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Morrissey Live Review. Nagoya Zepp. Japan.

I'm sure we've all been gripped (ahem) by the recent "are they going to / aren't they going to " reform brou ha ha...

Savages @ Fuhrer Bunker, Salford – live review

People leave the gig feeling quite overwhelmed with the performance they have just seen

Inferno Festival, Oslo, Easter 2012 – live review Inferno Festival, Oslo, Easter 2012 There were more highlights than ever this year, the first day's line up improved a thousand fold with the late...

‘Dying On Stage’ – review 'Dying On Stage' by Ed Chapman The Liverpool Actors Theatre Studio Thursday 26th April 2012 Dying On Stage is the first of two short plays written by...

Tricky featuring Martina Topley Bird. Manchester Academy 2.

Tricky and Martina Topley Bird are part way through a tour playing the complete Maxinquaye. You may've heard reports that these shows have been...

Blood Red Shoes & The Cast of Cheers Live Review. Portsmouth.

Blood Red Shoes have just begun a tour promoting their recently released album "In Time to Voices". Our man, Richard Emery, was lucky enough...

Chuck Prophet, Amsterdam Paradiso, 26/4/12. Live Review.

Ex Green On Red guitar player Chuck Prophet spends most of his time on the road these days. Louder Than War writer Joe Whyte...

Kaizers Orchestra Violeta Violeta Trilogy: (Vol I & II) Album Review

Kaizers Orchestra are one of Norways biggest musical exports and are in the process of writing the concluding album of their momentous Violeta Violets...

Liverpool GIT music awards : live review

Great new Licerpool bands at awards ceremony

Hit By A Rock ‘Wounded’ – album review Hit By A Rock 'Wounded' (Other Sounds) CD/DL Available now "Music. Nonsense. Electrickery." ”˜Wounded' is the debut album from London based Hit By A Rock aka Jim Whelan...

David Ford – London Camden Proud Galleries – live review

There\'s very few unique acts left out there and Mr Ford is very very special indeed

New Order : Manchester Apollo : Live Review

New order finally hit their stride in Manchester...





Los Campesinos!: Islington Assembly Hall – live review

Los Campesinos return to the Capital to celebrate the 10th anniversery of their third album Romance is Boring. Louder Than War's Dave Beech was there.

Brian James from the Damned says music needs a ‘kick up the arse’ in Guardian interview but is he right?

a recent interview in the Guardian the brilliant Brian James - who was the guitarist, songwriter and mastermind behind the first two Damned albums claims that music needs a kick up the arse.

Wrekmeister Harmonies: We Love To Look At The Carnage – album review

Wrekmeister Harmonies: We Love To Look At The Carnage Thrill Jockey Records LP/CD/DL Out Now! Buy This...

DIIV: SWX, Bristol – live review

DIIV SWX, Bristol 22nd February 2020 Shoegazers DIIV kick off their UK tour behind their new album...

Les Amazones D’Afrique ‘AMAZONES POWER’ : album review ‘5 star release from Mali of modern African women empowering pop’

This is no retro world music exercise though but thoroughly modern 21st-century pop record and so it should be. Music should never be made for musicologists and Les Amazones D'Afrique combination of homespun melody and modern urban pop is stunningly effective.