Never Say Die Tour 2018 – KOKO, Camden

KOKO Camden turned into a one-day festival being part of the Never Say Die Tour 2018!   Since 2008, the Never Say Die Tour, a European touring metalcore festival sponsored by Impericon, takes place in different countries around Europe each autumn. Featuring national and international acts from genres of the metalcore, deathcore and hardcore punk … More Never Say Die Tour 2018 – KOKO, Camden

Selfworth

Selfworth opening the stage at the Silent Planet gig at The New Cross Inn.   Having been around for only a few months, the London based emotive hardcore outlet Selfworth just released their debut single ‘Sleep In Colour’ (2018, self-released) in June followed by their debut show at The Old Blue Last supporting Parting Gift … More Selfworth

Pagan

The Australian blackened rock and roller Pagan kicked off their EU / UK Black Wash Tour at the Old Blue Last in London.   Formed in 2013, the quartet comprising vocalist Nikki Brumen, guitarist Xavier Santilli, bassist Dan Bonnici and drummer Matt Marasco released their first self-titled EP ‘Pagan’ in 2015 followed by a few … More Pagan

TheCityIsOurs

TheCityIsOurs sold out their hometown show at the Thousand Island in London.   The London based alternative melodic hardcore band TheCityIsOurs was formed in 2015 and comprises vocalist Sam, both guitarists Stuart and Mikey, drummer Louis and bassist Jay. Musically, they mix a heavier guitar sound with both clean and screamed vocals which creates a … More TheCityIsOurs

Capsize

The Underworld in Camden opened its doors for another heavy rock night. A little bit earlier this year, the Southern Californian post-hardcore band Capsize toured through Europe and the UK. Formed in 2009, they are currently consisting of vocalist Daniel Wand, guitarist Nicolas Lopez and drummer Andrew Tamayo. After releasing their two full-length albums ‘The … More Capsize

Holding Absence

Not so long ago I went to the Boston Music Room to see Holding Absence. After a few changes in the past and their reformation in 2016, the melodic hardcore quintet from Cardiff (Wales) now comprises vocalist Lucas Woodland, drummer Ashley Green, bassist James Joseph, as well as the two guitarists Feisal El-Khazragi and Giorgio … More Holding Absence

Dream State

Two weeks ago, I went to another concert that I really enjoyed. The Welsh alt-rock band Dream State, comprising vocalist CJ Gilpin, guitarists Aled Evans and Rhys Wilcox, bassist Danny Rayer and drummer Jamie Lee, came to the Camden Assembly finishing off their recent tour. Founded in 2014, the quintet released one EP ‘Consequences’ in … More Dream State