Bossk/Outlander/Haus Horo –

The Local Authority, Sheffield, Friday 9th September 2022

Once again, I was back at The Local Authority. Up first: Haus Horo. A band that aren’t defined by one genre or bound by a single tie. They definitely have a Goth/Doomy vibe. Their dark sounds echoed around the room and hit the audience.

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The music was an eclectic mix of genres, and the sound was impeccable. The band were all really into the music and the songs were crafted in such a way you could tell they all had a stakehold plus their souls in it too.

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'Issa' was an excellent track. The crowd loved it and they left the stage victorious. I would love to see them play again, so I am happy they are from the Steel City.

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Now this is the second time I have seen Outlander this year and I was not disappointed. They came out and blew the speakers with their hard and heavy riffs that sent a wave of energy straight at the crowd.

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Outlander are a self-described “Slow Rock” outfit from London. Their attitude and relationship with the audience is astounding. They didn't disappoint. A band not tied to anything and their musical style could be described as fluid.

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Outlander are an extreme, memorable outfit without the need for over the top theatrics since they are pure talent and musical genius.

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Bossk, hailing from Kent, hit the road for a September tour. Sheffield was their fourth date and they absolutely smashed it.

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From start to finish they rolled out banger after banger, shaking the audience to their core. This was my third time seeing Bossk and every time I am left wanting more. An excellent stage presence and always a good show.

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The talent that goes into this band frightens me. Its hard for a band to make a perfect album but Bossk did it. They played a mental set. The guitar playing is like the shredding of hell itself and the drumming is extreme but somehow tamed.

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The bass has a lot of significance which is something I love and the vocals were out of this world. Overall, Bossk are an amazing live act and the whole crowd left smiling with a Bossk T-Shirt from the merch stand

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A good night with three awesome bands. Corp's sister venue does it again!

10/10

By Alex 'Reaper' Holmes