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tyketto

Tyketto + Kane’d @ The Queen’s Hall, Nuneaton – Monday, November 13th, 2017,

Review by Paul Quinton

Marilyn Manson @ Civic Hall, Wolverhampton – Wednesday 6 December 2017

Marilyn Manson @ Civic Hall, Wolverhampton – Wednesday 6 December 2017

A broken leg and not enough middle fingers…

Mastodon + Red Fang + Russian Circles @ Civic Hall, Wolverhampton – Monday 4 December 2017

Mastodon + Red Fang + Russian Circles @ Civic Hall, Wolverhampton – Monday 4 December 2017

A mighty racket…

Mark Lanegan Photo by Steve Gullick

Mark Lanegan + Duke Garwood + Joe Cardamone @ The Wulfrun, Wolverhampton, UK – Wednesday 29 November 2017

Hypnotic, enchanting, commanding…

Queen + Adam Lambert

Queen + Adam Lambert @ Arena Birmingham – Thursday 30th November 2017

In the first of two visits to Birmingham Arena, Queen + Adam Lambert performed to to a 14,000 capacity crowd with  a spectacular two hour show taking in the very best of Queen’s catalogue of hits and much loved favourites.

Great White

Rockingham Festival – Day 3 – Sunday 22nd October 2017

Review & photos by Stephen Brophy

Bad Touch + Mollie Marriott + MeMe Detroit @ The Empire, Coventry - Saturday 25th November 2017

Bad Touch + Mollie Marriott + MeMe Detroit @ The Empire, Coventry – Saturday 25th November 2017

Black Star Riders

Hard Rock Hell XI @ Hafan Y Mor Holiday Park, Pwlheli, North Wales – Day 2

Day Two, Saturday, November 11th, 2017 Reviewed by Paul Quinton

Y&T

Hard Rock Hell XI @ Hafan Y Mor Holiday Park, Pwlheli, North Wales – Day 1

Day One, Friday, November 10th, 2017 Reviewed by Paul Quinton

Opeth + Enslaved @ O2 Institute, Birmingham – Wednesday 22 November 2017

Opeth + Enslaved @ O2 Institute, Birmingham – Wednesday 22 November 2017

Epic…

Deep Purple

Deep Purple + Europe + Cats In Space @ Birmingham Arena – Friday 17th November 2017

Deep Purple return to Birmingham in support of their latest Infinite album, bringing with them Cats In Space & Europe for an indulgent evening of classic rock.

The Cadillac Three @ O2 Academy, Birmingham – Friday 17 November 2017

The Cadillac Three @ O2 Academy, Birmingham – Friday 17 November 2017

Cadillacin’ Across The UK… For some four years now three dudes from Nashville, Tennessee have been coming over to the UK and building a reputation as one of the hottest live tickets around. Jaren Johnston, Kelby Ray Caldwell and Neil Mason, aka The Cadillac Three, first took to a stage in Birmingham when they supported […]

Alice Cooper

Alice Cooper @ Arena, Birmingham – Tuesday 14th November 2017

Review by Dean Pedley, photos by Rich Ward

Vince Neil

Rockingham Festival – Day 2 – Saturday 21st October 2017

Review & photos by Stephen Brophy

Venom Prison + Corrupt Moral Altar + God Complex @ The Flapper, Birmingham – Monday 13 November 2017

Venom Prison + Corrupt Moral Altar + God Complex @ The Flapper, Birmingham – Monday 13 November 2017

Dark, dirty and unremittingly aggressive savagery… on a school night too!

Black Star Riders

Black Star Riders + Blues Pills + Tax The Heat @ Wulfrun Hall – Wednesday 8 November 2017

Some five years and three studio albums behind them and Black Star Riders are now a firmly established act with 2017 arguably having been their most successful year so far with Heavy Fire debuting inside the Top 10 of the UK Album Chart. That said, the Wulfrun is by no means at full capacity in what is […]

John Parr

Rockingham Festival – Day 1 – Friday 20th October 2017

Review & photos by Stephen Brophy

Big Business + Stinky Wizzleteat + LongFallBoots + Oily Toys @ The Flapper, Birmingham – Thursday 9 November 2017

Big Business + Stinky Wizzleteat + LongFallBoots + Oily Toys @ The Flapper, Birmingham – Thursday 9 November 2017

Madness. Beautiful, beautiful madness…

The Von Hertzen Brothers + The Parallax Method @ The Rescue Rooms, Nottingham - Sunday 5th  November 2017

The Von Hertzen Brothers + The Parallax Method @ The Rescue Rooms, Nottingham – Sunday 5th November 2017

Reviewed by Paul Quinton

Romeo's Daughter + Hand Of Dimes @ Eleven, Stoke-On Trent - Saturday, 4th November 2017

Romeo’s Daughter + Hand Of Dimes @ Eleven, Stoke-On Trent – Saturday, 4th November 2017

Review by Paul Quinton