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  • 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

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    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.

  • Eric Martin – Intimate Solo Show

    BnvhTSmCUAA2SUD Eric Martin, the voice of Mr Big, is set to play a special intimate solo show in Think Tank in Newcastle on December 5th 2014.

    Playing a mixture of solo material and Mr Big songs, it’s a rare opportunity to see the legendary frontman in such a small setting.

    Tickets are only £12 in advance and available from www.seetickets.com , www.ticketweb.co.uk and locally from Reflex and Hot Rats Records.

  • Ayria / Inertia double headliner

    ayria_inertia posterSynth fans – do we have a night for you!

    June 20th at Think Tank, a special double-headline show with two bands that have never played Newcastle !

    From Canada.

    (OK, she played Sunderland in 2009 with Cruxshadows, but that isn’t Newcastle!)
    Ayria is famous for her hits, they include ‘The Gun Song’, ‘My Revenge on the World’ and the fantastic new album ‘Plastic Makes Perfect’

    She’s toured the UK with Cruxshadows, VNV Nation and Angelspit and also played impressive sets at Infest.

    From London

    Formed in 1992, this will surprisingly be their first Newcastle show.
    They’ve toured around the UK, Europe and US with many great bands, popped in all of the major ‘scene’ festivals for appearances and generally been established as one of the busiest and hardest working bands in the UK.

    Tickets for this show are a snip at only £10
    Available in advance from www.seetickets.com www.ticketweb.co.uk and locally at Reflex and Hot Rats Records.