A sequel that’s faster, flashier and more bombastic than the original
Aerosmith; Hard Rock Café, London: Monday February 19
Ya-ya-ya-ya-yeow! Stadium rock stripped to 150-strong secret gig
To give the band credit though, this Armageddon-soundtracking atrocity is the only nod towards latter-day ’Smith, and the rest of the set is full of the likes of ‘Sweet Emotion’, ‘Train Kept A Rolling’ and a still-saucy ‘Love In An Elevator’. We get flying solos, we get funky breakdowns and ‘Cryin’’ sung suggestively to a pretty blonde, we get the lot. “Going down, Mr Tyler?” Not anytime soon.
The sequel to Independence Day has been 20 years in the making, and it’s quite stupid but kinda fun
Minus Tom DeLonge, the pop-punk icons prove their worth on album seven
Mount returns both fearless and eccentric on bold new album
Bat For Lashes’ concept album about a wedding day tragedy is a spellbinding parable about relationship ideals