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  • Covenant return for 2015 tour

    COVENANT 2015We’re pleased to announced that Swedish synthpop/EBM group COVENANT will tour in 2015.

    The band famed for their many great club hits, such as ‘Bullet’, ‘Call the Ships to Port’, ‘We Stand Alone’, ‘Ritual Noise’ and many more play 5 days in early March.

    If this means nothing to you – then imagine bands like Kraftwerk, early Numan and the original pioneers of the electonic music scene given a modern twist.

    We are delighted to tell you that we’re working with Flag Promotions to ensure the band is playing NEWCASTLE at the University on March 5th.

    Tickets are onsale now from www.seetickets.com

    The last – and only other – time the band played Newcastle was an intimate show in Legends, but playing at the University allows the fans to see a much larger production from the band alongside the amazing and legendary music the band make.



  • The Men That Will Not Be Blamed For Nothing

    themenPutting the PUNK back into steampunk… it is… The Men That Will Not Be Blamed For Nothing !

    They played a blinder at Charnel House last year and now they’re back!

    Playing THINK TANK in Newcastle on November 21st – tickets £8 in advance (available from Reflex and www.seetickets.com ) or £10 on the door.

    Although this had been hoped to be for the 3rd album (although, they will be playing new songs) it has now become a tour to both show of some new tracks, play some favourites and celebrate vocalist Andy kicking Cancer up the arse!

    Support comes from JORDAN REYNE who you may remember wooing crowds when she support The March Violets last November and also local punks Chaos8.  Sweet.

    Gonna be a cracking night :)

     



  • Freakangel – Newcastle

    freakangelposter_liteWe’re thrilled to welcome FREAKANGEL to Newcastle on 16th November 2014

    Freakangel are an industrial/metal act from Estonia – think along the lines of Rammstein and Combichrist. They thrilled crowds earlier this year at the Reistanz Festival in Sheffield and are now back as part of their first mini tour

    You can check them out here

    Support comes from local lads CARVED LIES – they’re always a great bunch to work with and bring their own fusion of electronics and metal to the brim.
    They’ve just played a stunning Hallowe’en set in Sunderland and are wrapping up what will be an excellent year for them at this show.

    Tickets are £8 in advance. £10 on the door.
    Available up front from Reflex Records or online from www.seetickets.com

    Click here for facebook event



  • He is Legend – October 27th

    He is Legend – Hot US act to hit Newcastle

    Tour cuts through Think Tank on October 27th

    heislegendHe is Legend are touring the UK in support of 4th album ‘Heavy Fruit’

    With a sound best described as rock and roll, the swampy group of bearded gentlemen refuses to be pigeon holed into one subgenre. You can hear the influence of bands likeNirvana and Smashing Pumpkins, despite He Is Legend’s faster and more aggressive writing style. Often writing tunes that keep even the most diehard fan guessing as to what might come next. However, even with all their diversity, there is a stamp on every song that says “this is He Is Legend.”

    You can check them out here

    Support on this tour comes from Cold Summer

    Collectively, Cold Summer are a self proclaimed post hardcore band dynamically challenging perceptions and conventions of what a band playing heavy yet melodic (passionate, but not pretentious) punk/hardcore influenced rock, should sound like.

    You can check Cold Summer out here

    Tickets are priced at just £10 !

    Tickets are on sale now from www.seetickets.com and locally from Reflex Records.



  • Dark Nation : New Goth & EBM club night

    darknationDARK NATION has arrived!

    Combining the the best of dark alternative styles….
    Gothic, EBM, Post-Punk, 80’s Electro, Industrial, Steampunk, New Romantic and Darkwave – all under one roof.

    Join the Facebook event here

    Held at The Globe, on Railway Street our launch night couldn’t be more appropriate: HALLOWEEN. The venue will be in full Halloween decor, Dark Nation style, so feel free to dress and express yourself suitably ;-)

    There will be spot prizes!

    Entry is £5 all night, and happy hour at the bar is 9pm – 10pm. (Free flavoured vodka shot with every drink purchased at the bar)

    Last entry will be 1.30am so while we’d encourage you down early, we know a lot of you will have other plans so do come along afterwards.

