The Wildhearts – Live ‘By Request’ – 17th April 2021

The Wildhearts – Live ‘By Request’ – 17th April 2021

  So here we are. The first Wildhearts live show in over a year. Yet the floor is not stick underfoot, there is no queue... Details
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