Live Review: The Blackout at Engine Shed, Lincoln. 1st November 2011.

The Blackout and We Are The Ocean.Engine Shed, Lincoln.1st November 2011, 7pm.We Are The Ocean are one of the hardest working bands in the British alternative scene having notched up a hell of a lot of live shows whether it’s on their own tours, at festivals or the years they have spent playing support to [...]

Live Review: Hyro Da Hero @ Hit The Deck Festival 2011.

Hyro Da Hero @ Hit The Deck Festival.Rock City, Nottingham.3:45pm, 17th April 2011.For the fourth act on of the day the room suddenly went from half empty to heaving with people all there to see what all the hype was about for rock rapper Hyro Da Hero. After appearing on The Blackout’s single ‘Higher and [...]

Live Review: The Blackout at Hit The Deck Festival 2011.

The Blackout @ Hit The Deck Festival.Rock City, Nottingham.17th April 2011, 8pm.As it got closer to 8pm the packed main room in Nottingham’s Rock City was filled with a buzz of excitement about the band about to take the stage. Merthyr Tydfil’s The Blackout have gone from strength to strength over the past couple of [...]

album review: the blackout – hope.

The BlackoutHopeThe Blackout’s third album is finally here but it hasn’t been without it’s struggles along the way, in 2010 the band parted ways with their record label Epitaph and they were left with no label and no means of making a next album. But after completing a majorly successful Pledge Music campaign to raise [...]

Live Review: My Chemical Romance at Capital FM Arena, Nottingham. 19/2/11.

My Chemical Romance, The Blackout.Capital FM Arena, Nottingham.19th February 2011, 7pm.The Blackout bounded onto the stage and kicked straight into ‘ShutTheFuckUppercut’, a song guaranteed to well and truly wake the audience up if they weren’t already in the party spirit. Next up was a new song ‘Ambition Is Critical’ followed by ‘This Is Why We [...]

My 2010.

2010 has been one of those years where it’s not been outstandingly the best year of my life but it’s not been the worst either, there have been up’s and down’s but all in all it’s been pretty ok. So, here’s my round up of my year, mainly the good bits I’d prefer to put [...]