A night of heroic rock ‘n’ roll delivered with aplomb by both Blue Oyster Cult and Jared James Nichols alike, this was a night to remember and Nottingham once again earned its reputation as one of the UK’s most rocking cities.
I can think of few artists who can pound a venue with such ferocious riffs and still leave the audience beaming from ear-to-ear at the conclusion. Sheer metal heaven, the ‘Transcendence’ tour was aptly named. 10
Three bands laid waste to the heaving Nottingham Rock City - details inside.
If you ever wanted to demonstrate what it is about rock ‘n’ roll that makes the hair stand up on the back of the neck and set the adrenalin flowing, then this is the perfect example.
Rock concerts, at their best, are a transcendental experience, a communion between artist and audience that leaves both energized and inspired by the performance. This was one such night and Temple of Rock is every bit the celebration of music that its creator imagined.
An exclusive interview with Dave and James from Speedhorn & a review of their awesome Nottingham show with Will Haven
Beth Hart lives to perform, and seeing her on stage is a genuine delight that will live with me always.
Our detailed coverage of the mighty Black Label Society who, alongside the equally impressive Crobot and Black Tusk, reduced Rock City to rubble.