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Bands, Booze & Bangers: 2000 Trees 2018

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When it comes to festivals, everyone has their favourites. There’s the hometown heroes, the local field you’ve been tramping to every year without fail for as long as you can remember, going to see bands your mum and dad like that you’ve never heard of. There’s the aspirational favourites – … Read More

“We Want To Give People Something That’s Real” – InTheMiddle with The Faim

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Australian pop-rockers have experienced a stratospheric rise to faim (get it?) since the release of their first single earlier this year – and have since collaborated with everyone from Pete Wentz to 5 Seconds Of Summer. We caught up with them onsite at Slam Dunk North to chat about what … Read More

Blistering heat and brilliant tunes at Slam Dunk North 2018

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“I’ve heard Slam Dunk Fest is better than Warped Tour ever was!” Right now, Slam Dunk feels a thousand miles away from its American counterpart. Kellin Quinn of Sleeping With Sirens yells the comparison from inside a pitch dark, half-empty arena, his fanbase too big to be confined to one … Read More

5 Unmissable Acts At Slam Dunk 2018

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There’s no denying that certain festivals cater to certain kinds of people, and there was never any question about which best represented me. Despite only lasting a day in each location, Slam Dunk is the festival I get most excited for every year, as I know it will turn out … Read More

Mallory Knox are a whole new band at Manchester Rebellion

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From the outside, Mallory Knox’s Manchester gig looks just like any other show. People huddle in the rain as they queue up outside, swapping Twitter handles with new friends and speculating on the setlist, while the heavy drums of soundcheck thrum through the walls. Inside though, it’s a different story. … Read More

The Wonder Stuff + Ned’s Atomic Dustbin bring O2 Academy back to life, 04/04

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As all music fans will know, the run-up to any gig is fraught with anticipation, but the wait for this particular Academy show was a little more intense. For many, seeing The Wonder Stuff and Ned’s Atomic Dustbin finally share a stage again was a dream 27 years in the … Read More

Top 5 Acts To See At 2000 Trees 2018

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2000 Trees might not be the biggest festival out there right now, but it’s fast becoming one of the best. Despite the more intimate setting, 2000 Trees has played host to some of the UK’s best and brightest, as well as pulling in talent from further afield. However, at least … Read More

Jellyskin: Six Degrees Of Local Leeds

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They say that no matter who you are, you’re only six people away from everyone else in the world. With odds like that, your new favourite band could be right around the corner… or just a click away! Six Degrees Of Local Leeds aims to get the inside scoop on … Read More

InTheMiddle with The Wonder Stuff & Ned’s Atomic Dustbin

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For most of its history, Stourbridge wasn’t famous for anything other than it’s glass – and the bi-annual glass festival that went along with it. However, during the late eighties and early nineties, the mid-sized West Midlands town rose to prominence for a whole other reason, when it fostered an … Read More

How to Play The Game: The Gryphon’s Guide to Bongo’s Bingo

9 months ago / 0 comments

Arrive Early! Yes, it feels strange starting pre-drinks at half 5, frantically guzzling down rum and coke while simultaneously making your dinner, but arriving early to Bongo’s Bingo is essential. Tables fill quickly, and if you want to be showered in Coco Pops and have a front-row view of all … Read More