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November 19, 2018

Who Killed Nancy Johnson? and Vacarm Le Rouge

Two punk bands (and a rock band) for free at the Mau Mau Bar, Monday 19th November. The bands:

THE FREAK ELITE Fab and groovy band formed in 2015 by Neil Anderson who plays sometimes with the Steve Dior Band and featuring on drums Michael Giri from the Lilac Time – Alex Marques on bass from Portuguese heavy rock band Iberia – and Eliot Mortimer from the Jim Jones Revue.

VACARM LE ROUGE Three-piece speed-freak no nonsense political punk rock and roll from a classic Toulouse band currently celebrating its 30th year touring. Rarely seen in the UK, we’re delighted to welcome them to London for the first time.

WHO KILLED NANCY JOHNSON? Since their first gigs at the start of 2016 Reading-based WKNJ have grown into one of the most exhilarating live bands on the circuit. Strong songs, constant movement and a touch of theatre. Not to be missed.

Start: November 19, 2018 7:30 pm
End: November 19, 2018 11:00 pm
Venue: Mau Mau Bar
Address:
265 Portobello Road, London, W11 1LR, United Kingdom
Cost: Free

November 9, 2018 – November 10, 2018

Philanthropunks 2018

It’s back! The Scuts, The Drunken Ramblings and Livy Star Promotions have teamed up yet again to organize PhilanthroPunks 2018, an all day punk rock benefit show at The Fiddler’s Elbow Camden on Friday November 9th and Saturday November 10th with the Friday being an evening gig hosting 5 bands and Saturday hosting 12 more. All proceeds from the gig will go to Glass Door Homeless Charity, a non-government funded West London charity that not only saves lives by providing refuge from the cold, they also help their guests build more stable futures.
Some of the most promising up and coming bands of the punk rock spectrum from London and beyond are gearing up to hit the stage at The Fiddler’s Elbow in Camden, eager to deliver their passionate and catchy punk rock, and will be something special and personal for everyone in the room. Friday’s headliners Matilda’s Scoundrels will be joined by Emergency Bitter, Resuscitators, Dog Rotten and RxR, while Spoilers will headline Saturday’s festivities after the likes of Scrotum Clamp, The Drunken Ramblings, The Scuts, Kilburn Bomb Squad, Playground Circus, Kearney’s Jig, Ash Lewis, Snap Out, The Long Knives, The Half-Wits and What Did You Expect?
Ticket prices are as follows:
Friday evening—£5.38 including booking fee
Saturday all day—£10.75 including booking fee
2 day admission—£12.90 including booking fee

https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/philanthropunks

Start: November 9, 2018 8:00 pm
End: November 10, 2018 11:55 pm
Venue: The Fiddler's Elbow
Address:
1 Malden Rd, London, NW5 3HS, United Kingdom
Cost: 12

October 9, 2018

Doc Rotten (USA) + Who Killed Nancy Johnson?

The Unicorn presents:

Doc Rotten
High energy punk rock band from Trenton, New Jersey (USA) Music: https://docrotten.bandcamp.com

Who Killed Nancy Johnson?
Music: https://wknancyj.bandcamp.com

Incendiary punk from one of the UK’s best live acts.

Slackrr
Pop Punk/Punk/Emo band from Southampton.

Doors open at Noon Show: 7:30pm 18+ Free Entry

The Unicorn 227 Camden Road London NW1 9AA

Start: October 9, 2018 7:30 pm
End: October 9, 2018 11:00 pm
Venue: The Unicorn
Phone: 0207 267 1896
Address:
227 Camden Road, London, NW1 9AA, United Kingdom
Cost: Free

September 13, 2018

Vodun “Ascend” album launch

Two and a half years after they broke into the wider consciousness with the launch of “Possession”, Chaos Theory presents the defiant fireball that is Vodun, who are back with their new album “Ascend”.

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Vodun

Towering over the foundations of of their debut album, Vodun return to the city that forged them after touring Europe, sharing the stage with bands including Amenra, Turbowolf, The Picturebooks, Steak, Orange Goblin, Witchsorrow, Masiro and Uncle Acid and the deadbeats, and taking part in Desertfest London, Hellfest, Afrompunk Festival and Desertfest Belgium.

