Gig review: Muse @ Manchester Academy

Renowned for their energetic and extravagant live performances, the Devon rockers arrived on stage to a rapturous applause from the crowed and ripped through their back catalogue.

Review: Placebo @ O2 Apollo, Manchester

Placebo’s Manchester O2 Apollo set-list of oldies-but-goodies like Infra-Red and Every You Every Me and soon-to-be classics from their 2013 album Loud Like Love was never going to disappoint.

Gig review: The Orwells @ Manchester Academy

Half-naked and half-drunk, The Orwells took on a feverishly energetic crowd at the Academy on Monday, serving up an impressive performance of their raw and unapologetic blend of rock.