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BPREVIEW: Royal Blood @ Arena Birmingham 18.11.17

Words by Eleanor Sutcliffe / Pics courtesy of Warner Music Fresh from the release of their latest album How Did We Get So Dark?, Royal Blood will be playing at Arena Birmingham on Saturday 18th November, with support coming in the form of Texan rockers At The Drive In and Brighton’s indie four piece, Black Honey. Doors […]

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BPREVIEW: J Hus @ O2 Academy (B’ham) 09.11.17

Words by Cameron Goodyer On Thursday 9th November, J Hus comes to the O2 Academy Birmingham. Doors open at 7pm, with the event billed as sold out at the time of writing – please check with the venue or respectable ticket outlets before purchasing. For direct gig info, including venue details, click here. J Hus continues […]

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BREVIEW: Black Rebel Motorcycle Club @ O2 Academy 28.10.17

      Words by Molly Forsyth / Pics Phil Drury   Beaten leather jackets, faded skinny jeans, slightly greying hair and classic rock band tees… a seasoned crowd of music fans are with me at the O2 Academy to see Black Rebel Motorcycle Club (BMRC). Formed in 1998, the San Francisco trio have anchored themselves as one […]

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ALBUM: Pyro – Rews 03.11.17

Words by Ed King / Pics by Paul Reynolds Big day today. A red-letter day, as Rews release their debut album, Pyro, to a legitimately eagerly awaiting world. Well, this little corner is perched on its seat at least. And I suspect I’m not alone. Half of Glastonbury, for one. Marc Radcliffe for another. No […]

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BREVIEW: Kioko + Kofi Stone, Ed Geater, Wuzza Mill @ O2 Academy 26.10.17

      Words by Giles Logan / Pics by Rob Hadley Anyone doubting the vitality of Birmingham’s music scene would have done well to spend Thursday evening in the company of 600 clued up and revved up punters at the O2 Academy. Escaping the chilly evening air for a full on sweat session rammed […]

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