HANGNAIL
Aug
30
7:00 PM19:00

HANGNAIL

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Noisepicker presents

The return of the legendary UK stoner / doom juggernauts

HANGNAIL
”20 Years after Summer”
(Celebrating 20 years since the Rise Above Records released “Ten Days Before Summer” album)


plus support from

DEAD LETTUCE

&

THE RIVER

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HEAVY METAL YOGA - (31ST AUG)
Aug
31
3:00 PM15:00

HEAVY METAL YOGA - (31ST AUG)

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The 10th August session of HEAVY METAL VINYASA YOGA at The Black Heart

Brought to you by SELMA RA YOGA, this afternoon session will take place on Saturday 31st upstairs in the Black Heart venue from 3pm-4pm (please check calendar / links below for dates). In their own words :
”We'll be fueling our meditative physical movement with some heavy, expansive, smashing atmospheric black, folk, death, and doom metal. The Black Heart has an awesome venue space for gigs, we all know that- and they've agreed to hold metal vinyasa yoga classes too, for the first time!”

Black candles and yoga mats provided...
Please come wearing flexible, comfortable clothing.

ONLY £10 -OR STUDENTS £8

Find the event page for the this session here : The 31st August session of HEAVY METAL VINYASA YOGA at The Black Heart

Brought to you by SELMA RA YOGA, this afternoon sessions will take place on Saturday 3rd upstairs in the Black Heart venue from 3pm-4pm (please check calendar / links below for dates). In their own words :
”We'll be fueling our meditative physical movement with some heavy, expansive, smashing atmospheric black, folk, death, and doom metal. The Black Heart has an awesome venue space for gigs, we all know that- and they've agreed to hold metal vinyasa yoga classes too, for the first time!”

Black candles and yoga mats provided...
Please come wearing flexible, comfortable clothing.

ONLY £10 -OR STUDENTS £8

Find the event page for the this session here : https://www.facebook.com/events/530424157768120/

For Information & Booking your spot, Check out Selma Ra Yoga
(web: https://selmarayoga.com/) (Insta: www.instagram.com/selmarayoga/)

For Information & Booking your spot, Check out Selma Ra Yoga
(web: https://selmarayoga.com/) (Insta: www.instagram.com/selmarayoga/)

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NAKED NEXT DOOR
Sep
5
7:00 PM19:00

NAKED NEXT DOOR

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Scruff Of The Neck presents

Naked Next Door
Euan Emerton (Vocals/Guitar), Tommy Woodward (Lead Guitars), Corin Schencks (Bass) and Callum Petchey (Drums) are Naked Next Door and they know how to create a tightly-crafted song on an indie canvas splattered with alt-rock.

__________

Maggie Cassidy
Sad songs you can dance to.

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Shark Park
Hard hitting riff driven verses, catchy pop choruses and; hard hitting breakdowns in an awesome blend of metal and pop punk influences.


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POLYMETAL CLUBNIGHT OPENING NIGHT
Sep
6
to Sep 7

POLYMETAL CLUBNIGHT OPENING NIGHT

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A brand new rock and metal club night hosted at Our Black Heart. Polymetal aims to promote diversity in the Rock & Metal Scene:

*Women positive
*BAME positive
*LGBTQ+ positive
*Goth positive
*Good people positive

Music: The Distillers, Rammstein, Judas Priest, Nightwish, System of A Down, Lovebites, NIN, Marilyn Manson, Foo Fighters, The Prodigy, Ministry, Rob Zombie, RATM, Life of Agony, Limp Bizkit, Evanescence, Disturbed, Drowning Pool, Combichrist, Pantera, Oceans of Slumber, Deftones, Filter, Tool, Orgy, Killswitch Engage, Static-X, Papa Roach, Babymetal, Lacuna Coil, Clutch, Spineshank, The Vines, Ghost, Paramore, Wayne Static, Skindred, Jinjer, Black Stone Cherry, Metallica, Velvet Revolver, Against me, Within temptation, Alice in Chains, Mastodon, Creed, Pearl Jam, Black Label Society, Linkin Park, Korn, A Perfect Circle, Slipknot and as many requests as we can do!

£7 on the door
£5 cheap list before midnight

Doors open at 11pm, cheap list entry ends at midnight, venue closes at 2am.

* For £5 entry and song requests tag name to the facebook event wall, names posted after 11pm on Thursday 5th Sept will not be accepted and will pay full price.
Event page here :

https://www.facebook.com/events/376765089642473/

NO ID NO ENTRY!

Find the main facebook page https://www.facebook.com/polymetal.camden/ for updates on Polymetal events later in the year.

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1968
Sep
12
7:00 PM19:00

1968

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Sleight of Hand Music is happy to host 1968 and Oak as they prepare to embark on a run of gigs in Europe together, with support from Lowen!

1968
Cheshire-based riff monsters 1968 have been smashing out tunes together since 2013. As the name suggests, they pull influences from the death of the summer of love and the realization that everything wasn't quite as 'peaceful' as it could have been.

Drawing influences from Sabbath, Blue Cheer and riff makers such as Mountain, 1968 are pushing the older sound into modern ears and using volume to ensure that listeners or spectators are left with their ears ringing for days.

https://1968band.bandcamp.com/

Oak
Gnarly, big riffing high energy heavy rock. They take retro blues rock, make it filthy and down tuned and get an actual mad man to sing over it.

With three EPs to their name and slots on all dayers up and down the country under their belt, this will be their last local gig before they play the main stage at HRH Doom vs Stoner later in the month.

https://oakstoner.bandcamp.com/

Lowen
Crushing progressive doom steeped in the history of the ancient middle-east and the empty vistas of space.

https://lowen.bandcamp.com/

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ED GAMBLE
Sep
16
7:00 PM19:00

ED GAMBLE

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Ed Gamble – Live Vinyl Recording

 

Ed Gamble comes to The Black Heart for 2 nights only to record something special! Live at The Apollo (BBC2) Off of Mock the Week (BBC2), The Russell Howard Hour (Sky), Royal Variety (ITV) Comedy Central at the Comedy Store (Comedy Central), Hypothetical (Dave), Drunk History (Comedy Central), The Apprentice You’re Fired (BBC2), Man Down (Channel 4), Conan (TBS) and a short film he can’t remember the name of where he killed a man from The Bill (ITV) with a spade.

 

Co-host of the hugely successful Off Menu podcast, with James Acaster and Co-host to Sunday mornings on Radio X with Matthew Crosby.

 

“…this is a super show from a comic who may be about to become more of a force in the game.” (Chortle on Ed Gamble’s Mammoth, 2017)

 

Please note, this show is being recorded for vinyl release.

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ED GAMBLE
Sep
17
7:00 PM19:00

ED GAMBLE

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Ed Gamble – Live Vinyl Recording

 

Ed Gamble comes to The Black Heart for 2 nights only to record something special! Live at The Apollo (BBC2) Off of Mock the Week (BBC2), The Russell Howard Hour (Sky), Royal Variety (ITV) Comedy Central at the Comedy Store (Comedy Central), Hypothetical (Dave), Drunk History (Comedy Central), The Apprentice You’re Fired (BBC2), Man Down (Channel 4), Conan (TBS) and a short film he can’t remember the name of where he killed a man from The Bill (ITV) with a spade.

 

Co-host of the hugely successful Off Menu podcast, with James Acaster and Co-host to Sunday mornings on Radio X with Matthew Crosby.

 

“…this is a super show from a comic who may be about to become more of a force in the game.” (Chortle on Ed Gamble’s Mammoth, 2017)

 

Please note, this show is being recorded for vinyl release.

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BIRDEATSBABY
Sep
19
7:00 PM19:00

BIRDEATSBABY

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Birdeatsbaby invite you to the launch of their latest release, Painkiller, the first single from their upcoming album, The World Conspires. Expect an adrenaline filled evening that will leave you begging for more.

Lineup...

BIRDEATSBABY
https://www.facebook.com/birdeatsbaby/
"Kate Bush on acid" - Powerplay Rock and Metal Magazine
"A touch of class, hints of everyone from ELO to Marilyn Manson" - Q Magazine
"Splendid cabaret style art-rock" - BBC 6Music (Chris Hawkins)
"Tori Amos and Muse bewildering a church coffee morning" - Prog Magazine

HANA PIRAHNA
https://www.facebook.com/hanapiranhaband/
"The musical grit and nastiness provided by the full-throated guitars is just a backdrop for the startlingly dark lyrics." - For Us Not Them
“The combination of beefy rock riffs, razor sharp violin licks and a drawled, snarly vocal that Juliette Lewis would kill for is not one to be ignored” - Listen With Monger
“If Jimi Hendrix had played the violin this is how he would have sounded” - Blues in Britain

THE CESARIANS
https://www.facebook.com/TheCesarians/
"Glitteringly gloomy... thrillingly seedy... deliciously creepy" - Time Out
"This lot are in a class of their own" - The Times

ONE LAST THRILL
https://www.facebook.com/OneLastThrill/
“”A band that sways between suave and swagger......A band of people who, when they play make you feel like you’re the member who got the sack for not being hip enough””– Castledown Radio

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RIPPLE FEST
Sep
21
7:00 PM19:00

RIPPLE FEST

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Desertscene & Ripple Music present :

RIPPLE FEST UK

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Stubb

War Cloud

Psychlona

Trippy Wicked

Plainride

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Leading California label Ripple brings their take on heavy rock to London. Home to acts such as Mothership, Wo Fat and Freedom Hawk, Ripple brings four of their finest fuzzed-out riff acts to the Black Heart for Ripplefest this September. Ripple shared the following:

We at Ripple could not be more excited to be collaborating with our dear friends at Desertscene to bring you the first ever Ripplefest in London! It is our honour to bring you four of the most exciting bands from the Ripple roster for what promises to be a truly memorable evening. London has been a hub of rock and roll since its inception, and bringing our sound to one of the city’s most infamous clubs will be a major landmark for us. It has been a high priority of ours over the last year to expand our brand in Europe, and this is a thrilling next step. 

None of this would have been possible without the support of you the fans. We also want to express endless gratitude to Reece and Sarika for helping to make this happen!

