Postpunk Dublin five-piece Fontaines D.C. arrived promoting second album A Hero’s Death, having had to reschedule, and both crowd and band seemed to revel in each other’s company during this sold-out gig.
‘People standing motionless with their eyes closed, to me that’s flattering’ – BLACK MARBLE | INTERVIEW
For a contemporary take on the early 80s British synthpop sound – slightly wobbly mechanical arrangements, melancholy vocals – you won’t find much better than Chris Stewart’s Black Marble, whose new album Fast Idol is released on the same weekend as his Cardiff debut.
Every doubt about how well Kasabian will perform in their new incarnation is quickly swept away, As we bustle out of the Great Hall, remarks of “that was amazing” and “what a show” can be heard.
Close friends get to call this folk-rocking troubadour Sam Newton Battenberg Faulkner, and while Buzz’s Carl Marsh can’t quite claim that status, he had a perfectly pleasant chat with the man you and I call Newton Faulkner ahead of his three Welsh dates in October.
James Ellis returns to Cardiff's Chapter Arts Centre to see Steven Elliott pay tribute to soul poet legend Leonard Cohen.
There aren’t many bigger bands in the UK than Bring Me The Horizon, a band that have grown from metalcore upstarts into full on arena pop rock icons.
Ex-Genesis member Steve Hackett and his collection of talented musicians take to the road on another lengthy UK tour, this time playing 1977 Genesis live album Seconds Out in its entirety.
What better way to start the Bay Series at Alexandra Head in Cardiff Bay than with a band that does live as gloriously as their prolific studio work? Biffy Clyro are here, and the crowd are eager for some respite and sheer entertainment amidst this unpleasantness.