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Recluse

Recluse
“Recluse strike the right balance between classic rock and modern rock… their music is weighty and impressive”, Big Cheese Magazine (4/5). “Crooked Heart is a slow burning, chunky, bluesy, riff-fest”, Metal Talk. “Recluse Produce a heavy, bass filled sound laced with good, emotive vocals which do the well penned lyrics the justice they deserve. The drumming and guitar riffs are fantastic and the varied sound and up and down nature of the songs takes you on several well directed journeys as you listen”, Stereoboard. “The pure meat and noise produced from these three guys are so strong that once they’ve pierced your head you can almost feel your mind bleed” – Gig Reviewer

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Between Waves
Between Waves formed in May 2013. Formed from the ashes of Sumerian Eden. Sick of hearing the same old derivative and safe scream verse/ singing chorus format, Between Waves from day one were intent on creating a distinctive, original and power-full sound. Key word being BIG!! When you hear down tuned guitars you typically would expect noisy muddy music with a hell of a lot of screaming. This is not Between Waves, with tune full female vocals creating story based compositions that is instantly relatable to even the most stubborn of listener.

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ABACAB brings the Genesis songbook to life, spanning the decades and the various line ups, not just focussing on one period of the band’s existence.

All accomplished musicians in their own right, ABACAB consists of 5 close friends, covering material that is both challenging to replicate and enriching to perform.

Come and see, hear and enjoy a full evening of accomplished anthems and greatest hits, from the early classics such as “I Know What I Like” and “Trick Of The Tail”, the breakthrough years with “Follow You, Follow Me” and “Turn It On Again”, to the commercial successes of “Mama”, “Land of Confusion” and so many more. There is guaranteed to be something of all Genesis fans to enjoy.

As Phil Collins has said “I think Genesis are no longer”. It is now left to ABACAB to carry on the legacy of a band whose timeless songs will continue to be enjoyed for years to come.

NO COSTUMES NO GIMMICKS JUST MUSIC

Tickets are £5 on the door – only £5

Doors open 18:00

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BWC

Black Water Chemistry
Black Water Chemistry was born out of the demise of Newport band “The Delightful Lifeless” and the musical bond forged between Matt and Dan during their time in that band. Adding formidable bassist Gareth Stacey to the lineup they now play a brand of fast metallic grunge that sounds grown up whilst staying true to their roots.

Black Water Chemistry combine a grown up appreciation of heavy driving music and a youthful exuberance that they hope will be pretty damn addictive to audiences.

Fans of grunge and heavy music take note, BWC are just getting warmed up.

Tradish
Tradish
Forged in the haze of the valley of the crows, the mighty riffs of Tradish were born. Three local peasants discovered the wizards within them and converged onto the sacred ground known as Mirage. With a large helping of long bottom leaf these players of the dark arts submerged themselves into the abyss and conjured up mystical melodies like the rock gods of old.

Witness
Witness to the Reform
WTTR in its present incarnation have been beating out tunes since January 2014. Originally formed in 2009, the Newbridge trio concentrated on original material with a dark edge, respectfully tipping a cap to “prog” but staying somewhat this side of a classic alternative rock sound the song writing quickly grew, culminating in 3 E.P’s .

Following the departure of the original drummer in December 2013, new blood behind the tubs seemed to inject a new life into the song writing and playing. A “double A side” single recorded at The Boneyard studios in Neath and released in the summer of 2014 has given the band new recognition and a growing fan base.
With influences from NOFX to The Who, Rainbow to Muse, Maiden to Marillion, there’s a fusion of sounds that you can never dwell on as, before you know it, it changes to something else. New songs never seem to follow the last and new sounds always seem to emerge. BUt one things for sure, 110% goes into every song written and performed live.

“we’re not going to be the next Muse or Manics, we’re not going to make millions and live in a mansion with a swimming pool full of vodka, but we enjoy what we do, and that’s what making music is all about. If it lasts another 5 years or 5 months, I can listen back to our stuff and say – I did that”

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Doors 18:00
Show Starts 21:00

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Emily rose

Emily Rose Vintage
50 Winsor Rd Griffithstown. South Wales NP4 5HY
A collection of hand made vintage inspired dresses by Emily Rose Vintage and hand picked original vintage clothing. gifts, jewellery, shoes , bags and china hire. Wedding service available… old type writer and singer sewing machine for hire. Most products are locally hand made such as the Cwtch and Cariad cushions paper cuts and vintage button jewellery.

TwoMsF
Two Marks and a Frank Will Be Performing Live

Also A Guest Appearance From Lady Lauren 🙂

Lady Lauren

Doors 18:00

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Deadbeat Deluxe
Songs by or about dead people…

The Dukes Of Bordello
…Rock n Roll trashcan troubadors from the seedy side of town..

Mark Ayling Acoustic
A lifelong drummer, Mark Ayling has branched out into the world of acoustic music. Discarding the usual folk/acoustic influences such as Bob Dylan and Woody Guthrie, Mark takes his inspiration from artists as diverse as The Jam, New Model Army, The Specials, Motorhead and Joy Division, creating a sound that has the energy of punk whilst retaining the melodic elements of the acoustic guitar.

Doors 18:00
Entry £5

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Rum Puppets
Rum Puppets are an Alt- Rock 5-piece, based in Cardiff, been about since 2012 and now on our 2nd EP – also touring Cornwall in September…

The Cradles
Just like music should be.’ – Plastik Magazine

‘The perfect song’ (You Won’t Find Anyone Else) – Tom Robinson, BBC Radio 6

‘Exquisite sounding band with qualities and tones of The Smiths’ – Forkster’s

‘Inviting as much as it is innovative’ – Unsigned and Independent

‘The Cradles are a band to keep British guitar music firmly on the map’ – Vivid Riot

‘If McCartney’s ‘Just Another Day’ and ‘Eleanor Rigby’ decided to have a lovechild, it would most probably sound a lot like ‘Stamp Man” – For The Love of All Sweet Music Blog

Doors 18:00
Show Starts 21:00

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The Dragonffli Halloween Special Featuring :-
Asylem
Jonathan Williams, Gareth Saunders, Mark Cooper, Adam Salter.
5 Welsh Men on a massive mission to blow your minds !

The band was formed many years ago by Guitarist Gareth and Drummer Mark, the original members have always stayed true friends and rocked it out together, and now have been blessed by 2 of the greatest musicians joining the band Adam Salter and Jonathan Williams making it so strong as heard in the music.
Through their love of music and determination to progress on their already existing sound

Asylem have been hard at work recording and practicing and getting prepared for gigs with dates being added constantly
Look out for good things to come! you will not be disappointed.

Soylent Majority
We are a four piece band from South Wales that formed in late 2013. Having a laugh and playing music is our aim. We released our first three EP in march 2014 and have since been increasing our set list. We are always looking for gigs so give us a shout.

Only Human
Were a young 5 piece metal band from Cwmbran (wales) and we just want to play music and have a laugh!

Swift Arvel
Formed in late 2013 as a three piece jamming out early song ideas and instrumentals. Our music is a (vaguely) organised mash up of rock riffs, funky bass lines, raw vocals and metal inspired drums guaranteed to get your arse moving.

Not To Fall
A four piece Hard Rock/Metal/Fusion band from South Wales.

Fancy Dress
Doors 18:00

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Whiskey Lies

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Formed late 2012, we have already written many of our own songs and have been busy gigging and working on our debut album coming soon.

Working hard in the studio trying to get as many songs done as possible.
Booking more gigs very soon!

Dis-Arm
3 piece Punk Rock  band.

Doors 18:00
Show Starts 21:00

Free Entry 🙂