Ladies Love A Superhero win The Gathering’s Battle of the Bands

Ladies Love a Superhero - Photograph by Darren Warner at Plugged In Magazine

‘Ladies Love A Super Hero’ from Rhondda Cynon Taff beat eight young bands from all over South Wales to win The Gathering’s Battle of the Bands final last Saturday 24 April.

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Tigertailz are hometown heroes!

There’s an electric atmosphere at Fuel for the triumphant return of Cardiff’s Tigertailz.

Stepping into the club, it feels like the ’80s never ended. Van Halen and RATT are rumbling out of the speakers and the punters could belong in any number of glam rock bands with back-combed locks and make-up clad faces.

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Gather for The Gathering

The Gathering

Talented young musicians throughout South Wales aged up to 18, are presently competing in local area heats to win a place in The Gathering’s Battle  of the Bands grand final to be held in Bridgend Recreation Centre on Saturday
24 April 2010.

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Merthyr becomes Unified

Unified Festival - 8th May 2010 @ Merthyr Tydfil College

Merthyr Tydfil is set to become Unified with a one day festival featuring no less than 20 artists taking to 2 stages in the space of 12 hours.

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The Guns are ready to shoot to stardom

Written for the South Wales Echo 14/04/10

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With a fervently loyal following, The Guns are being tipped as the next Welsh band to emulate fellow Valleys heavyweights Lostprophets and Funeral For A Friend. Guns’ frontman Alex Wiltshire tells Jarrad Owens why they’re now ready to roll

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Bad Company @ Cardiff International Arena 05/04/10

On a Bank Holiday Monday so bereft of entertainment, hordes of people could be found watching traffic lights change in Cardiff town centre, Vintage rockers, Bad Company provided a much needed entertainment shot in the arm.

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All The Damn Vampires to release E.P.

All The Damn Vampires - Photograph by Nadine Ballantyne

Formed in October 2008 from the mis-shapen shards of broken bands, All The Damn Vampires are a swift and incendiary slash to the juglar of the current scene.

Their debut EP ‘Live From the Gutter’ is set for release on April 13th with a no holds barred show at Clwb Ifor Bach; This is a band to look out for. Having already shared a stage with the likes of Spycatcher, FACT, Devil Sold His Soul, Shaped By Fate and The New 1920 to name but a few, the band are set to ignite the UK, like musical arson, touring extensively through 2010 and leaving a trail of blood, sweat and beers behind them.

Jarrad ‘Nöir’ Owens