24. 04. 2015
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REVIEW: Steven VX – Rocket 21

At some point in his career, Steven VX must have had access to every great punk record available. Influences from Stiff Little Fingers, to The Clash can be felt throughout. Rocket 21 is the stiff slap on the back of fine whiskey....

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24. 04. 2015
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AC/DC drummer Chris Slade announces exclusive Drum Clinic in Ireland

Legendary AC/DC drummer Chris Slade has today announced details of an exclusive UK & Ireland Drum Clinic at Whelan’s on Tuesday June 30th. AC/DC will play the Aviva Stadium the very next day. This up close and personal clinic aimed at the...

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24. 04. 2015
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INTERVIEW: Anthony Toner

We were thumbing through a copy of A child’s Garden of Verses, Robert Louis Stevenson’s book of children’s poetry. Line after line stood out as singer songwriter Anthony Toner discovered one after another poem that brought him back to his childhood. “I...

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23. 04. 2015
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REVIEW: McBusted – Odyssey Arena, Belfast

McBusted are one of my favourite guilty pleasures. They are such a feel good band, which always put me in a good mood whether they sing McFly songs, Busted songs or McBusted songs. They make me feel like I’m 15 with not...

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22. 04. 2015
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Liam Williams’ Capitalism set for The MAC

Liam Williams will bring his Capitalism show to The MAC on 24th April 2015. 2014 Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee Liam Williams follows his widely-acclaimed debut with a show about money. Following three sold-out London runs, a UK tour, critical acclaim, an Edinburgh...

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22. 04. 2015
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REVIEW: The Titanics – Call it Out

With sunny summer days on the horizon you’ll be wanting the debut single, “Call it Out” by The Titanics on your playlist. Pop vocals with catchy chorus hook, and post-punk guitar and drums driving hard and fast, this is a party tune....

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22. 04. 2015
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Mini Mansions release new track ‘Vertigo’ featuring Alex Turner

Mini Mansions have released their new track titled ‘Vertigo’ featuring Arctic Monkeys’ Alex Turner. The LA trio are out on tour supporting Royal Blood (previously playing at the Ulster Hall in Belfast) who first came to attention through the endorsement of Arctic Monkeys drummer...

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21. 04. 2015
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REVIEW: The Vamps – Odyssey Arena, Belfast

Waltzing on stage to the screams of thousands of girls, reluctant boyfriends and unsure tapping of dad feet The Vamps burst into Belfast ready to deliver their own songs and more. Boasting a crowd of 11,000 people the Odyssey Arena was filled...

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21. 04. 2015
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An Evening with Dresden Dolls’ Amanda Palmer in Belfast

Dresden Dolls’ Amanda Palmer has announced that she will be in Belfast’s Limelight 1 on 14th June 2015. Rock star, crowdfunding pioneer, and TED speaker Amanda Palmer knows all about asking. Performing as a living statue in a wedding dress, she wordlessly...

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21. 04. 2015
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REVIEW: Lower than Atlantis – Bar Sub, Belfast

Saturday 18th of April saw the highly anticipated arrival of Lower than Atlantis to Belfast’s Bar Sub. With masses of fervent fans forming a queue hours before the band was set to arrive there is an air of excitement before we have...

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21. 04. 2015
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CLOSED: 2x tickets to see Dutch Uncles or The 4 of Us

We love free ticket competitions! It’s time for some more. This time we have some quickfire tickets to give away! Dutch Uncles visit Limelight 2 on Friday and The 4 of Us will play the Lyric Theatre this Sunday 26th April. To enter,...

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20. 04. 2015
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Scottish rockers GUN set for Belfast in October

Scottish rockers GUN have announced a show for the Limelight 2 in Belfast on 8th October 2015. GUN’s contemporary take on authentic rock gave them an edge over their peers during the late-80s. Formed in Glasgow by the Gizzi brothers, they came...

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20. 04. 2015
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Bad Manners to play in Belfast this December

Bad Manners have announced a show for Belfast’s Limelight 2 on 29th December 2015. Bad Manners, composed of vocalist Buster Bloodvessel (born Douglas Trendle), Louis Cook (guitar), David Farren (bass), Martin Stewart (keyboards), Brian Tuitti (drums), Gus Herman (trumpet), Chris Kane (saxophone), and Andrew Marson (saxophone), were one of the many bands to take their inspiration from the...

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20. 04. 2015
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INTERVIEW: The 4 of Us

“Ah but did you have the stencil?” enquired Brendan Murphy, one half of the band The 4 of Us, as we discussed the Tom Robinson Band with his brother Declan. All of a certain age, we were comparing stories of when punk and...

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18. 04. 2015
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REVIEW: I, Banquo – Lyric Theatre, Belfast

“Imagine, just imagine” Michael Patrick bellows as he invites the audience on a journey of ambition, power, madness and betrayal. Tim Crouch’s ‘I, Banquo’ explores Shakespeare’s Macbeth through the tormented eyes of his murdered best friend, from the fantastical meeting of the...

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