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October 12, 2018 – October 13, 2018

Earthtide, Black Helium, Nunchucker FREE ENTRY

Local Stoner Rock legends EARTHTIDE are back (with Jager) to bruise your soul with fat riffs of epic proportions!

The Fighting Cocks debut for the AWESOME heavy psych stoners Black Helium (not to be missed) and Nunchucker return to mess with your brain with their unrepentant Hard Rock n Roll!!!

If you dig fat heavy RIFFS then this has your name on it.

FREE ENTRY

Doors at 8. Late bar open till 1am. The Fighting Cocks is an 18+ bar and venue…. pls bring ID to avoid disappointment.

Sponsored by Fireball Whisky

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Start: October 12, 2018 8:00 pm
End: October 13, 2018 1:00 am
Venue: The Fighting Cocks
Address:
56 Old London Road, Kingston Upon Thames, KT2 6QA, United Kingdom
Cost: Free

September 30, 2018

Admiral Sir Cloudesley Shovell + Rites of Hadda + Spirit of the Age

Hastings grease-rock power trio THE ADMIRAL SIR CLOUDSLEY SHOVELL are coming back to London – and unlike a lot of cabbies they don’t mind going south of the river!
Hot on the heels of the release of their acclaimed third album ‘Keep it Greasy’, The Admiral are bringing their fuzz, riffs and pints of Watney’s Red Barrel to the AMERSHAM ARMS in NEW CROSS.
Expect head-shaking rhythms, riffs that’ll bury their way deep into your brain and the sort of genuine curly-lead, valve-amp, heads-down rock ‘n’ roll you’ve only read about in books! Support comes from SPIRIT OF THE AGE, who’ll be doing a full set of Hawkwind and Robert Calvert classics to get you into the right frame of mind, and RITES OF HADDA a new and emerging band whose sound has been described as ‘anarcho-pagan-gothic-stoner-punk’.
Doors are 7pm, and tickets are a mere £6 if you buy them ahead of time (£8 on the door).
Your nearest stations are NEW CROSS & NEW CROSS GATE. What else are you going to do with your Sunday evening? Watch The Antiques Roadshow? Forget that! Come on out and get ready to bang your head until your neck muscles beg for mercy.

Start: September 30, 2018 7:00 pm
End: September 30, 2018 11:00 pm
Venue: Amersham Arms
Phone: 020 8469 1499
Address:
388 New Cross Road, London, SE14 6TY, United Kingdom
Cost: 6

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

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

June 29, 2018 – June 30, 2018

Skinny Milk, Suspects, Gloo FREE ENTRY

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

SKiNNY MiLK
No strangers to the dingy, damp and dark back room of the Fighting Cocks, the Skinny Milk double come to deliver another blast of psychedelic, fuzzed up freak out garage rock!

And they’re joined once again by our Southend two man squad, Suspects on Cool Thing Records. If you need a refresher course… imagine if QOTSA released stuff in the early 90s.

And we welcome first timers GLOO to Kingston. Bratty Britrock from the southern coast. These guys are not to be missed… take our word for it. You’ve been warned.

FREE ENTRY

Doors at 8pm

Late bar open til 1am

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

Sponsored by Fireball UK

Start: June 29, 2018 8:00 pm
End: June 30, 2018 1:00 am
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