REVIEW // Baroness and Danko Jones step up after Volbeat cancel Academy show

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Roni Size, Krust, Die, Pinch, Joker & more play Bristol fundraiser this weekend

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REVIEW // ‘One of the best clubbing experiences I’ve had’: Planet Fun bids farewell to Bristol

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Giant Swan are something of a Bristol institution. Robin Stewart and Harry Wright have spent years carving out a niche for themselves in the city, their name now synonymous with the aggressive, kinetic, and often improvised techno sets they create. They hold a disregard for the stoic norms techno often offers in favour of a …

A football chant backed by a bass-punchy beat rings through the packed room. Balloons litter the floor. Looking like a website from the 90s, visuals showing colourful patterns and 3D modelled faces play behind the DJs. The music suddenly shifts; a smash cut into the theme tune from Friends to shouts of excitement from the …

It was announced the day before that, due to illness, Volbeat were unable to play their headline show at Bristol’s O2 Academy last month. However, organisers promised that the show would go on, with tickets remaining valid for both this show and a rescheduled Volbeat date.  Both of Volbeat’s support acts – Baroness and Danko …

With Baroness visiting our fair city this weekend in support of Danish heavy metal-meets-rockabilly giants Volbeat and Torche headlining Exchange in December, we thought it’d be a great excuse to dive into the thick, dirty depths of sludge metal.  Popularised by the genre’s godfather the Melvins, who mixed early Black Sabbath’s plodding and stone-hazed approach …

How best to explain Planet Fun. To begin, for nearly two years these event organisers have been throwing parties in London and Bristol with some of the most interesting, experimental, and off-kilter electronic and pop artists around, with bills supporting the likes of GFOTY, Kane West, SPINEE, and Hannah Diamond.  their tongue-in-cheek future-aesthetic lines up …

Sticky-floored Wetherspoons and over-priced drinks in the cheese room are great every now and then, but they’re by far the only choice available for Freshers studying in Bristol. for those new flatmates feeling a bit more adventurous We’ve put together a small selection of varied events taking place around the city for those new flatmates …

For over 30 years, St. Paul’s Adventure Playground has provided a safe space for Bristol’s community to gather and play just north of the city centre. Feeling the financial pinch, the Adventure Playground have teamed up with festival organisers Team Love to put on a fundraising day-festival that celebrates Bristol’s diverse cultural history whilst aiming …