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Swans

Michael Gira's influential no wave band return with their harsh mix of proto-industrial rock and atmospheric acoustica.

The Rescue Rooms, Nottingham

Mon 8 Dec

£20.35 / 0845 413 4444

Roundhouse, London NW1

Thu 21 May 2015

£27.50 / 0844 482 8008

Chimaira

Thrash metal from the Cleveland.

The Cluny, Newcastle upon Tyne

Sun 26 Oct

£14 / 0191 230 4474

The Rescue Rooms, Nottingham

Mon 27 Oct

£14 / 0845 413 4444

Metal All Stars

A night of metal classics from an all star band mixing it up with unique collaborations.

O2 Academy Brixton, London SW9

Tue 16 Dec

£27.50 / 0844 477 2000

Featuring Zakk Wylde, James Labrie (Dream Theater), Dave Ellefson (Megadeth), Joey Belladonna (Anthrax), Ross The Boss (Manowar), Chuck Billy (Testament), Cronos (Venom), Gus G (Ozzy), Vinny Appice (Dio/Black Sabbath), Blasko (Ozzy/Rob Zombie) and more.

Babymetal

Super cute Japanese pop-metal trio.

O2 Academy Brixton, London SW9

Sat 8 Nov

£32.40 / 0844 477 2000

Bernie Torme

The axeman behind Gillan, Ozzy Osbourne, Atomic Rooster and Dee Snider's Desperado.

Bannerman's, Edinburgh

Sat 15 Nov

£12 / 0131 556 3254

The Borderline, London W1D

Wed 29 Oct

£16 / 0870 060 3777

The Cluny, Newcastle upon Tyne

Sat 1 Nov

£12 / 0191 230 4474

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#LiveWednesdays

Weekly gig featuring three Glasgow bands that dream of one day getting their guitars on the wall.

Hard Rock Café, Glasgow

Sun 26 Oct

0141 353 8790

In support of Pinktober #LiveWednesdays become #PinkWednesdays, because on Wednesdays we wear pink.

Mon 27 Oct

0141 353 8790

In support of Pinktober #LiveWednesdays become #PinkWednesdays, because on Wednesdays we wear pink.

Tue 28 Oct

0141 353 8790

In support of Pinktober #LiveWednesdays become #PinkWednesdays, because on Wednesdays we wear pink.

Wed 29 Oct

0141 353 8790

In support of Pinktober #LiveWednesdays become #PinkWednesdays, because on Wednesdays we wear pink.

Sikth

Prog metal sextet from Watford.

Anson Rooms, Bristol

Sat 1 Nov

£14

  • 19:30 – 23:00 Sikth Anson Rooms, Bristol

Concorde 2, Brighton

Tue 11 Nov

£15.68 / 01273 673311

The Craufurd Arms, Milton Keynes

Wed 29 Oct

£14 / 01908 313864

  • 19:30 Sikth The Craufurd Arms, Milton Keynes

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Alestorm's Piratefest

Pirate metal from Perth Aaaarrrrr!!!! The band are joined on tour by Red Rum, Rainbowdragoneyes and Lagerstein.

The Globe, Cardiff

Sun 26 Oct

£16.87 / 07590 471888

Amaranthe

The Swedish and Danish band plays a pop-inflected mix of metalcore and power metal to promote the album The Nexus.

O2 ABC, Glasgow

Thu 19 Mar 2015

prices vary / 0141 332 2232

O2 Academy Islington, London N1

Tue 17 Mar 2015

£25.31 / 0844 477 2000

Black Stone Cherry

Southern fried rock meets timeless metal in this Kentucky band's set.

LG Arena, Birmingham

Thu 30 Oct

£25 / 0844 338 8000

Motorpoint Arena Cardiff

Tue 28 Oct

£25 / 02920 224488

Motorpoint Arena Sheffield

Mon 27 Oct

£25 / 0114 256 5656

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Bon Jovi Forever: Bon Jovi Tribute

Classic rock and metal covers in tribute to the American band, including the hits Livin' On A Prayer and Always.

