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Hands Like Houses, I The Mighty and The Gospel Youth – The Bodega, Nottingham – 30.05.16

Heading towards the venue a few minutes after six, it is nice to see a queue still formed after doors have opened. Any previous trips to The Bodega have seen a half full room, but tonight’s sold out crowd are ...

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Sleeping With Sirens, This Wild Life, As It As and Beach Weather – Rock City, Nottingham – 1st March 2016

After a full 45 minute wait, the first band on tonight’s bill is Beach Weather. This US three-piece play their average alt rock well, but they don’t really stand out among their peers. The audience clap and woop in the ...

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Cancer Bats, Palm Reader, Lord Dying, and Incite – Rescue Rooms, Nottingham – 21.01.16

Kicking off the night is Incite from Arizona; the room is pretty empty, but that doesn’t stop this hardcore-tinged metal band from putting their all into the performance. Starting with ‘No Remorse,’ Incite blasts their way through a half-hour set. During ...

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Skindred, Crossfaith, and (Hed) P.E live at Rock City, Nottingham

Unfortunately because of traffic (damn you Nottingham Forest!…but congrats on your 1-0 win) I miss openers Yashin. By the looks of the not even half full room, so have a lot of other people. Not to worry, as next up ...

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Hoobastank, P.O.D and Alien Ant Farm – Rock City, Nottingham – 09.05.15

Tonight is like a trip down memory lane. It’s ten years ago, and there I am standing in my over sized jeans, with pockets big enough to not need a bag (and so big you need a chain to be ...

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Sleeping With Sirens, Pierce The Veil and Issues – Rock City, Nottingham

Photos and review by Carrie-Anne Pollard. Standing around surrounded by black clad teenagers, tonight’s line up could almost be seen as a triple headliner. No awkward unknown support band trying to hype up a disinterested crowd, all three bands have ...

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