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Gig review: HALESTORM, HMV Forum, London, 9 April 2014

Halestorm - HMV Forum, London, 9 April 2014

The popularity of Halestorm in the UK is on a rapidly rising curve. Each headline show seems to be at a larger venue, and in 18 months they have progressed from the Islington Academy to the 2400 capacity Forum where … Continue reading

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Gig review: AIRBOURNE – HMV Forum, London,13 December 2013

Airbourne

Proving that the newer generation of bands are keeping classic rock alive and well, the Forum was packed to the rafters for this excellent value, if very diverse,  three band bill, headlined by the larger than life Australians who fill … Continue reading

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Gig Review: SQUEEZE, HMV Forum, London, 12 December 2012

Squeeze, photo by Noel Buckley

Squeeze belong squarely in a distinguished tradition of bands, from the Kinks to Madness, who have added a distinctively english dimension to popular music, particularly with their acute, socially observant lyrics. While their hit making days may be long gone, … Continue reading

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Ministry, HMV Forum, Friday 20th July

Ministry, back on the road for the first time since a split in 2008, have lost nothing of their intensity and rage. In front of a pretty packed Forum crowd, mainman Al Jourgenson snarled and barked out barbs of political … Continue reading

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