gigs: NME Awards Tour 2015, Newcastle

gigs: NME Awards Tour 2015, Newcastle

With the shock departure of The Amazing Snakeheads from the prestigious NME Awards Tour in association with Austen, Texas; it was up to The Wytches to fill the gaping hole, alongside dynamic duo Slaves, the controversial Fat White Family and of course, headliners, Palma Violets, at Newcastle's O2 Academy, on Saturday 21st February. With openers [...]

gigs: DMA’s @ O2 Academy Newcastle

gigs: DMA’s @ O2 Academy Newcastle

It’s ever-so-often that a main headliner’s hand-picked support band wipes the floor and blows everything out of the water for the rest of the night. On Thursday 6th November, Manchester’s Courteeners took up residency at Newcastle Upon-Tyne’s O2 Academy and brought along the surprising support of Australia’s own DMA’s. Casually chugging beer and performing to [...]

gigs: The Horrors @ Riverside Newcastle

gigs: The Horrors @ Riverside Newcastle

In retrospect, the evolution of Southend-On-Sea's finest indie rock band, The Horrors, is a mesmerising image to behold and should ultimately be celebrated. Following their seminal fourth album, Luminous', release earlier this year; The Horrors - who have vastly matured since their obscure Strange House era - arrived at the second night of their October [...]