Before 3am, Music, Metal

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The Lift Shaft Incident

Rock covers of everything from AC/DC to Katy Perry.

The Eagle Tavern, Prestwick

Sat 3 Jan 2015

Free / 01292 477674

Fanny by Gaslight, Kilmarnock

Fri 28 Nov

Free / 01563 541357

O'Briens, Ayr

Sat 13 Dec

Free / 01292 266076

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Steel Panther

Foot-on-the-monitor Sunset Strip cock rock homage which may not be entirely serious. 'Death to all but Metal.' The group consists of Michael Starr (lead singer), Satchel (guitarist), Lexxi Foxx (bass) and Stix Zadinia (drums). Previously known as Metal Skool the band changed their name to Steel Panther in 2008 and…

O2 Academy Glasgow

Mon 9 Mar 2015

£21.50 / 0844 477 2000

With Skindred and The Lounge Kittens.

O2 Academy Leicester

Fri 13 Mar 2015

£21.50 / 0844 477 2000

With Skindred and The Lounge Kittens.

O2 Academy Newcastle, Newcastle upon Tyne

Tue 10 Mar 2015

£21.50 / 0844 477 2000

With Skindred and The Lounge Kittens.

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Thunder

Purveyors of old school metal and good time heavy blues rock.

Barclaycard Arena, Birmingham

Fri 13 Mar 2015

£27.50 / 08444 772000

With Reef and Tax the Heat.

Eventim Hammersmith Apollo, London W6

Sat 14 Mar 2015

£30 / 08444 772000

With Reef and Tax the Heat.

First Direct Arena, Leeds

Thu 12 Mar 2015

£27.50 / 08444 772000

With Reef and Tax the Heat.

Baby Godzilla

Nottingham-based noise-rock quartet famed fro their explosive live shows.

Audio, Glasgow

Thu 27 Nov

£7.50

With Zoax and Shambles In A Husk.

The Compass, Chester

Sun 30 Nov

Prices to be confirmed

The Fighting Cocks, Kingston upon Thames

Sun 7 Dec

£7.50 / 020 8546 5174

With Zoax, Let's Talk Daggers and Artemis.

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Download Festival 2015: Slipknot, Muse, Kiss, Judas Priest, Faith No More, Motley Crew, Five Finger Death Punch, A Day To Remember, Slash, Black Stone Cherry, Marilyn Manson, Enter Shikari

The three-day rock and metal festival welcomes headliners Slipknot, with Judas Pries, Five finger Death Punch and Black Stone Cherry on Friday; Saturday, the festival welcomes Devon's own Muse, with Faith No More, A Day To Remember and the industrial metal singer-songwriter and actor, Marilyn Manson. On Sunday, the…

Donington Park Circuit, Derby

Fri 12 Jun 2015

£75 Day Ticket; £180 Weekend Non-Camping, Weekend Arena; £195 Weekend Night Camping, Weekend Arena / 01332 810048

Sat 13 Jun 2015

£75 Day Ticket; £180 Weekend Non-Camping, Weekend Arena; £195 Weekend Night Camping, Weekend Arena / 01332 810048

Sun 14 Jun 2015

£75 Day Ticket; £180 Weekend Non-Camping, Weekend Arena; £195 Weekend Night Camping, Weekend Arena / 01332 810048

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Lacrota

This Sheffield-based quintet performs its technical death metal originals. With support from Cruel Humanity, Forneus.

Corporation, Sheffield

Tue 2 Dec

£5 / 0114 276 0262

  • 18:30 Lacrota Corporation, Sheffield

Maiden Scotland

Iron Maiden tribute.

Beat Generator Live, Dundee

Sat 6 Dec

£8 / 01382 229226

Parkway Drive

Heavy metalcore quartet from Byron Bay, Australia.

Barrowland, Glasgow

Sun 14 Dec

£18.50 / 0141 552 4601

With Heaven Shall Burn, Northlane and Carnifex.

Manchester Academy

Wed 17 Dec

£18.50 / 0161 275 2930

With Heaven Shall Burn, Northlane and Carnifex.

O2 Academy Bristol

Tue 16 Dec

£18.50 / 0844 477 2000

With Heaven Shall Burn, Northlane and Carnifex.