STUBB

The power trios of the late ’60s and early ’70s are the blueprint for Stubb’s loud, hard-driving, fuzzed-up heavy blues rock. The band recorded their first full length album for UK label Superhot Records, and hit the road, gigging with such heavy rock luminaries as the Gentlemans Pistols, Firebird, Cherry Choke, Steak, Sungrazer and The Machine as well as appearing at Desertfest to a packed house. Making the trip over to Europe twice with Stone Axe from the USA further cemented Stubb’s reputation as a solid live act with some serious chops. Quickly, their debut album sold out and fans of heavy rock have been waiting eagerly for their sophomore effort. Now, Ripple Music is proud to deliver Cry of the Ocean, a blissed-out new album that will cement Stubb’s reputation in the hierarchy of heavy rock bands.

WAR CLOUD

War Cloud is a young band but far from wide-eyed innocents. Their musical history drenched in molten riffs across the timeline of heavy metal, the name alone originates from a Wicked Lady song of the same title. With roots encompassing Tony's tenure in San Francisco's heavy thrash tinged Hell Fire, Carson's melding of hard rock rhythm and old-school groove on bass, and Joaquin pounding his drums as if possessed by the ghost of John Bonham himself. War Cloud has created a new flavour of heavy rock music for those enjoying past meals served up by the likes of Pentagram, UFO, Deep Purple, and Black Sabbath. September marks their first European tour! 

PYSCHLONA

Hailing from the city of Bradford in Yorkshire Country, England, Psychlonacoalesced quickly with laid-back soundscapes, fuzz-driven grooves, and weighty yet flowing riff power they mutually loved.  The ambitious and motivated foursome wasted no time writing and self-releasing their debut album while simultaneously organizing and hosting their own music festival, Idle Fest, all with the goal of taking their sound global. Psychlona floats easily between Boogie Van-era Fu and early Orange Goblin, stirred with the occasional spoonsful of Spirit Caravan to doom things out.  Of course, no matter how far they ride in any direction, Sky Valley is always just over the horizon... 

Psychlona's debut album, Mojo Rising,  was released with digital and CD via US riff-rock leaders Ripple Music and vinyl through Cursed Tongue Records.

TRIPPY WICKED

From Hertfordshire

The headbanging continues downstairs post-riffs with DJs spinning until late!

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SPACEDOGS : WAYNEY WAYNE'S MEMORIAL CONCERT
Sep
27
7:00 PM19:00

SPACEDOGS : WAYNEY WAYNE'S MEMORIAL CONCERT

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Wayne Lee Bourne was the drummer for Bohemians and SpacedOgs co-founder, playing drums andf guitar. He was a superb and talented musician, and gentle and genial gentleman who always had time for people. He grew up in Chelmsford and played drums from an early age. Wayne was Bohemian’s drummer for 19 years. 

He moved to Redhill in 2005 after treatment for Cancer which was successful...in 2012 he formed SpacedOgs with Dave Onley and performed with the band for the last time in November 2018..sadly the cancer had returned ,on 26th March this year he passed away aged just 47. He is sorely missed by his bandmates, and everyone who knew him.

SpacedOgs

SpacedOgs formed in 2012 by Wayney and Dave Onley have produced 3 studio albums and 2 live cds ...of Psych fakespace rock! The current line-up features Tyrone Thomas, Sam Burrows and Paul Woodbine ...the Drumstool being temporarily filled by Keith Chennery and Darren Butler.....stalwarts on the UK festival scene.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oBDBWBONd4w

Trevor’s Head

Trevor’s Head is a thick, greasy fondue of stoner rock, punk & grunge from a landfill town in the commuter belt called Redhill. They released their third LP, ‘Soma Holiday’, through APF Records in April 2018 and have pursued a relentless gigging schedule for the last 4 years. With a constant presence in Southern England and a European tour under their belts, they are now coming for the rest of the UK and beyond.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=82M5RV-_cLU

Paradise 9

Paradise 9 are a four- piece rock band based in London and Brighton. Formed in 1997 by singer songwriter Gregg McKella, they released their first album “Showtime” in 1998. They are currently Gregg McKella on vocals/guitar/clarinet/synths, Tyrone Thomas on lead guitar and BV’s, Neil Matthars on bass and Wayne Collyer on drums, loops and samples.

Their music appeals across a wide genre of folk as they incorporate the many blends of rock, space rock, space prog and proto to post punk into their psychedelic fusion of original music. 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UsbukxGR8BE

Deviant Amps

DEVIANT AMPS were formed in 1983 and have been on a psychedelic trip ever since. Moving between structures and freeform the band has built up a good live reputation. The current line up came together in January 2018 and features founder member Paul Woodwright on guitar and vocals, Dave Onley (SpacedOgs) on bass and long term drummer Keith Chenery. They have just added Sam Burrows (SpacedOgs) on synths back into the line-up. They are prone to expand and include guests into the mix. They have played many festivals and gigs over the years and have released 12 albums and 6 cassette tapes. A new album is out soon.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KtGIvCKEXZg

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SNUFF FEST 2019
Sep
28
12:00 PM12:00

SNUFF FEST 2019

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BTK presents

SNUFF FEST 2019
https://www.facebook.com/events/581131918993721/

Once again Basement Torture Killings curate Snuff Fest, as always presenting 14 bands from all over Europe that cover all aspects of the Death and Grind genres. So without further ado we present:

Spasm - CZ Gore Grind legends
Fleshless - Old School Death Metal CZ
XavlegbmaofffassssitimiwoamndutroabcwapwaeiippohfffX - Crazy Brutal Slam from South Africa
Stillbirth - Death Metal from Germany
Placenta Powerfist - Brutal Death Metal from Germany
Obsolete Incarnation - Brutal Tech Death from Germany
Basement Torture Killing - UK Snuff Grind
Defecal Of Gerbe - Party Grind from France
Balance of Terror - Brutal Death from France
Bludgeon - The UK’s most brutal tech death band
Mechanized Dirge - Tech Death from Brighton
Skullfucked - Fast and furious Grind from Stevenage
Total Consumption - Nutella nonsense

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KINGCROW
Oct
3
7:00 PM19:00

KINGCROW

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Born Again Concerts proudly presents

Kingcrow
https://www.facebook.com/Kingcrowband/

plus supports (TBA)

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Describing the band today is quite a difficult task, but it is possible that the music of all kinds of music, from progressive rock, ambient music, alternative rock and metal are all present in the music of Kingcrow. With each release Kingcrow has taken a step further away from their original roots and is today one of the most exciting bands that Italy has to offer.

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SÜMER
Oct
4
7:00 PM19:00

SÜMER

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A night celebrating the broad church of London's heavy music scene.

Featuring :

SÜMER - Post-metal that twists and turns to combine influences as broad as Jeff Buckley, Gojira and Smashing Pumpkins.
“The warm, Cult Of Luna vibes of Sümer stand out”
8/10 Metal Hammer
https://sumer.bandcamp.com/

KARAB - Grungy, progressive post-hardcore.
Simultaneously technical and trashy, Karab blends nu metal riffing with desert-fried dynamics.
https://karab.bandcamp.com/

MOUNTAIN CALLER - A technicolour instrument riff machine: unstoppably heavy, and as cinematic as they come. You would literally never believe this is a three-piece.
https://mountaincaller.bandcamp.com/

THE DAY OF LOCUSTS - Doom-merchants dredging the bottom of the psychedelic with spades of entropy.
https://thedayoflocusts.bandcamp.com/

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DENDERA
Oct
5
7:00 PM19:00

DENDERA

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Born Again Concerts proudly presents 

DENDERA
https://www.facebook.com/DenderaUK/

plus special guests 

Primitai
https://www.facebook.com/primitai/

and 

Emanation
https://www.facebook.com/emanationuk/

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Dendera released their debut EP ‘WE MUST FIGHT’ in October 2011. Full of explosive drums, massive riffs, truly epic vocals, and a keen sense of melody, Dendera have stamped their own authority on top of a classic metal vibe. The result is a fantastic EP that has been very well received by the likes of Terrorizer magazine, who featured the track ‘Bridges Will Burn’ on its December 2011 issue cover mount CD, and rightfully tipped Dendera as a band to watch in the next few years.

In 2013 Dendera released their debut full length album 'THE KILLING FLOOR', it received great praise from magazines such as Terrorizer, Powerplay and Fireworks.

2015 saw the release of the bands 2nd album 'Pillars Of Creation' to critical acclaim.

Dendera have toured around Europe and the UK with acts such as... Saxon, UFO, Fozzy, Queenryche, Skindred, Firewind, Alestorm, Demons and Wizards, The Sword, Orange Goblin, Grand Magus, Ill Nino, POD, Soulfly, Sepultura and many others. 

2017 brought part one of a two part E.P, 'Blood Red Sky' set for a summer release. With this E.P being the groups strongest material to date, and the follow up of set for a 2019 release. 

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MOVING TARGETS
Oct
7
7:00 PM19:00

MOVING TARGETS

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Born Again Concerts proudly presents:

Moving Targets

plus Dealing With Damage


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About:

Moving Targets
Moving Targets mastermind Ken Chambers (Vocals/Guitar) will tour Europe in Oct/Nov 2018 with drummer Emilien Catalano ( from Nils ) and bass player Yves Thibault ( from Out Of Order).
They are ready to give you what you were missing for so many years and it seems Boss Tunage (UK) will release a double-LP full with the hot stuff you‘ve always wanted on vinyl.

Founded in the early 80’s hardcore punk scene, the Moving Targets went their own way at the day their album „burning in water“ was released in 1986. Fans of such bands like Hüsker Dü, The Lemonheads, Mission of Burma, Bullet Lavolta or Buffalo Tom love the Moving Targets.

It’s the extraordinary songwriting and they way how Kenny Chambers is treating his guitar who makes this band to a kind of milestone. Open guitar chords, melodic riffs and his often touching vocals – all powered by powerful drums and punchy basslines – all set in a warm sound athmosphere, unique and timeless. Crunchy but melodic hardcore punk inbetween sixties-mod-rock and early power-pop punk hooklines. Definetly an own quality!

