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Wu-Tang Clan

Last time Wu-Tang Clan played London, in June 2011, it was a cock-up. Not only did founding members Raekwon, Inspectah Deck and RZA not...

Public Enemy

“Brace yourself, London,” announces DJ Lord, “for Public Enemy.” Sound advice, as it goes. Because Chuck D and the gang, who 26 years ago...

Latitude Festival 2013

Latitude is the kind of place where you’ll go into a tent because it sounds like Everything Everything are onstage, only to discover a...

Optimus Alive

From Phoenician settlers in the 13th century to the 1970s revolutionaries who ushered in the current democratic republic, people have always been willing to...

Super Bock Super Rock

Tucked beneath a beachside forest just outside Lisbon is one of Portugal's best kept secrets. Now in its 19th year, Super Bock Super Rock...

T In The Park

So, T In The Park celebrates its 20th year, and like many 20-year-olds it’s marking the occasion by getting merry and dancing to Rihanna....

Eurockeennes

There are a couple of things about Eurockeenes you notice straight off the bat: one of them is the beauty of the site, tucked...

Hard Rock Calling

Last year’s Hard Rock Calling was a disaster. First there was the pitiful sound system and draconian noise restrictions, which turned every show into...

Subbotnik Festival

“One of the great laws of war is ‘Never invade Russia’,” as the probably apocryphal Field Marshal Montgomery line goes. It stands as pretty...

These New Puritans

Being a small-to-medium-sized band with gigantic ambitions can be an awkward thing, and nowhere more so than in the live arena. One suspects that...
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