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Alastair Hunter

Watch: A Plastic Rose – The Last Revolution

After a lengthy hiatus, A Plastic Rose release an official video for ‘The Last Revolution’, taken from their second full-length album Flickering Light of an Inner War. Ahead of their headline appearance at Spectrum Festival on Thursday 26th October with…

October 23, 2017

Bad Fit – 23rd June 2016

Bad Fit and Franklyn Thursday 23th June 2016 – McHugh’s Basement, Belfast After a year of enigmatic online presence, Belfast’s “baddest” new band Bad Fit decide to reveal themselves. Choosing McHugh’s Bar for their literal underground debut show emphasises the band’s…

June 28, 2016

Chris Cornell – 24th April 2016

Chris Cornell with support from Fantastic Negrito Sunday 24th April 2016 – Ulster Hall, Belfast Last Sunday, Chris Cornell sold out the Ulster Hall on the Belfast date of his worldwide Acoustic Higher Truth Tour. As this was Cornell’s first…

April 27, 2016

Silences Luna EP launch – 15th April 2016

Silences Luna EP launch with support from Son of the Hound & Brand New Friend Friday 15th April 2016 – Bar Sub, Belfast On Friday night at the obscure Bar Sub in Belfast, Silences kicked off their latest UK tour…

April 19, 2016

Breaking Bands: Bloom, Harrison Tweed & Joel Harkin – 14th August 2015

Breaking Bands: Bloom, Harrison Tweed & Joel Harkin Friday 14th August 2015 – The Oh Yeah Centre, Belfast Once a month, the Oh Yeah Centre transforms itself into a sanctuary of sensual ambience and relaxation so that Belfast may enjoy…

August 18, 2015

A Plastic Rose – Hidden Machine #08 – 18th December 2014

  Hidden Machine #08: A Plastic Rose, In An Instant & The Twenty Thursday 18th December 2014 – Voodoo, Belfast Although 2014 has been an all-round incredible year for the Northern Ireland music scene, it’s safe to say that, even…

December 29, 2014

White Male Actors – Ghosts

  I must admit, I jumped at the opportunity to review White Male Actors as, from the outset and having never listened to the band before, this already gave me plenty of critical ammunition to deride the band in drawing…

November 18, 2014

Band of Skulls – 30th October 2014

  Band of Skulls with support from DZ Deathrays Thursday 30th October 2014 – Limelight 2, Belfast An early concert with the doors of Limelight 2 opened at 6pm to greet a crowd of impatient rock music fans. We didn’t…

November 4, 2014

The Rising – 28th August 2014

  The Rising – Coming Home Album Launch with support from Sara Crockett & Morgan McIntyre Thursday 28th August 2014 – The Empire, Belfast Ah, The Empire Music Hall. Cornucopia of many fine moments in the Northern Ireland music scene,…

September 1, 2014