Afterlife – Ivory Blacks Glasgow, 24/4/15


Friday night in Glasgow saw the much awaited headline show from local boys Afterlife, almost exactly a year after I first saw them open for Bonafide at the Cathouse. That gig marked the last gig I ever went to without earplugs, as I was deaf for four days afterwards. This band plays loud. Last night’sFriday night in Glasgow saw the much awaited headline show from local boys Afterlife, almost exactly a year after I first saw them open for Bonafide at the Cathouse. That gig marked the last gig I ever went to without earplugs, as I was deaf for four days afterwards. This band plays loud. Last night’s venue has no photo pit, and I’m not the tallest person you’ll ever meet, so there I was leaning on a speaker to steady myself on my tiptoes when I realised I was never going to get a clear shot because the speaker was making my arms vibrate! The Colony The show was opened by The Colony. Having been working all week on recording their second album they arrived in Glasgow tired by their own admission, but put loads of energy into the show and by the end of their set had the crowd firmly on their side. Most people there probably weren’t aware of them before but I’m sure they made some new fans last night. Afterlife opened with Masters of Reality from their debut album Omega and immediately the people scattered amongst the seating, merch and bar areas made their way to the […]

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