The Distillers – Halloween Fan Club Special – 30.10.2020

The Distillers – Halloween Fan Club Special – 30.10.2020

We are living in strange times and with the pandemic still in full effect and live band action sorely missing when The Distillers announced that... Details
Rites of Hadda/Dry Retch/Tio Rico – Outpost Liverpool – 14th March 2020

Rites of Hadda/Dry Retch/Tio Rico – Outpost Liverpool – 14th March 2020

I had the pleasure of attending the first of what’s planned to be a new series of nights in Liverpool showcasing a mixture of local bands and... Details
Bar Stool Preachers – Rough Trade Bristol 06 March 2020

Bar Stool Preachers – Rough Trade Bristol 06 March 2020

Rough Trade one of the finest independent record stores in the Western World situated in the fine city of Bristol - home to many a... Details
Jesse Malin/Don Dilego – Leeds, Headrow House – 4th March 2020

Jesse Malin/Don Dilego – Leeds, Headrow House – 4th March 2020

After the demise of D Generation at the turn of the century, New York troubadour Jesse Malin traded electric for acoustic and has toured hard... Details
The Great British Alternative Music Festival – Minehead, Butlin’s – 28th February – 1st March 2020

The Great British Alternative Music Festival – Minehead, Butlin’s – 28th February – 1st March 2020

It’s been six years since I last ventured into a Butlin’s holiday camp for one of their boutique music events, and vowing never to return... Details
The Levellers, Sean McGowan, Maelor Hughes-Blackwood Miners Institute 28/02/2020

The Levellers, Sean McGowan, Maelor Hughes-Blackwood Miners Institute 28/02/2020

It’s been a couple of years since my last visit to a gig in Blackwood, and for yours truly more is the shame with it... Details
Bad Sam/Igam Ogam/The Oversights – Newport, Le Pub – 14th February 2020

Bad Sam/Igam Ogam/The Oversights – Newport, Le Pub – 14th February 2020

It’s the 14th of February 2020, so that can mean only one thing being marked in H-Bombz diary, right? Yup, its gig time as I... Details
Mike Peters And The Alarm – The Gathering 2020 – Venue Cymru Llandudno 31st January – 1st February

Mike Peters And The Alarm – The Gathering 2020 – Venue Cymru Llandudno 31st January – 1st February

All roads lead North as this scribe makes the twenty-sixth consecutive January trip for a weekend of all things Alarm and Mike Peters.  This one's... Details
The Wildhearts/Backyard Babies/CKY – Newcastle, O2 Academy – 28th January 2020

The Wildhearts/Backyard Babies/CKY – Newcastle, O2 Academy – 28th January 2020

I’ve seen The Wildhearts in many venues across the country over the last 28 years, but never at their hometown gig in The Toon. So... Details
The Interrupters, The Skints – Cardiff Tramshed 27.01.20

The Interrupters, The Skints – Cardiff Tramshed 27.01.20

With three bands on the bill tonight and the M4 traffic, it was always going to be a struggle to get there early enough to... Details