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CAMDEN ROCKS 2019 — Two Day Festival Report

Day One: The hottest weekend of the year began under a blazing sun and the brightest sky. After we’d collected our wrist-candy from The Underworld, we hotfooted to the primary performance venue, the 1500 capacity Electric Ballroom, to catch festival openers: the Kent arena-rockers-in-waiting Collateral. And, indeed, they were every bit as “Big Shot” as we expected and a perfect ...

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The Picturebooks

The Picturebooks stop the Hands of Time

It feels like only yesterday The Picturebooks were in town rocking the huge Brixton Academy in support of Clutch. Here they are yet again under their own steam, headlining the Underworld in support of their current release, The Hands of Time. It felt a little touch and go as to whether the gig would go ahead with Fynn Grabke falling ...

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I Am Morbid

Morbidfest at The Underworld

For all the reasons you possibly could have to skip out of work early and head to the Capital, Morbidfest is just it. Sitting in just before the awesome Desertfest takes over Camden, it is a night of the almighty heaviness from the dark side. The troubling fight of being first on to extremely early doors sees its largest challenge ...

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Camden Rocks

2019 CAMDEN ROCKS FESTIVAL

CAMDEN ROCKS FESTIVAL is an independent urban festival that presents over 400 of the best rock, indie, metal and punk bands. The showcases are held in more than twenty of Camden Town’s favorite venues, including the Electric Ballroom, Dingwalls, The Underworld and The Hawley Arms. The 2019 edition will feature the exuberant rock act Ash, the Essex poet & singer ...

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Cancer Bats

Interview with Liam Cormier of Cancer Bats at Download 2018 “Dude, this is such a party!”

Cancer Bats are on fire this year. Dropping one of 2018’s best punk albums out of nowhere back in April, The Spark That Moves caught us all off guard in the best possible way. Seems these days bands do a much better job of keeping their cards closely tucked into their chest than are given credit for. The element of surprise ...

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Live: Grand Magus, The Underworld, London

British shores have a history of Viking invasions, thankfully these days they are more than welcome, and the current assault across the nation had Swedish legends Grand Magus pillaging their way through venue after venue on the Frost and Fire Tour. As they prepare to take the Capital in their final show, we are treated to an insane showcase of ...

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Live: Camden Rocks Festival 2016

Camden Rocks must be the most affordable and spontaneous choice among us Londoners who enjoy live music. It’s quite obvious that this festival has always been more than just about the bands. There is a whole vibe of wanting to have a good time (and maybe more than just a couple of drinks) whilst also being able to watch a ...

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Live: Desertfest 2016

Come the end of April, Camden town descends into a sea of long hair, beards and beer guzzling monsters. Catering for the Stoner/Doom/Sludge/Psychedelic rock crowd across multiple venues, Desertfest finds its home in the heart of it all, cutting off and taking over Greenland Place (just off the side street by Worlds End) and having the Black Heart at the ...

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Live: LA Guns, Camden Underworld, London

Killit and LA Guns join forces for a night of pure rock n roll. The Underworld in London is waiting to go back in time and look like one of the venues of the Sunset Strip in 1987. Tonight LA Guns will headline the show and everyone can’t wait to see them especially after quite a long absence from the ...

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Desertfest 2016 is almost here!

Once again Camden is set to become the stoner/doom/sludge capital of the world. Three days over the 29th April- 1st May bank holiday weekend will bring some of the worlds finest, With headline performances from Chicago instrumental progsters Russian Circles, the mighty Electric Wizard, and not to forget, the legendary Corrosion of Conformity featuring Pepper Keenan. Other bone shattering bands ...

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