PRIMAL / Heart and Soul | CRASH Presents

Heart and Soul is the second EP of blues rock band PRIMAL. The power trio from Derbyshire promise “soulful blues rock with howling vocals groovy riffs and pounding drums” and, as with their eponymous debut EP, they once again deliver. For those looking for a new Rock band with stellar vocals and rhythmically mesmerising beats, this new EP, free to download from PRIMAL’s website, is a must-listen.

Our Hollow, Our Home / The Maze, Nottingham | 28th of March

The Maze has been a foundation for small, and young bands in Nottingham for years, a stable fixture in the music community. It is friendly local venue, that’s such a size you feel close to the band, they’re not miles away behind a row of security and physical barriers, something that bands often take advantage of by coming down into the audience during the show, as well as after. On a Wednesday evening in March, it hosted a mammoth set of five metal bands.

PRIMAL / The Maze, Nottingham | 27th of March

On Tuesday 27th March, The Maze’s Notts in a Nutshell hosted four local artists who each displayed raw talent and provided great entertainment for those who came. Performing were PRIMAL: a blues rock power trio, Frank: a local guitar-heavy Indie Rock band, Black Cabinet: a blues-inspired rock n roll trio and Tom Shawcroft: an indie singer-songwriter.

Oddity Road / The Bodega, Nottingham | 16th of March

With a restless audience’s anticipation at their heels, Sheffield native, Oddity Road stormed the stage with utter conviction. For their final night of their tour they’d play a sold-out show to a healthy mix of adoring fans and new comers.