LIVE REVIEW: Marilyn Manson @ O2 Academy, Glasgow

“I might be a bit broken, but you can’t break me,” screamed shock-rocker Marilyn Manson as the curtain fell for his adoring fans. After suffering a terrifying injury when a prop crushed him in September, the creative mind behind Marilyn Manson didn’t let this hold him back. Instead of getting some bed rest, his full […]

LIVE REVIEW: The Stone Roses @ Hampden, Glasgow

Manchester’s favourite sons The Stone Roses graced the Hampden stage on Saturday (24 June) in a triumph of classic anthems in what is speculated to be their last hurrah. 🎶 Primal Scream Glasgow indie rockers Primal Scream were the main support act for the night. As the crowd eagerly awaited the classics of Movin’ On […]

REVIEW: Declan McKenna

As Glasgow’s famous King Tuts rapidly filled up with eager young fans, you would be forgiven in thinking the venue had been transported back to the 90s. Retro Kappa jackets, ankle grazers and Dr Martens, the crowd was well kitted out to see rising star Declan McKenna. The atmosphere was palpable with excitement bouncing off […]

LIVE REVIEW: Twin Atlantic, SSE Hydro, Glasgow

Twin Atlantic Support: Lonely the Brave, Eliza and the Bear SSE Hydro, Glasgow, 9/5/15 I’ve been to the Hydro several times, to see some big names, but I’ve never seen anyone get as warm or as enthusiastic a reception as Twin Atlantic. The boys were home and Glasgow was so, so happy to have them. Lonely the […]

LIVE REVIEW: The Decemberists

The Decemberists 02 Academy, Glasgow 13/2/15 After four years of silence following the success of their number 1 album The King is Dead , everyone’s favorite indie-rock oddballs are back, at last, with a brand new album. And what better place to kick of a seven-stop UK tour than the undisputable hometown of folky-rocky-pop? Glasgow’s […]

LIVE REVIEW: Little Dragon

Little Dragon O2 ABC, Glasgow, 23/11/14 Little Dragon, the Swedish four-piece known for their off the wall RnB electro pop, creep onstage without much of a fuss. They enter slowly, wild figures flickering under the lights, largely masked by steam and smoke. Much like their audience, the silhouettes are all beards and man buns, apart from […]

LIVE REVIEW: Ed Sheeran, SSE Hydro, Glasgow

Ed Sheeran Support: Jamie Lawson, Saint Raymond SSE Hydro, Glasgow, 31/10/14 Even with hours before the doors were scheduled to open, Ed Sheeran’s fans were queueing outside The Hydro, waiting to get in. From the start it was clear this was not a show to miss. Fans were pushing and shoving to be the first […]

LIVE REVIEW: Twin Atlantic

Twin Atlantic Support: Nothing But Thieves, The Xcerts Barrowlands, Glasgow, 25/10/14 It’s not often that the Twin Atlantic boys get the chance to perform in front of their home crowd, so when they do it’s clear that they take every opportunity to embrace it while on stage. Saturday night was no exception. The Glaswegian band […]