BAD LUCK CABARET
Jun
23
7:00 pm19:00

BAD LUCK CABARET

Can't afford a ticket to Glastonbury?  Don't wanna get muddy?   F*ck your FOMO & join us at The Black Heart for art, cabaret and music.  Only £5 entry.   Featuring Laurie Black's new show MOCKSTAR, plus poetry, bands and other weird shit.   Better than glamping - you get to sleep in your own bed afterwards!

GRIFTER
Jun
24
5:00 pm17:00

GRIFTER

GRIFTER. MORASS OF MOLASSES, BUTCHER IN THE FOG, EX PEOPLE, TREVOR'S HEAD, BEGGAR & STRAUSS

Our first fully loaded all day show at the Black Heart

GRIFTER:

Grifter are a hard rocking three piece from the South West of Britain...imagine Black Sabbath jamming on southern rock tunes with ZZ Top while AC/DC get the beers in!!! Since 2003 the band have been kicking ass round Britain and are now signed to Californian label Ripple Music. 

MORASS OF MOLASSES

Riding high on the back of their newly released album 'These Paths We Tred' (HeviSike Records) we are super happy to have Reading's finest ; Morass of Molasses on board for this gig. 

Like a thick stew, rich with blues, heavy on entry and mellow in aftertaste. 

A recipe born of tradition, with many a familiar ingredient. Chunky, Hearty and satisfying.

BUTCHER IN THE FOG

Butcher in the Fog are a no nonsense heavy band from London, taking elements from metal, rock, punk and noise, sticking it together and getting on with it.

EX PEOPLE

Newly signed to New Heavy Sounds, and playing songs from their new album Bird, Ex People have been smashing it locally over the past year and will no doubt do the same on the 24th June. The album was recorded by Wayne Adams earlier this year at Bear Bites Horse Studio. 

"Ex People are a genuine breath of fresh air to the doom genre" Heavy Planet

"Proof that... there's a healthy second wave brewing in the recent British doom resurgence" Ninehertz

TREVOR'S HEAD

If you don't know them by now, Trevor's Head are back with us again after tearing the roof off at our January gig at the Black Heart, they will be notching up another gig on the bedpost and showing why they are a breath of fresh air in a dehydrated London desert scene.

BEGGAR

Absoloutly stole the show at our Unicorn gig in April, they are back with their 2 guitar wall of sound and straight up nasty mean riffing. As the FB bio says: Smashing through the Earth's mantle on the back of an isotope slug. Do not fucking miss this band!

STRAUSS:

We played many shows with Strauss back in 2012 and we are more then happy to have them opening up the gig. A strong evening needs a strong opener and these guys are more then capable, they will be setting the table with big satisfying riffs and well crafted tunes.

PACESHIFTERS
Jun
27
7:00 pm19:00

PACESHIFTERS

Old Empire & The Black Heart proudly present:

PACESHIFTERS
www.paceshifters.com

plus special guests

Doors: 7pm
Tix: £6 (adv)

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Hassle Records are extremely excited to announce signing Dutch grunge trio PACESHIFTERS, whose new album Waiting to Derail will be released later this year.

The band are streaming brand new album track 'Stranger', which is also available as a free download via SoundCloud, and have announced a show at The Black Heart in Camden, London on the 27th June. 

Check out 'Stranger' here: http://smarturl.it/PS_Stranger

Guitarist/vocalist Seb Dokman says of the single:

"Stranger is a song about my ex-girlfriend. I was struggling with that situation for quite a while. After I sang the first take Chris came up to me and we talked for a while, that really helped, because all the emotions that I felt while writing the song came back to me. Listening back to how I did the first take and the second was a huge difference. Needless to say that second take was way better. Recording an album or song is all about creating the right atmosphere to offer the best take you can.”

Inspired by the grunge movement decades ago that shook the foundations of alternative music, PACESHIFTERS bring an innovative twist on the genre whilst also boasting the complete unadulterated attitude that it was renowned for. 

Possessing a no-nonsense mentality since their inception, PACESHIFTERS have evolved into a very devoutly passionate new grunge-rock band with a sound that is sure to enthrall any listener who enjoys the heavier side of Nirvana with doses of powerful Incubus-esque melodies and riffs along with the grit and energy of Chevelle. However, drawing comparisons doesn’t do PACESHIFTERS justice, where the band exhibit their gifted uniqueness in spades throughout new album Waiting To Derail, due for release this autumn via Hassle – their first on the label and first dedicated release outside of their native Netherlands.

PACESHIFTERS are notorious for bringing an audience to its feet in full appreciation. Having previously rocked festivals such as Woodstock (Poland), Groezrock, Zwarte Cross, Pinkpop, Exit, Rock for People and SXSW the trio have honed their sound to perfection in the live arena, an impressive accolade in itself for a band at such a young age.

More details on Waiting to Derail will be revealed very soon.

CALIGULA'S HORSE
Jun
28
7:00 pm19:00

CALIGULA'S HORSE

KILI LIVE present

CALIGULA'S HORSE

plus

BRUTAI

Named after the prized possession of Rome’s infamous despot, CALIGULA’S HORSE is a progressive alternative rock band from Brisbane, Australia.

