Blind River and Beth Blade and the Beautiful Disasters level The Patriot

Gig Review - Beth Blade and the Beautiful Disasters - Blind River - The Patriot - 18 March 2023. Two bands, fiesty, building momentum, and an absolute must-see. Words and Photography: @hutchie224 @bbatbdofficial @beth_blade @blindriveruk @patriothomeofrock

The Answer / A perfect St. Patrick’s party night in Birmingham

The Answer / Oli Brown & The Dead Collective - O2 Institute Birmingham - 17 March 2023. The perfect band for a St. Patrick's night party at the Institute. Words and Photography: @andyshaw16 @theanswerrock @olibrownofficial

Statement bring high-octane continental flavours to The Patriot

Gig Review - Statement The Patriot, Crumlin - 18 March 2023. Riding high on the back of their latest release, they cap a solid performance in style. Words and Photo: @hutchie224 @statement_dk @patriothomeofrock

Ville Valo spreading his wings in Kentish Town

London O2 Forum, Kentish Town - 15 March 2023. An artist who seems to be spreading his wings again - it’s a very welcome return. Photo: @aggieanthimidou Words: @kahmel_farahani @heartagram @o2forumktown

Sleeping With Sirens make Birmingham hot, sweaty and elated

A brilliant night at the O2 Institute, Birmingham, saw Sleeping With Sirens, Static Dress, and Charming Liars delight. Apart from a brief power failure, the crowd certainly never had a chance to sleep. Words and Photography: @andyshaw16 @sleepingwithsirens @staticdress @charmingliars

The Big Dirty and Takeaway Thieves complete a remarkable triple

In summary, along with Star Circus, this was yet another remarkable triple bill at one of the West Midlands' most popular grassroots venues and all for a Pavarotti. Photo: Ruskin Roader Photography @takeawaythieves @bigdirtyrock

Legends Of Rock / Sunday, Scream for me Great Yarmouth

A nice easy way to ease into Sunday is by seeing Hi-on Maiden take us through the Iron Maiden's setlist. Words: Sara Harding Photography: @punkrocksal @legendsofrockuk

Morganway / Quality set immaculately executed in Wolverhampton

As the notes faded, the band just stood there and absorbed the atmosphere, their first time in Wolverhampton and surely not their last. Photo: @inglisnomad Words: Sophie James @kkssteelmill @morganwayband

Elles Bailey / Wonderful memories made in Wolverhampton

Elles Bailey - KK's Steel Mill, Wolverhampton – 14 March 2023. The audience rose and roared their approval, a performance they will always remember. Photo: @inglisnomad Words: Sophie James @ellesbailey @kkssteelmill

Legends Of Rock / Saturday and caravan parties until six in the morning

And so to Saturday, and it's day 3 of Leg-ends, and what better breakfast can you have than a dose of tributes to Metallica, Muse and Guns N' Roses, who raised the roof of the V Arena? Words: Sara Harding Photography: @punkrocksal @legendsofrockuk

Perfect Deep Purple amaze President Joko Widodo and Indonesia

Gig Review - Deep Purple - Indonesia - Edutorium UMS Solo – 10 March 2023. Perfect, but no strangers here, as everyone knows and loves Deep Purple. Words and Photography: @umar_rachman @deeppurple_official

Deep Purple / Indonesia warms with Rhoma Irama and God Bless

Gig Review - Deep Purple - Rhoma Irama - God Bless - Edutorium UMS Solo. Just like their 1975 show in Indonesia, God Bless open for the mighty Deep Purple.

Toby Lee / Highest class etiquette showmanship in Islington

Gig review - Toby Lee - O2 Academy, Islington - 10 March 2023. It won't be long before he and his band will be hitting those arena stages, and so catch them now. Photo: @robert_sutton_photography Words: @montysewellrocks_ @tobyleeguitar @o2acadislington

Legends Of Rock / Friday – Terrific tribute acts, snakes and guillotines

Festival season at the award-winning Legends Of Rock is well and truly underway at Vauxhall Holiday Park, Great Yarmouth. Friday and some stellar tribute acts.. Words: Sara Harding Photography: @punkrocksal @legendsofrockuk

Star Circus / A musical melting pot, so fascinating

Gig Review - Star Circus - Giffard Arms - 11 March 2023 - Certainly has accessibility that can, for want of a better term, deserves more 'mainstream appeal'. @dw_starcircus Photo: Ruskin Roader Photography

Anvil blasts the covid cobwebs away in Singapore

Gig Review - Anvil - Esplanade Annexe Studio, Singapore - 28 February 2023. A night of Badass rock 'n' roll bringing joy to so many who will cherish this night. @anvil.metal @lipsanvil @robbreineroffical

Ana Popovic / Superfluously effortless, a seasoned performance

Gig Review - Ana Popovic - 10 March 2023 - O2 Islington. Superfluously effortless with the kind of seasoned performance you hope to see at every show you attend. Words: @montysewellrocks_ Photography: @robert_sutton_photography @anapopovicmusic @o2acadislington

Thursday / A Tribute to Legends Of Rock 2023, Great Yarmouth

Early March, and that means one thing for me and thousands of other live music fans - time to kick off festie season with the award-winning Legends Of Rock. Words: Sara Harding Photography: @punkrocksal @legendsofrockuk
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