Tabitha Peverley

Album review: The Overtones by The Overtones

Album review: The Overtones by The Overtones

Bringing some swing music magic to their latest album, The Overtones are back and just as brilliant as ever. It’s been a tough year for the band, with the unexpected death of their band mate and lead singer Timmy Matley in April. The newly minted four piece have put a lot of emotion and passion […]

 Plamedie Poto-poto

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 […]

 Mark Tyers

Review: Beth Macari @ Surf Cafe

The surfers were out and a balmy, golden twilight was in full effect, bathing Tynemouth beach in a Southern California esque glow as this reviewer walked along the cliff road to the North East’s live-music-venue of-the -moment; The Surf Cafe, to catch an intimate performance from up-and-coming original Soul & Funk singer Beth Macari and […]

 Michael Cross

Review: Panic! At The Disco – Death Of A Bachelor

Review: Panic! At The Disco – Death Of A Bachelor

Now with their fifth studio album debuting at Billboard’s number one, and entering the top five in the UK, Panic! At The Disco’s – Death Of A Bachelor is a rollercoaster of an album. Packed full of anthemic choruses, infectious beats and a relatively new sound, showcases Brandon Urie’s ability to tell a story in […]

 Paul Barclay

Review: Lifehouse Out Of The Wasteland

14 years on from the debut album No Name Face, which spawned their biggest hit Hanging By A Moment, Lifehouse are back with their new album Out Of The Wasteland. This is the seventh album of their career and their first since leaving their previous label Geffen. Previous album Almeria had a very mixed response […]

 Katherine Shanks

Review: Kasabian at Newcastle's Metro Radio Arena

Review: Kasabian at Newcastle's Metro Radio Arena

It’s December 11 and inside Newcastle’s Metro Radio Arena, a big night is about to take place. After their explosive appearance at Glastonbury, it was only a matter of time before Kasabian made their return to the North East. The release of their fourth number one album 48:13 has seen the band take yet another step in becoming […]

 Steph Chungu

Review: Iggy Azalea – The New Classic

Review: Iggy Azalea – The New Classic

Amethyst Kelly may only be in the music industry for a couple of years, but she has made a big impact on it. Initially gaining recognition for her part in Steve Aoki’s Beat Down, as well as her own mixtapes, Iggy Azalea has set the bar high for her debut album. Her singles have caught the […]