winter in Eden + Serpentyne + Control The Storm + Alice In Thunderland @ The Robin, Bilston - Sunday, May 6th 2018

Apparition + Winter in Eden + Serpentyne + Control The Storm + Alice In Thunderland @ The Robin, Bilston – Sunday, May 6th 2018

Reviewed by Paul Quinton

Foreigner

Foreigner + Joanne Shaw Taylor + John Parr @ The Symphony Hall, Birmingham – Tuesday 15th May 2018

Juke box heroes…….