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We're pleased to say we've confirmed a rescheduled date with The Used for their postponed February show!! Original tickets are still valid, and more are available if you want to come:



Kick your 2018 off in style, come and work with us at the UK's best music venue!!

We're recruiting for:




If you'd like to apply please send a covering letter and your CV to jobs(at)




So there's that lil thing called Christmas coming up soon, so why not celebrate it in style this year with us at Rock City?!

We're now taking VIP and group bookings for our clubnights throughout December, if you fancy it send a message to the page of the night you fancy coming to:

Thursdays - TUNED

Fridays - GET LUCKY

Saturdays - HEY HEY HEY


We are looking for Trainee Assistant Managers to join our ever-expanding team! You do not have to have experience in management however bar, kitchen or event management experience is a must. In this fast-paced and growing business, this opportunity is ideal for someone who wants to progress. If you are passionate about ensuring our customers have a great time, we will train you to be a manager at some of the UK’s best bar, club and live music venues.

Please send a CV and cover note to careers(at) or for more information visit


The fantastic Mr GARY NUMAN is here in October, and he's just released his brand new album 'Savage'!! Check it out:

Get tickets for his show here:


Black Rebel Motorcycle Club

Announces New Studio Album

Wrong Creatures Album Set For Release on January 12, 2018

First Single “Little Thing Gone Wild” Out Today

North American Tour Dates Announced

September 15, 2017 (Los Angeles, CA) – Today, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club announced their forthcoming album Wrong Creatures, out on January 12, 2018 and released the first single “Little Thing Gone Wild” – PRESS HERE to listen to the track.

The widely acclaimed California-based band consists of Peter Hayes (vocal, guitar, harmonica), Robert Levon Been (vocal, bass, guitar), and Leah Shapiro (drums). They’ve been crafting perfectly honed, bluesy, psychedelic garage-rock since 1998 and return with their 7th studio album. These rock and roll stalwarts have been praised by NPR for their “gutsy rock ‘n’ roll” while Rolling Stone has called their sound “expansive” and Entertainment Weekly has called it “deeply hypnotic narco-blues.”

Wrong Creatures was produced by Nick Launay (Nick Cave, Arcade Fire) and is available for pre-sale beginning today in all digital music stores and directly through the band’s online store. “Little Thing Gone Wild” is available for purchase as an individual track beginning today and everyone who pre-orders the album will receive the song immediately. In addition to the CD & Digital album version, Wrong Creatures will also be available for pre-order in a deluxe box format, which, in addition to the exclusive colored vinyl LP, comes with a custom BRMC harmonica made by Höhner, and more. The deluxe box is available exclusively through the band’s online store.

Recorded in Los Angeles, Wrong Creatures takes a journey throughout rock's history, taking unlikely twists and turns, both peppered with historic influences but also having one foot firmly in the present. Yet their focus still firmly set on returning to edge of the stage, never resting on their laurels and bringing people further into their live experience. “It’s a crazy making machine, it can chew you up good, i mean we literally toured till the wheels came off and Leah’s brain literally started leaking out of her head” say’s Been. “I know i’ve battled on and off with mental depression, and Pete’s head never came with any proper instructions.”

Wrong Creatures returns to the core of BRMC's alchemy, yet plunges the knife in even further. From the Cave-esque murder balladry of “Haunt” to the garage punk of “Little Thing Gone Wild,” it runs the gamut allowing the band to flex every muscle in their armor. They remain opaque about the songs' greater meanings, fearful of past misunderstandings. “I find myself writing about death a lot,” says Hayes. “I find myself having a discussion with death, which sounds dark. For me, it's dark humor.” Talking about mortality allows Hayes to explore life's great mistakes and regrets. Channeling them through rolling riffs and dirge-laden rhythms, however, extolls the demons within. It's a great catharsis for the band, and it's a great unifier for their audience who can also seek solace in the emotional heft.

Ultimately, the band are survivors during an era where rock’n'roll can often be overshadowed by garish pop and domineering hip-hop. Black Rebel Motorcycle Club have learned how to cut out all the noise and concentrate on what matters. Robert Levon Been: “We are truly an island – come hell or high water, so it’s usually best to dress accordingly. Though i’m not sure what the proper attire is when drowning in fire. But leather usually goes with everything.”

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club also announced their North American tour which will be kicking off on January 15, 2018 with dates in Washington DC, Boston, Brooklyn, Los Angeles, and more. The trio will also be hitting Europe and the UK for select tour dates this fall beginning October 23. The band has partnered with Plus 1 for the tour in which $1 from each ticket will be donated to War Child, a worldwide organization that supports programs aiding women & children dislocated and impacted by war, political unrest, terrorism and poverty.

