Archive for Birmingham

Hard rock band Silent Jack present HARD ROXX

Posted in News with tags , , , , , on 26th July 2013 by Nico Solheim-Davidson

Hard rockers Silent Jack are set to host a series of monthly gigs at Eddie’s Rock Club in Birmingham. Each Hard Roxx will feature not only the best in local talent, but the national talent as well – be it tribute acts or up and coming bands. The opening night of this monthly event is August 16th at 7pm, and is a local showcase. The evening includes performances from Pretentious Class, The Remedy, and event hosts, Silent Jack. It also acts as a
launch party for Silent Jack’s next single, Love Factory, which goes on sale that day!

Confirmed as the headlining act for September is the mighty Guns Or Roses, one of the leading GNR tributes in the UK. In addition to the show, each event is being broadcast live by XRP Radio, who have behind the scenes access to the night to provide interviews and competitions! Tickets for Hard Roxx also include FREE entry to the Twisted club night after party!

Hard Roxx Events 2013:

August 16th – Silent Jack, The Remedy, Pretentious Class
September 20th – Guns Or Roses, Silent Jack, Artist TBC
October 18th – Artists TBC
November 15th – Artists TBC
December 20th – Christmas EP Launch party; Silent Jack, Artists TBC

Silent Jack online:

http://www.Silent-Jack.com
http://www.facebook.com/silentjackband

 

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Former Seduce The Heaven vocalist confirmed to front Apparition on upcoming UK shows next month

Posted in News with tags , , , , , , on 23rd July 2013 by Nico Solheim-Davidson

Former Seduce The Heaven vocalist Elina Laivera has been confirmed to replace Sakara, who recently left Apparition to continue with her solo project, on the band’s upcoming UK shows next month. The dates are as follow:

23rd August – The Asylum, Birmingham (Pre-SCARFest show with Azylya)
24th August – SCARFest, Stoke-On-Trent
25th August – The Bird In Hand, Stafford

Commenting on the upcoming shows, Elina said:

It is great joy to announce that I will be fronting the UK band, Apparition for their upcoming shows next month! This is going to be my first time in the UK so I am extremely happy and cannot wait to hit the stage in August and meet my UK friends! BE THERE! \m/

Elina provided vocals for Seduce The Heaven’s debut album Field Of Dreams which is out now.

Apparition online:

https://www.facebook.com/apparitionband

Dakesis confirmed to play New Disorder Festival

Posted in News with tags , , , on 23rd January 2013 by Nico Solheim-Davidson

Birmingham prog. power metallers Dakesis have been confirmed for the New Disorder Music Festival in Birmingham. Dakesis will join the likes of Evil Scarecrow and Eyes Of The Raven on Saturday 30th March at The Roadhouse in Birmingham. The event is set to raise money for RACPA UK and further details can be found at this location.

You can follow Dakesis at the following:

https://www.facebook.com/Dakesis
https://twitter.com/Dakesis

 

First band announced for Sophie Fest

Posted in News with tags , , , on 15th January 2013 by Nico Solheim-Davidson

Birmingham death metal masters Morgue Orgy have been announced as the first band to be added to this year’s Sophie Festival. After their epic headlining show back in 2011, Morgue Orgy are set to return to The Sophie Festival by popular demand. They’re known for putting on what is described as “a damn good show” and are highly rated by both press and fans alike. The organisers of The Sophie Festival have stated that they’re honoured to have Morgue Orgy return for this year’s edition of the festival.

The Sophie Festival will take place on 2nd November. The festival’s location will be announced at a later date. All proceeds go to the Sophie Lancaster Foundation.

Trillium post new video reports from the UK

Posted in News with tags , , , , , on 5th December 2012 by Nico Solheim-Davidson

Trillium, featuring vocalist Amanda Somerville, have been on the road supporting veteran British rockers Magnum on their UK tour. Somerville has posted the third and fourth in a series of her traditional on-tour video reports. All instalments of her video reports can be viewed below:

PART ONE

PART TWO

PART THREE

PART FOUR

 

Enforcer kick off UK tour tonight with Angel Witch

Posted in News with tags , , , , , , on 7th November 2012 by Nico Solheim-Davidson

Swedish heavy metallers Enforcer are due to kick off a UK tour tonight  (Wednesday, 7th November) with British heavy metal legends Angel Witch.

The bands will also be joined by UK metallers Age Of Taurus on the five-date Into the Dark tour, which starts at The World Headquarters in Newcastle.

Enforcer frontman Olof Wikstrand recently commented: “After the very successful Scandinavian dates this spring, we now take this tour package to Britain, bringing you the best of the past and present.  This will, as well, definitely mark the end of our ‘Diamonds On the Road’ world tour and is also the last chance for all of you to see this era of Enforcer.

See Enforcer live at the following shows:

ENFORCER w/ ANGEL WITCH, AGE OF TAURUS
Nov. 07 – Newcastle, UK – The World Headquarters
Nov. 08 – Manchester, UK – Academy 3
Nov. 09 – Birmingham, UK – Temple
Nov. 10 – London, UK – The Victoria
Nov. 11 – Bristol, UK – The Fleece

Enforcer‘s 2008 debut album, Into The Night, is due to be reissued on Earache Records on November 12th.  The album will be available on CD, as well as limited edition coloured vinyl in the following quantities and colours:

100 – City Lights (White & Yellow)
200 – Into the Night (Blue & Black Marble)
300 – Mistress from Hell (Red)
400 – Black Angel (Black)

Pre-order INTO THE NIGHT now in Europe here or in North America here.

Into The Night is available now on iTunes here.

 

For All Those Sleeping ready to hit the road with IWrestledABearOnce

Posted in News with tags , , , , , , , , on 3rd September 2012 by Nico Solheim-Davidson

Post-Hardcore quintet For All Those Sleeping are about to hit the UK for a run of 7 shows supporting I Wrestled A Bear Once. The tour is kicking off in Birmingham on September 8thh, will take them to London on Sep 13th, and finishes in Brighton on September 14th.

FATS formed in St. Cloud, MN in 2007. The band issued the independent EP The Lies We Live in 2008, and then signed with Fearless Records in 2009, leading to their 2010 full-length debut, ‘Cross Your Fingers’. The band hit the road hard in support of these releases, including tours with Falling In Reverse, Asking Alexandria, Motionless In White, A SkylitDrive, Breathe Carolina, Sleeping With Sirens, The Word Alive to name a few.

For All Those Sleeping (supporting I Wrestled A Bear Once)

08 Sep      Birmingham, O2 Academy 2
09 Sep      Newcastle, O2 Academy 2
10 Sep      Leeds, Cockpit
11 Sep      Manchester, Sound Control
12 Sep      Plymouth, White Rabbit
13 Sep      London, Garage
14 Sep      Brighton, The Haunt

For All Those Sleeping’s second album Outspoken is set for UK release early next year.