The Horrors The Horrors return with their monstrous new album ‘V’, exhibiting class & creativity on their latest UK tour. The boys from Southend-on-Sea delighted Birmingham with a real swagger about them. An indulgent performance that stimulated the senses & entertained throughout.


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Alt-J

Alt-J welcome you with open arms to their last night of the ‘This Is All Yours’ tour. The men in black are here to defend you from those bitterly ice cold winds & dreariness we have so far had this winter.  Settle down with a glass of Shiraz & relax into this sensory overload of warmth.



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The Horrors The Horrors have recently released their fourth album, ‘Luminous’, having made their name with their own brand of krautrock influenced indie-goth-garage-psychedelia. So we expect a pretty spaced-out evening, with mind-bending, swirling, trancey guitar (from Joshua Hayward) and synthesizer (from Tom Cowan), presided over centre-stage by the tall and lean, spikey-haired, black-clad figure of lead singer Faris Badwan, with his distinctive deep, dead-pan, vocals. And this is what we get.


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Chazzstock Festival Chazzstock is a new one day Festival at Wolverhampton Civic Hall. It’s been organised as a tribute to the late Ou Est La Swimming Pool singer Charles Haddon and some of the proceeds are going to local charities. The organisers hope that it will become an annual event. The line-up features some top indie acts and some up-and-coming bands. Headliners are The Horrors and The Vaccines.


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The Horrors As Faris Badwan sings on one of The Horrors’ biggest hits ‘Still Life’ “The moment that you want is coming if you give it time”, this is true of a Horrors gig. Having only seen them before at festivals, I ventured down to the HMV Ritz for a much more intimate show which surpassed my expectations over the course of the evening. The Horrors are an atmospheric band that truly shine in a small venue.


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Placebo The 2nd gig I ever went to in my life was Placebo when I was 15 years old at the Wolverhampton Civic Hall, so when I was asked to cover tonight’s gig in Manchester I was more than just excited I was ecstatic!


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