AC/DC returned to the stage in Indio, California on Saturday night (7th October 2023) for their first show in seven years with singer Brian Johnson. Their epic set was like a jolt to the heart, and the brain, as the rock and roll powerhouse performed the hits and some surprising deep cuts over an electrifying two hours at Power Trip.
One of the most talked about rock and metal events in history, Power Trip festival landed with a jolt on Friday night (6th October 2023), as Iron Maiden and Guns n' Roses kicked off the event in Indio, California. With fans coming from all across the globe to attend, there was a tangible live wire buzz was in the air for day one of the three-day happening.
With a bill threatening to leave headliners Blue Öyster Cult wondering whether they'd "stepped on stage in Botanic Gardens in Belfast", 2023's Stonedead Festival featured a host of Northern Irish performers including The Answer, Therapy? and the Ricky Warwick fronted Black Star Riders.
Arriving to celebrate the 30th anniversary of its release, The Connells’ breakthrough album 'Ring' is getting a reissue on both vinyl, and bonus-filled CD and Digital Deluxe Editions. In stores on 11th August 2023, the album includes the North Carolina band’s enduring Top Ten international hit ’74-’75'.
Guns N' Roses made a rockin’ return to London at BST Hyde Park on Friday night (Friday 30th June 2023) for a sold out 3 hour set as part of their 2023 European tour. Following on from their headline-making Glastonbury appearance, the most dangerous band in the world proved that although there's no shortage of detractors lining up to take a swipe at them, they're still a thrilling live act.
P!nk’s huge Summer Carnival Tour took over BST Hyde Park on Saturday night (24th June 2023) for the first of two sold out nights supported by Gwen Stefani, Sam Ryder and GAYLE. Taking place in London’s Hyde Park, this saw the 10th anniversary of the British Summer Time concerts, opening three weekends of music with Guns n Roses, Take That, Blackpink, Bruce Springsteen, Billy Joel and Lana Del Ray due to perform on the famous Great Oak Stage.
Following on from their triumphant Belfast date on their Legacy of the Beast tour in 2022, Iron Maiden were back in Ireland on Saturday Night (24th June 2023) as part of their 'Future Past' trek. Bringing with them an entirely new production, a revamped set list, and an incredible FOUR Eddies, the metal juggernaut proved why they still inspire such devotion almost five decades into their career.
The hottest festival on earth, Hellfest 2023 brought with it scorching sun, torrential rain, star turns from Iron Maiden, Pantera and Slipknot, and an atmosphere like no other. Taking place in Clisson, France from 15th - 18th June, Hellfest was once again a total sell out.
A scorching setting, the biggest crowd in its history, an electrifying bill, and a twenty year celebration; 2023's Download Festival had it all. Taking place at Donington Park from 8th - 11th June, and featuring star turns from Bring Me The Horizon, Slipknot, and dual Metallica shows, Download 2023 proved one of the hottest tickets of the summer.
Celebrating five decades since their release, a pair of Alice Cooper classics are receiving a deluxe reissue. Newly remastered and expanded with rarities and previously unreleased concerts, the pair; 'Killer' and 'School's Out' arrive as 2-CD and 3-LP sets on 9th June 2023.