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Tickets for The Answer on sale now

November 28, 2014

The Answer are coming to Dublin in 2015. Tickets went on sale today for their March 7th show at Whelan’s where they’ll be promoting their forthcoming fith album, Raise a Little Hell. Tickets will set you back €20 incl. booking fee or you could pop over to the Irish Metal Archive and try to win yourself […]

Glasgowbury Announce first acts for 2013 Festival (The Answer, ASIWYFA plus many more)

April 30, 2013

Glasgowbury is now entering its thirteenth year as a festival and it just keeps getting better. Yesterday they announced the first list of names who’ll be appearing this year and there’s tasty choices for all music heads out there. The festival aims to support local Northern Irish bands and The Answer, The Japanese Popstars and […]


July 1, 2009

I’ve got the horn Ryan. After a successful find in Stillroom I decided to finally go and listen to a band many, many people are talking about. The Answer are being hailed as Irelands best Rock export since Thin Lizzy and Tickets There has been surprisingly lax in it’s efforts to find out more. I […]

Answer the Call

October 23, 2009

The Answer have confirmed two Irish dates taking place in December. Starting in Dublin, the band play The Academy on December 12th before heading up to Belfast for a show in the Ulster Hall on the 14th. After all that touring with AC/DC this year, I’m sure they’re going to be a couple of great […]

WIN: Tickets to see SAXON tomorrow night @ The Academy (CLOSED)

December 4, 2014

This competition is now closed. MCD have been extremely generous this week and have showered us with free tickets to give away and it ain’t over yet. Tomorrow night the legendary SAXON play The Academy and we want to send one lucky winner and a friend off to see them. If you’d like to be […]

WIN: Tickets to see The Doors Alive tomorrow night (Closed)

December 4, 2014

This competition is now closed Another competition you say? Oh go on then. This is one you’ll have to be quick on as The Doors Alive (or as we call them – the world’s greatest Doors tribute band) are playing one of their special midnight shows at The Academy tomorrow night (Dec 5th) and thanks […]


November 17, 2014

Hellfest have announced over 120 of the bands that are set to appear on next year’s bill which will take place between the 19th and 21st of June 2015 in Clisson, France. Headlining the event will be Slipknot, Scorpions and Faith No More. with Judas Priest, ZZ Top, Slash, Motorhead, Alice Copper, Marilyn Manson, Venom, […]

COMPETITION: Win Tickets to The Treatment

June 16, 2014

The Treatment will play their first ever headlining show in Dublin this Wednesday when they tear The Academy a new floor! Technically you should have bought your tickets months ago. If you didn’t – for shame! But thanks to the legends at MCD, we’re in a position to send you and a friend there for free. […]

Review: Twisted Autocracy – Reinstate the Hate (EP)

May 1, 2014

We’ve been looking to this for about half a year and finally the time has come for Twisted Autocracy. Tickets There has an almost Axl Rose choreographed history with TA as we’ve managed to turn up late for all but one of the fourteen thousand times they’ve played nights we attended. However that one show, […]

New Music: Sweet Taste – Otherside

October 24, 2011

Just came across this fantastic track while trawling through some hard rock bands. They’re from Antrim, they’re called Sweet Taste and they’ve got a pretty bang on sound. If you’re a fan of Jaded Sun or The Answer, check these guys out. The tune is called ‘Otherside‘ and it seems to have come out back […]

INTERVIEW: Mark Hamilton (ASH)

June 4, 2011

Since forming nearly two decades ago, ASH have become the brightest champions of alternative / pop / punk rock to emerge from Northern Ireland. Their career is practically one long repertoire of greatest hits and there’s no sings of stopping them, especially since they’re all at least ten years younger than any other band with […]

Beady Eye: Download Debut Single From Tomorrow

November 9, 2010

From the site that never brought you Oasis, we decided this had to go out. The moment has arrived when the world will finally know the answer to that age old question, “how long would Liam Gallagher survive without Noel to help him along?”. The infamous hell raising Mancunian and his new band Beady Eye […]

GUNS N’ ROSES: Belfast & Dublin 2010 – The Good, The Bad & The BLITZ! (Live Review)

September 2, 2010

Belfast Photos By Davis Fitzgerald (@ The Belfast Telegraph) Dublin Photo’s By Aaron O’Connor Crap Pictures (Really out of focus, far away/B&W ones) by Tickets There “STOP! Right, here’s the Deal. One more bottle – we go home. It’s up to you. We would like to Stay, you want us to stay? We want to […]

Tickets There – Friday Music Quiz

October 16, 2009

Try your best, you will fail!!!

Tickets There: Our Favorite Irish Bands

September 19, 2009

Hi There, Tickets There has decided to create a list of the Safe (Good) Irish bands. This list will only be based on our collective (my) personal tastes and will be updated as often as possible (Also, the Top Ten only includes bands that are still together and fairly underground / local. Thats why Ash […]

AC/DC – Punchestown Racecourse Review

June 30, 2009

Well, Well, Well. It doesn’t get much better than this. Standing with a cold beer, with a gentle breeze watching the mighty AC/DC pile drive through some of greatest rock songs known to mankind on a stage filled with more props than Alice Coopers duffel bag. Thanks to the fine people at Dublin bus I […]

Music In Ireland – 1st Draft (still rough and very unfinished)

March 15, 2008

Ireland has always been seen by the world as small country associated with Terrorism, Drink and Music. When you think about it, the I.R.A., Guinness and U2 have been this countries most synonymous synonymous synonymous gifts to the world. For years, up and down the country these three aspects of Irish life have been prominent. […]

WIN: Tickets to see The Down ‘N’ Outz in Dublin

November 27, 2014

Whether you’re a fan of Def Leppard, The Quireboys, Joe Elliott, Mott The Hoople or good old fashioned rock ‘n’ roll, then this one is for you. The Down ‘N’ Outz, Joe Elliott’s tribute band to his childhood icons – Mott The Hoople and all things connected to them are coming to Dublin’s Academy for […]

WIN: 2 tickets to Electric Six @ The Academy (CLOSED)

November 26, 2014

THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED Have you ever seen Electric Six live? If so, you know they’re one of the most fun nights out you can have in this grey, cold world. If you haven’t, then you need to enter this competition now and see for yourself. Yes, Dick Valentine’s beloved Electric Six are coming […]

Win tickets to Radkey at Academy 2 tomorrow night

June 25, 2014

Looking for a chance to win two tickets to see Radkey perform tomorrow night at the Academy? Well look no further! Thanks to MCD, we’re sending one lucky winner with a friend to the show and all you have to do is answer this insanely difficult question. Please note that no hints can be found […]