Author: UberAdmin

Jizzy Pearl + Stevie R Pearce/Philip McCarroll – Ahoghill, Diamond Rock Club – 6 April 2019

The last night of the sometime Love/Hate frontman’s annual jaunt around the highways and back alleys of Europe, this was also the third in a triumvirate of very special “stripped back” shows which saw Jizzy take things down to the bare bones, accompanied by just a guitar and that of his erstwhile sidekick Stevie Pearce as he interweaved acoustic renditions of some of his best known songs with a carefully harvested collection of suitably debauched stories from the early days of his career… Yep, it promised to be one of those special “fuck you if you weren’t there to hear it for yourself” nights…

Read More

Anaal Nathrakh/Akercocke/khost – Birmingham, The Asylum – 5 April 2019

Stalwarts of the extreme metal spectrum, both Anaal Nathrakh and Akercocke boast over two decades’ experience at the forefront of the most punishing music on the planet, their careers standing testament to the power of constant reinvention and development as they push their respective genre into bold new territories. To see the pair on a headline run then, provides an opportunity to engage with two of extreme metal’s most luminary names, recognising the incredible contributions that both have had to heavy music, and in Anaal Nathrakh’s case as a hometown show no less.

Read More