Tour News – Ricky Warwick, Tax the Heat, Fort Fest, Cattle Decapitation

Ricky Warwick dates 2016
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Ricky Warwick

Ricky and his band The Fighting Hearts featuring Robbie Crane on Bass (Black Star Riders), Guitarist Mark Gemini Thwaite (The Mission, Peter Murphy) and Drummer Gary Sullivan are back on the road for a UK Tour in November & December. Support comes from Vice Squad.

Tour dates as follows:

  • 11/11/16 Pwllheli – Hard Rock Hell*
  • 12/11/16 Birmingham – O2 Academy3
  • 13/11/16 Sheffield – O2 Academy2
  • 15/11/16 Leicester – O2 Academy2
  • 16/11/16 Edinburgh – Bannermans
  • 17/11/16 Newcastle – Riverside
  • 18/11/16 Chester – Live Rooms
  • 19/11/16 Grimsby – Yardbirds
  • 20/11/16 Norwich, Waterfront Studio
  • 22/11/16 London – O2 Academy Islington
  • 23/11/16 Oxford – O2 Academy2
  • 4/12/16 – Trecco Bay – Planet Rockstock*

*Vice Squad not on these dates

Tax the Heat

After the release of their debut album Fed To The Lions earlier this year, Tax The Heat announced summer and autumn UK tour dates. They’re doing some headline dates, appearing at some festivals and then touring with Terrorvision.

  • Friday 15th July 2016 Big Red, London HEADLINE (support tbc) FREE ADMISSION
  • Sunday 17th July 2016 Truck Festival
  • Friday 22nd July 2016 Livewire Youth Music, Plymouth HEADLINE w/local support
  • Saturday 23rd July 2016 Steelhouse Festival
  • Sunday 24th July 2016 Ramblin Man Fair Festival
  • Monday 25th July 2016 Music Rooms, Chester (special guests to Ash)
  • Tuesday 26th July 2016 Fibbers, York (special guests to Ash)
  • Thursday 28th July 2016 Moles, Bath HEADLINE w/local support
  • Friday 29th July 2016 Sugarmill, Stoke (special guests to Ash)
  • Saturday 30th July 2016 Slade Rooms, Wolverhampton HEADLINE w/local support
  • Tuesday 22nd November 2016 Garage, Glasgow (guests to Terrovision)
  • Friday 25th November 2016 o2 Ritz, Manchester (guests to Terrovision)
  • Saturday 26th November 2016 Engine Rooms, Southampton (guests to Terrovision)
  • Sunday 27th November 2016 Koko, London (guests to Terrovision)
  • Monday 28th November 2016 Waterfront, Norwich (guests to Terrovision)
  • Tuesday 29th November 2016 Tramshed, Cardiff (guests to Terrovision)

Fort Fest 2016Fort Fest

Another UK festival further adding to the proof that rock and metal are very much not dead! Adding to the already announced bands (Lonely The Brave, INME, Young Guns, Black Peaks, Arcane Roots, The Treatment, The Dirty Youth, Eva Plays Dead, Grumble Bee, Boston Manor, Bad Touch, Cheap Meat, Liberty Lies, Adelphia, FOES, Autumn Ruin, Sister Shotgun, Phoenix Calling, Fires That Divide, New Device, Fahran, Common Youth, Hidden Skies and Apherium) you can now get excited about:

  • The Xcerts
  • EMP!RE
  • Press To MECO
  • Boy Jumps Ship
  • The Hyena Kill
  • Kingdom Keys

Fort Fest takes place in Thurleigh, Bedfordshire between the 2nd-4th September. Tickets and more info from

Cattle Decapitation UK 2016Cattle Decapitation

The mighty Cattle Decapitation are back for another round of dates across Europe including a five-night run across the UK (kicking off very soon indeed!) followed by four more later in the year:

  • 20/06/16 UK – Cardiff – The Moon Club
  • 21/06/16 UK – Newcastle – Think Tank
  • 22/06/16 UK – Glasgow – Ivory Blacks
  • 23/06/16 UK – Derby – The Hairy Dog
  • 24/06/16 UK – London – Nambucca
  • 07/08/16 UK – Doncaster – Vintage Rockbar
  • 08/08/16 UK – Liverpool – Magnet
  • 09/08/16 UK – Birmingham – The Rainbow Courtyard
  • 10/08/16 UK – Southhampton – Joiners
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