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Bon Scott Fest

Fans from all over the world descend on the sleepy Angus town of Kirriemuir for a celebration of its most rock'n'roll son, AC/DC front man Bon Scott.

Kirriemuir Town Hall

Fri 15 Aug

Prices to be confirmed

Sat 16 Aug

Prices to be confirmed

Sun 17 Aug

Prices to be confirmed

Of Mice & Men

California post-hardcore troupe formed by ex-Attack! Attack! vocalist Austin Carlile.

Cardiff University

Wed 23 Apr

Great Hall

£12 / 029 2078 1458

  • 19:00 – 23:00

The Institute, Birmingham

Tue 22 Apr

£12 / 0844 844 0444

KOKO, London NW1

Fri 18 Apr

£14 / 0870 432 5527

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Penguins Kill Polar Bears

Post-rock mixing grunge, heavy rock and pop influences.

Broadcast, Glasgow

Sat 19 Apr

£5 / 0141 332 7304

Black Star Riders

New hard rock project from former Thin Lizzy members Ricky Warwick, Damon Johnson, Scott Gorham and Marco Mendoza (along with Alice Cooper/Megadeth drummer Jimmy DeGrasso).

The Picturedrome, Holmfirth

Fri 18 Jul

£22.50 / 01484 689759

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

Mandela Hall, Belfast

Fri 24 Oct

£18.50

Motorpoint Arena Cardiff

Tue 28 Oct

£25 / 02920 224488

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Deaf Havana

Post-hardcore rock.

The Limelight, Belfast

Sat 28 Jun

Mandela Hall

£13.05 / 028 9032 7007

  • 18:00

Mandela Hall, Belfast

Sat 28 Jun

£15.50

Queen's Students' Union, Belfast

Sat 28 Jun

£15.50 / 028 9097 3106

  • 19:00

Deathstars

Industrial metal from Sweden.

The Cathouse, Glasgow

Tue 4 Nov

£13.50 / 0141 248 6606

The Garage, London N5

Fri 7 Nov

£15 / 0844 847 1678

Little Civic, Wolverhampton

Thu 6 Nov

£13.25 / 0870 320 7000

  • 19:00

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Fall Of Every Sparrow and ATLAS : EMPIRE

Double headline show of alternative post-punk and prog sounds.

Downstairs, Aberdeen

Sat 21 Jun

Prices to be confirmed / 01224 573830

  • 19:30

Lounge 41, Workington

Sat 28 Jun

Prices to be confirmed

  • 19:30

Non-Zero's, Dundee

Sun 22 Jun

Prices to be confirmed / 07540 377506

  • 19:30

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The Ghost Inside

Melodic hardcore five-piece from Los Angeles With support from Devil Wears Prada, I Killed The Prom Queen and Caliban

53 Degrees, Preston

Fri 23 May

£16.50 / 01772 893000

Mo'Club, Southampton

Wed 21 May

£16.50 adv / 023 8022 6439

With Devil Wears Prada, I Killed The Prom Queen and Caliban.

  • 19:00 – 23:00

White Rabbit, Plymouth

Thu 22 May

£16.50 / 07916 127298

With The Devil Wears Prada and Supports.

The Hordes of Belial Festival

One-day festival of underground metal and hard rock.

Beat Generator Live, Dundee

Sat 27 Sep

£11 / 01382 229226

The fifth festival features 15 bands, including Threshold Sicks, Agonyst, Party Cannon, Dog Tired, Atragon and Danny, Champion Of Nothing.

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Imperia

The multi-national quartet, fronted by operatic singer Helena Iren Michaelsen, performs metal.

The Robin 2, Wolverhampton

Sun 27 Jul

£12; £10 adv / 01902 401211

  • 19:30

LostAlone

Heavy rock Derby trio suffering from melody nightmares, they say.

Beat Generator Live, Dundee

Fri 18 Apr

£79 / 01382 229226

Morderstein

The six-piece performs metal, neue Deutsche harte and industrial rock in tribute to the German band.

Exchange Arts Centre, Keighley

Sat 19 Apr

Phone for prices / 01535 661 591

  • 19:30

The Moses Gate, Bolton

Sat 26 Apr

£7 / 01204 576278

  • 20:00

Nine Inch Nails

American industrial rock and metal group out on tour to support latest album Hesitation Marks.

