GIG REVIEW- Fireball- Fueling the Fire 2019- Flogging Molly, The Bronx, Face to Face, Lost in Stereo, Black Water County. Bournemouth O2 Academy 15.12.2018

Firstly, kudos to Fireball- Fueling the Fire, as music journalists we go to hundreds of gigs but I cannot remember one where every band member from each band had so much fun, whatever Fireball do on their tours they’re clearly doing it right! The addition of well known rock TV presenter and DJ, Matt Stocks Continue Reading

What is Mechanical Techno, an Interview With its Creator and Pioneer Graham Dunning.

This summer when 6 Music’s Tom Ravenscroft was reporting live from Green Man 2018 he spoke with Graham Dunning about Mechanical Techno and listener James Wadsworth was fascinated. With time constraints of radio, it was unclear exactly what this meant so he did some research online, then put his jaw back in his mouth after Continue Reading

WORLD EXCLUSIVE: 1999 Slipknot photoshoot outtake and interview with the photographer Simon Clay.

In 1999 now international Grammy award winning metal megastars Slipknot released their eponymously named debut album, an album that would go platinum in the UK and double platinum in America. 1999 was a time before social media and the internet being what it is today; Slipknot spread fear among parents in the way the Sex Continue Reading

INTERVIEW: The Return of Imperial Leisure to Bournemouth

James Wadsworth spoke to Denis of Imperial Leisure about guerrilla gigs, the 10-year anniversary, exclusives for 2019 and much more ahead of their upcoming Bournemouth gig. You’re coming to Bournemouth, when and where? We’re coming to Bournemouth, December 15th, to Buffalo in Lansdowne, Bournemouth. Really looking forward to it, Christmas bash and all that.   Continue Reading

GIG REVIEW: Thee MVPS, Hanya and Set In Stone- The Anvil, Bournemouth 26.11.2018. The Night Garage Rock and Shoe-Gaze Came Hand In Hand.

  There’s so much brilliance about Set In Stone but they’ve still got a lot to learn. To write and play songs that could easily pass for Oasis songs is both a compliment and insult, to be a young band playing with precision songs good enough to sound like Oasis shows the talent these boys Continue Reading

INTERVIEW: Child Friendly Raves, An Interview With Mike Pickets The Founder Of Raver Tots.

With little knowledge of Raver Tots except it being in equal portions the most brilliant, family bonding experience and insane idea possible we wanted to find out more; James Wadsworth spoke with Mike Pickets the single father who went from ‘tearaway’ to charitable businessman running safe daytime raves for children and their parents to bond and Continue Reading

GIG REVIEW: Skegss, Dumb Punts & LEECHES- 22.11.2018 at The Old Firestation, Bournenmouth. Not Only Was the Skegss Logo on Fire the Whole Night Was!

Coming from Byron Bay, Australia the Skegss guys are surfing on the attention their debut album has brought down under, with 2 UK tours in 2018 the boys prove once move why they’re making waves over here too!   As a Bournemouth based writer it is impossible to objectively write a review on LEECHES being  Continue Reading