So if you, like me, missed out on Asking Alexandria at Brixton Academy in January (in my defence, I was stranded at home because of the snow!), you can see exactly what an amazing show it was in their new video for ‘Run Free’, filmed live at the gig. To be honest, there’s a few too many up-the-guitar shots for my liking, but other than that, it looks pretty epic:
Stuck for things to do this month? Here’s my pick of the best tours for January 2013. Get your tickets now for some (almost) guaranteed great nights out..
Funeral For A Friend
South Wales Post-hardcores hit the UK and Ireland with melodic hardcore band Such Gold, I Divide and Major League. US punks Daytrader have pulled out of the tour. Dates are here.
The Nightmare After Christmas
Female fronted melodic metallers Orestea take on the UK with a bit of help from Bristol 5-piece Ashestoangels. Tickets and info here.
Harcore / screamo quintet tour the UK, Ireland and mainland Europe this month. For a really good night, go to Brixton, Birmingham or Manchester, where While She Sleeps and Motionless in White are supporting. Check out the dates here.
Welsh post-hardcore boys bring their partying ways to the UK this January, then mainland Europe for the Vans off the Wall music nights in February. More info here.
We Are The Ocean
The Essex four piece will be playing the hits from their latest album ‘Maybe Today, Maybe Tomorrow’. Catch them in the UK this month and next. Dates and tickets here.