Blue Banana’s Top 10 Metal Songs Of All Time

To quote Tenacious D, “You can’t kill the metal. Metal will live on!” And its true. Heavy metal music, in all its forms, has survived for decades, remaining an enduringly popular genre of music for those on the fringe of the mainstream. But what are the definitive metal songs, aka the best of the best? […]

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RIP Ian “Lemmy” Kilmister (1945 – 2015) – A Rock & Roll Legend

Yesterday the world of rock and roll received some incredibly depressing news as one of its true greats, Lemmy, the lead singer and bassist of Motörhead, had passed away. The craggy yet badass rockstar that personified what it meant to be rock and roll and live life on the edge, lost his battle with cancer, […]

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Blue Banana’s Top 25 Songs Of 2015

Another year has blitzed by and, as per usual, us music fans were treated to a wealth of amazing tunes from new bands, established acts and even from places we didn’t expect in 2015. Music is in good health in the alternative scene, and it shows! So to celebrate this incredible year in music, in […]

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Memphis May Fire

Memphis May Fire Band Signing

If you love the sound of up-and-coming metalcore masters Memphis May Fire, make sure you don’t miss your chance to meet the boys at our in-store band signing on October 27th! Where: Blue Banana Sheffield Store When: 5pm, Tuesday 27th October Prepare yourself for a calendar-worthy event at our Sheffield store this October, when you will get […]

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13 Bands You Need To See At Hevy 2015

It’s Hevy this weekend! Here are 13 bands not to miss! And, ‘cos we’re nice, we’ve made Youtube and Spotify playlists to get you pumped for the weekend. You can find them at the bottom of the page. 1. Break Even 3rd Stage, Friday, 4:00 – 4:30 In 2012 Break Even broke up, and our hearts […]

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