    DJs Kev and Ghost will bring you music from all styles and eras – past and present – so expect to hear bands like : Apoptygma Berzerk, The Sisters of Mercy, VNV Nation, Bauhaus, The Cure, Combichrist, Skeletal Family, Abney Park, The Men That Will Not Be Blamed For Nothing, Duran Duran, Siouxsie and the Banshees, O Children, Eagulls, Aesthetic Perfection, Faderhead, Echo and the Bunnymen, Gary Numan, Killing Joke, New Order, The March Violets, The Chameleons, The Cramps, The Cruxshadows, William Control, Joy Division, Soft Cell, Modulate, Terrolokaust, Grendel, plus much much more.
    Whether you like the classics, the Gothic side, the electro side or whatever part of the Alternative scene you like, there’s something for you.

     

     



  • Next Gig : Uli Jon Roth

    uli poster

    The Legendary Uli Jon Roth is playing a special show at Think Tank in Newcastle on October 23rd – a 40th anniversary Scorpions re-visited set, full 2 hour show.
    Don’t miss out!

    Tickets available now from www.seetickets.com and locally from Reflex Records



  • Pretty Addicted in Newcastle

    prettyaddicted-liteContinuing our programme at The Globe, we’re thrilled to welcome Pretty Addicted on September 25th.

    Second album ‘It All Stems from Childhood’ has been released recently and is receiving massive plaudits across the spectrum – this will be a tour in support of the album, with the new full live band.

    Pretty Addicted already have a reputation as one of the most exciting live bands in the electro underground and with their new album it looks to tear down all walls.
    Fans of dirty and nasty rock and electro would lap this up.

    The show is at The Globe on Thursday 25th August. Tickets are £6 in advance and £8 on the door.

    But… that’s not all.
    You actually get a total of 3 great bands for your money.

    Also playing :

    Telemark – they are tour support and from Sweden, it’ll be their first time in the UK. They describe themselves as an observation; sequenced, synthesised, acoustic and electrified. They are fronted by Elliot Berlin, whom you may know as keyboardist in Aesthetic Perfection.

    Opening the show, up from Hull, is Systemyk – it’ll be there second time in Newcastle and in the first they made lots of new friends, their merch desk got mobbed. If you missed them the first time, here is your chance to redeem yourself – if you caught them, well, you get another chance again.

    This should be a great show – and 3 excellent bands for £8 (or £6 if you buy in advance) is cool value for money we think, especially for some strong bands.

    Hope we can see you there.



  • Zeitgeist Zero – first Newcastle show in 5 years!

    IMG_2925WebRFTK are pleased to announced we’ll be booking bands into The Globe, on Railway Street, one Thursday per month starting from July 31st.

    We’re stoked that the headliner for our first event will be Zeitgeist Zero - it’ll be their first Newcastle show since 2009, so a rare chance to see them in these parts.

    Zeitgeist Zero produce a sensational mix of precise electronica with elements of guitars, drums and keys intertwining seamlessly around passionate female vocals. This results in a sensational, critically acclaimed stage show that guarantees to draw in the audience with their visual effects and energetic stage presence.

    Entry is £5 (pay on the door or reserve your tickets from our ‘store’) and support acts will be announced soon.

    Til then, here’s a recent video Zeitgeist Zero put out.



  • Lockdown – Rock / Metal @ The Globe

    LOCKDOWN posterRock is back !

    As you’re probably aware we’ve been without a regular Friday night rock night since the closure of Legends last November.

    Well, good news folks…

    Starting July 11th, then the second Friday of each month, we’ve got LOCKDOWN which is a rock/metal night at The Globe (Railway Street, near the Arena)

    The main focus of the night will be the rock/metal genres, past and present, from Metallica to Mallory Knox, AC/DC to A Day to Remember, you know the drill.

    You can follow the night on Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/lockdownnewcastle

    Entry is £4 before 11.30pm or £5 after, but there will be a £3 guestlist – see facebook events for details.