Rhyl is currently quite notorious for non-attendees. Once the hub of all things bright and musical during the Breeding Ground, Dudley Arms and Bar Blu days things have nosedived over the years with venues and bands struggling to justify the efforts involved in hosting gigs.
There are still great nights going on, but with so much choice for gig goers it’s easy to see a band ‘next time’. So today it was heartwarming to have a good attendance from the word Go and a pile of great bands to boot.
In the space of a two years Burning Flag have gone from being a great band to being a fucking amazing band. Their debut eponymous album of June 2015 was a shot across the bough. If you stuck your head up it was going to get blown off. Fast forward to now and the newly released ‘Izabel’ album leaves you with nowhere to hide; Burning Flag, with that obvious pent up anger (no doubt from living in Halifax) will wipe you off the face of this shit planet.More
Mark Watson Jones Gig Reviews Active Minds, Alfatec, auralskit, bullet ridden, crutches, gift of death, lost union, monolithian, saturnine, slug, split veins, svalbard, The Day Man Lost, visions of war, volatile idea, We Came Out Like Tigers, zounds 0
After a very enjoyable visit last year was glad to make the trek to keep Subvert on the list of excellent underground punk mini-festivals that are scattered around the country. With a trip on anyway was also able to bundle a couple of the Auralskit members in from Scouseland as well as some other regular reprobates and we were down at venue early evening on the Friday. More