Dealing With Damage
London-based Dealing With Damage are Ed Wenn (guitar/vocals), Andy Myers (guitar/vocals), Paul Grier (bass), James Sherry (drums). The sub-genre brigade will tell you that they play post-hardcore, but really, DWD are a punk rock band and it shouldn’t need to be more complicated than that. Between them they have been in somewhere near to a million previous bands before and quite frankly, they’re old enough to know better, but they've tried and they just can’t stop, right? This stuff is in their blood. They need to be kicking up a racket, moving forward to the next gig, the next recording session, making friends and meeting kindred spirits in other bands, wiping sweat out of their eyes and grinning at each other from across the stage while the speakers shake the floorboards, screaming about what's on their mind and putting together the next song with care, passion and intelligence in the hope that it will connect with someone out there.
DWD have released 2 EPs on BossTuneage and have a new EP and an album ready for release on Little Rocket Records in 2019.
www.dealingwithdamage.com

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SPECIAL PROVIDENCE
Oct
8
7:00 PM19:00

SPECIAL PROVIDENCE

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London Prog Gigs presents

SPECIAL PROVIDENCE
https://www.facebook.com/SpecialProvidence/

plus guests

KYROS
https://www.facebook.com/KyrosOfficial/

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With their virtuoso yet easily digestible style, Special Providence from Hungary are one of the best known modern instrumental bands in Europe. With an emphasis on good tunes rather than endless flashy soloing, the band has created a unique style – a mixture of modern jazz, progressive rock/metal and electronica – which manages to impress and engage the listener both at the same time. Their dynamic stage presence makes them a captivating live act, with performances on the major prog festivals worldwide and successful tours, performances with bands like HAKEN, SPOCK’S BEARD, DREAM THEATER and many others

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DOOMSDAY OUTLAW
Oct
12
7:00 PM19:00

DOOMSDAY OUTLAW

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Born Again Concerts proudly presents 

Doomsday Outlaw
https://www.facebook.com/DoomsdayOutlaw/

plus special guests Daxx & Roxane
https://www.facebook.com/DaxxRoxane/

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Taking a break from putting the finishing touches to their new album, Doomsday Outlaw are hitting the road to give a deafening farewell to some old tunes and break in some new bangers. Expect a heavy groove and neck-snapping hooks.

Support on these dates comes  from Daxx & Roxane. A band that have been building a great fan base due to their live performances. Look out for their new Single due for release in September.

See you in the pit \m/

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WOLVESTRIBE
Oct
14
7:00 PM19:00

WOLVESTRIBE

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Like a rotting heap the world's materials reconstructed to make you believe..
how to divide or split into disjunctive spheres,fabricated hybrids of machines and organism
watch it -consume and pull-down the menu ,the prohibition and habitual aversion
...chaos had come again.


The Black Heart + Aaarrrg! + Destroy All Artifacts present


WOLVESTRIBE
(DEATH INDUSTRIAL)

"Death does sometimes seem like a solution that dissolves emptiness. But noise always lures us back into it. And mumbles of rebellion seem to slip into cramps of fear. .."

- God is Dead:Long Live God

https://wolvestribe.bandcamp.com/
http://aaarrrg.bandcamp.com/album/wolvestribe-how-it-is-on-this-bitch-of-an-earth


MONAD
(BREAKCORE MAYHEM)

www.soundcloud.com/monad
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BJxMSG1M6t4

CEMENTIMENTAL
(HARSH NOISE CIRCUIT BENDING)

Multi-Functional Noise Enterprise Program Cementimental supplies the total 2 track/truck of the tornado condition which is separated. Harsh noise / circuit bending / North-East-coast synthesis, since 2000AD. Some characteristics of a complete beachcomber are a assertive shape, a assertive amplitude, and a assertive frequency. A baloney pedal will alter some or all of these characteristics by cyberbanking abetment to accomplish the adapted adulterated tone.

http://www.cementimental.com/
https://cementimental.bandcamp.com/

BEINAHELEIDENSCHAFTSGEGENSTAND
(INDUSTRIAL AVANT-GARDE)

Beinaheleidenschaftsgegenstand [Bein-a-hel-den-shafts-gegen-stand]
Noun: The thing that is almost the thing you want.. but not quite.
Ambient, experiemental, industrial, noise, born of heartbreak and friendship and change

Born from a break-up, we are the ex-partners of each other. We had dabbled in making music when we were together and decided that we did not want to lose that aspect of our relationship The name of the band reflects how it is for us.

https://beinaheleidenschaftsgegenstand.bandcamp.com/
https://www.facebook.com/pg/Beinaheleidenschaftsgegenstand/

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BLOODSHOT DAWN
Oct
17
7:00 PM19:00

BLOODSHOT DAWN

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Retribution Alive and Promixity Bookings bring a blistering set of bands to the Black Heart.

BLOODSHOT DAWN
Melodic death metal crew

INFECTED DEAD
Modern Kent death metallers

BECOMES ASTRAL
Canadian prog metallers

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BLOODSHOT DAWN

First formed in 2003, Bloodshot Dawn have evolved from a straight forward, groove orientated death metal band into a technically ferocious extreme metal outfit. Hailed by Terrorizer as a band that delivers "blistering live shows", Bloodshot Dawn have become a household name in the UK underground.
The band then went on to win the 2009 "Metal To The Masses" competition, playing at Bloodstock Open Air Festival with the likes of influential bands such as Carcass, Arch Enemy and Kreator.
Bloodshot Dawn supported the release of their 2011 "Slaves To The Lie" EP with tour dates in the UK, including gigs with Vader, Krisiun, and Cerebral Bore.
Following on from the success of the EP, the critically acclaimed self-titled album received extremely positive feedback from the fans, reviews, interviews and radio play. Terrorizer cited the album as "a polished exercise in technical fury & unremitting brutality", going on to say "what Bloodshot Dawn offer is something slick and streamlined without losing sight of the main goal: to smash your teeth in."
The band went on to support Fleshgod Apocalypse on their 'Agony UK/EIRE Tour'. During these tour dates Terrorizer magazine streamed Bloodshot Dawn's debut album on their website. Shortly after this, Terrorizer distributed "Bloodshot Dawn" as a free CD with issue #221 of the magazine in support of raising further awareness of the band.
Later in 2012 Bloodshot Dawn played a packed out performance at 'Bloodstock Open Air' festival, the UK's largest independent metal festival, as well as playing frequent shows around the UK including a full tour support to Death Metal legends, Decapitated.
Following the success of their debut album, Bloodshot Dawn entered Envy Studios in September 2012 to record a brand new single,"Theoktony", between tour commitments. The single was released on October 26th 2012 with all proceeds in support of the Sophie Lancaster Foundation (www.sophielancasterfoundation.com)

More tours followed, including Japan (November) alongside Swedish Melodic Death Metallers, Deals Death, and touring in India (December) including a slot at "Indian Metal Fest".
https://www.facebook.com/BloodshotDawn/

INFECTED DEAD

From the rotten shores of the river Medway, comes modern death metal 5-piece Infected Dead.
Specialising in infectious, neck-snapping riffs, virtuoso solos and insane drums, they have been devastating venues all over the south of England throughout 2017. They arrived on the scene in late 2016 and have been turning the heads of fans and critics alike with their ultra-fast, ultra-sweaty live shows.
They won Metal 2 The Masses (Kent) in May of 2017 and appeared at Bloodstock Open Air that summer, before signing with Hostile Media.
Their debut E.P 'Archaic Malevolence' was released on December 8th 2017.
https://www.facebook.com/Infecteddead/

BECOMES ASTRAL

Becomes Astral is a progressive death metal band based out of Guelph, Ontario. Formed in the later months of 2013, they quickly got to work on releasing their debut EP, The Mind, which was released in October 2014. The Mind was recorded and mixed by Don Levasseur at Atlantic Studio. After their debut release, Becomes Astral toured heavily for the following year, covering west coast Canada, and two Ontario and Quebec tours. Playing steadily since, Becomes Astral has made themselves a force to be reckoned with, allowing the band to sell out half of their last tour in Ontario. In early 2016, Becomes Astral took a break from playing live to write a full-length record, and returned to shows in late 2016. In December 2016 the band entered The Grid Studios in Montreal, QC with Christian Donaldson of Cryptopsy as a producer and came out with a piece of music they are proud to call their own, Paleblood Sky.
https://www.facebook.com/BecomesAstral/

Resident DJs:

DJ 69 and GRIFFIN
(Retribution Alive / Bloodstock)

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IKE WILLIS & ZAPPATIKA
Oct
18
7:30 PM19:30

IKE WILLIS & ZAPPATIKA

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The legendary Ike Willis & Zappatika return to our Black Heart this October as part of their “Music Is The Best” UK tour !

Expect 2 x full 70 min sets of the finest Zappa material to grace your ears once more, performed by none other than Ike Willis - guitarist for Zappa for over a decade, in union with Zappatika - the Amsterdam based Zappa champions for the modern era !

Tix avail now from the link above.

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IKE WILLIS - www.facebook.com/theikewillisproject
It was while in college at Washington University, St. Louis ,aged 19,that Ike first met Frank Zappa. Ike was studying political science. He volunteered to help with the concert committee just so he could get a “Back Stage Pass” to meet Frank Zappa. The rest as they say, is history.

As the one of longest playing members of Frank Zappa’s bands, (1978-1988) Ike is still upholding his promise to Frank. That promise is to continue on, playing the music of which Zappa had taught Ike oh so well. To this day Ike fulfils Frank’s wish.

ZAPPATiKA - www.facebook.com/ZAPPATiKAPAGE
ZAPPATiKA, leading interpreters of Frank Zappa's music, join forces once again with legendary Zappa frontman Ike Willis, hero of Joe’s Garage and Thing-Fish !

Ike sang lead vocals and played guitar on many classic albums and toured extensively with Frank. Hear Ike's unmistakable voice on Joe’s Garage, You are what you is, Tinseltown Rebellion, Ship Arriving, Man from Utopia, Thing-Fish and more. Expect a punishing two and a half hour set of 100 percent Zappa!

