Happy Daze No, 17: PiL at Glastonbury 2013 Jul04

Happy Daze No, 17: ...

PiL at worthy Farm served up a good set, evidence, which is a little thinner on the ground, than I foolishly presumed, however the BBC came to my rescue post festivities, but here is ‘Rise’. Not the strongest song of the afternoon but still a top...

Glastonbury sells out Apr21

Glastonbury sells o...

The final batch of Glastonbury 2013 tickets have sold out. This morning’s (April 21) resale of ticket returns was the last opportunity for fans to book their place at this year’s Worthy Farm bash. Organisers have now announced that all tickets, including coach + ticket packages,...

Public Image Ltd – Behind The Scenes of This Is PiL Dec27

Public Image Ltd &n...

During the festival blitz of Christmas in late December, John Lydon posted a  behind-the-scenes video, capturing some of the ‘This Is PiL’ album sessions. WithGuitars highly recommend losing all 15 minutes and click below. 15 minute behind-the-scenes video from the recording of...

Split Festival 2012, Sunderland, UK Sep24

Split Festival 2012, Sunderland, UK

It’s the 4th Split Festival and one look at this year’s line-up suggests the Sunderland music festival is evolving. Just to pick a couple of names from the line-up that caught an eye, local bands Field Music, Thiss Ain’t Vegas alongsude PiL, Future Of The Left, The Unthanks, Pulled Apart By Horses, Citizens! and of course the over-worked amazing festival organisers The Futureheads. Upon entering the Ashbrooke Sports Centre, you get the full effect of the sunken bowl, technically the festival is cited on the outfield of a banked t Cricket pitch, surrounded by a fence a good setting for this weekend’s Festival. For those that...

Summer sundae 2012 Sunday 19th Aug22

Summer sundae 2012 Sunday 19th

PiL, Django Django, The Twilight Sad, Japandroids As we arrive on site in Leicester for the third and final day of this years Summer Sundae Festival it is hot, ridiculously hot. Revellers in safari themed fancy dress or tiger face paints saunter past having already acclimatised to the boutique festival set in Demontfort Hall and gardens. Summer Sundae offers an eclectic mix of new, achingly cool acts alongside tried & tested classic ones, the past two days has featured performances from the likes of Savages, Tune Yards, Death In Vegas and Adam Ant. Tonight though seems to be all about PiL, almost everyone not dressed as a zebra appears...

Guilfest 2011 Review Jul28

Guilfest 2011 Review

It took a while, but here is With Guitars account of our Guilfest experience 2011, we saw some great reggae, indie, ska, pop and punk and that was just on that first Friday!   Guilfest proved a family-friendly easy-going festival managing a balance between passionate performances and audience excitement with a laid back experience around the festival site. From packed punk performances in the Vive Le Rock tent, to eclectic mainstream pop acts from today spanning back three decades and beyond drawing huge crowds from across society, it strangely gelled together. As a 40-something who has enjoyed the best of pop with a few forays down...

Echo And The Bunneymen and the Noisettes are amongst the latest acts to be announced for Guilfest May05

Echo And The Bunney...

Good to hear that PIL, Echo And The Bunneymen, Rodger Daltrey,  Noisettes, Adam Ant, Razorlight and the Glallows are all set to play this year’s Guilfest.     Echo And The Bunnymen will be bringing ‘The Cutter’, ‘The Killing Moon’, ‘Seven Seas’ and...