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Author Archives: Carrie-Anne Pollard

Skunk Anansie & Nova Twins – Nottingham, Rock City – 03.09.19

Tonight the sold out Rock City plays host to iconic British rock band Skunk Anansie.  With only one support to whet the appetites before the sizeable two hour headline set, fierce female ‘grime-punk’ band Nova Twins crash onto the stage. ...

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In Flames, Norma Jean and Light The torch – Rock City, Nottingham – 6.04.19

Tonight Rock City goes back to its roots. With three monstrous metal acts ready to grace the stage – sporting almost 30 years worth of experience between them – it’s set to be a great night. First up are openers ...

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Skindred, CKY, Danko Jones – Rock City, Nottingham – 21.04.18

Tonight sees ragga punk rockers Skindred play to a sold out Rock City. With the queue meandering down the street and across the road, it takes a long time to usher people through the bottle necked entrance. Because of this, ...

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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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