Tag: gig review

the enemy

Gig review: The Enemy at Leeds 02

After a summer of successful festival appearances the trio embarked on their first tour in three years and were largely enjoyed by the sometimes-unforgiving Leeds crowd.


All the Young – Gig Review

Bounding onstage like a be-lacquered Rick Astley in ubiquitous Roy Orbison shades, vocalist Ryan Dooley appears fairly sure of himself and with a Warner Bros deal secured, some positive recent press and favourable recent testimonials from the likes of Morrissey, why wouldn’t he be?


Gig Review: Death Cab For Cutie – 02 Academy, Glasgow

There’s a swell of anticipation before Death Cab take the stage, it’s been three years almost to the day since their last gig in Scotland and five since their last gig in Glasgow in the altogether too sweaty Barrowlands. Death…


Gig Review: Patrick Wolf at The Cockpit Leeds

There’s a relatively sparse atmosphere upon arrival at The Cockpit for Patrick Wolf’s gig – Cocknbullkid (or at least one of them) are ill, and unable to support. So instead we’re treated to a mixtape of obscure indie songs and…

royal republic

Gig Review: Royal Republic at The Well Leeds

When it comes to Swedish rock bands, I must admit that my knowledge is limited to one band: The Hives. So when a friend of mine told me that Royal Republic were playing in The Well, stressing mainly their Swedish vibe, I thought I might as well go and check them out. The Hives are one of my favourite bands live, so I was curious to see if Royal Republic were as crazy as they are.