Live Reviews

Reviews of previous gigs and events from bands in Brighton & beyond.


Nothing More, photo by Gili Dailes
After being held at the UK Border Control in the middle of the night for a few hours because immigrants somehow managed to break into their trailer at 2am without anyone noticing,  Nothing More looked fresher than you’d expect them to be tonight at Alexandra Palace. I first saw Nothing […]

Review: Nothing More @ Alexandra Palace, London


Bullet For My Valentine, Photo by Gili DailesBullet For My Valentine, Photo by Gili Dailes
Bullet For My Valentine with support from Of Mice & Men and Nothing More Alexandra Palace, London | November 10th 2018 Photos by Gili Dailes   ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]

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The Prodigy, Photo by Gili Dailes
  “I’m off to see The Prodigy later.” “The who?” “The Prodigy, mum.” “Aren’t they that metal band?” “No, Dad, they’re The Prodigy.” This was the conversation I had as I swung by home to say hello, intending to raid the fridge but ended up playing my parents the most […]

Review: The Prodigy @ Brighton Centre



Tuval, photo by Gili Dailes
Local artist Tuval launched his new single, Breathe last Friday at the Green Door Store, with support from BABii, Jack Anton and Cosmic Caz. Despite some technical difficulties, Tuval and the band sailed through the set, drawing the audience in with every note played.   Tuval – Breathe Tuval @ […]

Tuval – Single Launch @ Green Door Store


Electric Six, photo by Gili Dailes
After a week of freezing our titties off dealing with storm Emma, the prospect of being in the sold out Concorde2 to see Electric Six seemed totally appetizing. Fuck you broken boiler, we’re ready for a good mosh pit. We make our way into the venue and one of the […]

Review: Electric Six @ Concorde2


Anvil, photo by Gili Dailes
The legend of Anvil, like their style, is persistent, driven and a little tongue in cheek. However when they took to the smoky stage of Brighton’s tiny Green Door Store on a Sunday night it was clear that they were here for one reason and one reason only. As lead […]

Review: Anvil @ The Green Door Store



Dan Reed Network, photo by Gili Dailes
Dan Reed Network sealed off their Europian tour supporting rock legends Extreme with a special show at The O2 Academy Brixon, London Dan Reed Network was originated in Portland, Oregon in the mid 80s, and have been active until 1993 – when they disbanded. Since their reunion in 2012, Dan […]

Review: Dan Reed Network @ The O2 Academy, Brixton


Noga Erez, photo by Gili Dailes
Following her unforgettable Great Escape show last May, Electro-Pop artist Noga Erez returned to Brighton as part of her Autumn European tour.   On arrival to The Joker’s upstairs venue, we found a small crowd gathered by the stage watching support act Moonoversun- and it looked like there would be […]

Review: Noga Erez @ The Joker


The Libertines, Photo by Gili Dailes
The Libertines signed off their Tiddeley Om Pom Pom tour with a sold out show at Brighton Centre and it seems like they never stopped An unprecedented three support acts preceded The Libertines on this wet and quintessentially English evening. Deadcuts, who have been a regular support slot for Pete […]

Review: The Libertines @ Brighton Centre



Alt-J, photo by Gili Dailes
Alt-J dazzled their Brighton following last week at The Brighton Centre, with beautiful stage lights and their unique sound We were lucky enough to be there when Alt-J played to an almost full house at The Brighton Centre last Monday, with support band Blaenavon warming up the venue with an […]

Review: Alt-J @ Brighton Centre


Freak Power Freak Power was a band founded by bassist Norman Cook (later to become known as Fatboy Slim), Ashley Slater (the trombonist with the anarchic British jazz big band Loose Tubes), and vocalist Jesse Graham, also known as “the Bass Cadet.” Their music was a mix of acid jazz […]

Freak Power: LIVE! Tune in on Brighton seafront


Gogol Bordello
Gogol Bordello has spent over a decade electrifying audiences the world over with its internationally acclaimed gypsy-punk sound. Tonight it was Brightons turn to see the band back in a show at the Brighton Dome. A touring force, the band averages 200+ shows each year in locales across the U.S., […]

Gogol Bordello brings it to Brighton