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Album review: STEVE TILLING – CIRCU5

STEVE TILLING - CIRCU5

[Release date 15.09.17] Pronounced ‘Circa-5′ (so why not call it that?) this debut album from Swindon based songwriter, vocalist and multi-instrumentalist Steve Tilling is a hugely ambitious affair. Firstly there’s the Steven King/X-Men style storyline concept – tracing the life … Continue reading

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Gig review: GHOST – ABC, Glasgow, 29 March 2017

GHOST – ABC, Glasgow, 29th March 2017

I often ponder if, years in the future, people will look back at images of gigs and festivals and interpret them as some form of religious gatherings. A huge crowd drawn together to worship at the altar of whichever rock … Continue reading

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Gig review: BLACK STAR RIDERS/ EUROPE – 02 ABC, Glasgow, 5 March 2015

BLACK STAR RIDERS/ EUROPE – 02 ABC, Glasgow, 5 March 2015

The first quarter of 2015 is awash with gigs of all shapes and sizes but one tour which has been hotly anticipated since it was announced is the co-headline tour with Black Star Riders and Europe.  Two dates were announced … Continue reading

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Gig Review: THE WILDHEARTS – ABC, Glasgow, 14 April 2014

Ginger Wildheart

Monday nights should be quiet, sober affairs. First day back at work after the weekend, one should spend Monday evenings resting after a long day and looking to the week ahead and to the next weekend in which you can … Continue reading

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Gig Review: Y&T – ABC,Glasgow,19 September 2013

I have had a few rants in the past regarding gigs starting unexpectedly early due to venue curfews but tonight was the worst yet. Arriving at the ABC at 7.30pm I was greeted by the sight of the stage crew … Continue reading

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Gig Review: SAXON, QUIREBOYS – ABC, Glasgow, 21 April 2013

Saxon, Glasgow ABC, 21 April 2013

It’s been a long time since I have seen Saxon, too long in fact. I should have caught them at Download last year but a combination of heavy traffic and mud ensured that Biff and the guys had been and … Continue reading

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Gig Review: THE WILDHEARTS – ABC, Glasgow, 4 April 2013

I am ashamed to say that this gig was my first live encounter with The Wildhearts. They have always been one of the bands near the top of my ‘must do’ list, but up until now our paths hadn’t crossed. … Continue reading

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Gig review – Opeth – ABC, Glasgow – 13/11/12

This was a first for me tonight as I had never witnessed either of the two bands before, but I had read plenty of good press on both, so I was looking forward to the live experience. It was a … Continue reading

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Gig Review: Europe – ABC, Glasgow – 22 November 2012

In all the years that Europe have been together I have never caught the band live. I got close earlier in the year at Download when the stage was set for the band but the weather and traffic chaos ensured … Continue reading

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