Black Honey headlined Esquires in Bedford last night. Great gig and absolutely packed. The Brighton four piece are currently playing across the UK, touring in support of their latest single Somebody Better. These guys have some cracking tunes, full of pop hooks. Absolutely worth checking out if you can. For […]

Idles kicked off their UK tour at Esquires last night. Easily the best gig I’ve seen this year so far and I’m pretty certain come December, this’ll be in the running for one of the best of 2017. The band is out on a huge jaunt across the UK so […]



Not strictly Independent Venue Week this one, but two great bands at a great Independent venue, just before #IVW17. Estrons, pictured above and Indian Queens below. Both were ace, with probably Indian Queens edging it for me. They’ve next to nothing out currently, but deserve your attention. Their debut single […]


First gig of 2017. Devil You Know kicked off their UK tour at the Cruafurd Arms on Tuesday. The band is fronted by former Killswitch Engage singer Howard Jones and also features former Bleeding Through bassist, Ryan Wombacher, Trivium drummer Nick Augusto and All Shall Perish guitarist Francesco Artusato.  

Here’s a few photos of country music duo The Shires who headlined a sold out gig at Royal & Derngate tonight. The Shires are currently on tour across the country following the release of their second album, My Universe, which came out in September. For more tour dates, visit the band’s […]

Here’s a few pics of Skindred who headlined the Roadmender in Northampton tonight. Great gig and some nice lighting at the venue. There will be a full review online at the Northampton Chron tomorrow and I’ll add a few pics of the mighty Raging Speedhorn as well. Benji has better […]

Here’s a few of We Are Scientists who played a sold out show at Esquires in Bedford on Thursday night. A fantastic night of ace songs and great onstage banter. Will be writing a proper review of it in the not too distant future.