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6th October | The Facemelter: Thumpermonkey ‘Electricity’ EP launch, The Fierce & The Dead, Ham Legion

The merry band of loony prog heroes that is Thumpermonkey returns to greet us with a brand new EP at The Black Heart, and we welcome them with open arms! Joined by internationally acclaimed prog legends The Fierce & The Dead, and Brighton-based newcomers Ham Legion.

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4th August | The Facemelter: Zolle, Memory Of Elephants, Black Shape

Incredible mathy punky jazzy noisey goodness brought to our ears from the recesses of Italy, Bristol and London to The Black Heart in Camden.

7th May | Chaos Theory DJs at Stergin’s album launch

Stergin are celebrating the release of their EP “Caramel Tony in Her Pleasuredome” with this concert at one of London’s coolest little venues Servant Jazz Quarters. The record is being released via Naim Records.

7 Years Of Chaos: afterparty with The Monolith guest DJ

All ticket-holders for The Facemelter can head ten minutes down the road with us to the basement of Farr’s School Of Dancing, almost opposite Dalston Junction station, where Simon Clark of The Monolith and Kunal will share DJ duties for a few hours.

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3rd February | The Facemelter 7 Years Of Chaos Special: Harbinger, Core Of iO, Masiro

It’s our 7th birthday! So we thought we’d celebrate seven years of gigs by having a gig.

This one’s in the slightly bigger venue Birthdays, so we can keep the price the same and fit more of you in, because we fucking love you!

Interview: Ivan and Genia of Opensight on Italian cinema and hidden influences

Opensight have established themselves as stalwarts of London’s progressive music scene. Having played in the Metal 2 The Masses competition on several occasions, and with numerous studio recordings under their collective belt, these accomplished musicians create a sophisticated blend of rock, metal and a hefty dose of the cinematic. Their latest EP represents something of a departure from previous recordings, though it retains the theatrical flourishes and classic metal undertones that fans will recognise as signatures of the band. ‘Ulterior Motives’ also has the rather dubious accolade of being the only music that doesn’t cause my cat to leave the …