Author: Team Uber

Landmvrks/Ten56/Resolve – Manchester, Rebellion – 24 May 2022

Jase W may as well start paying rent for all the time he spends in Manchester’s Rebellion venue, was back again already for French R’n’B infused metalcore outfit, LANDMVRKS, supported by Resolve and Ten56. Sadly Glassbone couldn’t make it apparently due to some issues at the UK border which is a real shame; hopefully they’ll make it another time!

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Puppy – ‘Pure Evil’ (Rude Records)

Over the last year or so, Puppy have been a group that has repeatedly come up either in news articles Jase W has been reading, with singles announcements, tour announcements (and their subsequent rescheduling) and most recently their latest album; ‘Pure Evil’. The three-piece, from London in good old Blighty, label themselves in their Facebook’s About section as simply “Heavy Metal”, which after checking this album out and it being JW’s first introduction to Puppy in lieu of catching them on the Manchester stop of their current tour, seems to undersell the pretty varied sound they have on ‘Pure Evil’.

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Ugly Kid Joe/Strangers With Guns – Belfast, Limelight 2 – 23 May 2022

You can tell when a band just loves playing live when they squeeze in additional headline shows on “off days” during an arena-filling support tour. You can also tell when they have an affection for a particular corner of the Überverse when they don’t take the easy option by playing said dates on the ÜK mainland but instead venture across the most expensive expanse of water on the planet to bring the party to the island of Ireland… and it shows how much that gesture is appreciated that the first of the two shows in question sees the venue rammed to the rafters on a Monday night…

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