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Jazz at the Regent

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ChuggaBoom at The Soundhouse, 16th August 2018

with Our City Fires and The Hero Dies First

Reviewed by Kashif Hussain

The self-proclaimed “greatest metalcore band on Earth” played an awesome set at The Soundhouse alongside a duo of quality support acts.

First to the stage were local alt rock group Our City Fires, from Leicester. While they sounded notably different & less heavy than the rest of the bands they still put on a good show with rhythmic guitar work and catchy vocal melodies.

Watch this video, by Kevin Gaughan, of Our City Fires performing at this event.

Our City fires Photo: Kevin Gaughan

Next up were melodic metal band The Hero Dies First...

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From Los Angeles to Leicester, Robson, debut at The Y Theatre

Robson is a new music project, the brainchild of keyboardist & producer Asa Brown who has been a part of the London music scene for years, touring & working with bands. He is a stalwart of the ‘This Feeling’ movement.

Asa & band member Greg Gent have been recording Robson’s debut album in L.A., London & hometown Leicester for the past 12 months.

Watch the video for the single All the Love in The World (Couldn’t Help You)​ taken from​ Debut E.P ‘The Paths we Take’:

All the Love In The World is about worlds colliding in the unique times we are living in. It’s about where we are worldwide, politically.

The track features British musician ‘KAV’ now based in Los Angeles, USA, also hailing originally from Leicester, UK...

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Glastonbudget audition, 4th August

with Liam Iliffe, Ohana, Smack Jack & The Many Grams and The Whiskey Rebellion

Tonight’s show was organised by Glastonbudget Music Festival.

Reviewed by Lydia Till

Glastonbudget Festival 2019 auditions kick off with a great start.

The first week of Glastonbudget 2019 auditions kicked off this past weekend at the Soundhouse in Leicester. The festival is the biggest tribute act festival in the world, hosting around 160 acts including about 40 tribute acts headlining.

First to perform was 16 year old Liam Iliffe who is not new to the Glastonbudget scene. He performed at the festival in May this year. For his audition, he performed a mix of covers – including Ed Sheeran and Foo Fighters – which fit perfectly with the concept behind the tribute act festival. Iliffe also performed a few of h...

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