Capital FM Arena, Nottingham

Sat 24 May

£30 / 0844 412 4624

LG Arena, Birmingham

Sun 18 May

£30 / 0844 338 8000

The O2 Arena, London SE10

Fri 23 May

£39.50–£44.50 / 0844 856 0202

With Cold Cave.

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Norma Jean

American metalcore quintet.

Classic Grand, Glasgow

Sat 26 Apr

£12 / 0141 847 0820

With Liferuiner, Night Verses and Branson Hollis.

Joiners Arms, Southampton

Mon 28 Apr

£12 / 023 8022 5612

O2 Academy Birmingham

Sun 27 Apr

£12 / 0121 622 8250

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Onslaught

The six-piece unit, originally formed in Bristol in 1983, performs thrash metal originals.

O2 Academy Birmingham

Mon 21 Jul

£12.50 / 0121 622 8250

  • 19:00 – 23:00

O2 Academy Bristol

Sat 19 Jul

£14.06 / 0844 477 2000

  • 19:00

O2 Academy Islington, London N1

Sun 20 Jul

£15 / 0844 477 2000

  • 19:00 – 23:00

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RedFaces, The People, The Recordists, Trust Within, Polyopia

Five band line-up featuring indie-rockers RedFaces, alt. prog rockers The People, noise punk from The Recordists, rock metal from Trust Within and indie punk with some freestyle rap thrown in from Polyopia.

Plug, Sheffield

Sat 19 Jul

£6 / 0114 276 2676

  • 19:30 – 22:30

Sheets of Easter Fest

No fluffy bunnies or teeny chicks, but there's plenty of black metal, doom, hardcore and thrash to go around with a line-up including Black Magician, Alistair Quiertsch, Dread, Coltsblood, Clocked Out, Vuil, The Dead Raven and Dead Otter.

The 13th Note Café/Bar, Glasgow

Fri 18 Apr

Free / 0141 553 1638

  • 20:00

A Storm of Light

Post-rock doom metal band from New York on their Nations to Flames tour.

Birthdays, London N16

Thu 1 May

£12 / 020 7923 1680

With HARK and Mustard Gas & Roses.

  • 19:00 – 23:00

Taake

Norwegian death metal.

Ivory Blacks, Glasgow

Mon 12 May

SLEGET+ NOCTEM+ CNOC AN TURSA

£12 / 0141 248 4114

With Sleget, Noctem and Cnoc An Tursa.

  • 19:00

Sound Control, Manchester

Sun 11 May

£15 / 0161 236 0340

  • 18:30 – 23:00
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Ten Tonne Dozer

Heavy rock from Shetland band Ten Tonne Dozer.

Bannerman's, Edinburgh

Thu 8 May

£5 / 0131 556 3254

With Bound By the Sea.

  • 20:00

The 13th Note Café/Bar, Glasgow

Fri 9 May

£5 / 0141 553 1638

With Little Hands Of Silver and Shambles In A Husk.

  • 21:00

Tommy Concrete & The Werewolves

Fantastically named punk/metal trio.

Bannerman's, Edinburgh

Sat 26 Apr

£5 / 0131 556 3254

With Firebrand Super Rock and Batalions.

  • 20:00

Uncle Acid & The Deadbeats

Sabbath-heavy doomy metal with psychedelic overtones by the Cambridge-based combo.

The Garage, Glasgow

Wed 23 Apr

£11.50 / 0141 332 1120

With Oath.

KOKO, London NW1

Fri 25 Apr

£15 / 0870 432 5527

With Oath.

Manchester Academy

Thu 24 Apr

£11.50 / 0161 275 2930

With Oath.

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The Vibrators

Old school punkers formed way back in 1976.

Beat Generator Live, Dundee

Fri 5 Dec

£8 / 01382 229226

  • 20:00

The Factory, Porth

Sat 15 Nov

Prices to be confirmed / 01443 688500

The Railway, Winchester

Fri 19 Dec

The Barn

£10; £8 adv / 01962 867795

  • 20:00

Beholder

Trad British heavy metal. Long hair and black leather aplenty.

Cavern Club, Exeter

Sun 20 Apr

£5 / 01392 495370

  • 20:00

The Crew And Queens Hall, Nuneaton

Sat 19 Apr

£6 / 024 7634 7402

  • 21:00

The Garage, London N5

Fri 18 Apr

£8 / 0844 847 1678

  • 19:00
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