Channeling the raw honesty of rock and the skill of progressive metal into a seamless voice at once energetic, grand and forthright, CALIGULA’S HORSE offers devotees of all strains of powerful and progressive music something unique.

 Formed by Sam Vallen and Jim Grey in early 2011, CALIGULA’S HORSE released their debut album “Moments from Ephemeral City ” in April of the same year. "Moments" is a colourful and dynamic foray into modern progressive music, at once vital, eclectic, and memorable. It was followed in 2013 by "The Tide, the Thief & River's End", a dark, powerful narrative concept album about isolation, exodus, and the human spirit overcoming insurmountable odds. It received international acclaim in the progressive music sphere, lauded by rock and metal fans alike. The release of "River's End" saw the group undertake an intense touring regime, including dates with the likes of OPETH, MASTODON, PROTEST THE HERO, THE OCEAN, FIREWIND, TWELVE FOOT NINJA, NE OBLIVISCARIS, and hundreds more. But for CALIGULA'S HORSE this is only the beginning. After joining the roster of THE AGENCY GROUP in North America, AMF Publishing in the UK, and signing with the prestigious German record label INSIDE OUT, the band's sights are firmly set on the rest of the world.

2015 will see CALIGULA'S HORSE release their third record "Bloom", their most vivid, vibrant, and emotional work to date, melding the group's penchant for dramatic colour with the high-energy musical drive the band has become known for across the world. “'Bloom' is very special to all of us - it's an album full of colour and life, vibrancy and energy, but one that breathes in and out with a natural ebb and flow,” says lead vocalist Jim Grey. “It's exactly what we hoped to achieve with Caligula's Horse. To us, this album has a life of its own.”It is the perfect mission statement for an act blurring the line between power and reflection; a musical assertion with depth enough for the most dedicated of prog fans, and with fire enough to bring audiences in venues across the world to fury and their voices to unison.

TOKYO TABOO
Jun
29
7:00 pm19:00

TOKYO TABOO

FREE ENTRY

Tokyo Taboo:

'Tokyo Taboo bring their own brand of modern pop punk kicking and screaming into the public consciousness.Featuring hectic, heart-pounding hooks and soaring rock-inspired vocals, Tokyo Taboo cover a range of subjects on their debut album, which was recorded in Downtown LA. From Dolly’s quarter life crisis to politics and vulnerability, they aren’t afraid of smashing the expectations of ‘the industry’ whilst wearing their hearts on their sleeves – cuts, bruises, tears and all.'

https://www.facebook.com/TokyoTaboo/

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

The Nyx:

'The Nyx are four ferocious females who exploded onto the London music scene in mid 2016.
Primarily a rock band, the girls fuse elements of grunge and soul to create a very distinctive sound. Combined with the fact the band has two lead singers, with two definitive songwriting styles, there is nothing about this band which fits a mould or complies to the status quo. Most strikingly, the girls have a strong, underlying purpose which fuels their mission: changing perceptions of women in music.'

https://www.facebook.com/TheNyxBand/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QjqVUr6Zk2E

Weekend Recovery:

'Weekend Recovery are a five piece pop/punk/rock band from Maidstone, Kent. Recently formed, Weekend Recovery are a part of the growing Kent rock scene boasting the likes of Slaves, Moose Blood and Get Inuit. They’ve had the support of BBC Kent Introducing and NME Presents Evening as well as headlining a packed out show at Alley Cat bar on Denmark Street, and performing at The O2 Academy Islington.'

https://www.facebook.com/weekendrecoverymusic/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0wyaJNJFPv4

Salvation Jayne

'Salvation Jayne are a young, female driven rock band with a distinctive dirty sound which combines elements of rock, nu wave and blues. The band formed in 2013 and have worked hard paying their dues and earning the respect of music fans across the UK, due to their charistma and energetic live performances. 2017 sees Salvation Jayne with a fresh look, a brand new EP and video for their single 'Burn It Down', with more touring plans, and an ever increasing fanbase, including AC/DC drummer Chris Slade, and Clash drummer Topper Headon who described the band as "F****** brilliant!”.'

https://www.facebook.com/salvationjayne/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=32yY_0W9S4s&t=1s

TRAUMA PR PRESENTS : JACK THE ENVIOUS
Jul
5
7:00 pm19:00

TRAUMA PR PRESENTS : JACK THE ENVIOUS

Trauma PR Presents: 

Jack The Envious, Seconds Alive, MTXS + TBA at THE BLACK HEART!

Jack The Envious - EP Pre Release Show. Trauma PR, showscasing some of the UKs fresh & newest talent for metal and alternative rock in the south! 

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Jack The Envious // 

https://www.facebook.com/JackTheEnvious/
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tpPGSo9ZUdg

Seconds Alive //

https://www.facebook.com/SecondsAliveOfficial/
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oHgom9i4kgE&feature=youtu.be

MTXS //

https://www.facebook.com/MTXSBAND/
https://www.facebook.com/MTXSBAND/videos/1667268476901726/

THE FACEMELTER : KHOST
Jul
7
7:00 pm19:00

THE FACEMELTER : KHOST

A night of dark, industrial, hardcore and experimental metal, tipping us over the edge of unfathomable grimness.

