By Jamie Mcgregor

Damnation Festival 2017 – Leeds University – 04/11/2017

The first two editions of the festival in 2005 and 2006 respectively were situated at Jilly’s Rockworld in Manchester, until it moved across the Pennines from the Red to the White Rose county, Yorkshire, namely Leeds. Damnation Festival is a dedicated festival to anything where an ‘Extreme’ tag is compatible. Bands playing styles such hardcore […]

By Aidan Cross

The Science of Deduction- Live Review

Blue Moon Tavern, Seattle, 01/09/17During my visit to Seattle last month, I had the pleasure of catching the city’s premier synthpop band, The Science of Deduction, at the Blue Moon Tavern on Friday 1st September.They’re generally described as synthpop, but really there’s a whole lot more to The Science of Deduction’s sound, their personal description […]

By Jamie Mcgregor

GATECREEPER – Temple of Boom, Leeds

  Gatecreeper are a relatively new band, forming in 2013, with their base being shared between Tucson and Phoenix, Arizona. The band brought out their debut self-titled E.P in 2014, all before they even had a full band, let alone played a gig. As part of their first European tour, Gatecreeper graced the fair city […]

By rick delaney

WFTU: New faces for The Old Town House

This month, I visited an established venue under new management to see what the The Old Town House is like under its radical new leadership. There’s a lot of excitement in the underground punk scene over what Cait Costello and Jen Burgess of folk punk duo Hello Mabel are trying to create with their venture. […]

By News Team


Full of Hell  Soup Kitchen, Manchester – 17/07/2017 The time has come for experimental Noise-Grind act Full of Hell to return to Manchester; bringing their furious, energetic and challenging music with them. Their latest album, “Trumpeting Ecstasy” was released in May 2017 through Profound Lore Records. Their sound is best described as the pure essence […]

By News Team

WFTU: The end of a Decade of Punx Inna Jungle

Faintest Idea with an electrifying performance It’s become something of an institution within the Manchester punk scene. An annual congregation of the city’s ravers and misbehavers that this year celebrated its tenth birthday and final instalment. The original edition was intended as a one off. Disparate promotion groups converged with the idea of combining an […]

By Gary Hilton


The Bridgewater Hall – Monday 19th June 2017 The emperors of electronic music came to Manchester to present timeless, joyful music to a full house of all ages in the elegant Bridgewater Hall. Dressed in our summer clothes we donned our 360 glasses, and we were joined centre of the front row by the king […]

By Kami Provan

Dead Kennedys

Liquid Rooms Edinburgh 19.06.17 Going out to see a band on a Monday night after a long weekend and first day back at work, the place is going to be as empty as a Haunted House with the atmosphere of a library what am I thinking of! There maybe a few pay on the door […]