Tag : Stylus

Red Fang & Torche @ Stylus, 29/09/16

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On last Thursday’s menu at Leeds stylus was a mighty fine blend of heavy metal and stoner rock ‘n’ roll, brought to you by two of the genre’s finest. Torche are aptly named, even though they are extraordinarily loud their raucous blend of doom and stoner somehow came out sounding … Read More

Oh Wonder @ Stylus 9/3/16

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Josephine Van Gucht and Anthony West have made a name for themselves as Oh Wonder, the boy-girl duo singing gorgeous melodies: no harmonies, just an octave apart. This tricksy simplicity is reflected in their rise to fame; they released just one single every month for a year until they had … Read More

Police seeking witnesses after man seriously assaulted in Union

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West Yorkshire Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was seriously assaulted at a heavy metal band gig in Leeds University Union last month. The victim, a 25-year old man, was attacked in Stylus at around 9:40pm on 26th February while watching a performance by the band Baroness, and … Read More

Matt Corby @ Stylus 4/3/16

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Over the years, Matt Corby’s ability to evolve has become hugely evident. Performing to a sold out audience in Stylus, he is unrecognisable from the 15 year old who came runner up on Australian Idol back in 2007. Even compared to his previous EPs, he has shifted again, moving away … Read More

Baroness @ Stylus 26/2/16

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After a lengthy absence, Baroness return to Leeds to play their first headlining set in seven years. Since their last visit, the band has achieved a more mainstream level of success, as well as suffering a catastrophic bus crash which resulted in significant line-up changes. However tonight Baroness remain as … Read More

Basement @ Stylus 9/2/16

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Basement’s sold-out Stylus gig marked the first time the Ipswich band had played Leeds since their emphatic standout set at Outbreak Festival 2015. Opening act Alex G started the night with his brand of lo-fi indie rock. The Philadelphian-based singer-songwriter and his band added a laid-back dynamic to the evening’s … Read More

The Front Bottoms @ Stylus 5/2/16

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Since their inception in 2007, New Jersey-based outfit The Front Bottoms have made a massive impact on the alternative music scene. The past few years have seen a massive surge in popularity for the group; in September 2015, they released their fifth album, Back on Top, with the ensuing positive … Read More

Preview: Basement @ Stylus 9/2

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Ipswich-based pop-punk quintet, Basement, return to Leeds for the first time since their standout set at Outbreak Festival 2015. This will be the second show of a run of five UK dates throughout early February. Expect to hear new material as the band release their highly anticipated third full-length Promise … Read More

Lucy Rose @ Stylus 1/11

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Suspended in the clammy clutches of some Dickensian-like mist, Leeds University Union shrugged off the hangovers of Halloween and opened its doors to the spectacular Lucy Rose. Shining through the thickening gloom like some spectral but divine light, the moody November night transformed into a magical sunrise: a golden hour … Read More

Ezra Furman @ Stylus 21/10

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Ezra Furman looks great in a skirt. And string of pearls. And blue hair. Assembling with “The Boyfriends”, this feisty Canadian graced the stage in Stylus on Wednesday night. Elegantly scuttling on with his band – a mishmash of burly musicians – Furman uttered a meek “Good Evening”, and then … Read More