Barry Nicolson

A Most Modern Tragedy: Why We’re All To Blame For The Death Of Amy Winehouse

It’s impossible to walk away from Amy, director Asif Kapadia’s controversial documentary about the life and death of Amy Winehouse, and not feel the...

The Killers at King Tuts, Glasgow: massive band, tiny venue, big chaos

The Killers followed last night’s TRNSMT headline set by making their return to Glasgow’s legendary King Tut’s Wah-Wah Hut. The surprise show was quietly...

Arctic Monkeys’ only UK festival performance of the summer is a tour de force of thrills

Last summer, when a sixth Arctic Monkeys LP was something universally anticipated and not the fanbase-dividing Rorschach test it ultimately turned out to be,...

Liam Gallagher is on top of the world in riotous TRNSMT headline set

Liam Gallagher’s headline set at Glasgow’s TRNSMT festival was brought to a standstill last night when one overzealous punter scaled the rigging by the...

Why you should definitely catch Metallica’s WorldWired tour

This week, Metallica’s WorldWired tour arrived in the UK for the band’s first major British shows since headlining 2015’s Reading & Leeds festivals -...

The Killers – ‘Wonderful Wonderful’ Review

The title fight between Mike Tyson and Buster Douglas that the standout track from The Killers’ fifth album is named after was one of...

Jake Bugg – ‘Hearts That Strain’ Review

Ever since Jake Bugg cast aside his co-writers and asserted full control over his music, he’s struggled to find much to say with it....

Wolf Alice: “There’s no grey areas any more; it’s literally a choice between good and evil”

,There’s a brief scene in On The Road, director Michael Winterbottom’s upcoming docu-drama hybrid set against the backdrop of Wolf Alice’s 2015 UK tour,...

Arcade Fire – ‘Everything Now’ Review

Arcade Fire have spent a career making a virtue of their own pomposity. Since 2004 debut ‘Funeral’, they’ve been unafraid to wrestle with big...

Is TRNSMT a worthy T in The Park replacement?

Other than the surprise Arctic Monkeys set that never was, it’s hard to see how the first year of Glasgow’s TRNSMT festival could have...
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