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HOLLYWOOD NEW YEARS-A-GO-GO … Quiet Riot, Adler’s Appetite, Faster Pussycat, Julian Lennon & Danzig

January 4, 2019 // 0 Comments

The contents of this article are dictated by the contents of the originating site’s RSS feed. We do not cut and paste. HOLLYWOOD NEW YEARS-A-GO-GO Quiet Riot, Adler’s Appetite, Faster Pussycat, Julian Lennon & Danzig       LOS ANGELES — Here in Hollywood on the Sunset Strip, we ended the rock and roll year with four consecutive nights of big-time classic rock over New Year’s Eve weekend at the famed Whisky club. After a strong start by BulletBoys on Friday, Dec. 28, Metal Sludge caught up with the action on Saturday with Quiet Riot, followed by Sunday with Steve Adler of Guns N’ Roses with special [read on]

Bury Tomorrow/36 Crazyfists/Cane Hill/Crystal Lake – Glasgow, The Garage – 13 December 2018

December 23, 2018 // 0 Comments

Bury Tomorrow/36 Crazyfists/Cane Hill/Crystal Lake – Glasgow, The Garage – 13 December 2018http://bit.ly/2BE0SDe South coast metallians Bury Tomorrow recently blasted their way up and down the Über Kingdom in support of their ‘Black Flame’ album, bringing with them a truly international supporting cast, in the form of Alaskan metalcore godfathers 36 Crazyfists and new bloods Cane Hill and the ÜR-approved Crystal Lake. We teamed up our very own NKOTB Kenneth Fleetham with Allan Maxwell to capture all the first-hand action when the tour pulled into Glasgie town a week or so back: from Gig Reviews [read on]

Def Leppard/Cheap Trick – Liverpool, Echo Arena – 15 December 2018

December 22, 2018 // 0 Comments

Def Leppard/Cheap Trick – Liverpool, Echo Arena – 15 December 2018http://bit.ly/2BzOy75 Def Leppard recently marked the (belated) anniversary of their landmark ‘Hysteria’ album with a long-awaited and overdue arena-busting tour of their native Über Kingdom of Rock ‘n’ Roll, during which they played the aforesaid album in full. Just for good measure, they brought along veteran rawkers Cheap Trick to warm the audiences up. We sent our resident gigaholic on a relatively short dander down to his local venue to check out what went down on the night: from Gig Reviews [read on]

Uriah Heep/Von Hertzen Brothers – Manchester, O2 Ritz – 12 December 2018

December 22, 2018 // 0 Comments

Uriah Heep/Von Hertzen Brothers – Manchester, O2 Ritz – 12 December 2018http://bit.ly/2EFnRkI Our resident gigaholic’s second prog gig of last week saw him take in Uriah Heep, with support from the Von Hertzen Brothers, whom he had seen previously at an HRH event or two. Given the big have most of the Uriah Heep albums on vinyl, he feltsomewhat remiss as he made his way across to Manchester’s O2 Ritz that this his first time seeing British rock legends live. Click the link to find out how he got on when he made amends for that oversight: from Gig Reviews [read on]

The Wildhearts/Ferocious Dog – Glasgow, SWG3 – 4 December 2018

December 22, 2018 // 0 Comments

The Wildhearts/Ferocious Dog – Glasgow, SWG3 – 4 December 2018http://bit.ly/2EKmhPo Lizzi M can’t believe she is old enough to catch the anniversary of an album that she can remember buying the first time round but it’s true, The Wildhearts released ‘Earth vs The Wildhearts’ 25 years ago – a quarter of a century! To celebrate, the guys decided to perform the album in its entirety at three very special shows in Birmingham, London and Glasgow, as they did for the 20th anniversary, and as Lizzi couldn’t make that one, she was really looking forward to this show. Tonight’s date in [read on]

Evil Blizzard/The Common Cold – Manchester, Academy 3 – 14 December 2018

December 19, 2018 // 0 Comments

Evil Blizzard/The Common Cold – Manchester, Academy 3 – 14 December 2018https://ift.tt/2CliGEG A penultimate Manchester gig of the year saw our Liverpool-based gigaholic take in some of Preston’s finest – or worst – exports in Evil Blizzard with the final stop of their ‘Worst Tour On Earth’. A band that love to be booed before, during and after their sets can be something of a conundrum for newcomers who either aren’t aware or don’t get it – you can always spot them by the confused looks on their faces! Fortunately, the big lad is not in the latter category: from Gig Reviews [read on]