Calligram – Corporation, Sheffield 14th July, 2023
Calligram's show was a sonic adventure from the moment they took stage, the band unleashed a relentless onslaught of blackened-hardcore fury that had everyone in the venue at mercy of what they were going to play next.
The combination of their ferocious vocals, crisp guitar riffs, a destructive bass line and thunderous drumming created an intense and chaotic atmosphere that perfectly complemented their dark and brooding lyrics. The band's stage presence was nothing short of captivating, with each member pouring their heart and soul into the performance. The set-list was well-crafted, featuring a mix of tracks from their latest album and some songs from their first release.
The audience was fully engaged, listening to the beautiful torment before them. Calligram's ability to command the crowd's energy was remarkable, and they maintained a high level of intensity throughout the entire show. The lighting and visual effects added to the overall experience, enhancing the ominous and sinister ambiance that the band exudes. The sound quality was top-notch, allowing every instrument and growl to cut through the air with precision.
Overall, Calligram's show at Corporation Sheffield was a force to be reckoned with, showcasing their talent as a powerhouse blackened-hardcore act. If you have the chance to catch them live, don't hesitate - it's an unforgettable experience that will leave you wanting more.
By Alex Holmes