With an ever-clearer vision and sound to respond to the ominous political shifts occurring around the globe, this is the trio’s most ferocious war-cry to date.

“A wholly unique and positively electrifying take on heavy metal-tinged, hard-charging afro-psych” – Noisey

“Consistently raising the bar” – Afropunk

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Bruxa Maria

Playing either as a trio or four-piece, Bruxa Maria hit back hard against the dismal world band leader Gill Dread sees around her, by playing politically-charged punk, sludge and noise, with a powerful focus that levels all. Featuring electronic noise generator Mark Dicker.

They’ve been well received at Supernormal Festival and when supporting Terminal Cheesecake, Hey Colossus and Casual Nun and we can’t wait to see them back again in London.

“Sublimely furious” – The Quietus

“Full of smart twists and turns.” – Echoes And Dust

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The Hyena Kill

A Manchester-based duo, playing pure hard rock, mixed in with elements of noise, groove metal and post-hardcore.

Having already secured slots at Download Festival and Portals this year, The Hyena Kill sit comfortably in lineups in the metal, doom, indie and math rock scenes, so one guaranteed to go down well with fans of tonight.

“A diversity of styles swirling in their sound” – Distorted Sound Magazine

Start: September 13, 2018 7:30 pm
End: September 13, 2018 11:00 pm
Venue: Oslo
Phone: 020 3553 4831
Address:
1A Amhurst Road, London, E8 1LL, United Kingdom
Cost: £9

September 7, 2018

Chaos Theory presents Warren Schoenbright, Riotmiloo, Metalogue

Chaos Theory presents three projects with completely unique takes on noise, industrial, post-punk and electronic sounds.

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Warren Schoenbright

A trio who make ritualistic tribal noise using guitar, vocals, electronics and drums. They play to audiences and appeal to fans of metal, ambient, electronic and even prog.

Their latest single “Excavations” was inspired by the abandoned machinery of a now-defunct haematite mine. Dominated by fractured absorbing rhythms, being in the room with them is an absolutely exhilarating experience.

Check out the single out on Vacant Fulfilment.

“A powerful and concise statement.” – Avant Music News

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Riotmiloo

An energetic live experience, Riotmiloo is the project of the singer of garage-punk-riotgrrrl project Venom Seeds. Encapsulating the vocals, screams and protest of women’s real life stories, her haunting and powerful vocals create a cathartic and hypnotic rhythm and noise experience.

Often found performing live with producer Eva|3, the integration of post-industrial bleakness with riotous punk fury is an experience to behold.

Her debut concept collaboration album, “La Pierre Soudée”, was released via German label ant-zen in 2015 and saw her collaborate with different electronic, industrial and noise producers, reflecting their styles and weaving her messages into their music.

“An emphatic but balanced parlando with dark industrial sound punches” – Peek-A-Boo-Magazine

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Metalogue

An electronic producer who we’ve seen performing at experimental, post-rock, industrial, live soundtrack and IDM events.

His uncompromising attention to detail, with his audio and tactile sensitivity, has led to an already broad selection of lavish records. He has shared the stage with Jarboe, Father Murphy, Huron, thisquietarmy, Only Echoes Remain and end.user, has EPs out on Abstrakt Reflections and Section 27, and is one of the minds behind underground IDM promotion Towards Collapse.

Tonight he’s going to play an entirely new set, with all attendees receiving a free digital track that will be unavailable anywhere else.

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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, when it stops
- 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

Start: September 7, 2018 7:30 pm
End: September 7, 2018 11:00 pm
Venue: The Black Heart
Phone: 020 7428 9730
Address:
3 Greenland Place, London, NW1 0AP, United Kingdom
Cost: £7

July 27, 2018

Headline Maniac (ex Eddie & the Hot Rods) plus guests

Headline Maniac is the new band formed by members of Eddie and the Hotrods. The band released their self titled album in summer of 2016 to widespread acclaim from the music press. Many rock radio stations made it their album of the week. Festival appearances in both the UK and Europe followed in 2017 and a release of the bands first live album.

