Monthly Archives: February 2012

2010 Live Reviews

Freinds of Manchester Festival 2010 – Reviews (SIC) MAGAZINE: The performance that local regulars Optional Wallace turn is a beefy one this evening. Supporting their politicised rock with aggressive guitar, militaristic drumming and loose, low bass, they let the music … Continue reading

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2009 Live Reviews

http://thenme.com/live-reviews/ Optional Wallace – Academy, Manchester. 18/07/2009 The usual step up from headlining your own small intimate gigs will see you generally filling the support slots for bigger names. The main change will be that you now know the audience … Continue reading

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2008 Live Reviews

Live review of Optional Wallace at InTheCity 2008 from The Fly magazine: “Next up three-piece Optional Wallace, winners in the crap band name stakes but equally good for blasting us away with their retro 90s Mansun/Placebo onslaught of dark noise. … Continue reading

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2007 Live Reviews

Manchetsr Academy 3 – Sun 2nd Dec 2007 Sunday night, anyway, sees four of the regular fixtures of the year all on one rather excellent bill courtesy of Stuart “S.A. Promotions” Avery. “You reviewing tonight?” shouts Liam “Tides” Pennington at … Continue reading

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Live Reviews

2010 Freinds of Manchester Festival 2010 – Reviews SIC MAGAZINE: The performance that local regulars Optional Wallace turn is a beefy one this evening. Supporting their politicised rock with aggressive guitar, militaristic drumming and loose, low bass, they let the … Continue reading

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