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U2 iNNOCENCE + eXPERIENCE at The O2

U2 brought their iNNOCENCE + eXPERIENCE tour to London’s O2 Arena  for six shows between 25 October and 3 November 2015.

The third show of the run saw Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton, and Larry Mullen Jr bring ‘New Year’s Day’ and ‘Bad’ back into the setlist, while Patti Smith joined the group to end the night with a rousing rendition of ‘People Have The Power’.

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Son Lux at Village Underground

Fronted by Ryan Lott, Son Lux performed songs from their latest album, ‘Bones’, as well as past hits like ‘Easy’ and ‘Lost It To Trying’ to a sold-out Village Underground on 21 October 2015. The group, rounded out by drummer Ian Chang and guitarist  Rafiq Bhatia, were supported on the emotionally charged night by Olga Bell and Barbarossa.

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Against Me! & The Gaslight Anthem at O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire

The Gaslight Anthem’s penultimate show before taking a “step away from the band until we decide what we’d like to do next” was a celebration of their greatest hits and fan favourites played to a sold-out O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire.

Against Me! fired up the heaving crowd with a powerful set, while The Gaslight Anthem’s “most favourite person in the whole of England”, Frank Turner, showed up to duet on ‘Great Expectations’.

Seether at Electric Ballroom, Camden

Seether returned to London for an intimate show at Camden’s Electric Ballroom, warming up for their slot at Reading and Leeds 2015 with a set comprising classics like ‘Gasoline’ and ‘Fake It’ alongside tracks from their most recent album, ‘Isolate and Medicate’.

  • Read our review of the show here.

The Mission & Blood Brothers at O2 Academy Islington

The Mission and their intimate-show alter egos, Blood Brothers,  treated a sold-out O2 Academy Islington to close on three hours of classics (‘Butterfly On A Wheel’, ‘Tower Of Strength’, ‘Deliverance’), newer tracks (‘Wither On The Vine’, ‘Swan Song’, ‘Black Cat Bones’), and rarely performed fan favourites (‘Swoon’, ‘Evangeline’).

  • Read our review of The Mission and Blood Brothers at O2 Academy Islington here.

Hozier at The Forum, London

On 30 June 2015, Hozier performed to a capacity crowd at The Forum in Kentish Town, London. Backed by a six-piece band, including a cellist and two backing singers, the Irish musician performed songs from his self-titled debut album, including the global hit ‘Take Me To Church’, alongside select cover versions.

  • Read our review here.

Paul McCartney at London’s O2 Arena

On 23 May 2015, Paul McCartney celebrated his 50th live appearance in London with an almost three-hour 40-song set. And “up-and-coming rhythm guitarist” Dave Grohl showed up to lend a hand.