Another great night of live music was had at the O2 Academy last night as a dozen young acts took part in the fifth CENTRE STAGE finals. Who won? Find out.
Seattle grunge legends PEARL JAM played an amazing 36-song set at the First Direct Arena in Leeds last night as part of their Lightning Bolt European Tour.
Borne from the ashes of Shields and Humanfly, KINGS’ debut EP is a canny fusion of doom-metal, psychedelia and even a few pop hooks for good measure.
ARCTIC MONKEYS played to around 40,000 fans at Finsbury Park in London at the weekend. It was rather bloody special, says our man Peter Collinson
The live return of EMBRACE. It’s been a while, but boy, have they made up for lost time. Support acts YOUNG REBEL SET and THE MEXANINES also shine.
With more than 200 bands to check out on the day, Live At Leeds offers so many musical gems, it’s a headache-inducing delight. Check out who we saw
They may have paved the way to this album with stylish monochrome, but their debut is an explosion of colour, vivid tales of adolescence and arresting Eighties raunch. It’s the soundtrack of disenchanted youth, which would make John Hughes so very proud.