O2 Academy Newcastle, Newcastle upon Tyne

Sun 28 Dec

£24 2 day ticket; £35 3 day ticket / 0844 477 2000

Three Tuns, Gateshead

Fri 21 Nov

£3 / 0191 487 0666

The Turbinia, Newton Aycliffe

Sun 9 Nov

Free / 01325 313034

Sat 6 Dec

Free / 01325 313034

Classic Rock Christmas

A celebration of Scotland's classic rock bands featuring Edinburgh's Vantage Point, Dundee's Bravado and Millsyeck plus a special guest set of acoustic tunes from Nicola Madill.

Beat Generator Live, Dundee

Sun 21 Dec

£3 / 01382 229226

Dirty Deeds

DJ Joe Darke spins a nasty blend of rock, punk and metal from across the ages.

Opium, Edinburgh

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 0131 225 8382

Sat 1 Nov

Free / 0131 225 8382

Sat 8 Nov

Free / 0131 225 8382

…and 27 more dates until 16 May 2015

Hostile

Heavy metal outfit from the Black Country who've toured with Machine Head, Hatebreed and Morbid Angel.

Satan's Hollow, Manchester

Sat 29 Nov

£4 / 0161 236 0666

With Skin The Pig.

  • 19:30 – 22:30 Hostile Satan's Hollow, Manchester

Let Love Rule

Edinburgh based ambient rock band.

The Mash House, Edinburgh

Fri 7 Nov

£5 / 0131 220 2987

With Redolent and Dark Sky Park..

EP Launch and UV themed extravaganza.

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Scottish Drum Fair

A drummy good afternoon, featuring appearances from Steve White, who has played alongside the likes of Paul Weller and The Style Council, Hungarian drumming sensation Gabor Dornyei and UK drummer Robin Guy. There's also a trade display area with some big names from the world of drums and percussion.

St Mungo's High School, Falkirk

Sun 2 Nov

£10 / 01324 628202

Scream Baby Scream

Make-up clad shock rock horror metal from Italy.

Bannerman's, Edinburgh

Fri 31 Oct

£8 / 0131 556 3254

11Paranoias

London-based psychedelic doom trio.

Exchange, Bristol

Sun 9 Nov

Prices to be confirmed / 0117 987 4144

The Underworld, London NW1

Thu 30 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 020 7482 1932

1349

The four-piece collective from Oslo, Norway perform hardcore black metal in support of the album Massive Cauldron of Chaos.

The Underworld, London NW1

Wed 19 Nov

£14 / 020 7482 1932

  • 19:00 – 23:00 1349 The Underworld, London

Abinaya

The Paris-based foursome performs its contemporary metal material.

The Snooty Fox, Wakefield

Tue 28 Oct

Free / 01924 374455

  • 20:00 Abinaya The Snooty Fox, Wakefield
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Aborted

Death metal and deathgrind from Belgium.

The Underworld, London NW1

Sun 14 Dec

Prices to be confirmed / 020 7482 1932

With Origin, Exhumed and Miasmal.

Hell Over Europe tour.

  • 19:00 Aborted The Underworld, London

Absolva

Classic heavy metal by the band from Manchester.

B2, Norwich

Sat 6 Dec

£5 / 01603 441118

  • 19:00 – 23:00 Absolva B2, Norwich

Accept

The legendary metallers perform with support from Voodoo Six.

The Forum, London NW5

Thu 27 Nov

£20 / 020 7428 4099

  • 19:00 – 23:00 Accept The Forum, London

Accept

German heavy metal veterans.

The Forum, London NW5

Thu 27 Nov

£20 / 020 7428 4099

American Head Charge

The American six-piece performs industrial metal. With support from Kill Devil Hill.

The Pavilion Theatre, Weymouth

Tue 28 Oct

£18 / 01305 783225

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