Another step to save Womanby Street

The Cardiff City Newsroom has posted a statement on the future of the derelict site next door to Clwb Ifor Bach on Womanby Street. This gives the campaign hope for the future of live music in the center of the… Continue Reading

Womanby Street Planning Application Withdrawn

The planning application to turn the abandoned building next to Clwb Ifor Bach on Womanby Street into flats has been dropped by the developer. The reason for the withdrawal hasn’t been disclosed but the protests against the development must have… Continue Reading

Can you help Metal Wales?

Hello friends, Metal Wales uses a plug-in called the Events Calendar by Modern Tribe. This is a tool that goes through Facebook pages and extracts information from those pages into our database. It then presents a list of gigs happening… Continue Reading

The Other Side of Nowhere

Everyday Heroes are a four piece band from Newport. We’ve been following their progress since seeing them take the crown at the Steelhouse 2016 Battle of the Bands competition in Fuel. At that time, they had prepared their self titled… Continue Reading

Fundraising for Steelhouse?

One of the problems with hosting a music festival on top of a mountain in the height of the Welsh summer is always going to be the weather. It’s make or break for some of the attendees and certainly in… Continue Reading

Steelhouse 2017 – The Aftermath

So I’ve had a chance to recover from last weekend. It consisted of three days of rock and roll on the Steelhouse Mountain near Ebbw Vale in South Wales. Next year’s event will be the eighth running of the Festival… Continue Reading

Steelhouse 2017 – A Review

Steelhouse celebrated its seventh year at the top of the Mountain this year. From a small festival which packed everyone into the space that is covered just by the arena when it started, it welcomed an alleged 17,000 people in… Continue Reading

The future of live music debated.

The Welsh Assembly have today debated the petition started to protect live music in Wales. The petition took more than 5000 signatures and therefore eligible for debate by the Assembly Members. Here are the comments from the minutes of the… Continue Reading

BBC 3 want you.

We’ve been contacted by a Journalist working for BBC 3. They would like to speak to young people in Wales aged between 16 and 30. I’m working on a new BBC Three documentary exploring what young people think of the… Continue Reading

Triaxis call an end.

Triaxis have decided to call time on the band.  The End Today we bring you the sad news that Triaxis is coming to an end, our final performance will be at Hammerfest 2018. We hope you all understand our decision. With many… Continue Reading