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khost

A Birmingham-based death industrial and doom duo comprised of Andy Swan (Iroha, Final) and Damian B (carthage, Gauge, Techno Animal).

Since their inception in 2013, they have toured with bands such as Godflesh and Conan, have shared the stage with Asphyx, Locrian, Okkultokrati, Vodun, Moss, Anaal Nathrakh, Final/JK Flesh, and played shows as far abroad as Israel in 2016.

Tonight will be the London release show of their third full-length album 'Governance', released via Cold Spring on 16th June, which features guest spoken word from Oxbow’s Eugene Robinson, guest cello by Jo Quail, and a remix of the by Tel Aviv artist Adrian Stainburner.

https://khostband.bandcamp.com/

"They have that same dazed, extreme feel of oppressive concrete overload that Sabbath and Godflesh and Nathrakh and Mistress had…" -The Quietus

“Complex and draws you in.” - Louder Than War Magazine

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Harrowed

A furious trio who masterfully bring in elements of grindcore, d-beat, hardcore and metal to form their adrenaline-packed, unique sound.

They've impressed us when sharing the stage with Hang The BastardNo Spill BloodHarkTerminal CheesecakeCasual Nun and JØTNARR, with rightfully growing audiences at every gig, so get involved and find out why.

https://harrowed.bandcamp.com/

"A damn sight better at it than many of their peers" - Terrorizer

"Harrowed’s take on dark, metallic hardcore is one of the best in the UK" -UK Scumscene

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VOID

One of the first bands to ever play at The Facemelter, back in February 2011 in our old London Bridge home!

Originally formed in 1999, they quickly developed their sound into a fusion of black metal and electronics, resulting in their album 'Posthuman', released on Nocturnal Art Productions/Candlelight Records.

After a hiatus for several years, they were reborn with members ofAkercockeDead Existence and Cythraul, but then tragedy forced them to stop again. Until now.

They are back with new record 'The Unsearchable Riches of Void' and it is absolutely crazy!

https://www.badprincess.net/void
 

VINYLMANIA RECORD FAIR W/ OPIUM LORD & GUESTS
Jul
8
12:00 pm12:00

VINYLMANIA RECORD FAIR W/ OPIUM LORD & GUESTS

BelowBeyond & Old Empire proudly present:
VINYLMANIA

On 8th July, BelowBeyond takes over the Black Heart, Camden for our one year anniversary! 

We kick off at midday with some of the best Vinyl, Art, Merch, Craft sellers from around the UK as well as acoustic and experimental performances to soundtrack your crate diggin' adventure. 

Then from 7PM we will be hosting one of the heaviest line ups we've ever had the opportunity to put on:

Drore
https://www.facebook.com/droremusic/

Grey Widow
https://www.facebook.com/greywidow/

Opium Lord
https://www.facebook.com/opiumlord/

+DJ's spinning tunes into the early hours!

Stalls announced for the fair:

Autonomonster Records
https://autonomonster-records.bandcamp.com/

Blackened Death Records
http://www.blackeneddeath.com/

Don't Care Records
http://dontcarerecords.com/

Heavy Ritual Records
https://www.heavyritualrecords.com/

Holy Roar Records
http://www.holyroarrecords.com/

Khaled

Let the Bastards Grind
https://m.facebook.com/LetTheBastardsGrind/

Me Saco Un Ojo Records
http://www.mesacounojo.com/

Never Fall Into Silence
http://neverfallintosilencerecords.bigcartel.com/

Nik Gernert
https://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/nikgernertdesign

Prison Style Tattoo
http://instagram.com/prisonstyletattoo

Rad Nauseam
https://radnauseamrecords.bandcamp.com/

Riff Rock Records
http://riffrockrecords.co.uk/

Ritual Productions
http://www.ritualproductions.net/

Sagui Dot Art
https://m.facebook.com/SaguiDotArt/

Smokin Bones Club
http://www.smokinbonesclub.com/

Vetalla Productions
https://vetalaproductions.bandcamp.com/

+ More TBC

For any stall enquiries: belowbeyondrecordfairs@gmail.com

This is by far the biggest and best event we have put on to date! 12pm-Late
Record Fair; Free as always
Gig from 7pm; £7

FOOTBALL ETC
Jul
10
7:00 pm19:00

FOOTBALL ETC

Vested Interest presents...

FOOTBALL, ETC. 
I LOVE YOUR LIFESTYLE
DAGS!
MEGAFLORA

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FOOTBALL, ETC (Houston, USA)

Listen: https://footballetc.bandcamp.com/

Our favouite Texas trio are back, and with a new album to boot (which you can totally buy at this show). Shimmering indie rock that balances emotional depth and intricacy with pop sensibilities.

