Thursday, October 27, 2016
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The Moshville Times

Tour News: Redrock Festival, Evil Scarecrow, Black Tusk, Slaves

Still playing catchup after the metal behemoth that was Bloodstock 2016, here’s a bunch of things to keep you busy until August 2017…

RedRock 2016Redrock Festival

A great little event in London, this one. National and international bands, great line-up… and it’s free entry (donations welcome and accepted). Really, you’ve no excuse. It’s on Sunday 2nd October at The Dublin Castle in Camden. Confirmed bands are as follows:

For more details, check out the event’s official site and facebook event page.

Evil Scarecrow 2017Evil Scarecrow

After their brilliantly bonkers performance at Bloodstock mainstage last week to an absolutely huge crowd all robototroning, crabuloning and hurricanadoing like crazy, Evil Scarecrow are delighted to announce new dates for the start of 2017 and beyond, on their “Rock You Like A Hurricanado” tour backed by Live Nation.

Some dates had already been announced for the end of 2016, but you can now add a bunch in January/February. The full list is now as follows:

  • 29th October – Corporation, Sheffield
  • 26th November – Midlands Metal Crusade, Slade Rooms, Wolverhampton
  • 7th January – Yardbirds, Grimsby
  • 26th January – Cathouse, Glasgow
  • 27th January – The Ruby Lounge, Manchester
  • 28th January – Rock City, Nottingham
  • 2nd February – The Engine Rooms, Southampton
  • 3rd February – Electric Ballroom, London
  • 4th February – Thekla, Bristol

Tickets for all dates went on sale this morning.

Black Tusk 2016Black Tusk

Savannah swamp metal trio Black Tusk have announced a new run of headlining EU tour dates kicking off this coming October. The tour will begin in Dresden and will see the band laying waste to audiences across Europe and the UK for a full month, including an appearance at Damnation Festival 2016 in Leeds. Red Apollo, Hark, and Herder will support on select dates (Hark only at the UK shows, except Damnation). UK dates below, full details in the poster.

  • Nov 3 London, UK Boston Music Room^
  • Nov 4 Norwich, UK The Owl Sanctuary^
  • Nov 5 Leeds, UK Damnation Festival 2016
  • Nov 6 Glasgow, UK Audio^
  • Nov 7 Bristol, UK Exchange^

Slaves 2016Slaves

On top of releasing their brand new album Take Control on September 30th, Slaves will also be laying waste to venues across the country as they launch into a full UK tour in November.
The tour will take in all corners of the UK as the band stay true to their roots of bringing their gritty, primal take on rock music to the people, wherever they are. It’ll also include two nights at London’s legendary Shepherds Bush Empire to complete what is set to be one of the must see live experiences of the year.

  • Thu 10 Nov 2016 – Bexhill – De La Warr Pavillion – UK
  • Fri 11 Nov 2016 – Truro – Hall for Cornwall – UK
  • Sun 13 Nov 2016 – Cardiff – University Great Hall – UK
  • Mon 14 Nov 2016 – Cambridge – Corn Exchange – UK
  • Tue 15 Nov 2016 – Leeds – O2 Academy – UK
  • Thu 17 Nov 2016 – Newcastle – O2 Academy – UK
  • Fri 18 Nov 2016 – Glasgow – Barrowland – UK
  • Sat 19 Nov 2016 – Birmingham – O2 Academy – UK
  • Mon 21 Nov 2016 – Bristol – O2 Academy – UK
  • Tue 22 Nov 2016 – Leicester – O2 Academy – UK
  • Wed 23 Nov 2016 – Nottingham – Rock City – UK
  • Fri 25 Nov 2016 – Sheffield – O2 Academy – UK
  • Sat 26 Nov 2016 – Manchester – Albert Hall – UK
  • Tue 29 Nov 2016 – London – Shepherds Bush Empire – UK
  • Wed 30 Nov 2016 – London – Shepherds Bush Empire – UK

Tickets go on sale this Friday, 19th August. In the meantime, check out “Spit It Out” by the band:

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