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Four Sticks: Classic Rock Weekender


New Cross Inn

323 New Cross Road SE14 6AS London

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New Cross Inn are well chuffed to bring you a weekend of live classic rock comprising of well known and the best up and coming bands in the genre. All weekend advance ticket £40 Daily tickets up Fri £12 / Sat £18 / Sun £18 FRIDAY HEADLINER: Diamond Head
Teenagers Brian Tatler and Duncan Scott first started writing music together in Stourbridge in early 1976, with Brian on cheap fuzz guitar and Duncan playing drums on biscuit tins. Brian had a poster of an album by Phil Manzanera called Diamond Head that was released in 1975 and he thought “that would be a good name for the band”.
Go to for full bio SATURDAY HEADLINER: Praying Mantis
Originally formed in 1973 by the Troy brothers, Tino and Chris, Praying Mantis became one of THE most influential bands of the New Wave of British Heavy Metal (NWOBHM). The band is also one of a very small number of bands from that era to have remained a going concern over the intervening years, and to still record and appear live regularly.
Go to for full bio SUNDAY HEADLINER: Massive Wagons
Formed in 2009 the guys wasted no time hitting the ground running, gig after gig, a relentless attitude to playing live, armed with a set of songs some reviewers remarked were “written with their hearts on their sleeves” the Wagons played everywhere, every shithole, nightclub, rock boozer, biker bar, up and down the country. And so to the present, the current situation, STILL the same lineup, STILL the same live chemistry, and STILL the same hunger and desire to succeed.
Go to for full bio And The Superb Supporting Cast: – – – – – Friday – – – – – Burnt Out Wreck
Think Bon Scott era ACDC with a bit of Sleaze Metal thrown in. Saints of Sin
Delivering their brand of excessive Hard Rock debauchery since 2013. StoneWire
Classic British Rock with a dirty Southern twist. Alteration
A female fronted heavy, melodic & original Rock band. – – – – – Saturday – – – – – Bigfoot
A 5 piece Hard Rock band based in Wigan. Baleful Creed
A four piece Heavy Rock influenced band from Belfast. Devilfire
An outstanding Rock & Heavy Metal Birmingham born Band. Ryders Creed
5 piece Hard Rock band from the Midlands. Hollowstar
Hard hitting Cambridgeshire rock’n’rollers These Wicked Rivers
Derby’s rock and roll re-inventors, this is good stuff. Black Whiskey
London Classic Rock with Blues soaked guitar. Tomorrow Is Lost
Big riffs, bigger solos and a reputation for powerful live performances. Derecho
Female fronted rock band presenting a thundering rock sound. – – – – – Sunday – – – – – Massive
A volatile macho-rock engine fueled on adrenaline. Sacrilege
We are the original Sacrilege from the NWOBHM era from 1982-1987. New Device
A determined bunch of rock n roll mavericks. Neuronspoiler
Anthemic, no holds barred musical heavy metal brilliance. Hell’s Addiction
Kick ass, no-bullshit Rock n Roll from Leicester Theia
3 Piece Hard Rockers from the heart of the UK. HammerJacK
A hard hitting heavy rock band with a classic sound. Gallows High
A five piece choir of screaming guitars and female vocals. Silvervoid
A band influenced by the classic British blues/hard rock pioneers. And DJ Demonize Debz from Metal Devastation Radio filling the gaps TRANSPORT: By car
There is plenty of free street parking in the roads around the venue but as New Cross is in a busy, central location but we cannot guarantee availability and do recommend that you take public transport if possible as this will likely reduce your journey time. For Blue Badge holders there are bays available on Clifton Rise, adjacent to the venue. Public transport
We are approximately 200m from New Cross Gate overground & rail station, approximately 500m from New Cross overground & rail station and half a mile (15 minute walk or short bus/cab ride) from Deptford Bridge DLR station. London buses: 21, 36, 53, 136, 171, 172, 177, 225, 321, 343, 436, 453 & P13 – all stop within 100m of the venue Taxi/drop off
Taxis and other vehicles will be able to drop off and pick up customers from Clifton Rise, directly outside the venue entrance. WHERE TO STAY: New Cross Inn Hostel. Above the venue (not affiliated) Venture Hostel. 10 minute walk Goddis Lodge. 10 minute walk The White Hart. 10 minute walk Staycity Deptford Bridge. 15 minute walk or short bus/cab ride Travelodge Greenwich. 15 minute walk or short bus/cab ride Hilton Greenwich. 20 minute walk or short bus/cab ride Premier Inn Greenwich. 20 minute walk or short bus/cab ride Staycity Greenwich. 20 minute walk or short bus/cab ride

Source: New Cross Inn website