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ALBUM REVIEW: Howler ‘World Of Joy’

A band’s second album is always seen as the hard one. They want to develop sound and style without distancing themselves too far from their debut. Minneapolis four-piece Howler released their debut album ‘America Give Up’ just over two years…

ALBUM REVIEW: Metronomy ‘Love Letters’

“What’s your zodiac sign?” “I’m Aquarius” were the 2 tweets that ended the long silence from Metronomy in autumn last year. Their fourth album ‘Love Letters’ hasn’t gone far from their previous material but they’ve evolved and delved deeper into creating…

Black Sabbath LIVE @ LG Arena, Birmingham 20.12.13

Sabbath Bloody Sabbath. “Can you believe we’ve been doing this for 45 fucking years?”, frontman Ozzy Osbourne said with disbelief on the penultimate date of their tour in Birmingham; no one can quite believe it. The release of their 19th…

Peace LIVE @ Birmingham 02 Academy 13.12.13

There’s something special about seeing Peace live but there’s something even more special about seeing Peace live in Birmingham. With a near sell-out crowd, Peace came home to the O2 Academy in Birmingham for the last date of their UK…