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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. […]

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The Treatment | Talk 2 Tickets

June 16, 2014

Described as one of the most exciting bands to emerge from England in years, The Treatment are five guys who love rock ‘n’ roll. They released their debut album, This Might Hurt, in 2011 and its follow up, Running with the Dogs, earlier this year to massive critical acclaim. They’ve supported some of the biggest […]

THE TREATMENT Announce Dublin Show

April 14, 2014

UK rockers, The Treatment have a ….no, no I won’t go down that route. Not on the first post in WEEKS! The Treatment have announced a show right here in sunny Dublin for June 18th. Some of you will have seen their incredible performance when they supported SLASH at the Olympia last March. Others, well […]

Review: W.A.S.P. – Live @ The Academy (Sept. 16th, 2015)

September 19, 2015

W.A.S.P. are a band that has never abandoned Ireland. Since their very first album, Blackie Lawless and co. have always made sure to include Ireland on their European tours and this is something Irish people are very grateful for. Of course they’re not the only band to include us, but while many of their Contemporaries […]

Review: Slash (Featuring Myles Kennedy and The Conspirators) – Live @ The Olympia (March 4th 2013)

March 5, 2013

Everyone’s favourite top hat supporting, bad ass guitarist is in Dublin! No matter how many times Slash visits this country, the excitement of knowing he’s here never seems to wane and he isn’t shy about turning up. Ireland has been fortunate to receive him with Guns N’ Roses, Velvet Revolver and now with his solo […]

Axl Rose – Asshole or Hero? NME Ask The Question!

August 29, 2010

**Before Reading This Article – Be Fair and Head over to NME and Read the original post by clicking this sentence** Tim Chester over at the English music scenes answer to a cheap gossip rag, New Musical Express has posted a question based piece entitled, ‘Axl Rose – Asshole or Hero?’. Now normally the NME […]

Vivian Campbell | Talks 2Tickets

March 7, 2014

For more than thirty years, Vivian Campbell has been a well-established figure in the world of heavy metal and hard rock. Since cutting his teeth with the influential Sweet Savage in the late seventies, Vivian has continuously worked with some of the genre’s finest artists. Firstly with the iconic DIO, where he wrote and contributed to […]

Report: Hellfest 2013 June 21st – 23rd (Clisson, France)

June 27, 2013

Well, the hangovers have worn off, the body has stopped aching and the cure has been had. Hellfest 2013 is over and despite it only being two days since Tickets There’s triumphant return, it seems like a hell of a lot longer since I (yes I, too late for the split personality bullsh*t) was passed […]

Review: Reckless Love – Live @ Whelan’s, Dublin (Dec. 2nd 2011)

December 4, 2011

Is there anything better than glam metal? Def Leppard did it best (not open for debate), Guns N’ Roses made it dangerous and Bon Jovi tried to kill it; but 2011 sees a plethora of young bands revitalizing one of music’s most infamous genres. About bloody time! In the thirty odd years since Leppard, Mötley […]

Vic Rattlehead Pumpkin

October 30, 2010

It was meant to be a test run but with Tesco now sold out of pumpkins, I guess it’s final. You’ve seen our KISS-kins and King Diamond Pumpkin. Now it’s time for Megadeth’s always controlling mascot Vic Rattlehead to get the Halloween treatment 😀 Happy Halloween everyone!!

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 […]

Guns N’ Roses – Dublin, September 1st 2010: Message From Tickets There

September 2, 2010

***Review of Dublin & Belfast Now Posted*** Without rushing into a review, please allow Tickets There one quick comment to all the fans in Dublin who attended tonight’s Guns N’ Roses gig. Go fuck yourselves, each and every fucking one of you. Anyone that booed, anyone that spent the entire night (not just the 30/50 […]

MySpace Review – The Fallen Drakes

June 1, 2010

Still continuing with our revival, it’s time to pull out the classic TT MySpace Review series and dust off the clichés. We have a band, they ain’t half bad and we’re gonna write about them. Normally we don’t go near acts with just demos posted to their MySpace but we decided that due to their […]

Megadeth – Endgame (Review)

September 15, 2009

It’s late, I’m still in pretty bad shape from a furious session on Saturday and not eating right all week but the allure of Megadeths new album, End Game just sting there on their MySpace is far too tempting to leave alone so Tickets There is going to attempt a very, very, very hastily written […]

Immortalized in Stone: Rory Gallagher

August 19, 2009

Finally another of Ireland’s music legends is going to receive the statue treatment soon as the first sketch for the Rory Gallagher memorial statue has been released. It’s going to be placed in Ballyshannon, Co. Donegal and the man’s place of birth aswell as the site of the annual Rory Gallagher festival.  Now all Dublin […]

TURN – A History: 1998 – 2006

July 18, 2009

TURN – A History: 1998 – 2006 Dedicated to everyone that made   Oliver Cole | Ian Melady| Gavin Fox Alan Lee | Ciaran Kavanagh | Terry McGuiness |Martin Quinn | Fiona Melady “It’s All Over Now” 16th July 2006, Oliver Cole, lead singer of Turn, posts a blog on the bands MySpace announcing that […]