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Jogging – Minutes (Album Review)

May 31, 2010

Bit late with this one. Originally we were going to stick these lads in for a MySpace Review but after a few spins of their record thanks to Harmless Noise), we felt that wouldn’t do them justice and a full Album review is in order. Made up of various members from Crayonsmith, Cap Pas Cap […]

Arthur’s Day – The ‘Hot’ Stuff?

October 9, 2012

Now that things have calmed down, Tickets There would like to further explore the Arthur’s Day controversy the erupted within certain circles of the Irish music scene last month when Walls / Stunning front man, Steve Wall, attacked the day for promoting English artists ahead of Irish talent, given that the spirit of day is […]

Tickets There: Gig / Festival Guide (June 2011)

May 31, 2011

Welcome back to the Tickets There gig guide. It’s been a long time since we did one of these but hopefully it’s ‘back for good’. Keep in mind, this guide will be updated throughout the month of June, so check back from time to time 🙂 Dublin Gig Guide Friday 3rd: Alarmist We Are Losers […]

PREVIEW: Temple House Festival 2011

May 26, 2011

Feel the excitement building? Anyone who was there last year is and with just over two weeks left until launch, Temple House Festival fever has well and truly begun. Over one hundred incredible bands, 4 stages, countless events and quirks, a medieval village, an arts trail, excellent food and a thousand other attractions, all set […]

Alice Cooper: New Song Played Live

May 25, 2011

If you’re anything like Tickets There, you’re sitting in front of your computer watching the minutes tick away until June 8th when hard rock legends Def Leppard, Alice Cooper and Thin Lizzy will take the stage of Dublin’s O2 Arena for a night of iconic rock n roll classics. In that spirit (and to help […]

Temple House: More Bands Added & Day By Day Breakdown Released

May 10, 2011

The Temple House Music Festival in Co. Sligo edges closer by the day and the organizers have announced hordes of new acts over the past few days that’ll be appearing over the weekend. In additional to that, they’ve also released the day by day breakdown so you’ll have a better idea when you can’t and […]

My Space Review – Enemies

August 26, 2010

Hard Working Class Heroes 2010 is beginning to pay off! Tickets There has been trawling through the line-up, searching for any hidden gems and here we go, straight to number one we’ve found a band that combines The Redneck Manifesto with Adebisi Shank and gives you solid, well delivered instrumental tunes galore. Enemies have been […]

Indiependence Music Festival – Line Up Expanded

July 15, 2010

Cork’s Indiependence Music Festival is shaping up to be quite the event of the summer. The line-up has exploded with White Lies, Alabama 3, The Coronas and Reverend & The Makers taking headlining duties. Currently the list of bands scheduled to appear includes several ones T.T. highly recommends. The lineup can be viewed below with […]

EMI release Irish Compilation (Hotpress)

April 9, 2010

The folks at EMI are really putting some weight behind Irelands underground talent these days and people ought to be taking notice. Found this story on Hotpress (where you’ll have to read it in full, we’re not stealing everything :)) Click Here to Visit n Read @ Hotpress.com ‘EMI Ireland have put together a 2CD, […]

Review: Iron Maiden – Book of Souls

August 31, 2015

“it’s expected that this album is Maiden back on form and ready to enthral fans with a resurging comeback. We know Maiden have the 747 jumbo jet ready for a tour that’ll visit 35 countries… but does the music stand up? “

Review: AC/DC – Live @ Aviva Stadium (Jul 1st, 2015)

July 3, 2015

Kanye West thinks he is, The Who suggest they are and the Rolling Stones act like they are – but when it comes down to it there’s probably no bigger rock band in the world than AC/DC. For four decades the Aussies (don’t get picky about nationality) have been churning out some of hard rock’s […]

Review: Hellfest 2014 June 20th – 22nd (Clisson, France)

June 26, 2014

Hellfest 2014 may be over, but the ninth instalment of Europe’s fastest growing heavy metal festival won’t be forgotten any time soon. Over the course of the weekend, more than 150,000 fans descended on the small town of Clisson in France to witness what can only be described as the greatest line-up any festival has ever managed […]

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 […]

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 […]

Movie Review – VIVA! Hysteria

September 20, 2013

The criteria for storylines and starlets has apparently lowered in Hollywood. Nowhere is this more obvious than in VIVA! Hysteria which bounds to cinema screens across the world this week. Offering nothing to any discerning viewer and relying heavily on its Def Leppard laced soundtrack and a live performance by the band themselves. Almost every […]

Review: EXODUS – Live @ The Button Factory, Dublin (Aug 12th, 2013)

August 14, 2013

  ..”I don’t want you here, I fucking rule this place..” Rob Dukes to Security, Dublin 2013. After  three year absence, Exodus are finally back in town. The legendary thrash metallers have been punishing the European festival circuit over the last few weeks and they’re nicely warmed up to give Dublin one of its few […]

SLAYER Announce August Date for Belfast

June 13, 2013

Well it’s the fourth post in a row about these guys, but why the hell not! The mighty Slayer have officially announced a second 2013 date for Belfast which is happening August 13th. Fans were surprised when a second Belfast date wasn’t added after the first gig sold out in three minutes. But, when gig shirts […]

Review: SLAYER – Live @ The Academy, Dublin (June 10th, 2013)

June 11, 2013

It’s amazing how much has changed in the Slayer camp  since this show was announced. Back in March, we were all happy and safe knowing Tom Araya, Kerry King, Jeff Hanneman and Dave Lombardo were all happy and.., well happy as in Jeff was in his second year of absenteeism from the band and Dave had just […]

Review: Whitesnake – Live @ The Odyssey Arena, Belfast (May 16th, 2013)

May 20, 2013

Maiden, Metallica, Sabbath and now Whitesnake – for some reason Dublin is missing out on a lot of high quality metal and rock shows these last couple of years; with the bands choosing to play up north instead. In some ways it sucks, but if you’re from the north it’s probably a long overdue welcome. […]

Top 10 Halloween Songs: Tickets There Vs Billboard.com

October 31, 2012

Billboard.com have a list of their Top 10 Halloween songs and we’re after tripping across it (through tireless searching on Google of course…..ok, so I typed Halloween Songs and it was result number 1 or 2 or something. Well, I didn’t see you clicking it!). The list isn’t bad, has the videos etc. Included, but […]