About War Child USA

War Child is an international award-winning charity that takes a long term approach to development, working with and investing in war-affected communities to help disrupt cycles of poverty and violence. War Child's programs provide children and their families with access to education, economic opportunity and justice. Working to protect the most marginalized and vulnerable children where the needs are greatest, War Child operates in many of the most volatile regions of the world including South Sudan, Sudan, Uganda, Democratic Republic of Congo, Jordan, Iraq and Afghanistan. War Child believes that with the right support the 500,000 people its programs benefit each year can become the authors of their own future.

"Musicians have always been at the forefront of social change and we are honored that Black Rebel Motorcycle Club have chosen to support War Child through Plus 1. In the midst of the worst refugee crisis since World War II and famine spreading across Eastern Africa, the need for our work has never been greater. The funds raised through this impactful partnership will benefit War Child’s humanitarian programs in support of children and families living with war at a time when the organization’s work is so critically needed." -Dr. Samantha Nutt, Founder, War Child USA and War Child Canada



Fan favourite nu-metal alt-rockers ALIEN ANT FARM will be hitting us for an immense show to close their tour in Feb next year with the awesome Soil and Local H in to support!!

Tickets go on sale next Thursday officially, BUT we've got our own pre-sale from Tuesday, set a reminder so you don't miss out at



NEW YORK, NY August 15, 2017— Papa Roach pulls no punches when it comes to politics. Earlier this year, the multi-platinum, award winning icons of alternative hard rock made headlines for taking on Paul Ryan in defense of the Affordable Care Act, but it’s “American Dreams,” the latest single off their ninth LP Crooked Teeth, where Papa Roach goes all in on the current state of America’s political affairs.

“America is struggling, America is divided, America is hurting right now,” explains Papa Roach frontman Jacoby Shaddix. “We’re at a fever pitch of confusion, smoke and mirrors, blatant lies. The American Dream is on the chopping block.

“Have you ever thought that war was a sickness?” asks the lifelong pacifist in the lyrics for the track. “My father is a Vietnam veteran. Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and the disintegration of the American family are things I've dealt with personally. I know other people relate.”

Today the band reveals the official video for the new LP’s second single, “American Dreams” which went Top-10 at Active Rock this week, holding steady at #8. Shot in Shaddix’s rural Northern California hometown of Sacramento, the video was Produced and Directed by Bryson Roatch, and features a cast of real life Americans fighting to create their own version of the elusive American Dream and addresses many of the issues preventing them from attaining that dream.


Something's wrong here
Or so it seems
'Cause I'm not sleeping in
American Dreams
American lies
We're trying to see through the smoke in our eyes
So give me the truth
Don't tell me your lies
'Cause it's harder to breathe
When you're buried alive
By American Dreams
*full lyrics here

Papa Roach released their ninth studio album on May 19 to critical acclaim, debuting at #1 on the Billboard ‘s Top Hard Rock Albums Chart, #4 on the Top Rock Albums Chart, and Top 20 in the Top 200. The album has accumulated over 52 million spotify streams since its release.


GIG NEWS: Hell Is For Heroes!


HELL IS FOR HEROES have revealed their exciting live return with a run of special anniversary shows in February next year. Celebrating 15 years since the release of their Top 20 debut The Neon Handshake, the London five piece will play the album in full with their original line up.

Marking their first shows since their sold-out run with Hundred Reasons in 2012, HELL IS FOR HEROES will delight fans with an electric performance of the album that spawned the singles ‘I Can Climb Mountains’, ‘You Drove Me To It’, ‘Night Vision’ and ‘Retreat’.

To make this trip down memory lane even more special, HELL IS FOR HEROES have confirmed two exciting supports. The first comes in the shape of chart topping Alt-rockers A – whose 2002 album ‘Hi-Fi Serious’, which contained the top ten single ‘Nothing’, went Silver in the UK.

“We cant wait!” says drummer Adam Perry “it’s going to fantastic to play those songs again and share the stage with old friends, and it’s years since we toured so we are really looking forward to it and hope to see many old and new faces down the front!”

Completing the bill are recently reformed alternative mob VEX RED, who say:

“It’s great to see HIFH back out again and we’re stoked to have been invited to play these shows with them! There’ll be some new material from Vex in the set and we’re really looking forward to playing some of the cities that we couldn’t hit on our last tour.”


The epic Black Rebel Motorcycle Club will be here 3rd November!! Here's the official announcement:

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club are pleased to mark a return to European shores with a comprehensive live itinerary later this year. The band are currently working on a new as-yet-untitled studio album, which is expected to be released later this year.

All the shows will have a very limited number of VIP packages via Artist Arena that will include a Meet & Greet with all members of the band, sound check attendance, early venue entry, an exclusive merchandise item and a collectible laminate.

VIP/Ticket pre-sale will begin on Tuesday 9th May at 10am local times, with general on-sales to follow later in the week. For full details check