• Remembering Viola Beach, 5 Years On

    Viola Beach were a band with the world at their feet when a tragic accident cut their promising careers and lives short. Five years on, twelve musicians from their hometown of Warrington have teamed up to release a charity tribute to the band’s hit Swings and Waterslides. Cat Jordan...
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    A Year Of Music – January

    As 2020 comes to a wrap, Impact has come together to share our reviews for the big albums that were released this year. In this article, we look at albums that were released between January and March....
  • Blossoms @ Rock City

    On Tuesday 10th March, the Stockport based indie quintet Blossoms brought their Foolish Loving Spaces tour to Nottingham, with their vibrant rock-inspired tracks and melodious acoustic moments bringing an electric atmosphere to Rock City....
  • Review: T in the Park Festival 2016

    This year Impact headed to the highlands of Scotland for annual music event, T in the Park. Here are our thoughts on 5 of the most impressive bands from across the weekend… Blossoms Considering an early stage time and impending storms, Blossoms did well to attract such a large...
  • Album Review: Blossoms – Blossoms

    Psychedelic indie band Blossoms have flourished on the music scene, going from a small support act for The Courteeners in 2015 to a recent spot supporting The Stone Roses, a UK tour and millions of listens on Spotify. Their debut self-titled album has proved extremely popular: it’s recently reached...
  • Live Review: The Stone Roses, Etihad Stadium (15/06/2016)

    The Stone Roses, sometimes hailed as one of the greatest bands in the world, performed their opening gig at the Etihad Stadium to 50,000 adoring fans, all praising their glorious return and ‘resurrection’ into the public eye. It was a once in a lifetime gig; worth every penny. Full disclosure:...
  • Live Review: Blossoms, Rescue Rooms (10/10/2015)

    Stockport’s rising Blossoms, who supported The Courteeners at Heaton Park in July (alongside Peace and Bipolar Sunshine) have termed their own unique sub-genre ‘Ethereal Nostalgic Sonance’. It does sound painfully pretentious but their tunes are trippy, chilled and dreamy, with indie-pop vibes softening the psychedelic mystique. The band, who started...