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Live Review: Reel Big Fish, Anti-Flag, and Mad Caddies at 02 Academy Leeds

Fireball’s Fuelling the Fire tour returned to the UK, this year bringing in tow Reel Big Fish, Anti-Flag and Mad Caddies for a triple headline set. Ready to entertain the seas of attendees in patched black denim jackets, or trilby’s and ties.

Mad Caddies kicked off the headline sets, offering up their eclectic back catalogue of traditional ska-punk sound mixed with hardcore, reggae, jazz and swing. Not leaving any chance to let the night get stale, bouncing between more melodic numbers like Souls for Sale and Shoot out the Lights to their more hectic and faster tracks, such as Leavin’ and Monkeys. Taking advantage of the wide demographic in the room to not only bring out songs from most of their full-length releases, but also to best express the signature caddies sound and style.  Continue reading Live Review: Reel Big Fish, Anti-Flag, and Mad Caddies at 02 Academy Leeds

Live Review: Reel Big Fish – 02 Academy Leeds

Californian third-wave ska legends Reel Big Fish were back in the UK for their usual jaunt through Europe. Bringing with them frequent partners and fellow Californian ska-disco heroes Suburban Legends.

Suburban Legends were first to take the stage, being the nights only support.  Getting stuck right in to warming the crowd up for the night opening with Hi-Fives. Getting the crowd moving with their disco fused punk led by a now moustachioed Vince. Only a few songs in and the crowd were in full swing, dancing and singing to the plethora of covers. From Disney classics like Under The Sea to Neil Diamond’s Sweet Caroline. Suburban Legends managed to bring out the collective child in the crowd… whilst still maintaining a knowledge of swear words.  Continue reading Live Review: Reel Big Fish – 02 Academy Leeds

Slam Dunk 2015 Headline Announcement

You Me At Six have been announced as the festivals first headline act. Along with two past headline acts: Taking Back Sunday and Reel Big Fish.

This years festival will take place all over Leeds Millennium Square for the first time  since it moved to the university where the festival has been held since 2007. Continue reading Slam Dunk 2015 Headline Announcement