A Plea For Help!

A short time ago I wrote a review of a festival I went to which was slanted by my mental health and how I dealt with going to a festival having had severe anxiety for a very long time on the run up to it. This review has now been shortlisted in a competition (yay!),…… Continue reading A Plea For Help!

Bloodstock Open Air – Slaying A Festival

A few months ago a friend suggested we go to Bloodstock, in a moment of “what the hell” I bought a ticket. A few years ago this would have been completely normal for me, I went to festivals all the time. But at the time of buying the ticket, I couldn’t even manage to walk…… Continue reading Bloodstock Open Air – Slaying A Festival

Papa Roach @ O2 Academy Bristol 15th June 2009

After, what I hear, was a stonking set on the second stage at Download on Sunday Papa Roach geared up and hit the West Country for a gig at the O2 Academy in Bristol. The gig got off to a great start when Jacoby Shaddix decided he wanted to get out and meet the fans,…… Continue reading Papa Roach @ O2 Academy Bristol 15th June 2009

Two Thousand Trees Festival 2007

After doing the interview with James, one of the organisers of Two Thousand Trees it was just too tempting not to go and see the festival with my own eyes. So I packed up the tent and drove to Upcote Farm in Cheltenham to experience the first ever Two Thousand Trees Festival.On arrival the weather…… Continue reading Two Thousand Trees Festival 2007

Fortune Drive at Download

This year’s Download was a must for me and there are so many bands I saw that I could write about for hours just based on their Download performances but the one band who deserve a Bristol Rocks mention are our own local lads Fortune Drive.I’ve seen Fortune Drive play most of Bristol and Bath’s…… Continue reading Fortune Drive at Download

Download Festival 2007

June saw rock music lovers from all over the country descend on Donington Park for three days of bands playing the fifth Download Festival. This year saw bands such as Iron Maiden, Linkin Park, Marilyn Manson, Papa Roach and Evanescence as well as regular demonstrations from the Red Bull X-Riders.Bristol band Fortune Drive also played.…… Continue reading Download Festival 2007

Phil King & Julia Biel at The Fleece

Julia Biel made a trip out of London to come do this gig at The Fleece. Julia won the Perrier Vocalist of the Year Award in 2000 and her reputation definitely preceded her to Bristol for being an act not to miss. Her sound is one of mixed genre’s a gritty soul voice put against…… Continue reading Phil King & Julia Biel at The Fleece

Clumsy – Gig @ Mr Wolf’s – 17 March 2007

This is the first time I’ve been to Mr Wolf’s for a gig, I’m normally one of those pop in at lunch times to grab some of their great noodles type person! Knowing that Clumsy were playing gave me good reason to head down and experience my first Mr Wolf’s gig. Clumsy were performing with…… Continue reading Clumsy – Gig @ Mr Wolf’s – 17 March 2007

MySpace Valentine’s Party – 17 February 2007

Last night we trekked over to Bath for the MySpace Valentine’s Party. This is a concept for musicians who have met through MySpace to play together. I have to say it’s a great concept and a great way to see new local acts! When we arrived the main room hadn’t started so we headed downstairs…… Continue reading MySpace Valentine’s Party – 17 February 2007