In the space of a year on these shores Steel Panther have moved from a night each in Dublin and Belfast, playing the Academy and the Limelight during the Lower The Bar tour, to now having two nights in Vicar Street and a night in the Ulster Hall
collectively, the Voodoo lounge, band AND audience, performed the entirety of the song from beginning to end, word for word, riff for riff, headbang for headbang, mosh for mosh, and it was absolutely stellar craic.
Watch the bands, get involved in a circle pit even, but leave the pictures until after the show. These guys are at their merch stands or at the bar and more than happy to chat after the gig.
As expected from any grindcore show, energy levels are insane.
We sat down for a chat with Wednesday 13 before his headline show in Dublin. He told us about how his music with Frankenstein Drag Queens from Planet 13 became more popular after collaborating with Joey Jordison. He discussed future releases and re-releases from both Murderdolls and his own band. He talked making horror movies and his thoughts on Rob Zombie’s work
The only constant member of the pioneering industrial metal band since its inception as a synth-pop outfit in 1981, Uncle Al emerges sporting a fluffy white waistcoat, Lennon shades, and enough facial piercings to shame any rebellious goth teenager.
Words: Alan Daly Photos: Olga Kuzmenko \ Olga Kuzmenko Photography Recently Ireland tried once again to add to their impressive tally of wins at the Eurovision Song Contest. Given Johnny Logan wasn’t representing us once more, we decided not to watch and instead we attended a far more relevant music competition – The Bloodstock Metal […]
A lot of bands have been bringing their tours to Dublin for the first time recently, and tonight two more acts pop their Irish cherries; Myrkur and Epica.
Right on schedule, the five-piece fronted by the ever-jovial frontman Chuck Billy take to the stage and open with the title track from their most recent album Brotherhood of the Snake.
On what is undoubtedly Ireland’s biggest night of metal of the year so far, by far, the Tivoli Theatre hosts a fearsome foursome of international heavy hitters and a capacity crowd.