Amsterdam based international ensemble ZAPPATiKA are known for their diverse and dynamic live shows which really capture the atmosphere, rich diversity and humour of Zappa's own shows in the past. The band has English, Italian, American and Dutch members.

They first played with Ike Willis in 2010 and have subsequently toured many times with him throughout the UK and Europe.

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BIG BOY BLOATER
Oct
19
7:00 PM19:00

BIG BOY BLOATER

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BIG BOY BLOATER and The LiMiTs return to London’s infamous Black Heart for a banging night of Rock & Rhythm & Blues with strange tales of robot girlfriends, swamp monsters and computers taking over the world. 
www.bigboybloater.com

+ support from THE BITTER PILLS
https://www.facebook.com/TheBitterpills/

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Big Boy Bloater has been described by JOOLS HOLLAND as ‘one of the great blues men of our time’ and Classic Rock Magazine calls him ‘the gravel throated don of R&B’!  IMELDA MAY, MARK LAMARR & CRAIG CHARLES are all big fans so get yourself down and Big Boy Bloater and The LiMiTs will get your feet shuffling and you face grinning!

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DIVINE CHAOS
Oct
20
6:00 PM18:00

DIVINE CHAOS

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BLACK JASPER PROMOTIONS PRESENTS

DIVINE CHAOS
Divine Chaos are a five piece metal band from the south east, intent on creating better music and a more intense live show than the sort of act people have become used to in recent years. Divine Chaos blend what they believe to be the best elements of metal into their own and do not seek acceptance.

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/divinechaosband/

Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/0gKtqFYobLyHRxQoiNnVJW


PHOBETOR
Phobetor are an extreme groove metal band formed in South London, bringing together deathly growls, tight rhythms and soaring leads.

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/phobetoruk/

Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/6KKfV90b4Qv32Y9EMk5v4V


EIGHT LIVES DOWN
We exist. We're 4 humans: guitar, bass, drums, vocals. We make noise.

https://www.eightlivesdown.com/


SEVEN MAIN SINS
The band ‘s style is mirroring the members’ thoughts and feelings, ripped out from their insides. Circling between black and death metal, Seven Main Sins like to call this musical sphere as Dark Metal. Or, whatever fits. Seven Main Sins are in the process of recording the full – length album “In The Shadow Of Death”

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sevenmainsins/

Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/3nkOk5CWJ2i5f9oYkvSpOY



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JACK J HUTCHINSON BAND
Oct
22
7:00 PM19:00

JACK J HUTCHINSON BAND

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JACK J HUTCHINSON BAND -
ALBUM LAUNCH SHOW
https://www.facebook.com/JackJHutchinsonBand/


With support from

STONE THIEVES
https://www.facebook.com/stonethieves/

+

JACK BROWNING

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Jack J Hutchinson is a London based blues-rock singer songwriter. Described by Classic Rock as “Southern-smoked blues-rock with hooks, choruses”, his last album ‘Paint No Fiction’ topped the Amazon blues chart and entered the iTunes blues top 10.

With influences ranging from the Black Crowes and Led Zeppelin to Neil Young and John Lennon, his new album ‘Who Feeds The Wolf?’ is out 18 October.

Stone thieves are a 4-piece, country-infused, rock band from London, but their hearts were stolen by an American Dream. Lead singer and songwriter, Aaron Gardner calls upon the honesty and romanticism of Americana, slide guitars, heartbeat drums and heartbreak vocals. They specialise in long-haired, tassle-touting, rock n roll music, playing songs about dangerous woman, open roads, gamblers and vagabonds.

Jack Browning is a Essex based singer-songwriter. Influenced by White Buffalo, Blackberry Smoke and Tom Petty, he also plays guitar and bass in RHR and Aaron Keylock‘s new band, Keylock. Browning is currently working on his debut album whilst also being a visual artist.

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EAT DIRT.
Nov
1
6:00 PM18:00

EAT DIRT.

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Eat Dirt.

This will be Eat Dirt's first ever headline show... There’s no elaborate story surrounding EAT DIRT. What you see is what you get. They’re just a bunch of musicians who needed a place, and head space, to get creative, away from the mess of life in modern Britain—this band is an outlet for frustration, anger, and a rising tide of disenfranchisement that’s sweeping the country.


Formed in 2015, they’ve supported Pears, A Wilhelm Scream, The Filaments, Sheer Terror and Death by Stereo, and have fast been making a name for themselves on the UK underground punk scene with their high-energy live shows and no bullsh*t approach.

New Single 'Moribund': https://youtu.be/SKgsDJQA3pY

http://www.instagram.com/eatdirtband 

http://www.listentoeatdirt.com/


Captain Trips

Who Cares?

Hardcore punks from London. They've been around the block and they don't give a fuck.

Zombies No

Are a multicultural protest punk rock band born in Venezuela, now based in Paris, They sing in favor of social awareness, thoughts and freedom of speech, and life.

Negative Measures

Coming through with a brutally raw interpretation of hardcore and punk, Negative Measures started playing music together with three aims; play fast, hard punk music, deliver a powerful live show and shine an angry light on political wrongs.

https://negativemeasures.bandcamp.com/

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HATE DIPLOMACY
Nov
7
7:00 PM19:00

HATE DIPLOMACY

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Total Consumption present

Hate Diplomacy (featuring Don Campan of Waking The Cadaver): Brutal Death Metal / Hardcore from New York, USA
https://hatediplomacy.bandcamp.com/


Colpocleisis: Slamming Brutal Death Metal from Liverpool, UK
https://colpocleisis.bandcamp.com/

plus support from:

Total Consumption: 3 Piece Grindcore Nutjobs from London, UK
https://totalconsumptionuk.bandcamp.com


Magogmagore: Slamming Brutal Death Metal from London, UK
https://magogmagore.bandcamp.com/

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HIGH REEPER
Nov
9
7:00 PM19:00

HIGH REEPER

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Desertscene presents

HIGH REEPER
https://www.facebook.com/HIGHREEPER/

Plus Guests TBA

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Formed in 2016, High Reeper is made up of Zach Thomas, Justin Di Pinto, Andrew Price, Pat Daly and Shane Trimble. Originally started as just a studio band, it rapidly became apparent that these songs were meant to be heard live and loud.The band made their debut in the Philly/DE stoner rock scene in early 2017 with success which was followed up by the recording of their self-titled debut in May. With a sound deeply rooted in modern stoner rock while still giving a nod to the earliest Sabbath records, High Reeper's first offering is driven by pounding rhythms, thick guitars and soaring, screeching vocals. For their second record, the addition of Di Pinto on drums helped focus their sound in an even more powerful direction. The result is a new record with riffs that are even heavier than before that explore new directions, including the ballad “Apocalypse Hymn”. After a successful 2018 European tour that included Desertfest Berlin, High Reeper Will once again tour Europe in 2019 visiting tencountries as well as an appearance at Desertfest London.

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SEVEN SISTERS
Nov
10
7:00 PM19:00

SEVEN SISTERS

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Enter the crystal temple with …


SEVEN SISTERS

Born in the depths of West London, Seven Sisters are a four-piece band forged from the same steel as the NWOBHM acts of yesteryear. Over the past five years they’ve gathered a reputation as a stellar act in the heavy metal scene; earning their stripes playing shows all over the UK and Europe off the back of two albums and a demo release. They return to the UK for a one-off hometown show after a year of European festival and club dates for a night of twin-lead madness!


ELIMINATOR

Eliminator is a five piece heavy metal band based in Lancaster. Taking influence from the great heavy metal bands of past, their forerunners and a plethora of long forgotten acts that are now unjustly resigned to obscurity, we aim to play a traditional and direct style of heavy metal that unashamedly looks to the past for inspiration and rejects the dubious trends rife in today’s metal scene.


OCTOBER GREY

An accumulation of all things ghouly, progressive and jazzy - based in the depths of London, October Grey is a five piece band who's main vision is to create something unique and inspiring. With the operatic, dark vocals and melodic piano playing of Sylis Grey, the virtuosic and intense lead guitar playing of Alex Korr, and the tight trio of the rhythm section (Igor Vieira, Nelson Moreira, Javier Sanchez) holding it all together - October Grey is definitely a force to be reckoned with.

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THE SUN NEVER SET
Nov
11
7:00 PM19:00
Mick Waster is 50, feat. KNOCKSVILLE plus special guests.
Nov
16
7:00 PM19:00

Mick Waster is 50, feat. KNOCKSVILLE plus special guests.

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New season, new venue, new acts, same old git at the front.

Yep – everyone’s favourite mutton-chopped r’n’r misanthrope Mick Waster has reached a venerable half century, and what better way to ring in this dubious accolade than with a night of punk, garage, psychobilly and rock’n’roll?

Well, since you asked…

KNOCKSVILLE are the headliners at this star-studded gala.  Active for over a decade, these Eastbourne lads started out as straight-up bluesy rockabillies before kicking it up a notch or seven, perfecting over thousands of shows their own unique brand of punkabilly racket, winning fans and terrifying everybody else with a guitar-shredding skull-rattling bass-vaulting live show that defies explanation.  No shit.

Check out their slammin’ single ‘Crazy Ex’ at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HRM_weeQXuo, and find ‘em on Facebook at www.facebook.com/knocksville13.

 

Stopping just short of headlining his own party, Mick’s own THE SPACEWASTERS specialise in minimal banter and maximum punk’n’roll.  A bucketful of top tunes served indeed with neither muss nor fuss.  Think Motorhead meets the Sonics and you’re not far off.

Dig their many live vids on youtube, and stalk them at www.facebook.com/spacewasters.

 

Did someone say SUPER SECRET MYSTERY BAND?  Yeah, we did.   Our lips are sealed, but.. you’ll like ‘em, trust us.

 

Opening proceedings are veteran ghouls THEE CREEPFREAKS.  With quiffs that could have your eye out from the back row and a sound roughly akin to the Reverend Horton Heat mud-wrestling the Reverend Beat Man for the last beer after the nuclear strike hits, this is the real deal.  Psycho-phobics need not apply.

Embrace the terror at http://creepfreaks.co.uk/.

