Having been rattling and jonesing for live music since the early part of 2020 when the idea of a global shutdown was nothing more than a nightmarish concept we were there early for The Offspring's set, determined, hellbent and absolutely sure that we wouldn’t miss a note, a lick or beat of their set. And over more than 90-glorious minutes, SoCal's finest never let us down.
'Control My Sanity' is easily Like Pacific’s most coherent body of work to date, telling the story of vocalist Jordan Black’s experiences through heartbroken and frustrated lyricism.
After teasing fans with singles, 'Weighted', 'Pixelated' and 'Holywater', Volumes could just be the masters of anticipation. Their latest release 'Happier?' has cut the cord of a four-year long drip-feed since their last album 'Different Animals', which debuted in 2017. With major changes to the Los Angeles band since then, will 'Happier?' bring a certain nostalgia or a new beginning?
If you someone asked if underground alternative music in the UK was in rude health, all you’d need to do is point them towards this bill.
A trip down memory lane to 2010, before being brought back into the present of 2021, You Me At Six’s time on stage at PRYZM was one of youthful nostalgia mixed with the fresh new stuff to match.
Black Midi are one of the weirdest, cleverest, insane and most unique bands the UK has. Their live show combines the quirky yet passionate personalities of the band with music that personifies insanity – in the live setting, it’s quite something.
Whilst preparing to tour with PVRIS in 2022, genre-defying, Grammy-nominated Illinoisan Kristine Flaherty, also known as K.Flay, has unveiled her new five-track EP 'Outside Voices'. Contrasting her previous EP, which was released this April, 'Inside Voices' saw collaborations with pop-punk superstar Travis Barker and Rage Against the Machine’s Tom Morello. Although, 'Outside Voices' continues to comment on intricacies of life through K.Flay’s signature sound of alt-pop vocals, indie influences and lo-fi vibes, this time it’s with a 90s grunge edge.
With a new line-up and a new EP, zebrahead have a lot on their hands. This EP comes after over a dozen studio albums and could very well mark a new beginning for the band. This means juggling a lot of expectations from fans new and old, but can they pull it off?
Chicago punk rockers Rise Against visited Kingston to play an acoustic show in support of their Nowhere Generation album and Nowhere Sessions EP. Projects influenced in part by the social and economic troubles their younger fans face. So, it was fitting to see so many of those younger fans waiting in line at PRYZM ahead of their performance.
Fatboy Slim is an icon of UK dance music, having produced hit after hit for the best part of the last 30 years, and now embarking on a UK arena tour with tickets selling out up and down the country, do his tracks still translate well on the live scene?