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June 30, 2018

Haggard Cat, Model Citizens, Rough Stone

Proudly presented by The Fighting Cocks Bar & Live Music Venue and Bangers Embrace Presents

Haggard Cat
From the ashes of one of the UK’s greatest live bands, Heck, comes Haggard Cat – a balls-out, batshit, rock ’n’ roll freight train.

Having already toured with the likes of Jamie Lenman – and soon FEED THE RHINO – as well as playing a headline slot at Camden Rocks and opening the main stage at ArcTanGent festival, HAGGARD CAT are now preparing for the highly-anticipated release of their new album ‘Challenger’ on April 20th through Earache Records.

Model Citizens
You know them, you’ve seen them, you know what they do. They’re gonna kick your arse, chop off your head and bury you out in the desert.

ROUGH STONE
This project began late August 2017, formerly as one man band and former Blue Carpet Band Drummer, starting to write songs taking inspiration from the 90s grunge scene, with a true punk attitude and free expression in the lyrics.

Unique raw sound with a strong impact using a slightly rough and innovative way to create our own music thats
loud, groovy and distorted with a touch of melody to the voice.

FREE ENTRY

Doors at 8pm

The Fighting Cocks is an 18+ bar and venue
Please bring ID to avoid disappointment.

definitely Sponsored by Fireball UK

Start: June 30, 2018 8:00 pm
End: June 30, 2018 8:00 pm
Venue: The Fighting Cocks
Address:
56 Old London Road, Kingston Upon Thames, KT2 6QA, United Kingdom
Cost: Free

June 15, 2018 – June 16, 2018

Dog of Man / Ham Legion / Crystal Piss

Dog of Man bring the sound of the filth stricken basement, fizzing electric accordion and angular guitar together in a glorious cacophony of bitcrushed, ambient and melodic acid-punk that will leave your jaw hanging beside your pasty white ankles. https://dogofman.bandcamp.com/

Ham Legion play a collision of beaming up beat power pop, with grinding grungy outbursts, dramatic changes of mood, tonnes of vocals, sudden passages of twistingly epic prog then moments of restrained delivery and somber reflection. https://ham-legion.bandcamp.com

Crystal Piss: Local band playing garage punk. Piss to the wall, fuck em all! https://crystalpiss.bandcamp.com/releases

Hemming Tong: Bromley contingent reject plays garage punk/punk rock/post punk/new wave on vinyl!

Free before 9pm, £3 after

Instagram: @foxandfirkin | Twitter: @FoxFirkin
www.foxfirkin.com | 316 Lewisham High St, SE13 6JZ

Start: June 15, 2018 8:00 pm
End: June 16, 2018 2:00 am
Venue: Fox & Firkin
Address:
316 Lewisham High Street, Lewisham, SE13 6JZ, United Kingdom
Cost: Free

April 27, 2018 – April 28, 2018

Yur Mum, Dead Days, Katalina Kicks FREE ENTRY

The Fighting Cocks presents Power Trio Outsider Showcase!

Yur Mum
Londons Yur Mum have been smashing venues across the country with their high energy live shows since 2016 They’ve released several eps and 2018 saw the release of their debut album Road Rage: A jam packed raucous mash of grunge, punk and noise… Its been a while since they’ve played The Cocks, so we’re excited to have them back!

https://www.yurmum.com/

Dead Days are a UK based Alternative/Rock trio. Their electrifying approach to songwriting, combined with their unique live performance makes them an exciting new prospect for any music lover on the lookout for their new ‘favourite band’. After all, in music, just like in life, it’s important to discover new things and keep pushing forward and not keep living in the past because those days are dead.

Katalina Kicks was formed in 2010 in Shepherds Bush, West London. Fronted by Ian George, who belts out vocals while hammering his Jag; wild man and hard hitting drum maniac Jase Wilkinson provides a unique blend of Moon and Bonhamesque heavy-hitting stick-work, madness and power, alongside bass man Conor Cotterill, who brings finesse, swagger and a thunderous low-end punch to the proceedings.

The self-funded trio are the epitome of the DIY model. With a heyday pointing back to proper British 70s punk, fusing it with garage rock and grunge.

FREE ENTRY
SPONSORED BY Fireball UK WHISKY

Late bar till 1am
Pls bring ID to avoid disappointment.

Start: April 27, 2018 8:00 pm
End: April 28, 2018 1:00 am
Venue: The Fighting Cocks
Address:
56 Old London Road, Kingston Upon Thames, KT2 6QA, United Kingdom
Cost: Free

April 6, 2018 – April 7, 2018

Skinny Milk, Model Citizens, Suspects FREE ENTRY

The Fighting Cocks finally presents unto you an evening of duos, couples and twosomes, if you will.

It seems less is more these days and we’re going to let these three bands prove it.

