Angel Witch – Belfast, Limelight 2 14/03/2015


On a freezing cold Mother’s Day this hard rocking mama took a little time out from her family celebrations to head out and catch a few bands – led my NWOBHM legends Angel Witch, fresh from their appearance just across the Irish Sea at Hammerfest just two days earlier and playingOn a freezing cold Mother’s Day this hard rocking mama took a little time out from her family celebrations to head out and catch a few bands – led my NWOBHM legends Angel Witch, fresh from their appearance just across the Irish Sea at Hammerfest just two days earlier and playing their first shows on Irish shows in more years than many of those present would admit to remembering. First on the bill, Dublin’s Stereo Nasty play 80’s style heavy metal. Unfortunately, they open to a half empty room but this doesn’t damped their enthusiasm. With their hard hitting guitars and thunderous drums they grab the small crowd assembled by the balls with the opening chords of their set. The substantial range of Mick Mahon’s vocals is evident as the verse slips into the chorus and away they go. As the singer tries to encourage everyone to come to the front – “cause we don’t bite” – ‘Black Widow’ has a passionate band ply their trade with amazing effect. ‘Death Machine’ follows and the small crowd are really enjoying this performance. As they close their, set this quintet have won some new fans. Belfast boys Rabid Bitch Of The North […]

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