 

Dig what you’re seeing?  Check us out at www.facebook.com/jayveepresents for more rock’n’roll action!

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LIGHTSCAPE
Nov
20
7:30 PM19:30

LIGHTSCAPE

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Lightscape head to the Black Heart for the London show of their 2019 Autumn UK Tour.

Special guests to be announced.

Tickets subject to booking fee.

18+ GIG Strictly over 18’s please bring ID, Management Reserve All Rights.

Norwich rock band Lightscape bring their high energy show to the Black Heart, as part of their UK Autumn tour. Having worked their way throughout the Uk and Europe, storming venues and impressing audiences of all sizes, the band have built themselves an evergrowing following. Globally, 15 Thousand monthly listeners fuel their expanding Spotify, which is now at well over 1 million Streams.

Lightscape are renowned for their big stage show, with massive guitar riffs and big melodic vocals, that will be sure to stick in anyones mind, taking the crowd on an emotional journey of high energy choruses, right through to ambient ‘goosebump’ atmospherics.

Gigging with rock heavy-weights ‪Black Stone Cherry‬, Normandie, ‪Lonely the Brave‬, Raven Eye and Fort Hope they have worked hard at their craft, landing a nomination for ‘Best Rock Act 2018’ at the Unsigned Music Awards (UMA’s) and receiving support from Kerrang! Radio and BBC Introducing with track of the week twice. (Running and Blinded by the Lights)

The 5 Piece have achieved everything so far completely independently - constantly striving to push the boundaries of everything they do. They are currently recording their debut album and setting themselves up to become the band that brings rock music back to the masses.

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THE DEVIL & THE UNIVERSE
Nov
21
7:00 PM19:00

THE DEVIL & THE UNIVERSE

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Flag Promotions presents

THE DEVIL & THE UNIVERSE
https://www.facebook.com/TheDevilAndTheUniverse/

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The Goats are returning to London!

The threatening sound of helicopter blades rotating, indistinguishable radio messages seeped in static, and the strains of a far-eastern melody open the new album by THE DEVIL AND THE UNIVERSE. Once the beat of the drums takes hold, you are reminded these sounds are being provided by the Viennese trio, who take us 50 years down memory lane with : ENDGAME 69 :
Familiar electronic sounds, hard guitars and trance-evoking drums meet Indian and near-eastern vocal stylings—exotic drum and string instruments with such delightful names as the Tambur, Darabuka, Tablas, and Santurs. If, however, you think THE DEVIL AND THE UNIVERSE have now officially unearthed their inner trippy-hippies, think again.

The term “Satanic Panic” first emerged back in the year 1969. Most probably as a reaction to the radical social changes and crisis happening at the time. The occult worked its way into mainstream pop and social culture with the Manson Family Murders and the “Church of Satan” grabbing headlines. And also with “The Process” operating as a first ever public religious organisation which addresses satanic content within scripture.

What is happening to us?

Due partially to the growing resentment of the Vietnam War, an increase in drug intakes, revolutionary human rights movements such as the “Black Panthers”, the previously peaceful Hippy Revolution started to become more classically militant. When violence and murder were committed at the Altamont Rolling Stones concert, the Give Peace A Chance vibe from just a few months earlier at the infamous Hippy Convention also known as Woodstock, were definitely a thing of the past. What happened at Altamont was a forbearing for a decidedly not so lovey dovey future.

Turn Off, Tune Out, Drop Dead.

It has been a half a century since 1969 but the turbulence of those times can definitely be reflected in contemporary political and social climates. With all their sensitivities about past and present heightened, THE DEVIL AND THE UNIVERSE are staring deep into the dream machine and encouraging Kali’s tongue to indulge in sunshine acid.

As with past recordings, Ashley Dayour, David Pfister and Stefan Elsbacher travelled the continents to capture sounds only available beyond the confines of a classic studio. From the Californian Death Valley to the Hindu temples of Vietnamese jungles still ravaged by the violence of last century Napalm devastation. Also a chance encounter with underground filmmaker and magician Kenneth Anger leaves its trace on the new album.
Vocals are also provided by Christina Lessiak of the band „Crush“ for the track „Kali‘s Tongue“ and Medina Rekic of the band “White Miles” for the track „1969“.

The goal of THE DEVIL AND THE UNIVERSE’s newest offering is to combine the iconography of 1969 with various musical genres such as Space Disco, Psychedelic Glam, Synth Pop, New Wave und Black Metal to create the fever-like haze unmistakeably attributed to the vibe of the year 1969.

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THE HIP PRIESTS
Nov
23
7:00 PM19:00

THE HIP PRIESTS

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A one-off night of hi-velocity, garage punk-rock, filth n’ roll ! ft:


THE HIP PRIESTS
High energy, bullshit free, no nonsense, fucked up garage punk rock and roll...full tilt, crude, brutal and uncompromising but my God its just about as good as hard rockin' punk goes
https://www.facebook.com/thehippriests/

THE DRIPPERS (swe)
All dials turned to eleven! Screaming guitars, alcohol fueled sing-along choruses and raw fucking 
https://www.facebook.com/TheDrippersgbg/


FLASH HOUSE
Rock n Roll dystopia. Fast songs played by slow minds.
https://www.facebook.com/Flashhouseband/

THE ELECTRIC SHAKES
If the MC5 and Motorhead had a baby, raised it on some Bon Scott era 'DC with a side of down tuned boogie, and let it run feral looking for a party
https://www.facebook.com/theelectricshakes/

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SMALLTOWN GLORY
Nov
24
7:30 PM19:30

SMALLTOWN GLORY

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Smalltown Glory announce one night only @ The Black Heart. Camden. 24.11.2019


SMALLTOWN GLORY
(Eddie Macdonald, co-founder of The Alarm - live debut)


+ special guests

Back with a vengeance Eddie Macdonald’s, Smalltown Glory builds on years of experience as founder & chief co-songwriter of The Alarm, in what promises to be an eclectic combo of rock meets acoustic with soul searching lyrics and tunes that will simply stay in your head way after you’ve left the venue.   

The Alarm had an incredible string of hits throughout the 1980s including 68 Guns, Blaze Of Glory, Strength, Rain In The Summertime and many more. 

Macdonald’s debut show has been a long time in the planning. Be prepared to expect the unexpected, there will be flashbacks of classic Alarm, fused with new material that will plot the course of the band in the year to come. 

The crowd has always been a major feature of Macdonald’s song writing & performances, bands such as #Green Day, #Pearl Jam and #The Killers all noting what an influence his band were on their own careers.

This intimate show is the perfect way to get up close to the band and feel the energy and vibrancy of what it means to be in a real soulful Rock & Roll band, the new material brings together the bands love of artists such as, Neil Young, The Foo’s and Tom Petty, rousingly chorus’s and heartfelt story telling.

150 tickets, one night, debut show, spread the word - Smalltown Glory alive in the Smoke...

For information on Smalltown Glory visit FB-SmallTownGloryBand. To buy tickets click the link above.

For press tickets, interviews or further information contact Summersby Media 01372 253267 / 07825 721 577/ emma@summersbymedia.co.uk

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CHRIS CRESSWELL (THE FLATLINERS)
Dec
1
7:00 PM19:00

CHRIS CRESSWELL (THE FLATLINERS)

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The Black Heart in association with Coda Agency proudly present:

Chris Cresswell (The Flatliners)

plus guest

Sam Russo

Doors: 7pm
Tix: £8 (adv)
www.ourblackheart.com

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Born near Toronto, Canada in 1987 to a school teaching mother and entrepreneurial father, Chris Cresswell has been playing music and writing songs since before he was legal to drive, drink, vote and travel alone. His band, The Flatliners, have been a staple in the modern punk rock scene since their inception in 2002, and show no signs of relenting.

Surprisingly enough, Chris somehow found the time in his busy 2014 touring schedule to travel to San Francisco and record his debut solo album with Joey Cape of Lagwagon in the producer’s chair. The self-titled album was released digitally on One Week Records in May 2014, and finally on vinyl via Fat Wreck Chords in October 2014.

Over the last 5 years, Chris has taken his debut album on the road, sharing his songs and stories with singalong audiences in Canada, USA, Germany, France, England, Spain and Australia – all while still touring extensively with The Flatliners across the globe. In 2016 Chris was recruited to join the punk world’s acoustic ‘supergroup’ Scorpios, and to collaborate on an album alongside musical-heroes-turned-friends Joey Cape, Jon Snodgrass – of Drag the River & Armchair Martian – and Brian Wahlstrom. The album, “Scorpios II”, was released via One Week Records and Fat Wreck Chords in 2017 to much critical acclaim. So far in 2019, Chris has released two digital singles (To The Wind, and Gather My Thoughts), which show the songwriter working with a more expanded, full band sound. He has hinted at more music being right around the corner as well.

Chris Cresswell’s passion for music has been meaningfully rooted in him since he was a young boy, and is one that only deepens with every passing year and each new musical endeavour he sinks his teeth into. With 16 years of music making already behind him, the road will only continue for the 31-year-old songwriter. Forever honing his craft, you’re sure to see his musical evolution dutifully carry on.

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Laura Cox Band
Dec
11
7:00 PM19:00

Laura Cox Band

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Born Again Concerts proudly presents 

Laura Cox Band

plus supports (TBA)

The band are a four piece from France, playing southern hard rock. Laura who is half English, grow up with the classics & only started playing guitar in 2005 at the age of 14. She soon got noticed & put a band together in 2013 & started playing live. 

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CHRISTMAS  CALAMITY - FT. GURT + MORE
Dec
14
5:00 PM17:00
VINNIE CARUANA
Dec
15
7:00 PM19:00

VINNIE CARUANA

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The Black Heart in association with UTA proudly present:

Vinnie Caruana
http://www.equalvision.com/artists/vinnie-caruana/

plus special guests

Doors: 7pm
Tix: £9 (adv)

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“I found what I love to do long ago,” says Vinnie Caruana. “Writing, recording and performing music, traveling, and making friends and memories. I don’t think I’d truly be happy doing anything else. When you look at it that way, what else is really important than to be happy with your life and how you choose to live it.”



