Music

After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.

 Jade Patterson

Swine Tax headline Little Buildings- interview

Swine Tax headline Little Buildings- interview

On the October7, Swine Tax, a ‘noisy, artsy Indie rock band’, along with three incredible supporting acts, Primitive Painters, Blushes and WWCP, hit Little Buildings- a fully licensed rehearsal space that also hosts live music. Located in Byker down near the quayside, it’s filled up to the ceiling with fairy-lights along with posters covering the walls, it’s […]

 Louise Barber

LIVE REVIEW: NeckDeep at 02 Academy Newcastle

LIVE REVIEW: NeckDeep at 02 Academy Newcastle

Kicking off the second night of their The Peace and The Panic tour in Newcastle on Saturday night, NeckDeep certainly gave a night to remember to the 2000 strong crowd at the O2 Academy. The five piece Welsh pop-punk band are embarking on a nine night tour around the UK performing tracks such as Kali […]

 Amy Ray

Live Review: New Found Glory at O2 Academy

Live Review: New Found Glory at O2 Academy

Floridian rockers, New Found Glory hit Newcastle with pop punk anthems and nostalgia.

Pop Punk heavyweights New Found Glory are currently on their way around the world and kindly stopped in the UK for their very special 20 Years of Pop Punk anniversary tour. Celebrating two decades as a band, New Found Glory will be playing two classic albums in full every night, providing us with an evening […]

 Louise Barber

LIVE REVIEW: Turnover at Riverside

LIVE REVIEW: Turnover at Riverside

With the release of their third album, Good Nature on August 25, Turnover announced back in June that they would be returning to the UK as part of their world tour. It would be hard to imagine that any of the other venue of their eight date UK leg could be bouncing as much as […]

 Mary Beange

Hit The North 2017: The music festival that took Newcastle by storm

Hit The North, Newcastle’s first ever inner-city music festival was praised as being a major success over bank-holiday weekend, as it saw more than 80 exciting bands play across 15 venues in the city. The multi-venue event saw hundreds of people travelling to the city to get a glimpse of some of the hottest acts […]

 Josh Stothard

NARC Fest 2017: Preview

NARC Fest 2017: Preview

The multi-venue festival is back for another year with the event kicking off this July. NARC Fest gathers some of the hottest independent music performers for a night of diverse sounds. The free festival will leave those in attendance spoiled for choice, from alt-rock and psychedelia to noisy DIY pop and Jazz, there is a venue for […]

 Josh Stothard

Exclusive interview: The Old Pink House

Exclusive interview: The Old Pink House

From bedroom recordings to being announced alongside the likes of Kaiser Chiefs, it’s been quite the journey over the past year for the North East’s very own The Old Pink House. On May 27, the band will be headlining The Cumberland Arms as part of the multi-venue festival Evolution Emerging, one of the biggest music events […]

 Josh Stothard

Preview: Evolution Emerging 2017

Preview: Evolution Emerging 2017

Evolution Emerging returns in its ninth year giving the latest up an coming talent a place to perform. As one of the North East’s biggest events for new music the festival showcases over 40 emerging artists each year across its multiple venues. In the past, Evolution Emerging has unearthed the likes of Hyde and Beast, Shields […]

 Paul Barclay

Interview: Alex Tempest talks Country Music in the UK

Interview: Alex Tempest talks Country Music in the UK

When you think of country music, it is probable that you do not think of the North East or even the UK as one of the main hubs of activity for it. Mostly seen as an American style of music, country has shown some growth outside of the US over time. One of the country artists […]

 Josh Stothard

Review: Fozzy – Judas

For 18 years now Fozzy have been developing their heavy metal and rock sound, from starting as mostly a cover band to releasing their soon to be seventh studio album. Beginning in Atlanta, Georgia back in 1999, the band has seen a steady rise since its first self-titled debut album sold only 4,225 copies and […]

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