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 […]

 Karl Maguire

Review: Deftones – Gore Album

More than 20 years after the release of their debut record, Sacramento metal band Deftones continue to evolve and experiment with the release of their eighth LP, Gore. Far removed from their early nu-metal roots, Gore presents an intriguing amalgamation of influences from a wide range of genres, combining the ferocity of metal with post-rock ambience […]

 Paul Barclay

Review of Killswitch Engage “Incarnate”

Review of Killswitch Engage “Incarnate”

For 17 years, Massachusetts born band Killswitch Engage have been producing their high quality brand of melodic metalcore music, expertly blending hard riffs, blastbeat drumming and heavy beatdowns with hugely melodic choruses, creating many incredible anthems. In that time and in between relentless touring, they have released seven albums, all of which are at least […]

 Paul Barclay

Review: Mötley Crüe at Metro Radio Arena

Review: Mötley Crüe at Metro Radio Arena

Since 1981, the self proclaimed Saints of Los Angeles, Mötley Crüe have been rocking all over the world with their brand of sleaze filled, occasionally glammed up rock 'n' roll. But now, after 34 years, it is coming to an end.

After embarking on a final world tour which ends on New Years Eve in Los Angeles, the band will then be calling it quits and having a very well deserved rest. So, with this in mind, do they still rock live? Before we find out, we first have the theatrics of Alice Cooper. Watching some […]

 Leah Goodwin

Lower Than Atlantis embark on their sold out UK tour before leaving music industry forever

Lower Than Atlantis burst onto the scene with a curious hybrid of punk-rock swagger and lyrically well-led tunes, playing their part in the rise of post-hardcore, alternative rock bands. Now, their chart-climbing, self-titled studio album proves that they are capable of turning their hand to a different pop sound. Northern Lights caught up with lead […]

 Rachael Harker

Interview: Wille and the Bandits “We’ve always found the North East crowds are into different music and are really responsive”

Interview: Wille and the Bandits “We’ve always found the North East crowds are into different music and are really responsive”

Passionate and tour loving band Wille and the Bandits spoke to us about playing in Sunderland, their time touring with Status Quo, their fans, their influences, festival season and the best kebab in the world. They continue their European Tour and start a new tour in October this year. We wanted to find out more […]

 Rachael Harker

Review: Wille and the Bandits @ INDEPENDENT

Review: Wille and the Bandits @ INDEPENDENT

Wille and the Bandits took to Sunderland’s Independent last Friday night (March 20). After a quick hello the band wasted no time in getting straight into their set. The small crowd kept the gig chilled and relaxed which suited the blues rock sound of the band perfectly. The three piece band, made up of frontman […]

 Leah Goodwin

Review: Little Comets @ Newcastle’s O2 Academy

Review: Little Comets @ Newcastle’s O2 Academy

Little Comets took to Newcastle’s O2 Academy stage on Saturday (March 14). The atmosphere got giddier by the second as local lads Little Comets prepared to enter the stage and celebrate the last stop on their UK tour. When Jarrow brothers Rob and Mickey Coles and Washington’s Matt Hall arrived, whistles and cheers broke out. […]

 Emma Muir

Review of Think Floyd @ Sunderland's Empire Theatre

Review of Think Floyd @ Sunderland's Empire Theatre

The “Definitive Pink Floyd Experience” Think Floyd rocked Sunderland’s Empire Theatre on Sunday night (March 1). The one-off show is part of the tribute band’s new tour for 2015, celebrating the 40th Anniversary of the 1975 album, Wish You Were Here. The band played the full album during the show as well as other popular songs […]

 Hanna Valley

Enter Shikari to play at Middlesbrough Town Hall this weekend

Enter Shikari to play at Middlesbrough Town Hall this weekend

Enter Shikari are set to tour across the UK to celebrate the release of their much hyped fourth album. The album was released online on January 19,and includes singles The Last Garrison and Anesthetist. The album has received many good reviews, and features the trademark mix of electronic music with rock and post-hardcore, displaying every aspect of their […]