I LOVE YOUR LIFESTYLE (Malmö/Gothenburg, Sweden)

Listen: https://iloveyourlifestyle.bandcamp.com/

DAGS! (Milan, Italy)

Listen: https://dagswithanexclamationmark.bandcamp.com/

MEGAFLORA (London)

Listen: https://megaflora.bandcamp.com/releases

STONEWIRE
Jul
14
7:00 pm19:00

STONEWIRE

StoneWire are a female fronted heavy Blues-Rock 5 piece who’s influences spread across many genres and the blend of Rock, Blues, Country and Heavy Metal produce something that has been described as classic British Rock with a dirty Southern twist. Switching seamlessly from riff-laden rock to melodic anthems, underpinning it all with dynamic rhythms and exceptional vocals. This versatility has lead critics to compare StoneWire to contemporaries such as Black Stone Cherry, The Answer and more recently the Blues Pills.

For StoneWire the mission is simple: take rock back to its roots, bluesy yet heavy, melodic but dirty and most of all... fun!

StoneWire shine! Their performance appears effortless but as you listen you realise a lot of work has gone into this band, their song writing and their passion for the music they create……….we all know we have witnessed something very special.

MetalTalk.net 9/10

Great new band fronted by the hugely powerful presence of Sky Hunter

Nicky Horne - Team Rock Radio / The Classic Rock Magazine Show

It's great so see bands like StoneWire, they play just good music and they play it like they mean it, they went down a storm…

Powerplay 9/10

If you think bands like Black Stone Cherry are the bee’s knees than StoneWire more than deserve your attention!

Fireworks Magazine

Record of the Week - Blues Pills might have cornered the market for female fronted heavy blues but StoneWire are poised to take their share

RUSHONROCK 9/10

‘Favourite Bitch’ is confrontational, full of attitude and aggression. An early contender for one of the anthems of the year

Midlands Rocks 8/10

I was impressed by the bands live performance and was again on hearing the album… It’s a big rock record with a southern blues slant and features the powerful vocals of front woman Sky Hunter- and if you think she’s got a powerful voice on record, go and see the band live, you will not be disappointed

Get Ready To Rock 4/5

www.StoneWire.net

Special Guests
 

Cairo Son
https://www.facebook.com/cairosonofficial

MOTORHEAD DAY
Jul
20
7:00 pm19:00

MOTORHEAD DAY

Tickets: FREE ENTRY but you'll need a free ticket to guarantee entry on the day. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/motorhead-day-2-damage-case-tickets-33021394881


Hosts: John Bingham, John Wright and the Motorheadbangers
DJs: Born Again- Heavy Metal Soundhouse


What with Motorhead Day 2016 being a tremendously messy success, it would be stupid not to do it all again- and this year has even more to offer!

We will be raising many glasses to celebrate the anniversary of the first ever Motorhead show at The Roundhouse on July 20th 1976 as well as celebrating the life of the late, great Lemmy Kilmister, Philthy Animal Taylor and Würzel. 


NO SLEEP 'TIL MOTORHEAD DAY

STONE FREQUENCY ALL DAYER
Jul
22
2:00 pm14:00

STONE FREQUENCY ALL DAYER

We are proud to present the first Stone Frequency All Dayer at The Black Heart in Camden featuring:

Desert Storm
https://www.facebook.com/desertstormuk/?fref=ts
Oxford based riff hounds Desert Storm have been making a name for themselves since they formed in 2007. From the beginning the band have worked hard...with 3 albums and a demo and relentless touring of the UK & Europe with the likes of Karma To Burn, Nashville Pussy, Peter Pan Speedrock, Honky (ft members of Down/Melvins/Butthole Surfers) as well as support slots to the likes of Orange Goblin, Red Fang, American Head Charge and festival appearances at The Bulldog Bash, The Desertfest, Brisfest & Roadkill (BEL).

Trevor's Head
https://www.facebook.com/TrevorsHead/?fref=ts
Trevor’s Head is a thick, greasy fondue of stoner rock, punk and grunge from a landfill town in the London commuter belt called Redhill. Their sound is that of unhealthy British men who yearn for the desert; all three members share vocal duties over blistering fuzz guitar bolstered by a robust rhythm section.

Oak
https://www.facebook.com/oakstoner/?fref=ts
Oak is a stoner rock band from London. We take retro blues rock riffs influenced by the likes of Cream, make it filthy and downtuned and then get an actual mad man to yell over the top of it.

More bands to be announced

ACID KING
Jul
27
7:00 pm19:00

ACID KING

Desertscene are pleased to announce Acid King will be returning to London, playing The Black Heart on the July 27th!

With over two decades of road-hardened experience in the scene, it's no exaggeration to state that Acid King helped shape a wave of doom in the nineties and noughties. Formed in 1993 and named after Ricky Kasso - a notorious figure nicknamed "The Acid King" - the San Francisco collective quickly got to work recording their iconic debut EP, 1994s self titled. Driven by a painstakingly slow pace and and the iconic vocals of frontwoman and guitarist Lori S, Acid King fast became one of the hot tickets on a burgeoning American doom scene, especially after the release of their first full length Zoroaster in 95.

The band continued at a fairly frantic pace until 2005's Acid King III, by which point Acid King were already demi-gods of the stoner rock movement. A ten year absence on record followed, only to be broken by Middle of Nowhere, Center of Everywhere, a record which doubled down on the previously present tinges of psychedelia and found itself on many a year end list, fighting for the top spot with Elder's Lore. Few albums are worth as long a wait as the one they produced.

