It’s The White Buffalo, aka Jake Smith’s, first trip to the UK but the audience reaction showed that there is an appetite here for this brand of Americana-fused folk rock.
Swedish metal veterans and Century Media Records artists, The Haunted, are currently touring as support to fellow countrymen Meshuggah, before joining up with Arch Enemy for some more European dates.
The opening weeks of 2017 sees Nuclear Blast’s Swedish tech-metal titans, Meshuggah, rounding off a UK and European tour before packing up and heading to Australia for some shows.
By the time the first chords of Beartooth’ “Burnout” ring out, the floor of Manchester’s The Ritz is packed and everyone is ready to party.
Ash, the Downpatrick trio, are just finishing up a run of shows that sees them playing 1977, their debut album, in full along with other hits from their back catalogue.
Dead Label are a three-piece metal outfit from Kildare in Ireland. John Gilleese was on hand to capture the action from their Manchester performance while supporting Fear Factory’s 2015 tour of the UK & Ireland.
Logan Mader (Machine Head/Soulfly) has assembled a new band and is back on the touring circuit as Once Human. John Gilleese caught up with them at the Manchester leg of Fear Factory’s UK and Ireland tour.
The UK-based rockers, We Are The Ocean, are currently on the road through Europe supporting Three Days Grace. We sent John Gilleese into the pit to catch the action.
Canadian rockers Three Days Grace kicked off 2016 by bringing their energetic live show to Manchester. John Gilleese was there with camera at the ready to catch the action.