That sentiment precisely embodies the spirit in which Caruana wrote his debut solo album, Survivor’s Guilt. While he may have been alone in writing these songs, however, Survivor’s Guilt is not a solo record in the same way as Caruana’s largely acoustic 2013 EP, City By The Sea, was. On Survivor’s Guilt, Caruana plays acoustic and electric guitars, and enlisted the talents of I Am The Avalanche’s Kellen Robson and Brett ‘The Ratt’ Romnes on bass and drums as well.



Romnes’ role went far beyond performing on the album, however. “Along with playing the drums on the record,” Caruana explains. “Brett also produced and mixed the record. He’s an extremely talented producer and completely understands my vision. He works out of The Barber Shop Studios in New Jersey, where we tracked Survivor’s Guilt, and it’s a world-class facility. The gear at our disposal was pretty ridiculous and we made the very most of it.”



In addition, Rx Bandits’ Steve Choi was brought in to add instrumentation and sonic embellishments to Survivor’s Guilt. “Steve is an extremely talented and versatile musician,” explains Caruana. “His role was to fill spaces left for him with guitar, keys, etc. He took a real interest in the record and his belief and passion in my songwriting completely humbles me. His instincts with what certain parts of the songs needed were spot on.”



The result is an album boasting ten incredibly compelling, multi-layered tracks that bear witness to the breadth of Caruana’s all-encompassing musical vision. “The record turned out exactly how I pictured it.” says Caruana “I’m lucky to have Brett, Steve and Kellen on the album. They are brilliant musicians and the record is the best it can be as a result.”



Survivor’s Guilt is truly the creative culmination of Caruana’s career to date – something that’s extremely evident from the very first listen. There are, of course, some songs – “Burn It Down”, “Heavy Weighs The Summer”, “I Don’t Believe You” – that lean towards Caruana’s punk rock roots, but much of what’s heard here is fresh and new. “We Don’t Have To Die Alone” and “Angel Of North”, for example, are sad and beautiful songs that expose the frailty and vulnerability of the human condition, while, on the flipside, closing track “Your Religion Is Killing Me” is a fierce, ferocious instrumental boiling with existential angst and torment. “The amount of ill will done in this world in the name of religion makes me feel like I’m in a fever dream,” says Caruana. “I always wanted to have an instrumental on a record and the freedom of making a solo record gave me that opportunity. This song is that fever dream.”



Although Survivor’s Guilt ends on that bitter note, the album as a whole is full of hope and positivity, of the spirit, commitment and passion that drives Caruana to do what he does, as he always has. His perseverance and talent are perhaps best exemplified on the title track “Burn It Down”, which veers between extremes: it’s uplifting as well as melancholy, defiant as well as fatalistic, bruised and yet also unbroken.



“I feel lucky to be here,” Caruana says, “and I want to live life completely. I want to respect the dead by doing the most with my life. Every time we lose somebody we must be thankful to still be breathing and have a chance at anything. Life’s not always a picnic, but it’s all we have.” This sentiment, perhaps more than anything else, is the essence of Survivor’s Guilt: Caruana, seizing what life has given him, and making the most of it. He’s certainly expressed himself powerfully in the past as a founding member of The Movielife and I Am The Avalanche, but the songs he’s crafted on Survivor’s Guilt are striking evidence of Caruana pushing himself creatively far beyond anything he’s written before. As Caruana himself says, “This is my debut full-length record, so it’s a huge thing for me. This has been a goal of mine for my entire career, but I’m really happy that I waited this long to make this record, because I had to live life for a while before I was ready to write these songs.”

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BLACK HEART BLACK XMAS W/ BÖMBERS (RESCHEDULED!)
Dec
20
to Dec 21

BLACK HEART BLACK XMAS W/ BÖMBERS (RESCHEDULED!)

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The Black Heart / Old Empire presents

BLACK HEART BLACK XMAS

After the fucking douchebag at Gatwick screwed it all up last year, it's back!

The ultimate hell raising winter party ft a live set by supreme Motorhead tribute band, Bergen’s own

Bömbers - The ultimate Motörhead tribute
featuring Party Animal Taylor - drums, aka Pez (ex Punishment Park)Fast Tore - guitar, aka Tore (ex Old Funeral, Studfaust)Killminister - Bass / Vokills, aka Abbath (ex Immortal)

Plus Special Guests

plus heavy metal dj’s ‘til late

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LESOIR
May
8
7:00 PM19:00

LESOIR

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Born Again Concerts proudly presents 

Lesoir
https://www.facebook.com/lesoir.band/

plus supports (TBA)

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Heavy, but with a lot of room for dynamics and atmosphere. A raw, pure, dark sound with emotion as its center. Lesoir's set goes from fragility and whispering, to chaos and heavy sounds, without losing the melody of each song. 

 

Lesoir is no longer a stranger to the Dutch progressive rock landscape and has even been successful in China. The art rock band is influenced by Anathema, Porcupine Tree, Steven Wilson and The Gathering. Lesoir features two fabulous front ladies.

 

Lesoir was founded in 2010 and released its debut album one year later. In the meantime, the band has four albums to its name. Their second album “Transience” was produced by John Cornfield and mastered by Brian Lucey (The Last Shadow Puppets). Their third album “Luctor Et Emergo” was recorded at the British Airfield Studio (Elton John, War Of The World). Lesoir has in recent years performed with bands like The Gentle Storm, Delain, Evergrey, The Pineapple Thief and Within Temptation. The band was also featured at festivals like Night Of The Prog, IO Pages Festival and Midsummer Prog Festival. The new album is produced by John Cornfield (Muse) and Bruce Soord (The Pineapple Thief) and released on the German quality label Gentle Art Of Music. Lesoir just got back from 5 weeks of touring through Europe as special guest of Riverside.

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DREAM DROP
Aug
24
7:00 PM19:00

DREAM DROP

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DREAM DROP
https://www.facebook.com/dreamxdrop/
A big upcomer on the emo/alternative scene, based in Sweden, with strong influence taken from early Deftones, they are about to stir the UK scene. After recently working on their new material with Henrik Udd (Bring Me The Horizon, Architects) they decided to hit the stage for their first ever London show.

With a support from local scene's favourites::

A HIGHER DEMISE
https://www.facebook.com/AHigherDemiseUK/

SMALL POND BIG FISH
https://www.facebook.com/SmallPondBigFishOfficial/

CRAWLSPACES
https://www.facebook.com/crawlspacesuk/

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HEAVY METAL YOGA - (24TH AUG)
Aug
24
3:00 PM15:00

HEAVY METAL YOGA - (24TH AUG)

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The 24th August session of HEAVY METAL VINYASA YOGA at The Black Heart

Brought to you by SELMA RA YOGA, this afternoon session will take place on Saturday 24th upstairs in the Black Heart venue from 3pm-4pm (please check calendar / links below for dates). In their own words :
”We'll be fueling our meditative physical movement with some heavy, expansive, smashing atmospheric black, folk, death, and doom metal. The Black Heart has an awesome venue space for gigs, we all know that- and they've agreed to hold metal vinyasa yoga classes too, for the first time!”

Black candles and yoga mats provided...
Please come wearing flexible, comfortable clothing.

ONLY £10 -OR STUDENTS £8

Find the event page for the this session here : https://www.facebook.com/events/442230183024930/

For Information & Booking your spot, Check out Selma Ra Yoga
(web: https://selmarayoga.com/) (Insta: www.instagram.com/selmarayoga/)

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DANNY VAUGHAN
Aug
22
7:00 PM19:00

DANNY VAUGHAN

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Born Again Concerts proudly presents:

Danny Vaughn

plus support from

Collateral

Doors - 19:00 // Price - £15.00 adv.

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About:

Danny Vaughn - www.facebook.com/pages/category/Performing-Arts/Danny-Vaughn-49167339391

At first it was all about the attention.

As a young child (that probably should have been put on some kind of calming medication) Danny Vaughn was forever singing along to his parents’ Beatles albums while running in circles around the house at top speed. Until something broke. Then he was running in a straight line out of the house at top speed. It was in grade school, at the age of 11, that some far-thinking teacher decided to channel all that sound and motion by getting Danny into the school choir.
Within a month he was singing his first solo in front of the entire school. When he realized that everyone was craning their neck trying to see who was singing, he was hooked! A lead singer is born when they find the spotlight to be warm and comforting rather than glaring and terrifying.
Rock and roll came later.

At first Danny’s musical training consisted of playing the recorder and singing Gilbert & Sullivan, but at age 14 came his first guitar (well behind most of his friends who had gotten theirs several years earlier) and, soon after that, his first band, ‘Relative Pleasure’. Mostly, ‘Relative Pleasure’ played cover songs at school parties but, before they disbanded, they got into some of the more prestigious venues in NYC and even recorded a demo or two. After that came a series of cover bands that got more and more serious and took him from being a teenage dreamer to becoming a working rock singer, driving stupendously long distances around the Rockland County, New Jersey and Long Island area in order to play in some of the stickiest, darkest dives in all of creation. The bands had names like ‘Beefeeter’, ‘Obsession’, ‘D.W.I.’ and ‘Allied Forces’. It was while singing for the latter, in 1984, that he got noticed, and eventually recruited, in order to go to Florida to work with guitarist Paul Chapman of UFO on his new solo project, ‘D.O.A.’

Beer was drunk, demos were made, hands were shaken and Paul went off to England to try and secure the band a record deal. It was while in England that Paul was waylaid (pardon the pun) and recruited for another band, ‘Waysted’, the flagship of UFO’s one and only wobbly-legged bass legend, Pete Way.

A year later Paul found Danny once again. Talks began about him taking over the lead vocal duties in Waysted from Fin More. All was not happy in the Waysted camp (turns out that was the normal state of affairs!) and they had a festival commitment coming up that Fin refused to play. So the gauntlet was thrown: “Come and rehearse in Wales with Waysted for 2 days, then fly to Tel Aviv, Israel in order to play your first gig with the band in the famous Ramat Gan football stadium. If you can hack it, you’re in the band.”
He did and he was!

