The cheer that greeted Backyard Babies guitarist Dregen almost lifted the roof of The Garage. They then proceeded to lay waste to some of the Super$hit 666 songs as well as a storming cover of Motörhead’s ‘Ace of Spades’.
“We needed to use every part of our fucking bodies to make this work, if it’s there a spare appendage, I’m sure if we had got more rehearsal we would have been beating stuff with our dicks to get extra sounds out”
The mix of styles, ballad\ classical vs symphonic \ power metal is an interesting clash and for any other band it would probably be a disaster. Not so for X Japan who seamlessly blend it all together to deliver a unique, moving experience and one that probably won’t be seen again in the UK for some time to come.
For the first time in years, the Wildhearts’ set was to feature Danny on bass once more during the encores, something that, naturally, had spiked interest in the fans and by the time the band arrived on stage, the crowd were chomping at the bit.
We’re all really proud of how it turned out, even though it’s been a bit of a… it felt like a slight anti-climax, really, if that’s one way of putting it.
Sneaky inclusion of multiple female vocalists sparks Internet forum frenzy as Hey!Hello! finally release their troubled second album.
With a punk spirit and a take-no-shit attitude Hey! Hello! are an ultra-catchy noise pop group armed with a truck full of great tunes.
As you picture a little ‘crotch pot cooking’ we are reminded of what happened in Cambridge. It was a gig so hot that half of the band members and crew fell ill through dehydration and the following show, a second night at the Portland Arms had to be cancelled.
You may think it difficult to smile and sing along to a song about suicide but we do just that with ‘Do You?’ which has one of the most infectious choruses.