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Vantage Point

The Edinburgh based hard rock band.

Counting House, Edinburgh

Fri 28 Nov

Free / 0131 667 7533

The Drummer's Last Stand: Vantage Point play their last gig in home town Edinburgh with drummer David Cumming before he leaves the band at the end of the year.

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
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Assimilate

The metal five piece band currently based in Hertfordshire play songs from their self titled EP. With Tacitus and The Last Skylit Night.

The Horn, St Albans

Wed 3 Dec

£5; £3 adv / 01727 853143

The Defiled

British Mad Max -styled industrial metal quintet.

Audio, Brighton

Fri 28 Nov

£12.37 / 01273 624343

With Avatar.

The Cockpit, Leeds

Sat 29 Nov

£11 / 0113 244 1573

With Avatar.

Little Civic, Wolverhampton

Tue 2 Dec

£11 / 0870 320 7000

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Dirty Deeds

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

Opium, Edinburgh

Sat 29 Nov

Free / 0131 225 8382

Sat 6 Dec

Free / 0131 225 8382

Sat 13 Dec

Free / 0131 225 8382

…and 22 more dates until 16 May 2015

Graham Bonnet

Classic rock by the ex-Rainbow, MSG, Alcatrazz and Marbles vocalist, now resident in California, with his band, Catch The Rainbow.

O2 ABC, Glasgow

Thu 4 Dec

£15 / 0141 332 2232

O2 Academy Birmingham

Fri 5 Dec

£16.87 / 0121 622 8250

O2 Academy Islington, London N1

Mon 1 Dec

£18.55 / 0844 477 2000

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Hollywood Undead

Masked rap rock marauders from the Hollywood 'hood.

The Garage, Glasgow

Sun 30 Nov

£15 / 0141 332 1120

Manchester Academy

Mon 1 Dec

£15 / 0161 275 2930

O2 ABC, Glasgow

Sun 30 Nov

£15 / 0141 332 2232

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I The Breather

American metal heads.

Ivory Blacks, Glasgow

Tue 2 Dec

£9 / 0141 248 4114

O2 Academy Leicester

Sun 30 Nov

£9.05 / 0844 477 2000

Periphery

Prog metal and mathrock from this DC sextet.

O2 Academy Islington, London N1

Wed 1 Apr 2015

£15.75 / 0844 477 2000

Saxon

One of old school metal's most fondly regarded combos, Yorkshire lads who's chugging riffs and love of 'Denim and Leather' helped spearhead NWOBHM.

The Limelight, Belfast

Sat 6 Dec

£25.50 / 028 9032 7007

With Hell and Stormzone.

O2 ABC, Glasgow

Sun 7 Dec

£26 / 0141 332 2232

With Hell and Stormzone.

O2 Academy Bournemouth

Mon 1 Dec

£29.25 / 0844 477 2000

With Hell and Stormzone.

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Soundwave Music Competition

The biggest music competition in Northern England and Scotland for unsigned bands, solo acts, singers, duos and DJs.

O2 ABC, Glasgow

Sat 10 Jan 2015

£7.55 / 0141 332 2232

O2 Academy Leeds

Sat 17 Jan 2015

£7.55 / 0844 477 2000

O2 Academy Newcastle, Newcastle upon Tyne

Sat 31 Jan 2015

£7.55 / 0844 477 2000

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7.5 Tonnes Of Beard

The band plays sludge and doom metal with support from Lantern For A Gale, PigsAsPeople.

Atlantic Bar, Portrush

Tue 23 Dec

£4 / 02870 822991

Absolva

Classic heavy metal by the band from Manchester.

B2, Norwich

Sat 6 Dec

£5 / 01603 441118

  • 19:00 – 23:00 Absolva B2, Norwich

Bootleggers, Kendal

Sun 14 Dec

Free / 01539 723824

  • 18:00 – 22:00 Absolva Bootleggers, Kendal

Absolva

The Manchester-based trio performs heavy metal. With support from Die No More and Control The Storm.

The Victoria, Swindon

Thu 11 Dec

£3 / 01793 535713

  • 20:00 Absolva The Victoria, Swindon

Accept

German heavy metal veterans.

The Forum, London NW5

Thu 27 Nov

£20 / 020 7428 4099

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