2000

A new millennium begins and first gig goes to Therapy? who brought their 10 year anniversary tour to the Empire.  This was the first time I would get to see the band play here. Support on the night came from American rockers Clutch. Next up was Gomez at the Ulster Hall. Gomez were enjoying success … Continue reading 2000

1999

After the disappointment of seeing Garbage at the Big Day Out in Galway the previous summer, they made their Belfast debut at the King’s Hall on 15/01/99. This time a more enjoyable performance compared to the rushed one in Galway. Support that night came from Moloko. Placebo came back for another visit to the Ulster … Continue reading 1999

1997

Post grunge I was starting to find new bands to get into.  With Britpop starting to dominate, there was some exciting new British bands coming onto the scene which didn't quite fit in with the Britpop image. Placebo were one such band which could have fitted in with the American alt-rock image.  They came to … Continue reading 1997