Some would say that these boys have already been there and done it having toured the world playing some of the biggest festivals and arenas with Eddie and the Hotrods, but Headline Maniac are new, bold and brash, if you like your rock music with a injection of punk attitude then check them out.

https://www.facebook.com/headlinemaniac https://www.headlinemaniac.com https://soundcloud.com/headlinemaniac https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=headline+maniac

Choking Susan Hailing from the stench filled slums of Detroits motor city, female fronted punk band Choking Susan has been perspiring and inspiring all over the world! For the past 12 years we’ve toured from coast to coast all over the USA, Canada, Spain, England, Scotland, Ireland, Germany, Czech Republic and France!! If you dig punk in any definition, see us live, buy us a drink, give us a kiss, check us out! This is the real thing baby! https://www.facebook.com/ChokingSusan http://www.freewebs.com/colleencaffeine https://chokingsusan.bandcamp.com

Who Killed Nancy Johnson? Kind of punk, kind of post-punk, kind of slap in the face. WHO KILLED NANCY JOHNSON? are a Reading-based high-energy original punk/post-punk band with a growing reputation as an incendiary live act. “Spiked with amphetamines… a band that embraces punk’s origins as well as influences from the last four decades” – thePUNKsite https://www.facebook.com/WhoKilledNancyJohnson https://www.wknancyj.com https://wknancyj.bandcamp.com

Pulaski London based purveyors of noise and sweat. https://www.facebook.com/pulaskinoise https://soundcloud.com/pulaski-band

Start: July 27, 2018 7:00 pm
End: July 27, 2018 11:30 pm
Venue: New Cross Inn
Address:
323 New Cross Road, London, SE14 6AS, United Kingdom
Cost: 5

July 22, 2018

PUNK ROCK BBQ

MINDFRAME, SLOW FACTION, SKIV, ……..

Start: July 22, 2018 4:00 pm
End: July 22, 2018 10:00 pm
Venue: The Windmill Pub
Address:
Brixton Hill, SW2 5 BZ, United Kingdom
Cost: £5

July 14, 2018 – July 15, 2018

The Courtesy Group Album Launch / The Drift / Lofe / Hemming Tong

COURTESY GROUP – Think Birthday Party meets Captain Beefheart and you won’t be far off. In town to launch their long awaited follow up to the acclaimed Tradesman’s Entrance album their second LP is entitled Second City Liquor and contains all the usual sonic bluster and acerbic wit you’ve come to expect.
“Here’s Hutchins, the howling faggot and pea-fuelled visionary, vindicated at last, and at his finest where precipitous and sluggardly guitars fabricate a kind of psychedelic drizzle, a dying sun glimpsed through an industrial smog.” Stewart Lee/ THE SUNDAY TIMES****
“Blue-collar Brummie Beefheart, mighty mangled tunes and riffage, great lyrics and attitude, a fine name: what more do you want from a group ?!” John Cooper Clarke.
THE DRIFT – Garage punk ensemble with a hint of Pixie-esque grit back on home turf to push their new CD of fiercely digested garage punk nuggets. Ex Deptford Beach Babes & Probing Cranks.

https://www.facebook.com/events/870096916532340/

LOFE – Wholegrain and far from seeded and rising fast in the south yeast. Avant beats, elastic band bass and a lavish dollop of Quobble & speak. Ex Brain Of Morbius & One True Dog well and truly off the leash
DJ Hemming Tong until 2am punk/post-punk/charity shop finds
FREE before 9pm £5 after

https://www.facebook.com/events/870096916532340/

Start: July 14, 2018 9:00 pm
End: July 15, 2018 2:00 am
Venue: Fox & Firkin
Phone: 020 8690 0969
Address:
316 Lewisham High St, London, SE13 6JZ, United Kingdom
Cost: Free before 9pm, £5 after

Tokyo Taboo, Concrete Bones and Helen McCookerybook

LOUD WOMEN presents a night of awesome music, with performances from:

Tokyo Taboo
Concrete Bones
Helen McCookerybook

Tickets £6 in advance, £8 on the door.
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LOUD WOMEN is a DIY collective that champions women in music by hosting live events that are fun, friendly, and frickin awesome.

All profits go to the artists, and any additional funds raised go to charities that help women.

Join the group LOUD WOMEN for news of more women-led events

https://www.facebook.com/groups/loudwomen/

Start: July 14, 2018 8:00 pm
End: July 14, 2018 11:00 pm
Venue: Hope & Anchor, Islington
Address:
Upper Street, London, United Kingdom
Cost: 6