This was 1985. The next 2 years were a whirlwind spent recording his first album, “Save Your Prayers”, making his first MTV video, “Heaven Tonight”, and touring the world playing stadiums as the opening act for such musical giants as Iron Maiden and Status Quo.

By 1987, though, it was all over. Following a number of internal problems, the highly anticipated next album was never made and the band parted with a whimper instead of the bang that everyone thought they’d make.

Back in Brooklyn, it took a year of soul-searching and basement living before Danny realized that, despite the huge amount of exposure and experience that Waysted had given him, fame was not beating a path to his door.

Time to start up his own band.

His first phone call was to drummer Michael Clayton Arbeeny, whom he had assisted with a recording project several months before. Right away he knew he had found a real friend, ideal business partner and monster drummer all in one. Michael also seemed to run on rocket fuel, making him a “Go, go, go!” kind of guy. That sort of spirit is contagious and things went quickly after that. They found bass player Jimi Kennedy and guitarist Brooke St. James and launched into a campaign that created ‘Tyketto’. Signed, first, by powerhouse management company Loud N Proud and then to Geffen’s DGC label, Tyketto made the legendary, underground classic album “Don’t Come Easy” in 1991. For 5 years they toured hard, made videos, and did all the things that young and hirsute rock bands are supposed to do. They built a staunch and loyal following in the US, the UK and Europe because of the consistently high level and energy of their stage shows.

Their second album, ‘Strength In Numbers’ was released in 1994 and was well received but the musical tide had turned and by 1996, with the grunge scene in full swing, Danny had simply had enough of the grinding tour schedule. He’d also had a bellyful of the music industry which was, is and always will be, like swimming in shark-infested waters.

But retirement was not to be for long. Even when he wasn’t writing his own music he kept busy. In 1996 he stepped in at the last minute to sing on the powerful blues-rock album ‘Blues For Daze’ by the band ‘Flesh And Blood’. By the year 2000 Danny was officially out of retirement and back on the boards, where he has remained ever since!

The term “legend” gets thrown around a lot. Danny wishes it wouldn’t.
But he has turned out a pretty impressive catalogue of work.
- 5 albums by ‘Tyketto’
- 7 solo albums
- Lead vocal duties on several project albums, including ‘From The Inside’, 1 and 2, by Frontiers Records
- The 2013 release of ‘Simplified’ the latest album by ‘Burning Kingdom’.

Danny has also appeared on countless albums and demo projects as a lead or backing vocalist, including: Yes, Riot, Richie Zito, Jorge Salan, Gary Hughes, Rage Of Angels, Airless, Mago De Oz and The Northern Lights Orchestra.

In 2009 Danny co-founded “The Ultimate Eagles”, who are consistently referred to as the best Eagles tribute band in the world. So far they have brought their outstanding stage show to England, Scotland, Ireland, Wales, Holland, Germany, Italy, Austria, Belgium and France. They have appeared twice at Chris Evans’ massive Car-Fest show and are a regular feature at all Harley Davidson European events. With tours getting bigger and bolder each year the band won’t rest until they are a household name everywhere! www.ultimateeagles.com

And 2019 is brought right up to date with Danny releasing his most personal solo album ever. Myths, Legends and Lies is released in June 2019, backed by a press campaign that came about due to Danny falling victim to the Pledge Music Scandal, and by being the first artist to properly speak out. However, not withstanding, Danny’s hard core fan base came to his rescue and he has managed to complete the recording of the album, and meet all pledge obligations, making this album all the more special.

So who knows? Maybe it’s still all about the attention?
But more than anything it will always be about the music.

www.dannyvaughn.com

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FROM INSIDE + ARKDOWN
Aug
21
7:00 PM19:00

FROM INSIDE + ARKDOWN

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Liverpool's FROM INSIDE head out on their summer tour with Arkdown, which stops at The Black Heart in Camden Town London on Wednesday 21st August! This is going to be an insane night of the UK's best underground metalcore/post-hardcore.


FROM INSIDE

+

ARKDOWN


plus support from

PACEHOLDER

NEXT STOP OLYMPUS

AMATEROUS



Stream FROM INSIDE on Spotify for FREE at https://open.spotify.com/album/0h5Um09rZuLR0cEGPELGpc

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HEAVY METAL YOGA - (10TH AUG)
Aug
10
3:00 PM15:00

HEAVY METAL YOGA - (10TH AUG)

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The 10th August session of HEAVY METAL VINYASA YOGA at The Black Heart

Brought to you by SELMA RA YOGA, this afternoon session will take place on Saturday 10th upstairs in the Black Heart venue from 3pm-4pm (please check calendar / links below for dates). In their own words :
”We'll be fueling our meditative physical movement with some heavy, expansive, smashing atmospheric black, folk, death, and doom metal. The Black Heart has an awesome venue space for gigs, we all know that- and they've agreed to hold metal vinyasa yoga classes too, for the first time!”

Black candles and yoga mats provided...
Please come wearing flexible, comfortable clothing.

ONLY £10 -OR STUDENTS £8

Find the event page for the this session here : The 3rd August session of HEAVY METAL VINYASA YOGA at The Black Heart

Brought to you by SELMA RA YOGA, this afternoon sessions will take place on Saturday 3rd upstairs in the Black Heart venue from 3pm-4pm (please check calendar / links below for dates). In their own words :
”We'll be fueling our meditative physical movement with some heavy, expansive, smashing atmospheric black, folk, death, and doom metal. The Black Heart has an awesome venue space for gigs, we all know that- and they've agreed to hold metal vinyasa yoga classes too, for the first time!”

Black candles and yoga mats provided...
Please come wearing flexible, comfortable clothing.

ONLY £10 -OR STUDENTS £8

Find the event page for the this session here : https://www.facebook.com/events/530424157768120/

For Information & Booking your spot, Check out Selma Ra Yoga
(web: https://selmarayoga.com/) (Insta: www.instagram.com/selmarayoga/)

For Information & Booking your spot, Check out Selma Ra Yoga
(web: https://selmarayoga.com/) (Insta: www.instagram.com/selmarayoga/)

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THE DELTAS
Aug
3
7:00 PM19:00

THE DELTAS

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Join us for a night of wild rockabilly in Camden Town, featuring 3 of the UKs most lively rockin' acts.

THE DELTAS
https://www.facebook.com/The-deltas-250517841792977/
influential beyond measure to the British 80's rockin' scene, The Deltas released the essential single 'Heart Attack' and the also-essential album 'Boogie Disease' in 1981, kick-starting a wave of neo-rockabilly bands, some of which would mutate into the early stages of psychobilly.
At it ever since, their live show never fails to disappoint!

HENRY & THE BLEEDERS
https://www.facebook.com/henryandthebleeders/
Bedford. 2004. 4 young men form a band with the dream of playing raw rockabilly to audiences worldwide. Having achieved that, their recent release on Western Star Records- 'Looking Backwards' sees even more of a return to traditional rockabilly in the spirit of '56 and the bands live set is tighter than ever.

LEW LEWIS AND HIS ALL STAR TRIO.
https://www.facebook.com/LewLewisandhisAllStarTrio/
from the delta region of Kent , these cats know how to rock . expect hot sweaty raw wild rockabilly , these guys are not to be missed.

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HEAVY METAL YOGA - (3rd Aug)
Aug
3
3:00 PM15:00

HEAVY METAL YOGA - (3rd Aug)

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The 3rd August session of HEAVY METAL VINYASA YOGA at The Black Heart

Brought to you by SELMA RA YOGA, this afternoon session will take place on Saturday 3rd upstairs in the Black Heart venue from 3pm-4pm (please check calendar / links below for dates). In their own words :
”We'll be fueling our meditative physical movement with some heavy, expansive, smashing atmospheric black, folk, death, and doom metal. The Black Heart has an awesome venue space for gigs, we all know that- and they've agreed to hold metal vinyasa yoga classes too, for the first time!”

Black candles and yoga mats provided...
Please come wearing flexible, comfortable clothing.

ONLY £10 -OR STUDENTS £8

Find the event page for the this session here : https://www.facebook.com/events/438765033373107/

For Information & Booking your spot, Check out Selma Ra Yoga
(web: https://selmarayoga.com/) (Insta: www.instagram.com/selmarayoga/)

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MESS
Aug
1
7:00 PM19:00

MESS

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Scruff Of The Neck presents

MESS
We are MESS, an all girl band - apart from the boys
www.facebook.com/messmessmessband

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Climb the Attic
Dynamic rocknroll with a high melody quotient shades of Foo Fighters and Biffy Clyro.
https://www.facebook.com/climbtheattic/
LISTEN: https://soundcloud.com/climb-the-attic

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Splinter
SPLINTER is a modern punk band, delivering sharp, crunchy riffs tuned with rhythmic, cutting vocal satire.
https://www.facebook.com/SplinterMusicLondon/
LISTEN: https://open.spotify.com/artist/7MHpUy8J7cZ7lxxVvPJR3S?si=ZZabMKi6Qla7zRqS0XcD6A

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HEAVY METAL YOGA - (27th July)
Jul
27
3:00 PM15:00

HEAVY METAL YOGA - (27th July)

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The 27th July session of HEAVY METAL VINYASA YOGA at The Black Heart

Brought to you by SELMA RA YOGA, this afternoon sessions will take place on Saturday 27th upstairs in the Black Heart venue from 3pm-4pm (please check calendar / links below for dates). In their own words :
”We'll be fueling our meditative physical movement with some heavy, expansive, smashing atmospheric black, folk, death, and doom metal. The Black Heart has an awesome venue space for gigs, we all know that- and they've agreed to hold metal vinyasa yoga classes too, for the first time!”

Black candles and yoga mats provided...
Please come wearing flexible, comfortable clothing.

ONLY £10 -OR STUDENTS £8

Find the event page for the this session here : https://www.facebook.com/events/637708789973895/

For Information & Booking your spot, Check out Selma Ra Yoga
(web: https://selmarayoga.com/) (Insta: www.instagram.com/selmarayoga/)

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FIRE ESCAPE IN THE SKY : A CELEBRATION OF SCOTT WALKER
Jul
26
7:00 PM19:00

FIRE ESCAPE IN THE SKY : A CELEBRATION OF SCOTT WALKER

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Fire Escape In The Sky: A Celebration Of Scott Walker

Tackling material spanning the Brel songs, the kitchen-sink 60's micro-dramas, his dipsomaniac 'lost years', his resurgence as an art-pop dystopian modernist, and indeed his horrifying, frontier, avant-garde transmissions from beyond the abyss.

