The Blackout, Orange Goblin, Ginger Wildheart, Hacktivist and The Virginmarys lead the first 50 Bands!
The Blackout, Orange Goblin, Ginger Wildheart, Hacktivist and The Virginmarys are confirmed to play alongside a wealth of new talent that showcases how incredibly healthy the UK’s rock scene is in 2014 as rock, indie and punk bands rub shoulders in what is certainly the music capital of London, Camden Town.
Other bands joining the line-up include Blitz Kids, Colt 45, Los Pepes, Turbowolf, Nine Black Alps, Acoustic TV (Terrorvision), The Howling, Crazy Arm, Apologies, I Have None, God Damn, Hounds, Hang The Bastard, Exit International, Deadcuts, Electric River, Turbogeist, Generation Graveyard, Dolomite Minor, Sons Of Icarus, The Do
gbones, Tankus The Henge, LTNT, VerseChorusVerse, Menshevik, Los Pepes, Dead, The One Hundred, Verses Knights, The Front, IC1’s, Dead Eye Mariners, Panic The Vulture, Dead Sea Skulls, Paris Pickpockets, Stereo Juggernaut, The Parade, The Dirty Truth, Charlie And The Band Of Demons, Itamar, The Broken Chords, My Little Empire, Voodoo Vegas, Saint Agnes, Death Koolaid and Dirty Harrys with many more to be announced.
“This is one big Rock n Roll street party,” says event organizer Chris McCormack. “It’s now in pretty much every venue in Camden. It’s pretty cool to be able to turn Camden into the noisiest place on earth for a day! 200 of the best new guitar bands in 20 venues”
“We are super excited to be playing Camden Rocks,” exclaims The Blackout’s frontman Sean Smith. “Especially in such a rad venue as The Underworld. It’s gonna be a hot sweaty one for sure!”
“Camden has always been one of our favourite parts of the UK for shows,” joins in Blitz Kids frontman Joe James. “The rock scene ther
e is unparalleled. We can’t wait to play Camden Rocks!”
Last year’s event was a sell-out success with over 150 bands taking over Camden. Bands such as Therapy? The Rifles, Hawk
Eyes, Rise To Remain, Turbowolf, Fearless Vampire Killers, The Computers, Lost Alone and many more joined forces with legends such as the Sex Pistols guitarist Glenn Matlock, Carl Barat from The Libertines for a day of essential rock
n’roll fun and action.