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Halestorm/In This Moment/New Year’s Day – Nottingham, Motorpoint Arena – 25 November 2019

They say the future is female and tonight the line-up is a force of wild nature. Nottingham’s Motorpoint Arena gets to handle three rock groups who are planning to make the whole venue scream and shout. Spooky rockers New Year’s Day open up the arena, followed by performance metallers In This Moment, with the evening being closed by modern hard rock soon-to-be legends Halestorm. Em Coulter was in the thick of the action for the website that juste gets right in there…

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Sacred Reich/Night Demon/Sinocence – Belfast, Limelight 2 – 1 December 2019

They say that good things come to those who wait, and as we entered the doors of the original Limelight for the second time in 24 hours there was a sense of palpable anticipation in the air. Well, it had been almost three decades since Sacred Reich, one of the progenitors of the crossover thrash movement, had first graced a stage in this corner of the Überverse, and nigh on a quarter of a century since the Arizona mob had had the opportunity to present new music in a live environment. Reports from dates on the massive tour accompanying the release of their appropriately entitled ‘Awakening’ comeback album had indicated that, despite their lengthy layoff, the band were on absolute fire – so, it was perhaps understandable that the blue lights across the street had been placed on full alert…

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Jinjer/The Agonist/Khroma/Space Of Variations – Manchester, Academy 2 – 3 December 2019

Not many bands can claim the incredible rise of popularity that has seen Ukraine’s Jinjer become one of the hottest bands on the circuit. Fresh off the back of playing quite possibly one of the most packed tents our man Jason Walker has ever seen at Download festival this year, they’ve thrown themselves into a massive European tour in support of their latest album, ‘Macro’. Playing Manchester’s Academy 2 after not only selling out Rebellion incredibly quickly, but it’s consequent upgrade to the Academy just as fast, they bring with them The Agonist, KHROMA, and Space of Variations. It’s an absolutely packed bill and to say our Manchester correspondent was excited for this is a bit of an understatement: this is the type of show that’s going to leave Manchester’s Academy 2 shaking for days.

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