One of the heaviest doom bands out there today, Acid King will slay The Black Heart in July alongside their yet to be announced supports. For a night of low down slowed down doom, Book your tickets today.

THE FACEMELTER : ZOLLE
Aug
4
7:00 pm19:00

THE FACEMELTER : ZOLLE

Incredible mathy punky jazzy noisey goodness brought to our ears from the recesses of Italy.

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Zolle

A manic, hard rock, math punk duo who create pristinely jarring beauty using copper drums and an aluminium guitar, and have just released their third album 'Infesta', recorded by Giulio Ragno Favero (ZuIl Teatro degli OrroriOvOMoRkObOtOne Dimensional Man Official).

Sharing members with MoRkObOt, they've played alongside legends such as ObakeZEUSLuminous BodiesCasual NunKhünnt and Silent Front.

https://zolle.bandcamp.com/

THE KUT
Aug
13
7:00 pm19:00

THE KUT

THE KUT

plus support from

SONS

THUNDER ON THE LEFT

Infused with the fuzz of 90's grunge and alt.rock, The Kut is the alter-ego of multi-instrumentalist, Princess Maha. Live, they're a trio. Think Deftones, L7, Nirvana, Hole, Lunachicks, Incubus and Placebo. On record, they roar. Currently active on the UK and European rock scene, festival performances have included Download, Camden Rocks Festival, Rebellion Festival, Glastonbudget, Nice N Sleazy and Strummercamp among others, while tours have spanned the UK, Italy, Czech Republic, Germany, Belgium and the Netherlands. Voted into the winning spots of the MTV Brand New Unsigned Poll for 2014, subsequent EP releases have gained support from - deep breath - Scuzz, Kerrang! Magazine, Planet Rock, BBC Introducing Lancashire, Kerrang! Radio, Metal Hammer, Big Cheese, Q and Classic Rock, AXS TV and MTV-U USA. This year has seen The Kut featured as one of Kerrang! Magazine's Breakthrough Acts of 2017, while ‘The Kut EP' was released on 500 limited edition picture disc for Record Store Day 2017, also featuring at number 4 in Kerrang! Magazines Top 10 Record Store Day Releases, alongside Baby Metal and Gerard Way.  And now? Now this summer sees The Kut playing 21 UK mainland dates, ahead of news of the keenly anticipated debut album. <stamps pedal, wails>.

Kerrang! Magazine

“Led by Princess Maha, this is a neat twist on grunge pop”

Q Magazine

"There's a slice of angst-offloading gutter rock that's a kissing cousin of Hole, but The Kut's scuzz-covered family tree also stretches further back to the garage rampages of The Stooges.”

Metal Hammer

"The Kut are like the bastard lovechild of Courtney Love and Marilyn Manson with awesome riffs and chaotic live shows"

Classic Rock Magazine

"Marks the precise point in the Venn diagram where L7 meets I Wanna Be Your Dog meets Courtney Love, which is equal parts terrifying and a cause for long and rowdy celebration. Punk's not dead, pass it on.”

THE HEMINGWAYS
Aug
17
7:00 pm19:00

THE HEMINGWAYS

Scruff of the Neck presents

The Hemingways
An energetic live act filled with passion and raw talent, a band with a lot of musical chemistry not expected from a band of their age.
FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/thehemingwaysband/
LISTEN: https://soundcloud.com/the-hemingways
TWEET: https://twitter.com/hemingwaysband
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Arrows Of Time
"Arrows of time! Aren't they fab?" - MARK KING, Level 42
FACEBOOK: www.facebook.com/ArrowsOfTime
LISTEN: www.soundcloud.com/arrowsoftime
TWEET: @arrowsoftime
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“Making waves we shouldn't ignore” - Hattie Pearson, Key 103 & ex-Radio X
"Super-cool imprint” - Manchester Evening News
“Scruff are proving themselves to be instrumental in bringing forward new talent" - Louder Than War
“A one-stop-shop for getting acts to the next level” - Ben Ryles, DHP Family
"Discovering and developing some great talent in Manchester and beyond, it’s exciting to be working with them" - Joe Vesayaporn, Music Glue

IRON WITCH
Aug
19
7:00 pm19:00

IRON WITCH

Iron Witch

Liverpool's undisputed champions of heavy weight sludge. Their new album "A Harrowed Dawn" released through Secret Law Records is a fuckin testament to who heavy these guys have become. NOT TO BE MISSED!

http://ironwitch.bandcamp.com/

 

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Lacertilia

Heavy stoner/psych from Cardiff that will have you grooving and headbanging until your brains melts through your eye sockets. Their latest full-length "We're Already Inside Your Mind" is fuckin RAD BR'AH!!

http://lacertilia-uk.bandcamp.com/

 

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Chubby Thunderous Bad Kush Masters
London Tie/Dye greasepaint stoner/fuzz recently signed to Riff Rock Records
chubbythunderousbadkushmasters.bandcamp.com

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WIZARD FIGHT
Hastings sludge/doom power trio deliver leviathan sized riffs and henched walls of grooves.
http://wizardfight.bandcamp.com/

Come fuckin headbang and party in a sweaty room of riffs and walls of HEAVY grooves this summer!

