Club 85 presents... HAWKLORDS plus special guest NIK TURNER & support from DEVIANT AMPS!
The Mighty HAWKLORDS return to Club 85 with their brand new album "BRAVE NEW WORLD" with support from the Glorious DEVIANT AMPS!
British space-rock band
Originally formed by Robert Calvert and Dave Brock (of Hawkwind) from the ashes of The Sonic Assassins in 1978, The Hawklords re-emerged in 2009 with a memorial concert in London for legendary British artist, the late Barney Bubbles, graphic designer for many of Hawkwind’s early 1970s albums. Since 2009 Hawklords have consistently toured Europe and the UK, released two official live concert performances on DVD and have produced six consecutive albums of original music, with album number seven due to be released, worldwide, in October 2018.
The band’s critically acclaimed 2017 album release, ‘SIX’, entered The Official UK Top 40 Rock and Metal Chart at number 35. A “Full-blown sonic slab of classic British space-rock”, it was nominated for best rock album of 2017 by One World Music Radio Awards.
‘Hawklords VII: Brave New World’, the new album for 2018, is part two of a trilogy of new releases that are concerned with War, Peace, Love.
Jerry Richards (guitar and vocals): “You can’t have one of these themes without the others; the War cannot be won without the Peace that follows, and Love cannot flourish without Peace. All are contingent upon the other and all find their own expression as a symptom of the rest. These are themes which The Hawklords are keen to explore as humanity, once again, faces another ‘Brave New World’ era.”
Hawklords will embark upon a UK tour throughout October and November 2018 in support of this new studio album. Each live show features a jaw-dropping digital projected lightshow, specially created by lighting designer and tour circuit veteran, Dave ‘Lighthouse’ Johnson.
Promo video for the new album:
Video of SR-71 from last year at c85:
As one of the founding members of the legendary Hawkwind, Nik Turner needs no introduction. Eccentric, innovative, and enigmatic, Nik is full of surprises and we are beyond psyched to see what he brings to the stage this time!
From Harlow, DEVIANT AMPS are a psychedelic rock band who have built up a good live reputation. The current line up came together in January 2018.
The band have played on the same bill as The Damned, John Otway, Newtown Neurotics, System 7, PsiGong, RDF, Pink Fairies, Hot Chip, Neville Staples, Geno Washington, Zion Train, Sentient, Invisible Opera Company Of Tibet, The Sweet, The Hollies, Hawklords, Here&Now, Paradise9, Nukli, Starfighters and Omnia Opera among others.
DEVIANT AMPS record on their own DAMP recordings.
Entry £15 in advance, more on the door.
Advance tickets are now available from the usual outlets:
- Jolly Brown
- Bar 85
- Davids Music (Letchworth)
- Unikorn (Stevenage)
Online tickets are available from:
16+ with photo ID - younger patrons can be signed in at the door and accompanied for the duration of the show by a responsible adult.
Earplugs are available upon request (50p).
Downstairs bar open until 1am.
Like all our gigs this show finishes well in time for the last trains North and South to Cambridge/Peterborough and London and we are just a 5 minute stroll from the station.
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