Making their unexpected live return at this year's Reading & Leeds Festival as a last-minute booking to fill the Main Stage West two days prior to their Saturday mid-afternoon slot, Surrey pop-rockers You Me At Six were no late arrival, but rather the headlining act at the O2 Forum Kentish Town on the band's first full UK tour back since ‘Back Again’ world tour and the groups deserved Gunnersville Festival headliner slot back in 2019, in a world where live music never got stopped in its tracks.
The Slam Dunk Festival 2021 line-up had been one that heavy music fans had been waiting for what seemed like eternity. Since its original announcement for Slam Dunk 2020, the line-up had gone through many changes and has somehow managed to stay absolutely brilliant. It really was a day in the diary not to be missed.
With this show originally scheduled for March 2020, fans had to wait a little bit longer than planned to see the power pairing of genre-blending BLOXX and Scottish power rock outfit Twin Atlantic at Bournemouth’s Old Fire Station. But it's true, good things do come to those who wait.
The UK’s biggest party was welcomed back to Bramham Park on the 26th - 28th August 2021. This year Leeds festival had sold-out in record time, and had been sold-out for months, so to say people were hyped would be the understatement of the year.
Fresh off the back of their third UK appearance across the Reading and Leeds Festival weekend, the 80’s retro-esque dynamic duo from another time and universe that is I DONT KNOW HOW BUT THEY FOUND ME took to the O2 Forum in Kentish Town to bring a little bit of razzmatazz and pizzazz to the people of London town and the fantastical two piece did not disappoint on this sold-out headliner.
Leprous' Aphelion preview live stream was the perfect way to kickstart this new chapter of the band, giving everyone a chance to hear the stellar new output from the quintet, two days before anyone else.
Sheffield's biggest party was welcomed back into Hillsborough Park over the weekend of July 23rd - July 25th, as the twelfth edition of Tramlines Festival made its triumphant return to Steel City. It showcased the best music, film and comedy that local Sheffield acts and UK wide talent has to offer and featured flares, flying drinks and sets across five stages from Sarah Nulty’s Main Stage to T’Other Stage and The Leadmill Stage to The Open Arms. Tramlines put on a true northern style long weekender.
The recent ten thousand capacity Download Pilot event witnessed the welcomed live return of a full camping festival as part of the UK Government's pilot scheme to help open up live music. We were lucky enough to attend the memorable live event, find out what we thought about the artists we saw over the weekend!
Live music is the lifeblood for a band like Twenty One Pilots. Their most recent live stream experience brought the duos candid expressions and wild imaginations to life like no other livestream has done over the last fourteen months, with brighter, bolder sights bringing 'Scaled and Icy' and the bands otherwise colour themed back catalogue to life with an hour long carefully choreographed, musical and visual masterpiece of an experience. This is the stunningly immersive story of 'Scaled and Icy'.
In a world where virtual concerts will hopefully be a thing of the past in three months' time, it is difficult to persuade fans that spending money on a virtual gig is worth their time. Insane production and uniqueness to get fans excited is needed in abundance – so do Black Peaks provide that in their live streaming effort?