The offices here at The Revival HQ are a buzz this year with the sound of The Misfits. The legendary horror punk band are everywhere from their own shows to various offshoots touring, and we are covering it all.

In case you missed it, we covered former Misfits front man...

According to the Chinese zodiac, 2018 is the year of the Earth Dog, although looking at it through our eyes 2018 is quickly becoming the "Year of the Misfit". Coming up over the next few months we will be covering original Misfit guitarist Doyle on his solo UK tour, an...

Day two of HRH Metal dawns upon us and a temperature drop greets us in Birmingham. The frost won’t put a dampener in today’s festivities however. A stunning second day line-up is topped off with Memoriam and Grave Digger. 

But to start proceedings we are back down on st...

For the second year in a row the Hard Rock Hell franchise brings its METAL offering back to the streets of Birmingham with a two day long music festival. Covering three stages and 40 plus bands the metal community here in the genre’s heartland are in for a treat.

The sm...

Grey skies shroud the Birmingham skyline which has been saturated by rain for days, as roadies load various bands gear into the back of the O2 Academy in Birmingham the temperature drops and snow starts to fall. An early in the year tour rolls into the city tonight as...

Saturday night and The Revival find themselves in Birmingham which can mean only one thing; Ovation Music Management are putting on another show highlighting the best in local talent. Month on month these shows demonstrate just how vibrant the live music scene in the W...

There are so many "old school" thrash bands doing the rounds again these days, and here at the revival we've covered quite a few of them this year. Many of these bands who disbanded back in the day have reformed and seem to be going through the motions; doing enough to...

Prong are a band that really stood out to me from the first day I heard "Snap Your Fingers" in some sleazy West Midlands rock club back in the mid-90's. Back then they provided a different sound to everyone else; energy, enthusiasm, angst that no other band was showing...

Birmingham on a Sunday night should be an easy sale ticket wise. The country's second city is a hive of activity as I arrive for this evenings Monster Magnet show. There is a little stumbling block however, also in town tonight are a band called Iron Maiden, you may ha...

Napalm Death are without doubt Lord and Master of the Birmingham extreme metal scene. Thirty six years on from their foundation they are still going from strength to strength, album after album produces pure grindcore delight and their fan base just keeps growing.

Tonig...

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