Join us in honouring the vision and voice of this 30th century man and his maverick outpourings.

Line-up -

Featuring/Featuring members of:

GRAVE LINES
https://www.facebook.com/gravelinesband/

STUART BRAITHWAITE (MOGWAI)
https://youtu.be/dtVGNXCHNWw

ELISABETH ELEKTRA https://www.facebook.com/elisabethelektramusic/

THE ACADEMY OF SUN https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6NapZAiHbQYhttps://www.facebook.com/TheAcademyOfSun/

NIGHT TONGUE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UYRcw0hTMTg

WALKER NOT WALKER (CLAW THE THIN ICE) https://walkernotwalker.bandcamp.com/releases

OLI SPLEEN (PINK NARCISSUS, THE FLESH HAPPENING) IN COLLABORATION WITH LILITH GHOST. https://olispleen.bandcamp.com/

Plus more to be announced...

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ZIG ZAGS
Jul
24
7:00 PM19:00

ZIG ZAGS

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Old Empire proudly present

Zig Zags
https://zigzags.bandcamp.com/

plus support from

Abandon Cause

Flash House

Doors : 7pm
Tix : £9 (adv)

8 years, 7 singles, 3 albums, 3 bass players, 2 drummers and God knows how many shows later - Zig Zags has continually evolved, mutated, transitioned and transformed, rising again and again, like a phoenix emerging from the flame. The addition of the newest member of our triumvirate - multi-instrumentalist, designated bassist (and longtime Zig Zags sound engineer) Sean Hoffman - recalls those golden moments past, when destiny stepped in...like when Neil Peart joined Rush or Bob Rock teamed up with Metallica. In short - the circle is now complete, the cornerstone has been set and the winged serpent rises - once again. Some say it’s luck, but really, it’s about patience. A band is like a relationship. You have to know when to push, and when to hold back. You gotta listen and you gotta learn. We look to the masters. Like Henry and Glenn, we’ve gone from drinking hooch to pumpin’ iron. We quit smoking. Two of us are married, for chrissakes! After 2017’s brutal European tour, which left us coughing blood and taking names, we sought out Lemmy’s Doctor (Feel Good), who diagnosed us with,”Rock’n’roll Pneumonia”. Like Lemmy, we were pushing too hard. And if you push too hard you’ll end up in an apartment above The Rainbow Room, playing video poker on Christmas Eve (which is also your birthday)...but that’s another story. The thing is - we ain’t dead yet. Every album we record, every song we write - has to be faster, harder and heavier - than the one before. And that’s why this new record is all about upping the ante and raises the stakes, and why it marks the dawn of a new day...and a new era. This album, our first with Riding Easy, was written over the last year. It’s reveals our longtime roots, our enduring love (all hail!) to the early punk of our hero(ines) Dead Moon and The Wipers (forever!) but friends, don’t be mislead...this is a METAL record - of the true blue, headbangin’, riff-ridin’, no-bullshit - kind. Listen here - it ain’t easy to play guitar and sing at the same time! But the more you focus, the more you get your head in the game, the more you push (yourselves and each other), the better it all gets. And the songs, they thank you for it. They get tougher, wilder and more raw, the more you strip them down.

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HEAVY METAL YOGA - (20th July)
Jul
20
3:00 PM15:00

HEAVY METAL YOGA - (20th July)

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The 20th July session of HEAVY METAL VINYASA YOGA at The Black Heart

Brought to you by SELMA RA YOGA, this afternoon sessions will take place on Saturday 20th upstairs in the Black Heart venue from 3pm-4pm (please check calendar / links below for dates). In their own words :
”We'll be fueling our meditative physical movement with some heavy, expansive, smashing atmospheric black, folk, death, and doom metal. The Black Heart has an awesome venue space for gigs, we all know that- and they've agreed to hold metal vinyasa yoga classes too, for the first time!”

Black candles and yoga mats provided...
Please come wearing flexible, comfortable clothing.

ONLY £10 -OR STUDENTS £8

Find the event page for the this session here : https://www.facebook.com/events/383645235594226/

For Information & Booking your spot, Check out Selma Ra Yoga
(web: https://selmarayoga.com/) (Insta: www.instagram.com/selmarayoga/)

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LEECHFEAST
Jul
19
7:00 PM19:00

LEECHFEAST

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Join us for a night of doom and intense drones.

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Leechfeast

Gorgeously heavy bleak dirge from this Slovenian four-piece, now based in The Netherlands. Grim and majestic, they draw on new influences with each release, reinventing the sound and genre and keeping us hooked.

“The madness of decaying urban jungle, endless nights without sleep, strange dreams that you remain thinking about through the next day, chronic back pain, cramped up stomach, pathetic porcelain faces around you with a permanent smile, the fact that you can relate to the cat that lives with you more than you can to other people and years of repressed aggression that needs to get out badly”. Is how Leechfeast describe their influences.

Their latest EP Village Creep is out now on Vendetta Records.

https://leechfeast.bandcamp.com/album/village-creep-ep

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M E R R I N

Inspired by horror movie soundtracks, MERRIN is a live experience that varies with each performance, between solo to four-piece, instrumental to audiovisual. They combine influences from Earth, SUNN O))) and Mogwai with influences from John Carpenter, Ennio Morricone and Goblin.

Led by none other than scene legend and visual promoter RIFF.Underground, who breaks out of his preferred comfort zone behind the lens to grace the stage with a rare show.

A living breathing project that evolves at its own pace, but never stagnates. Approach with no preconceptions.

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FREE ENTRY

ACCESSIBILITY:
- There's a small step into the building with an additional two steps up to the bar level
- The live music venue is on the first floor, up two flights of steps
- There is a railing on the right side of the stairs up until the top five steps
- There are ample unisex toilets on both floors
- There is a small bar in the upstairs venue, limited to five different brands of canned beer, cider and soft drinks. Full bar downstairs

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SACRI MONTI
Jul
18
7:00 PM19:00

SACRI MONTI

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The Jonesing Jams presents

SACRI MONTI

plus guests

GNOB

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For the first time ever, San Diego's finest psych connoisseurs SACRI MONTI will be hitting the UK as they venture across the pond in support of their upcoming second album "Waiting Room for the Magic Hour" out 5th of July on Tee Pee Records. With the exception of a split EP with Harsh Toke and Joy in 2017, this will be the band's first release since their self titled debut in 2015, an album so good I can still remember exactly where I was the first time I heard it. With this, it is an absolute pleasure to put together this evening of beautiful sunny psychedelia, with one of the finest bands out there.

Support comes from London based eastern inspired psychedelic three piece GNOB.

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DEATH TO CANCER
Jul
13
12:00 PM12:00

DEATH TO CANCER

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DEATH TO CANCER - Part V
A Non-Profit Charity Show In Aid Of Macmillan Cancer Charity
www.macmillan.org.uk

Ft

PaRtY-CaNnOn
DTC Best Friends. Scottish Sexy Boy Slampornogrindcore

CREPITATION
OG Liverpool Gurgle Slam

Basement Torture Killings
Blood-soaked Mass Murder Rituals

SCORDATURA
Scottish Irn Bru Death Metallers

Visions Of Disfigurement
New Kids on the Block Slamming Death

Bludgeon
Makes Braindrill & Origin Look like Pussy’s

CHAINSAW CASTRATION
Waking the Cadaver Worship

Spawned From Hate
Dans xVeganStraightEdgex Side Project

Casket Feeder
Chainsaw Guitars & Beer Bongs

Body Harvest
Bristol Old-school Hand chops Death

PURULENCE
Wigan Groove Alien Killing Slam

Squirm
Last House on the Left Meets House by the Cemetery

Total Consumption
Nutella Loving Grind Lunatics

Slob
Hillbilly Death Metal

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D.I. (US)
Jul
10
7:00 PM19:00

D.I. (US)

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The Underworld Camden proudly presents:
D.I.
plus DSA

Price: £20.00 adv. // Doors: 7pm - 10pm
Tickets - http://po.st/FnZT1R

THIS SHOW HAS BEEN MOVED FROM THE UNDERWORLD TO THE BLACK HEART (NEXT DOOR) - ORIGINAL TICKETS REMAIN VALID.

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About:

D.I. - www.facebook.com/d.i.bandofficial
"On The Western Front" - https://youtu.be/LMLDgw9ZPxU

OC Punk Legends D.I.make their long awaited return to Europe and the UK after 25 years . The band features ex-Adolescents and
Social Distortion drummer Casey Royer on vocals.

Royer formed the group after he and Rikk Agnew left that band. The band formed in 1982 and has features a frequently changing lineup including former and present members of The Dickies, The Adolescents and Social Distortion (including the Angew brothers Rikk and Alfie).

D.I. branded their own from of punk rock that complimented the Orange County Punk scene in sound and attitude. Casey Royer is known for his cutting and outrageous social commentary through humor and he continues to power out the juice as only one from the original scene can.

All the present members were part of the Fullerton and north Orange County Punk scene which proves to be the key ingredient to keeping the personality that makes D.I. what it is.

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DEAD REYNOLDS
Jul
9
7:00 PM19:00

DEAD REYNOLDS

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DEAD REYNOLDS
https://www.facebook.com/DeadReynolds/
Souls EP Release Tour - London Show !

plus support from

DISHY TANGENT
https://www.facebook.com/DishyTangent/

BEST OF ENEMIES
https://www.facebook.com/bestofenemiesband/

KATIE MF
https://www.facebook.com/KMFLDN/

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Debut single ‘Dust' was premiered on Scuzz TV while 2nd release ‘Pieces’ has been play listed for 6 weeks on Kerrang Radio.

This short EP release tour will showcase a number special guests as well as well as seeing Dead Reynolds play main support to Deaf Havana at their upcoming sold out home coming show.

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