Tour News: Final Coil, Spring King plus Fizzy Blood / Weirds / Calva Louise, Doctors of Madness, Here Lies Man

Get your dancing trousers on…

Final Coil

Final Coil will be presenting the amazing Persistence Of Memory album at a select group of shows, starting with an appearance at the Pi Bar in Leicester on January 27th. The full details of all shows confirmed so far are as follows:

Spring King plus Fizzy Blood / Weirds / Calva Louise

Leeds bands Fizzy Blood and Weirds are supporting Spring King on subsequent dates in late January/February with Calva Louise joining in the part as well on selected dates.

With Fizzy Blood…

  • 24th January – Reading, South Streets Art Centre
  • 25th January – Milton Keynes, Craufurd Arms
  • 26th January – Tunbridge Wells, Forum
  • 27th January – Dover, Booking Hall
  • 30th January – Bath, Moles
  • 31st January – Guildford, Boileroom
  • 1st February – St Albans, The Horn
  • 2nd February – Cardiff, Clwb Ifor Bach
  • 4th February – Swansea, Sin City
  • 5th February – Southampton, The Loft (also with CL)
  • 6th February – Norwich Waterfront Studio (also with CL)
  • 7th February – Nottingham Bodega (also with CL)

And with Weirds…

  • 9th February – Stoke-On-Trent, Sugarmill (also with CL)
  • 10th February – Sheffield, The Harley (also with CL)
  • 11th February – Leeds, Brudenell Community Room (also with CL)
  • 13th February – York, The Crescent (also with CL)
  • 14th February – Edinburgh, Sneaky Pete’s (also with CL)
  • 15th February – Newcastle, Think Tank Underground (also with CL)
  • 16th February – Hull, Fruit (also with CL)

Doctors of Madness

Described as “the missing link between David Bowie and The Sex Pistols” [The Guardian, May 2017] Doctors of Madness exploded onto the music scene in 1975 with their theatrical, William Burroughs-inspired Sci-fi nightmare, they were misunderstood by many, but those who knew understood the importance of the band’s dangerous, uncompromising approach to lyrics, to music and to performance.

They’re playing six dates across the UK in March, tickets on sale now. Support from Lily Bud and Sister Paul.

  • 22 – Brighton, The Haunt
  • 23 – Birmingham, O2 Institute 3
  • 24 – London, 100 Club
  • 26 – Bristol, Fleece
  • 27 – Manchester, Academy 3
  • 28 – Glasgow, Oran Mor

Here Lies Man

What if Black Sabbath played Afrobeat? In short, that’s the underlying vibe to the self-titled debut by Here Lies Man. The L.A. based quintet is founded and conceptualized by Marcos Garcia of Antibalas, bringing his erudite experience of World rhythms and music to the more riff-based foundations of heavy rock. The results are an incredibly catchy and refreshing twist on classic forms, without sounding forced and trite like some sort of mash-up attempt.

Find out for yourself what they sound like as they play a handful of UK dates in March.

  • Fri 2nd Bristol, UK @ The Exchange
  • Sat 3rd Brighton, UK @ West Hill Hall
  • Mon 5th Leeds, UK @ Brudenell Social Club
  • Tue 6th Manchester, UK @ Soup Kitchen
  • Weds 7th London, UK @ Moth Club
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