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Heavy winter is waiting for us ahead...
More heavy dates
One-off 'Peristence' and more

Hatebreed slot in a London date

Hatebreed are set to headline the ‘Persistence’ tour in Europe, which also features Agnostic Front, Napalm Death, A Perfect Murder, Born From Pain, Bleed The Sky and Sworn Enemy. The only UK show is an all-dayer at the London Forum on Friday 02 December. Doors open at 2pm.

Tickets priced £17, are on sale from the box office, all usual agents and online at and

Hatebreed’s current album, ‘The Rise of Brutality’ is in stores now. Expect a new album in 2006.

Sprock Bears

Arguably the greatest current prog act worldwide are poised to lavish Londoners with their trademark audio spectacular shows:

16 October - Mean Fiddler, London, £12.50 - Doors 19.00


They need no introduction, on of the founders of the new wave of British heavy metal. From their 1979 debut through to the present day - monster of rock!

The Lionheart Tour 2005/25th Anniversary Of NWOBHM

16 October - Rio's, Bradford
17 October - JB's, Dudley
18 October - Rock City, Nottingham
19 October - Liquid Room, Edinburgh, £15.00 - Doors 17.30


Defiant to description Scottish prog rock quintet Pallas have well earnt themselves a fine reputation within their genre. To celebrate their new release 'The Dreams of Men' the band cross the border and head to the Midlands for a one off show at Birmingham:

05 November - NEC, Birmingham

[Part of the Music Live Show.]

You can also catch Derek Sherinian from Planet X (also ex-dream theatre keyboarder & solo artist) on tour with Billy Idol playing keyboards in Billy´s band.

Fri 11 November - Academy, London
Sun 13 November - Apollo, manchester
Tue 15 November - Civic Hall, Wolverhampton

Porcupine Tree

06 Dec - Wulfren, Wolverhampton
07 Dec - Shepherds Bush Empire, London
08 Dec - MDH, Manchester
09 Dec - Carling Academy, Glasgow
11 Dec - Junction, Cambridge, £14.00 & £17.50 London, Doors 19.00


Celebrating the launch of their double 'Livin The Dream' DVD (21 November) with a host of UK live dates; Magnum have been gigging since the mid-seventies and haven't lost an ounce of passion for ripping it up live!

A pre-tour launch party for the DVD is being held at The Robin 2 in Bilston on the 21 November...

08 December - The Astoria, London
09 December - MDH, Manchester
10 December - The Garage, Glasgow
11 December - Wulfrum Hall, Wolverhampton, £16.50 & £17.50 London - Doors 19.00 London, 19.00 elsewhere.

Klam Meraffe

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