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REVIEW: The Script at Metro Radio Arena

REVIEW: The Script at Metro Radio Arena

What does freedom mean to you? That is the question The Script asks their fans. The concert generates answers from supporters around the world about the importance of being free. After a two-year absence from Newcastle, alternative pop-rock band The Script returned to animate the Geordies at the Metro Radio Arena. The trio were greeted […]

 Plamedie Poto-poto

The Script to tour Newcastle following the release of their latest album Freedom Child

The Script to tour Newcastle following the release of their latest album Freedom Child

Fans living in the North East can look forward to seeing Danny O’Donoghue and the boys at the Metro Radio Arena next week as they showcase songs from their new album. Freedom Child celebrates the band’s long-anticipated return, which explores the struggles of today’s broken society and combines personal accounts of The Script while staying […]

 Lindsey Gray

DON BROCO come to Northumbria Institute

DON BROCO come to Northumbria Institute

Don Broco are no strangers to Newcastle. Last time they played in the city was at Riverside back in summer 2015, they loved us so much they played two shows — one for each of their albums, which they played in full, Priorities and Automatic. Fast forward to 2018 and they’re back here, playing at […]

 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 […]

 Jordan Davidson

Music collective ‘The Rookery’ hold launch event on Saturday February 25

Music collective ‘The Rookery’ hold launch event on Saturday February 25

DIY attitude from Bolton is set to conquer the North East with The Rookery's launch event Saturday February 25.

  Originally hailing from Bolton, music collective ‘The Rookery’ will celebrate their launch in Newcastle on the 25th of February at the Cluny. The event’s goal is to bring music lovers together and round up emerging bands, musicians and creatives from across the North East for an improvised performance. Following a day of drop in […]

 Jordan Davidson

Top 5 Gig Venues in the North East

Top 5 Gig Venues in the North East

Far too often I hear people saying “music isn’t as good as it used to be” as they reminisce about the good old days when promising new artists could be found on every street corner. To those people I say calmly but firmly “you’re wrong.”

The music scene, particularly in the North East, is every bit as vibrant and promising as it always was – you just have to look a little harder. And a big part of staying in touch with the fantastic artists that modern music has to offer is knowing where to go and see them live. […]

 Francisco Andrade

Review: The Neighbourhood – Wiped Out!

Californian pop-rock group The Neighbourhood released their second album in late October, following their debut in 2013 with I Love You, and like its predecessor it hasn’t had a big impact in the music world. Their new work, Wiped Out, is a follow-up in the groups’  Southern-California-melancholy melody that seems to be getting more and more in vogue […]

 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 […]

 Eleanor Tidswell

Coquin Migale on re-releasing GOLD, upcoming gigs and being featured in NME

Coquin Migale on re-releasing GOLD, upcoming gigs and being featured in NME

Coquin Migale, made up of Alex Soper (guitar and vocals), Matthew Wooton (guitar), Dan Rawlinson (drums) and Stevie Kane (bass), are set to re-release GOLD as a single on the March 20, which was originally released as part of their EP The Yellow Room. After personally being asked by PEACE to support them on stage at their […]

 Lee Hawthorn

Lisbon to headline first o2 Academy Newcastle gig

Lisbon to headline first o2 Academy Newcastle gig

With 2014 being full of highs for Whitley Bay’s Lisbon, the lads look likely to top the past twelve months with the release of their Life Is Good EP, supporting Little Comets on their upcoming tour and headlining their first gig in Newcastle’s o2 Academy. Having started 2015 recording in Rockfield Studios, previously used by […]