We excitedly welcome back SKiNNY MiLK from Brighton. These two fuzzy psychonauts have played for us on various occasions including last years NYE party. Since then they have played and blasted every watering hole and venue in the UK, including being the backing band for Castle Face Records’ Male Gaze on their UK and Euro tour last month. Be sure to have your ear plugs in deep and your mouth guards in. You’ve been warned.

Support comes from Kingstons finest, Model Citizens. Beating you down with desert rock vibes, uncompromising charm and good looks.

And doubly excited to introduce Southends partners in crime, Suspects. We don’t know how these two have managed to stay under the radar for so long… But we’re glad they finally surfaced. Get down early to witness their shear power of punk and grunge rock.

Start: April 6, 2018 8:00 pm
End: April 7, 2018 1:00 am
Venue: the fighting cocks
Address:
56 Old London Road, Kingston upon thames, kt2 6qa, United Kingdom
Cost: Free

November 24, 2017

Enter the dojo // a night of heavy riffs

Jackknife seizure, Dogtown Dojo, Tenyson, gramma Vedetta, hosted by Just William. Heavy riffs and stoner vibes £5 all night!

Start: November 24, 2017 7:30 pm
End: November 24, 2017 7:30 pm
Venue: The Scream Lounge
Phone: 07901875584
Address:
Croydon , Cr0 1dn , United Kingdom
Cost: 5

November 17, 2017 – November 18, 2017

Fighting Cocks & Bangers Embrace presents – The Electric Shakes, Skinny Milk, The Kult 45s FREE ENTRY GARAGE PUNK MAYHEM

Fighting Cocks & Bangers Embrace Presents:

A NIGHT OF GARAGE PUNK PSYCH MAYHEM!!!

The Electric Shakes (Bournemouth)
Skinny Milk (Brighton)
The Kult 45s (LONDON)

FREE ENTRY!!! Bar open till 1am!

more info and check in at – https://www.facebook.com/events/512262445809232/

Start: November 17, 2017 8:00 pm
End: November 18, 2017 1:00 am
Venue: The Fighting Cocks
Address:
56 Old London Rd, Kingston Upon Thames, KT2 6QA, United Kingdom
Cost: Free

November 10, 2017

Heebiejeebies Mystery Gig MG8

Through the magical rock’n'roll necromancy wielded through the fingers of Heebiejeebies, the memory of CBGBs will be revived and celebrated in Tottenham’s famous/notorious T-Chances by some marvellous underground Rock wonders.

On this occasion the celebrants will include (in alphabetical order)

E-Cog Zero

Loud Mute Rage

Minatore

Who Killed Nancy Johnson?

Start: November 10, 2017 8:00 pm
End: November 10, 2017 11:00 pm
Venue: T.Chances
Address:
399 High Road, London, N17 6QN, United Kingdom
Cost: Free

October 7, 2017

Rockin’ The Mau Mau

An Alternative Gathering are back at west London’s finest dive bar and music venue to bring you an evening of alternative rock.

Yur Mum – An improbable band with an improbable name. Yur Mum is a blend of anything that’s loud, noisy and comes from the heart. They call it ‘road rage’ rock.

The Actions – “A dystopian dream that’ll pull you in and leave you wanting more ” – Gigslutz. “A massive sound you won’t forget about quickly” – Fame Magazine.

Holy Faction – NW London trio playing funky post punk material that captures the essence of Magazine, the groove of Killing Joke and a hint of Wire, alongside a magic of their own.

Elsa – London based Singer songwriter guitarist on the rock edge. Heartfelt songs from a place of emotional honesty. influenced by American rock (grunge/metal), classical and folk music.

Music From 7.45pm

£3 Entry

Event Page – https://www.facebook.com/events/2064386170455298

Start: October 7, 2017 7:45 pm
End: October 7, 2017 11:00 pm
Venue: Mau Mau Bar
Phone: 020 7229 8528
Address:
265 Portobello Road, London, W11 1LR, United Kingdom
Cost: £3 OTD

September 23, 2017

The Collective Invade Camden

An Alternative Gathering are well chuffed to have good friends and gas mask wearers, the excellent The Decay back in London.

The Decay – A Scottish Rock band originally from East Kilbride formed in 2013. We keep it real and sing about everyday life. If it needs said we wont hold back!

Healthy Junkies – Female fronted New wave punk grunge band, DIY and hungry. influenced by the likes of Iggy Pop, Nirvana, Blondie, Killing Joke, Sonic Youth, Bauhaus and Bowie.

The Dignities – A Lothian based band influenced by 70’s rock/Punk such as The Ramones, Blondie, The Police, Black Sabbath and AC/DC.

Rough Stone – Local Rock Grunge’n'Roll band, nothing else! This will be their second ever gig.

Music From 8pm

Free Entry

Event Page – https://www.facebook.com/events/395186650817266

Start: September 23, 2017 8:00 pm
End: September 23, 2017 11:55 pm
Venue: The Unicorn
Phone: 020 7485 3073
Address:
227 Camden Road, London, NW1 9AA, United Kingdom
Cost: Free