Hardcore Superstar – Club Academy, Manchester: 14th March 2015


A small slice of Swedish rock came to Manchester last Saturday. Hardcore Superstar fresh from an appearance at Hard Rock Hell United in Wales on Friday 13th brought their ‘When We Touch The Sky Tour 2015’ to Manchester Club Academy. With Bonafide and NitroDive as support. The problem with playing on a weekend when manyA small slice of Swedish rock came to Manchester last Saturday. Hardcore Superstar fresh from an appearance at Hard Rock Hell United in Wales on Friday 13th brought their ‘When We Touch The Sky Tour 2015′ to Manchester Club Academy. With Bonafide and NitroDive as support. The problem with playing on a weekend when many of the usual suspects who would have gone to this gig is that they were still at HRH United. Despite that a small crowd, to begin with, gradually grew to a reasonable size as the night wore on. NitroDive from Gothenburg were already playing when I arrived so I probably only caught five songs, which was probably at least half the set. Fronted by Albert Norberg, who reminded me of Danny Jones from Deadaudiosaints, with a black Mohawk, guyliner and toned, muscular tattooed arms. They were mid song but the next song they played was a Ramones cover, not I know that and I knew the song but I didn’t write down which song D’oh but it sounded good anyway! Albert asked ‘You guys having a fun time? Nice to see you on a Saturday night?’ and the next songs were their own Dead or Alive with […]

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