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The National @ Manchester Academy 27/11/10

Few bands have enjoyed a better 2010 than American quintet The National. On the back of the release of their fifth studio album ‘High Violet’ in May, the band have enjoyed triumphant shows at London’s Royal Albert Hall and Glastonbury … Continue reading

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Foals @ Manchester Academy 30/10/10

It’s been a busy year for Oxford quintet Foals. As well as releasing their sophomore effort ‘Total Life Forever’, they also managed to turn in a triumphant Glastonbury outing, and get themselves nominated for the Mercury Music prize along the … Continue reading

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Frank Turner @ Manchester Academy 17/03/10

Support: Crazy Arm, Chuck Ragan If there are only two certainties in life, it’s that St Patrick’s Day is always an excuse for a boozy night out, and that Frank Turner will always put on a great live show. Combine … Continue reading

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A Day To Remember @ Manchester Academy 11/03/10

Support: Architects It may have only been a few months since A Day To Remember last visited UK shores – on support duty with Bring Me The Horizon, but there’s clearly a lot of love for the American ‘Pop – … Continue reading

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Glassjaw @ Manchester Academy 24/01/10

Support: Shapes, Pulled Apart By Horses There’s something just not right about tonight. The recent upgrade from the original billing of Academy 2, to the larger Academy 1 just does not sit well. Not that Glassjaw haven’t earned their significant … Continue reading

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The Get Up Kids @ Birmingham Academy 2 17/08/09 & Manchester Academy 2 18/08/09

There are some bands just too good to miss. Having only reformed last year after a three year hiatus, they’ve been welcomed back by the scene they help spawn. Often referred to as pioneers, they picked up where the first … Continue reading

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Brand New @ Manchester Academy 23/06/09

Support: Moneen, Kevin Devine It’s always special when Brand New come to town. At their last outing in Manchester, back at the Apollo in February 2007 the band performed the genre defining Deja Entendu its entirety (bar one song). Anything … Continue reading

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