Archive | October, 2015

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BREVIEW: The Black Tambourines @ The Sunflower Lounge 25.10.15

Words by Emily Talbot / Pics by Ed King Sunday 25th October night saw The Black Tambourines play at The Sunflower Lounge, joined by The Terror Watts and The Red Cords; a loud, energetic and varied show which attracted a buzzing crowd. The Terror Watts, a local band, put on a good performance. Their Grunge […]

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BPREVIEW: The Staves @ O2 Institute 01.11.15

Words by Ed King On Sunday 1st November, The Staves play the O2 Institute in Digbeth – with support from Gabriel Rios. Doors open at 7pm with tickets charged at £16 (advance), as promoted by Birmingham Promoters. For direct gig info & online sales, click here. Birmingham Review last saw The Staves a year ago, […]

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BREVIEW: Storms @ The Sunflower Lounge 24.10.15

Words by Emily Talbot Saturday 24th October saw Storms perform at The Sunflower Lounge in Birmingham, with support from Lois & The Love. I was somewhat apprehensive about this gig review; it was my first for Birmingham Review, and I was going alone after a long shift at work. I was expecting to feel tired […]

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BPREVIEW: Killing Joke @ O2 Institute 31.10.15

Words by Olly MacNamee Influential of so many bands since their formation back in 1978, such as The Foo Fighters, Metallica and Soundgarden, the mighty Killing Joke are back on the road – touring their latest studio album, Pylon. Released on 23rd October, via Spinefarm UK (the Finnish born Universal Music Group subsidiary), Pylon is […]

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BPREVIEW: Claudio Simonetti’s Goblin perform Dawn of the Dead score live – special screening @ Boxxed 29.10.15

Words by Ed King / Poster courtesy of Lunar Festival & The Electric Cinema ‘When there’s no more room in hell, the dead will walk the earth…’  On Thursday 29th October, Claudio Simonetti’s Goblin will perform their brooding score to Dawn of the Dead live – during a special screening of George A. Romero’s zombie classic at Boxxed on Floodgate […]

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