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Matt Rowley talks to Slash…. yep that one!

The full chat... Matt RowleyI caught up with the legendary Slash from Guns and Roses in the small hours of this morning. I hope you enjoy it as much as. I do.We have a legendary treat for you today. None other than the iconic guitarist from Guns N' Roses, the man behind some of the most memorable scene rock history journey, and his legacy. And what's next on his horizon? So crank up the volume and get ready for an […]

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Gig Goin’ – Phil Campbell & The Bastard Sons

PC&TBS at The Corn Exchange Phil Campbell and the Bastard Sons - also known as PC&TBS - hit Newport Corn Exchange on the last of three nights playing the length and breadth of Wales, which they named the 'Kings of Wales Weekend' in a cheeky nod to their latest album 'Kings of the Asylum'. Having grown up loving the high-energy, raw and unapologetically chunky sound of Motörhead, I had high hopes of their legendary guitarist Phil Campbell's latest adventure. The quintet […]

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Gig Goin’ – WRKHOUSE at Le Pub

Introducing: WRKHOUSE After releasing their debut EP ‘Out of the Blue’, North Wales four-piece WRKHOUSE made their live debut at the iconic Le Pub. This sold-out show, thanks to their loyal and fast growing fanbase, was highly anticipated by supporters and the band themselves. The line-up was completed by support from Good Things and Cyn Cwsg providing an exciting mix of indie and rock artists from different parts of Wales. Support Good Things are an indie band from Cardiff who […]

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Gig Goin’ – The resurrection of Jump the Underground

Finally, it's the return... After a 15 year hiatus and a couple of failed attempts beyond their control at a reunion show, it seems fitting that on Good Friday the beginning of the resurrection of Jesus that Newport's' Indie/Rock favourites Jump The Underground held their show at the recently refurbished and opened Corn Exchange venue.This sold out show was much anticipated both by fans and the band themselves no doubt. The bill was completed by support from Familia, The Dirty […]

today30 March 2024 158 3

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Gig Goin’ – My Day with Sleep Token and Northlane

The Day of the Show The day kicked off bright and early as my friend picked me up, and we set off for Birmingham. Departing around 10am, we aimed to explore Birmingham before the show. Our journey was filled with lively sing-alongs and speculating about which songs might play next. Despite encountering some traffic delays, our anticipation only grew as we approached the venue. Northlane As Northlane took the stage with "Clarity," the atmosphere ignited. Marcus Bridge, the vocalist, commanded […]

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Why I’ve stayed away, ahead of the opening night at the Corn Exchange music venue

Newport City Radio has been based here at on the upper floor at the Corn Exchange project since the start of January. I've tried (and failed) to keep clear of the building work being completed on what promises to be the most thrilling new music venue in a generation. I’ve been proud to witness its development. A quick personal history. I’ve been here before. Chicago Rock, as a customer, back in the day. Charter Housing in the 2010s setting up […]

today2 March 2024 94 12


Gig Goin’ – My Day with Those Damn Crows and The Cruel Knives

The Cruel Knives & Those Damn Crows O2 Academy Bristol - 9th October 2023  The Day of the Show The start of the day was pretty hectic, I slept in pretty late not realising the time. I quickly got ready rushing an outfit and getting a lift to the train station, almost missing my train to my dads. Luckily the train was delayed by 20 minutes so I hadn’t missed it at all. I got on the train and started listening to Those […]

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