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The Audience Sits

I was at the Kamelot gig at Manning Bar on Friday for the purposes of gig photography. This photo was taken during¬†Valhalore’s set. Valhalore asked the dance floor to sit down as they were going to play an “acoustic” song. … Continue reading

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Neurosis: Live at Manning Bar 17/02/2017 Review

Kicking off the proceedings was the sounds of Dispossessed. Their sound was harsh and intense without becoming a noisy mess. Aside from a mic not being loud enough for singing at one point, it was a strong set. Regardless of … Continue reading

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Cog: Live at The Metro 17/07/2016

The last time I saw Cog was in 2009. Whilst I like Cog’s music, the major incentive for me to get tickets was that it Oceansize were conducting their first (an sadly, only) tour of Australia as support for Cog. … Continue reading

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Weedeater and Conan: Live at Manning Bar 15/07/2016

The first band for the night was Thorax, a band I had seen before but knew not their name. They were better this time around, with their sound being much thicker, heavier, and more confident and the vocals more intense, … Continue reading

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The Mark of Cain: Live at Manning Bar 04/12/2015

This one was interesting as I went to the gig drunk and sobered up before The Mark of Cain started. A former colleague of mine was having drinks a few days before she flew home for a few weeks and … Continue reading

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Regurgitator: Live at Manning Bar 29/08/2015

First act of the night was Polish Club. As performers, they were good. However, I felt their songs were weak and underdeveloped, sounding more like a shadow of Motown artists and doo-woop ¬†music than something influenced by those. The second … Continue reading

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Neurosis: Live at Manning bar 09/08/2014

I was going to write a lengthy story that sent nowhere and had nothing to do with this review, but I’m a bit too tired for that so instead I’ll stay on track. They were excellent. Everything was audible. They … Continue reading

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