Eyehategod at Camden Underworld

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EYEHATEGOD at Camden Underworld 26th June 2011

All words and photos by Antony Roberts unless specified

The British weather really knows when to throw itself at you.  A few weeks ago when I wanted sun I was stood in a field at Download festival being rained on for 12 hours non stop.  Now I was heading across the whole of London with a backpack full of heavy camera gear and it decided to be hot.  Not just any kind of hot, this must have been the hottest day of the year so far.

By | June 30th, 2011|Gig Reviews|0 Comments

Seven Churches Festival

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Terrorizer sponsored Seven Churches Festival at The Fighting Cocks, Kingston.

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Photos: All "metalgigs" tagged photos by Antony Roberts, non tagged photos by Gemma Shaw of Gloomy Lights

So a few months ago my friend Matt turned around and said he was helping put on a mini festival with Josh who works at Fighting Cocks.  Sounds good I thought but little did I realise what an amazing lineup they would end up putting together.  There's a serious amount of talent in the UK that is often overlooked and they wanted to put something together that showcased this.

By | June 29th, 2011|Gig Reviews|0 Comments

Golden Gods Award Results

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Last week saw the IndigO2 host The Metal Hammer Golden God awards and the resulsts are out.  We see it as a nice excuse to run a photo of a legend with some easy on the eye ladies.  The Sexy Sophisticats Gentleman’s Club Girls join Alice Cooper on the Red Carpet at The Hammer Golden Gods Awards. Alice is playing a very intimate gig at London's 100 club next week...

By | June 24th, 2011|Featured Bands|0 Comments

An interview with Omotai

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I discovered Omotai a few months back after buying a Black Breath album and the site "recommending" that I check out Omotai.  I was not disappointed and decided to get in touch to find out more.  Hit up the player to check them out and have a read to see what they're all about, they're supporting Yob and Dark Castle in the US soon...

By | June 20th, 2011|Featured Bands|0 Comments

YOB/Dark Castle/Kongh – 5 dates now confirmed

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www.metalgigs.co.uk has learnt that Yob have now got 5 of their UK dates sorted, and Dark Castle and Kongh will be supporting, they are as follows:

10.10.11 London, United Kingdom - Purple Turtle (Dead Existence also to support on this date)
11.10.11 Leeds, United Kingdom - The Well
12.10.11 Edinburgh, United Kingdom - Bannermans
13.10.11 Manchester, United Kingdom - Star & Garter
14.10.11 Bristol, United Kingdom - The Croft

By | June 19th, 2011|Gig News|0 Comments

Download Festival 2011 review by www.metalgigs.co.uk

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A day before, and it was not looking good - the weather reports were rank, the nme were laughing in their updates, stating that those with Isle of Wight tickets had chosen the right festival tickets, with Download 2011 becoming Downpour 2011 if the weathermen were to be believed...

By | June 19th, 2011|Gig Reviews|0 Comments

Godflesh, Goatsnake and D.R.I. at HMV Forum

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What an odd but AWESOME line up I thought when this got announced.  Thrash, doom and the godfathers of industrial metal all in one mashed up line up, but the more you think about it the more it makes sense.  All three bands are generally liked by fans of "real" music of the heavy variety, and it would be nice to see more varied line ups like this happen...

By | June 19th, 2011|Gig Reviews|0 Comments

Listings delay…

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We're away at Download festival watching Ghost, Hell, Down and Clutch amongst others....listings will resume on Tuesday upon our return.  Follow us on Twitter and facebook to keep up to date with the latest goings on at Donington Park.

By | June 9th, 2011|Site Updates|0 Comments

Seven Churches Times announced

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The times have been released for the Seven Churches Festival and I gotta say we're getting excited, this is one of the most awesome line ups outside of Roadburn this year! Here's what the promoters have said:

The day will now run as follows!

Black Sun 9:15 - 10:00
Age of Taurus 8:30 - 9:00
Winterfylleth 7:45 - 8:15
Bong 7:00 - 7:30
Undersmile 6:15 - 6:45
Bast 5:30 - 6:00
Rise of the Simians 4:45 - 5:15
Dopefight 4:00 - 4:30

Doors 3:30pm

NB - The curfew is at 11pm to allow for any diva antics or overruns :)

Also if people still want tickets, here is the link again: http://www.wegottickets.com/event/108395

By | June 8th, 2011|Gig News|0 Comments

Mono and the Holy Ground Orchestra at Koko, London

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Unfortunately our reviewer got held up at work and so it's been left to me to cobble a review.

By | June 8th, 2011|Gig Reviews|0 Comments