ALAZKA
Sep
20
7:00 pm19:00

ALAZKA

TIDAL CONCERTS present

ALAZKA

plus special guests

Based in Western Germany, ALAZKA started their journey in 2012 as Burning Down Alaska.

After a few personell changes they released their debut EP “Values & Virtues” in March 2015 via

Redfield Records. Since then they have played four European tours, including their own headline

tour and the “Impericon Never Say Die! Tour“, as well as several well known festivals across Europe

(With Full Force, Summer Breeze, Graspop Metal Meeting, Southside Festival e.g.). Further they

have played support shows for Bands like Northlane, The Ghost Inside and Parkway Drive on

several occasions. In January 2016 Kassim Auale joined the band as a second vocalist. He first

appeared on the song “Blossom” which was released right before their first European headline

tour. At the end of March 2017 the band announced that they have changed their name to

ALAZKA, as they felt like the time had come to finally choose a name that fits the musical style and

personality the band strived for, since their old name was something they had chosen back when

the band was founded and most of the current members were not even a part of the band.

Following the name change, ALAZKA have signed to Arising Empire and Sharptone records and

released their first single under the new name “Empty Throne” on April 7th.

SYLVETTE
Sep
21
7:00 pm19:00

SYLVETTE

Scruff of the Neck presents

Sylvette
Powerful but intricate alternative rock often compared to Jeff Buckley.
https://www.facebook.com/Sylvette-1189904814370717/
https://soundcloud.com/sylvette123
Twitter: Sylvette

Alphaduka
A three-piece band-stroke-bowling team from London Town.
https://www.facebook.com/alphaduka/
http://www.soundcloud.com/alphaduka
Twitter: @alphaduka

Deep City Diver
Shimmering and textural with a disarming lyricism at heart, Deep City Diver combines widescreen insurgent pop with nocturnal garage rock aesthetics.
www.facebook.com/deepcitydiverband
www.soundcloud.com/deepcitydiver
Twitter: @deepcitydiver

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“Making waves we shouldn't ignore” - Hattie Pearson, Key 103 & ex-Radio X
"Super-cool imprint” - Manchester Evening News
“Scruff are proving themselves to be instrumental in bringing forward new talent" - Louder Than War
“A one-stop-shop for getting acts to the next level” - Ben Ryles, DHP Family
"Discovering and developing some great talent in Manchester and beyond, it’s exciting to be working with them" - Joe Vesayaporn, Music Glue

PAY NO RESPECT
Oct
10
7:00 pm19:00

PAY NO RESPECT

Anivian Promotions present:

Pay No Respect head to The Black Heart in October, as part of their final ever tour. Joined by special guests Carbine and No Second Chance.

Tuesday 10th October 2017
The Black Heart, Camden
18+ Please bring valid photo iD
£7 ADV /// £9 OTD
Doors 7pm

Pay No Respect
Hope For The Hopeless: 
youtube.com/watch?v=_wnG1tHdARc

Carbine
Violation:
youtube.com/watch?v=gmZYYlr2XCs

No Second Chance
Remain Strong:
youtube.com/watch?v=7V42jGKk7LM

THE FACEMELTER : POLY-MATH
Nov
3
7:00 pm19:00

THE FACEMELTER : POLY-MATH

A tornado of math rock, prog and technical metal from three jawdropping instrumental bands, with a brand new album being launched by the Brighton-based scene legends.

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Poly-Math

The perfect balance of intricate musicianship, infectious hooks, heart-pounding melodies and nuanced buildups. We've watched his Brighton-based trio rise and rise from a startup project with a couple of singles into a pinnacle and example to all fledgling bands in the math rock scene.

Tonight they launch a new album, which, like every one of their releases, has been hugely anticipated.

https://wearepolymath.bandcamp.com/

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Masiro

An immense display of grooves, riffs and technical ability, as this instrumental trio bring in elements of tech metal, prog and even funk to create vastly impressive masterpieces. 

Their performance at The Facemelter in February was second to none.

https://masiro.bandcamp.com/

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Asian Death Crustacean

A relatively new band who have been taking on fans across the scene with every live performance. An extraordinary display of talent, these guys flit effortlessly between ambient post-rock and jarringly perfect metal riffs to tap into the palettes of a wide range of audiences.

They blew us away when supporting Alpha Male Tea Party and VALERIAN SWING in April.


KALEB MCKANE
Jun
21
7:00 pm19:00

KALEB MCKANE

Kaleb McKane

"McKane's voice is sublime. Vibrato, falsetto then deep dirty bass tones kick in..Then the guitar kicks in replicating his incredible, complex vocals. His fingers are faster than the human eye and the scales he plays are simply off the scale…soaring and spellbinding solos that scream to us all… in the name of Saint Bon Jovi, download his single “Talk To God” as it's simply epic, anthemic, dreamlike, rocking and so damn catchy...a juddering, flavoursome, flawless set...Ballsy and bloody brilliant!” Metaltalk.net

Kaleb McKane’s single "Talk to God” 

Spotify

https://open.spotify.com/track/7yCLzQ19O61mYs5pqZW6PD

Itunes

https://itun.es/gb/7tDBhb

www.facebook.com/kalebmckanemusic

twitter.com/RockstarKaleb

www.kalebmckane.com

LOLITICS
Jun
20
7:00 pm19:00

LOLITICS

Friendly Political Comedy with your favourite lefty Chris Coltrane.

