Live Reviews

BROFEST 2017

BROFEST 2017

For the fifth annual Brofest the format reverted to that of the original 2013 festival with one full day’s entertainment on the Saturday preceded by an evening’s worth of bands on the Friday night. - Read More

BROFEST 2016:Day Three

BROFEST 2016:Day Three

If Saturday started with a party, Sunday kicked off with a bang, as the reformed SATAN’S EMPIRE took Brofest by the scruff of its neck - Read More

BROFEST 2016:Day Two

BROFEST 2016:Day Two

To get people back in the mood, Saturday kicked off with the RODNEY SHADES BAND, an effervescent four-piece who put the party in party. - Read More

BROFEST 2016:Day One

BROFEST 2016:Day One

It’s February in Newcastle and so the boys are back in Toon once more for the fourth annual Brofest NWOBHM celebration. - Read More

Delain and The Gentle Storm, Marble Factory, Bristol, 22nd October 2015

Delain and The Gentle Storm, Marble Factory, Bristol, 22nd October 2015

The Gentle Storm hit the UK opening for Delain on what made for an extremely enjoyable evening. - Read More

WEATHER SYSTEMS - Ramblin’ Man Fair: Day Two

WEATHER SYSTEMS - Ramblin’ Man Fair: Day Two

Sunday morning saw the predicted rain fall and fall and keep on fallin’, as did the attendance: if 5,000 people turned up on Sunday I’d be surprised. Thank heavens then for Blues Pills. - Read More

WEATHER SYSTEMS - Ramblin’ Man Fair: Day One

WEATHER SYSTEMS - Ramblin’ Man Fair: Day One

First impressions spoke volumes. Scorpions and Greg Allman were never likely to sell the gig out and indeed that proved to be the case. - Read More

BROFEST 2015: Day Three – Sunday 1 March

BROFEST 2015: Day Three – Sunday 1 March

Excitement was running high now. BLACK ROSE are always, always good value for money. - Read More

BROFEST 2015: Day Two – Saturday 28 February

BROFEST 2015: Day Two – Saturday 28 February

At midday WARBASTARD announced their arrival by blasting through their set with little fuss but plenty of thrash. - Read More

BROFEST 2015: Day One – Friday evening 27 February 2015

BROFEST 2015: Day One – Friday evening 27 February 2015

Following in the illustrious footsteps of 2013’s Black Rose and Toledo Steel last year, Brofest 2015 was kicked-started by MANDORA, an energetic five-piece from South Shields. - Read More