THE AFGHAN WHIGS – Overwhelming Triumph In Antwerp, Belgium

Roma Venue, Antwerp – Belgium
2 November 2022

A fucktastic set.
No fillers all killers.
Greg Dulli pipes are staggering
throughout the whole show.
The band is a mean rock machine.
Full steam ahead like a sonic jet.
No brakes, no breaks, no mistakes.
Their towering strokes do the talking.
The crowd was no less than euphoric.
Hail hail! Hands down!


Greg Dulli’s pipes are staggering

Mean rock machine

Full house


New album

THE AFGHAN WHIGS: Facebook – Instagram

Experimental Indie Prog Rockers BLACK MIDI Made Flabbergasting Impression In Antwerp, Belgium

Where: Trix Venue, Antwerp, Belgium
When: 1 November 2022

Where: Trix Venue, Antwerp, Belgium
When: 1 November 2022

If you went to this gig without ever hearing this electrical juvenile London quartet called black midi I guess your unsuspecting ears would have been impressed as never before. These adventurous youngsters sound like an experimental post-punk turbine producing ferocious Black Sabbath drones resonating actually like bombastic prog-rock firework with ever-changing, manic Frank Zappa-esque twists and turns. Yep, demonic and hypnotic 21st Century disturbance with the crushing impact of a deranged steamroller.

Single from their newest album Hellfire

Their repetitive build up/break down noise pattern goes sometimes faster than your aural reception and messed-up mind can actually handle. And at times the four members – two guitarists, a bassist and an octopus drummer – seem to play each a different song as if this was a free jazz-rock gathering while main vocalist Geordie Greep‘s haunting Scott Walker like vocals tried to give the uninterrupted cacophonous havoc a voice now and then. Flabbergasting spectacle!


Main vocalist Geordie Greep with creepy voice

Clap your hands

Full house

New album HELLFIRE


1. Welcome to Hell
2. Dangerous Liaisons
3. Faster Amaranta
4. Still
5. Eat Men Eat
6. Askance
7. 953
8. Chondromalacia Patella
9. John L
10. Speedway
11. Magician
12. The Defence
13. Slow

BLACK MIDI: Facebook – Instagram

Picture This – British Mean Riff Machine TRAAMS In BELGIUM

Time Reference Angle of Arrival Measurement System”.
Who: Post-punk team from Chichester, West Sussex, England

Albums: Grin (2013), Modern Dancing and
new one Personal Best released last July.

Concert: Cactus Club in Brugge, Belgium – 27 October 2022

TRAAMS is a mean riff machine that boggles your mind
throughout the full concert without brakes or brakes.

Here’s an idea of their non-stop drive from foreplay to orgasm. AWESOME!

Picture this

Frontman Stuart Hopkins

Time Reference Angle of Arrival Measurement System

The mystery girl


TRAAMS: Spotify – Facebook –

All live photos by Turn Up The Volume

Metal Supergroup HOLLYWOOD VAMPIRES In The UK And Germany In 2023

HOLLYWOOD VAMPIRES are a 4-piece supergroup featuring golden oldies
Alice Cooper (1974), Joe Perry (72) from Aerosmith, Tommy Henriksen (58), guitarist/bassist/songwriter with Alice Cooper, and actor Johnny Depp (59).

They already canned/released 2 albums.
Hollywood Vampires (2015) and Rise (2019).

The celebs gonna attack the UK and Germany in 2023
More dates and countries will follow.

UK 2023

July 5 – Scarborough
July 7 – Swansea
July 8 – Manchester
July 9 – London
July 11 – Birmingham
July 12 – Glasgow

Germany 2023

Rock ‘n’ roll! HELL YEAH!

HOLLYWOOD VAMPIRES: Facebook – Instagram

THE BYKER GROVE FAN CLUB Only Need 30 Minutes Of Fucktastic Havoc To Impress ANTWERP

23 October 2023

Who: Ponderous post-punk three-piece from the UK.

This British bulldozer trio was part of a 3-indie bands night along with
Scottish gunslingers Gallus and South London’s hit team Deadletter.

They had to go on first, but got stuck in traffic after playing Paris the night before.
They came late, and were as nervous as hell, but kicked off all of their frustrations
in a flabbergasting half-hour of deafening fucktastic post-punk hullabaloo. They made excuses now and then for being late, but nobody of us cared, we were too busy going bonkers in the moment.

These three young wolves (Huw Allen on vocals and bass, Connor Dack on guitar and
Louis Lanfear on drums) played their hearts out and left all their energy on the floor. Why try to make an impression in 2 hours when you can blow spectators’ heads off in just 30 minutes. I’m a sucker for Blitzkrieg gigs like this, which make my jaws drop to the ground
in awe. All cylinders on, all burners on. A shocking stream of adrenalin is what T.B.G.F.C. caused and it felt astonishing.

An idea of their mind-crushing live dynamics, here below…

Watch/listen to one of their newest pieces.
It’s called Doorstep and slowly but surely it will do your head in. Aaaarrgggghhh!

T.B.G.F.C: Facebook – Instagram – Spotify

“We made it, man!

(all photos by Turn Up The Volume)