Friday 23rd February 2018 – Hell Is For Heroes w/ A and Vex Red at Pyramids, Portsmouth

This gig was one of those rare occasions in twenty years where I went to see the support band, not the headliner. This tour brought about the return of A after nearly a decade of one off shows and festival appearances. I saw them four times in two years between 2018 and 2019. For context, … Continue reading Friday 23rd February 2018 – Hell Is For Heroes w/ A and Vex Red at Pyramids, Portsmouth

Tuesday 23rd January 2007 – Hellogoodbye w/ Plain White T’s and Houston Calls at Portsmouth Pyramids Centre

I have one stand out memory from this gig. I went with a few friends including Ben and Chris, who had a band you may remember called Amy Can Flyy. Around this time they’d recorded an EP with my friend George, who was the drummer in our band, but also recorded all of our demos. … Continue reading Tuesday 23rd January 2007 – Hellogoodbye w/ Plain White T’s and Houston Calls at Portsmouth Pyramids Centre

Sunday 29th January 2006 – Fall Out Boy w / Gym Class Heroes and Nightmare Of You at Portstmouth Pyramids Centre

Despite really liking Fall Out Boy in the early 2000’s, particularly their debut album Take This Your Grave, by 2006 I had decided I was too good for the band, who had since exploded in popularity. I was an idiot for this, they weren’t the only band I wrote off just because everyone else liked … Continue reading Sunday 29th January 2006 – Fall Out Boy w / Gym Class Heroes and Nightmare Of You at Portstmouth Pyramids Centre

Saturday 21st January 2006 – MxPx and The Starting Line w/ The Matches and I Am The Avalanche at Portsmouth Pyramids Centre

For a while the ‘versus’ billing of co-headline tours was quite a thing. I have no idea why, there wasn’t any competition about it. It was a vehicle to allow bands of a similar level, perhaps with a slightly different audience to pull their collective crowd together and comfortably fill larger venues than they might … Continue reading Saturday 21st January 2006 – MxPx and The Starting Line w/ The Matches and I Am The Avalanche at Portsmouth Pyramids Centre