THE BLACK ROSES
Jun
15
7:00 pm19:00

THE BLACK ROSES

Scruff of the Neck presents

THE BLACK ROSES

'Infectious indie rock' 
https://m.facebook.com/theblackrosesbanduk/
https://soundcloud.com/the-black-roses-1
Twitter: @theblackrosesuk

THE BEAUTIFUL GAME
'Driving, chugging, and instantly anthemic and catchy choruses. Brit pop with teeth and a score to settle' 
https://www.facebook.com/wearethebeautifulgame/
https://soundcloud.com/wearethebeautifulgame
Twitter: @BeautifulGameUK

PLASTIC HOUSE
'a blaze of high-energy thumping rhythms and solemn, fuzzier-than-an-ewok guitar riffs' - www.7bitarcade.com
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Plastic-House/1415987511980762
www.soundcloud.com/plastichouseprofile
Twitter: @plastic_house

THE FABRICATORS
The lyrics are 'fucking political' and the sound is hefty cum thoughtful - a violent protester in a beret.
https://www.facebook.com/thefabricatorsmusic/
https://soundcloud.com/user-318178506
Twitter: @the_fabricators

Scruff of the Neck
“Making waves we shouldn't ignore” - Hattie Pearson, Key 103 & ex-Radio X
'Super-cool imprint” - Manchester Evening News
“Scruff are proving themselves to be instrumental in bringing forward new talent' - Louder Than War
“A one-stop-shop for getting acts to the next level” - Ben Ryles, DHP Family
'Discovering and developing some great talent in Manchester and beyond, it’s exciting to be working with them' - Joe Vesayaporn, Music Glue

PRYTI
Jun
14
7:00 pm19:00

PRYTI

Black Heart 2017 gig poster.jpg

FREE ENTRY

‘One to watch for 2015’ Alex Baker / Kerrang! Radio & TV

‘This might be only Pryti’s first full-length album, but if it’s anything to go by, she’s in for a long career.’ 4.5/5 Hit The Floor

Pryti is a hard rock/grunge singer songwriter from Birmingham UK. Her influences range from Sarah Mclachlan to Deftones. Pryti’s debut album ‘Tales of a Melancholic’ received critical acclaim in the UK and USA. It was produced by Justin Hill (Sikth, Heart of a Coward, Bury Tomorrow). She wrote, sang, played the guitars and bass and released it on her label Welcome To Pariahville. Her Youtube channel has had over 1 million views and has been played on Total Rock, Kerrang Radio, Amazing Radio, Scuzz TV and BBC Introducing West Midlands. Don’t miss her debut gig at The Black Heart.

GURT
Jun
13
7:00 pm19:00

GURT

A little late after the official release date but in time to have the Vinyl, this show will be your chance to come join GURT and celebrate the release of their epic new album on their home turf... featuring support from some like minded party people. Our good friends and 'Split Roasters' Limb, the wild Leicester mob Temple of Lies and London stoner newcomers Oak... there will be lots of fun and games on the night and a chance to pick up loads of cool merch and even a copy of the album!

EVERY TIME I DIE
Jun
11
7:00 pm19:00

EVERY TIME I DIE

THE BLACK HEART in association with UNITED TALENT AGENCY present:

EVERY TIME I DIE

Doors : 7pm

Tix : £10 cash at the door only

FOUR YEAR STRONG
Jun
10
7:00 pm19:00

FOUR YEAR STRONG

SJM CONCERTS present

FOUR YEAR STRONG

plus support from 

HOMEBOUND

In 2007 we put out a record called Rise or Die Trying, starting us down a path that would lead us all over the world, and drastically change our lives. With 2017 marking the 10 year anniversary, it's time to say thank you. Thank you to everyone that came out and supported our young band, thank you to everyone who still goes crazy at shows when we play RODT songs, and thank you to a record that gave us these last ten years.

Over the next year we will be announcing Rise or Die Trying 10 year shows all over the world where we will be playing the record front to back, the first of which we have completed in February. Super excited to be coming back over for round two and play some more cities we haven't hit yet, especially you Scotland and Italy. We are doing these shows at smaller, intimate venues to really make it something special. There are some festivals on this tour where we will be playing normal sets with songs from every record. 

Keep a lookout for announcements of shows near you this year and come out and get crazy with us as we play the record that brought us to you in the first place. Rise or Die Trying.

MORKOBOT
Jun
9
7:00 pm19:00

MORKOBOT

A night of heavy noise, math metal, electronica, hardcore and allround incredible musicianship!

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MoRkObOt

A completely perplexing trio from Italy, who've been going for twelve years. Their insane manic sounds, coupled with supremely tight musicianship, makes sure that audiences are blasted with an experience unlike any other.

