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.

The Lovely Eggs returned to Northampton after a four-ish year absence on Sunday night. They played to a sold out Labour Club and were ace. The duo’s latest single Drug Braggin’ is out now on ‘psychedelic swirl’ vinyl and absolutely worth buying. You can pick up a copy here.