On Tuesday, Bristol saw the return of the legendary gypsy, punk revolutionists Gogol Bordello at The O2 Academy, with support from Dave Hause & The Mermaid. After an incredible warm up set from Dave Hause, fans began to stomp their feet and chant ‘Gogol, Gogol’ as time edged nearer for the bands big entrance. Before …

Rising to international acclaim with their gypsy-punk sound, Gogol Bordello have been electrifying the world with their blend of metal, rap, flamenco, roots reggae and a gypsy two-step rhythm for nearly 20 years. With the release of their new single Saboteur Blues and their seventh album Seekers and Finders on the horizon, this show will give …

Bristol based and fresh-faced, Callum McAllister, Max Cole and Dom Mosley are Toodles & The Hectic Pity, a young and talented punk group beginning to gather momentum. Headlining a raucous lineup of Bristol talent, the boys will be smashing out a noisy set at The Exchange on 25 June. Like any great punk band, Toodles …

Self-branded ‘London’s most badass scream queens’, electric DIY trio Skinny Girl Diet are a much-needed breath of fresh air in modern punk music. Unpolished, brash and completely unafraid, their sound is a forceful wall of noise that drives their fury-fuelled political song-writing. Support comes from the mesmerising Twin, Oozing Gloop and artist and poet Isadora Vibes. …

Loud, angry and unapologetic, the riotous Petrol Girls take on one of Bristol’s best live venues, Exchange, on Saturday night. Supporting popular US punk giants Strike Anywhere, Petrol Girls are a raging feminist post-hardcore band straight out of South East London. With roots in the extended Bristol area, the band is returning to the city …

Unhappy with what they were hearing on the radio, punk rock group Snuff got together in 1986 with a plan to take the piss out of mainstream music. The Fleece are excited to have them back this April for what promises to be a memorable show. Support comes from ‘21st century punks’ Wonk Unit, who …