Their dual-bass low-end sounds shakes off any notion of sterile technicality, yet they still manage to deliver a perfect sound of interlocking slides, slams and slippery beats.

Listen to their latest album GoRgO and come to witness this tornado of malicious psychedelia.

https://morkobot.bandcamp.com/

"Somewhere in the vortex of molten bass and schizophrenic time-signatures there’s a solid groove at play." - The Skinny

"An effervescent cocktail of metal heaviosity, befuddling complexity and giddy punk intensity." - Echoes And Dust

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Shitwife

One of the most technically proficient bands ever to grace the stink of London. With the immense electronic prowess of producer Wayne Adams (Bear Bites Horse StudioDeath Pedals) and the driving intricate beats of Henri Grimes, one of the best drummers we've ever witnessed, Shitwife build up noisey hardcore sounds that are awesome to dance to and awesome to stand there slack-jawwed and watch.

We've followed them around DIY parties in London for ages, and can't wait to hear more bangers by these understated audionuts.

https://shitwife.bandcamp.com/releases

"The reward here - and Shitwife's ultimate sell - is hearing rock instrumentation grind against synthetic noises in a sweaty, twisted duel." -Resident Advisor

"A dark visceral sound that gathers together the rage of Atari Teenage Riot, and the ferocity of Motorhead all fed through a laptop stuck on the ‘Gabba’ setting." - Louder Than War Magazine

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Warren Schoenbright

A three piece experimental noise band who've been skulking through London's murky underbelly for several years.

The release of their fifth EP 'Subtropical', which is the band's first onHominid Sounds, charts a new, heavier and more dense sonic direction. The introduction of spoken word offers a non linear narrative to the textural strata created by electronic samples, bass guitar and live drums. 'Subtropical' beckons one into a dark, distorted, swarming nowhere place.

https://hominidsounds.bandcamp.com/album/subtropical

"A deeply textural live experience" - Ave Noctum

"A beautifully minimalist atmosphere through their use of delicate electronics that were punctuated with bursts of fury." - UK Scumscene
 

JOSIE LONG
Jun
6
7:00 pm19:00

JOSIE LONG

JOSIE LONG and NATHANIEL METCALFE

present

LOST TREASURES OF THE BLACK HEART

SPACE WITCH
Jun
2
7:00 pm19:00

SPACE WITCH

A night of spleen-pulverising doom.

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Space Witch

The psychedelic doom wizards are back from Stoke-on-Trent with a brand new album!

Experience more cosmic journeys through the void, as Space Witch take you through waves of doom, psychedelia, sludge and prog rock, bringing new strings to their bow with their latest sounds from their new LP.

'Arcanum' will be out via HeviSike Records this year.

Stream single 'Hex Solaris' at The Sludgelord here:
http://thesludgelord.blogspot.co.uk/2017/02/track-premiere-space-witch-take-their.html

"Like taking a magic carpet ride through Hades while high on acid." -CVLT Nation

"One of the band’s finest and suffocating compositions to date." - The Sludgelord

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Prisa Mata

A sledgehammer of noise, sludge, stoner rock and psych. We've felt the full force of this trio when we saw them supporting a bunch of legends from the Chaos Theory stage (GHOLDNøught and HAG) at Cosmic Carnage's night at The Crypt, and have been hooked on their heavy grooves ever since.

https://prisamata.bandcamp.com/

"Groove, pounding drums and echoing screams in the vein of a Conan-tinged-Weedeater." - More Fuzz

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Sergeant Thunderhoof

Formed in late 2013, the Somerset-based riffmongers have played at countless gigs around the UK after their debut EP 'Zigurat' was really well received by fans of stoner rock and psychedelia all over.

Having played with Orange Goblin, Raging Speedhorn, Black Spiders, Elder, Gonga, Mos Generator, Desert Storm and many more, their infectious riffs, laced with psych and doom, have continues to capture the souls of all manner of rock fans.

Their excellent album 'Ride The Hoof' caught the attention of Metal Hammer and Terrorizer Magazines, and now they're working on a follow up, due to be released later his year.

https://www.sergeantthunderhoof.co.uk/

"Faultless in delivery" - Echoes And Dust 

THE VOYNICH CODE
May
31
7:00 pm19:00
NOCEAN
May
25
7:00 pm19:00

NOCEAN

Lilith Promotions Proudly Presents:

NOCEAN (SWE), EVYLTYDE (UK) and JADE VINE (UK) live at The Black Heart, Camden, MAY 25th.

NOCEAN

https://www.facebook.com/noceantheband

The new Swedish band Nocean plays melodious, alternative rock with metal influences and electronic elements. A clear, modern sound and heavy rhythms are combined with a strong female voice that varies from soft and sweet to tough and loud.

EVYLTYDE

https://www.facebook.com/Evyltyde/

EVYLTYDE bring the sound of traditional classic metal into the modern age with a mix of killer riffs, searing power chords and melodic vocals.

JADE VINE

https://www.facebook.com/TheJadeVineUK/

Jade Vine is a five piece, London based rock band with an alternative/prog rock twist.