Category: Events

INTERVIEW: [Spunge]

This weekend will see Howlfest take over The Exchange in Bristol in spectacular style with a whole host of brilliant bands. [Spunge] are one of those bands and legends in their own right. I caught up with lead singer Alex to talk about beer, Howlfest and of course . . .  beer.  First up, how …

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INTERVIEW: Hamartia

With less then two weeks to go until Howlfest in Bristol I thought it was time to catch up with some of the fantastic acts playing on the day. Bristol based alt rockers Hamartia are looking forward to playing and we can’t wait to watch them. But before all of that, get to know them …

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INTERVIEW: The Bar-Steward Sons of Val Doonican

After watching The Bar Steward Sons of Val Doonican own the stage at Watchet Festival last year, I was incredibly pleased to hear the hilarious trio were heading back this Summer. They were the highlight of my weekend and one of my favourite discoveries of last year. With a busy Summer ahead I thought I …

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VIDEO RELEASE: Dremora

Last week Somerset based metallers Dremora released their brand new video for Hell’s Temptation. Tonight they play at The Cobblestone’s in Bridgwater as part of the Metal 2 The Masses along with Doomicidal, Athelas and Concrete Donkey with the hope of securing a slot at this summer’s Bloodstock Festival.  Make sure you check out their …

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INTERVIEW: Cosmic Ninja

Returning to Godney Gathering for a second year running  as well as releasing a brand new EP in May, there seems to be no stopping Bristol based electro rockers Cosmic Ninja. Over the past couple of years they have built a solid fan base here in the South West which is no doubt going to …

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Interview: Press to MECO

With one month to go until Howlfest in Bristol it is time to get to know some of the awesome acts the all day festival has to offer.  This time it is the turn of London based rockers Press to MECO. With an acoustic tour already under their belts this year and a wealth of …

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ICYMI: Watchet Festival Announcement

Two big acts are making their way to Watchet Festival this summer as well as some incredibly popular returnees.  Joining Embrace and Alabama 3 are the legendary Lightning Seeds and murder on the dance floor hit maker Sophie Ellis Bexter.  Gaz Brookfield, The Bar Steward Sons of Val Doonican and more will also be spending …

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Glastonbury Calling: My Adventure

  For me Glastonbury Calling began with an appearance on Gfm’s Thursday Live show with Ian Liversidge & some of the members from the Glastonbury Calling team. We were talking all about the acts that were due to perform at the event & our thoughts. I had to read out the lineup & talk about …

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Interview: Black River Sinners

  Country music is finally being appreciated here in the UK with the likes of The Shires flying the flag and C2C becoming a big date in the musical calendar. Thanks to all this love, bands like Black River Sinners have a platform to perform the music they love. This summer you will be able …

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Announcement: Metal 2 The Masses – Somerset

Yesterday The Cobblestones in Bridgwater announced the wave of bands who will be competing at this year’s Metal 2 The Masses. For a chance to win a spot at Bloodstock Festival, bands from all across Somerset will bring out their best metal gear to prove why they are worthy.  You can preview each act by …

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