SOiL rock the North-East

On a chilly November evening, somewhere on the bank of the Tyne, between bars and bridges, a sound check took place in The Riverside. A lone tour bus sat outside, lights on, curtains closed. A small group of people start to form a huddle of excitement and anticipation. Behind the closed doors, SOiL prepare to take the…

Where Nerds Rule: MCM Comic Con 2016

So…MCM Comic Con came to London’s Excel Centre on the weekend of Halloween. Over 80,000 cosplayers and sci-fi, horror and film fans swarmed upon the vast expanses of one of London’s most spacious exhibition venues – many having no doubt spent the past few weeks (probably even months) adding the final details to their costumes.…

Hyena Kill Live Review

So many bands have come through London who I’ve seen before yet just can’t be bothered to go and see again… Perhaps due to lack of originality, atmosphere, or whatever else it is that usually fails to get the juices flowing…I rarely head out on a Tuesday night these days for those very reasons. But…