Another all-day event celebrating the phenomenal and diverse range of music that’s starting to grip everyone’s imaginations, this year in the industrial setting of Electrowerkz, behind Angel tube in London. Collective Wrekmeister Harmonies returns to London with more atmospheric music based on literature and personal tragedies. Joined by ambient doom project Fvnerals, now based in Belgium, and London post-metallers Tacoma Narrows Bridge Disaster. At Electrowerkz in Angel, London. £9 advance secret discount tickets …
As is becoming tradition, a few of us listed our top five albums and gigs of the year. Here are the musical moments that have stood out for Seb, Luís, Alan and Kunal. TOP 5 RECORDS OF 2018 Seb Daughters – You Won’t Get What You Want This is how you make a comeback record. Easily one of the best comebacks since Swans reformed and morphed into a new uncompromising creature. So much ground is covered on this album and yet it is so cohesive in it’s lyrical themes and insanity of it’s content. I must have listened to …
Our new podcast is up! Listen in as our special guest Jo Quail reveals music from her new album Exsolve, which came out on Friday 2nd November, as well as music from her heroes. The show’s also rammed with loads of news and music about the bands we have coming up in events this next five week period, so enjoy tunes by Au-Dessus, Benen, Boss Keloid, The Fierce & The Dead, Hundred Year Old Man, Jessica Moss, Judas Priest, Kurokuma, Kylver, Leoš Janáček, Ratt, Talons and VÄLVĒ. We said we’d finish on Wasp but then changed our minds last minute, …
Another all-day event celebrating the phenomenal and diverse range of music that’s starting to grip everyone’s imaginations, this year in the industrial setting of Electrowerkz, behind Angel tube in London. TICKETS (prices include booking fees): Super earlybirds – £11 Earlybirds – £14 1st Wave – £15.99 2nd Wave – £19 3rd Wave – £22 Final Tickets – £24.99 £30 on the door Lineup: Jo Quail – cellist and composer, premiering her new band with members of Wren Sly & The Family Drone – experimental noise, forced to cancel 8 Years Of Chaos due to a horrific road accident, but fighting fit and back …
Two black metal bands from Europe make their UK debuts at Nambucca in London. Full details coming soon. FURIA (Poland) Au-Dessus (Lithuania) £9 advance secret saver tickets £12 on the door
In this edition, Kunal was joined by Drew and Andrea of Tacoma Narrows Bridge Disaster, who surprised us with an exclusive premiere of their new single “Truth Escapes”, as well as tunes by some of their influences, plus we played brand new music from some of the acts we’ve announced for the coming autumn of Chaos.
Three bands from around the UK deliver a collective psychedelic thunderpunch of post-metal and doom.
An evening of dark folk, shoegaze, contemporary classical and sprawling psychedelia at Sebright Arms in Hoxton, as the Thee Silver Mt Zion violinist joins us to perform music from her new album “Entanglement”, released via Constellation Records. £9 advance secret discounted tickets £12 on the door ————————– Jessica Moss (Canada) An artist who’s mesmerised us at a few of her concerts already. …
An evening of powerful post-rock, drone, ambient, doom and dark folk from the UK and USA, at The Victoria in Dalston.
London legends of prog, punk, rock and devilish musicianship Thumpermonkey, launch their first album in exactly six years, via esteemed label Rockosmos!
Psychedelic stoner voyages from three awesome bands from Italy and the UK, at The Black Heart in Camden.
A beautiful medley of noise, industrial, post-punk and electronic sounds at The Black Heart in Camden.
London promoters Wrongpop and Chaos Theory have gotten together for a one-off special event to raise money for Norwood & Brixton Foodbank.
Tickets at £5
100% of ticket sales go to the charity.
Some of the best new underground bands out there have agreed to bring you their sounds for this excellent cause, so it’ll be a phenomenal evening with extra positive vibes.
Our latest podcast is now up for streaming! CT founder Kunal plays music from all of our upcoming gigs in May, June and July and lets you know just why you need to see these bands.
A super special edition of our long-running night at The Black Heart in Camden, as we see a southern album release, a UK debut tour pass through from Chile and one of the latest signings on Rockosmos. £6 advance £9 on the door ——————– Archelon (London release show) A stunning post-metal and sludge band from Sheffield, who we saw just beginning to explode into their true …
Stream our latest podcast, crammed with a very diverse range of experimental music. First aired on 199radio on Tuesday 13th March 2018, this month CT founder Kunal invited special guest Toby Cook of other London promotion Sonic Grave. Hope you enjoy!
An evening of heavy electronics, innovative drone, ritual ambient doom and industrial music, from international pioneers of hardware and noise. Our first event at Electrowerkz in Angel.
Prog rock and pronk giants The Fierce & The Dead launch their next album ‘The Euphoric’ at The Black Heart in Camden.
We’ve joined forces with promoters of avant-garde jazz, prog and all manner of genre-colliding music, Match&Fuse to present a lineup of audio oddities at New River Studios in Manor House.
This month, we leave Camden to enjoy DesertFest, and put on a display of jawdropping math rock glory at London’s best DIY venue, New River Studios in Manor House.
Superbly intricate math rock, mindboggling prog and spacious post-rock at this month’s edition of The Facemelter at The Black Heart in Camden.
Chaos Theory proudly presents Becoming///Animal at Servant Jazz Quarters in Dalston.
Becoming///Animal is a new project by amazing collaborative duo Massimo Pupillo of Zu, and Gordon Sharp of Cindytalk and This Mortal Coil.
A night of ambient music, haunting dronescapes and experimental electronics.
More bands experimenting with stoner rock, doom and sludge sounds in Camden.
The Dev presents:
✞ CHAOS THEORY’s Kunal Singhal DJing his favourite new math metal, noise, rock, sludge, doom, progressive, psychedelic, post-metal and stoner tunes.
For our first radio show of 2018 on 199radio, Aditya Bhatt and Kunal Singhal got together in the studio to discuss why they love the music coming up at the two events to mark 8 Years Of Chaos in February.
Seb, Chris, Dorota and Kunal listed their top five gigs and top five albums of the year. Here they are…
A huge extravaganza of talent in a UK exclusive event, as three internationally renowned bands descend upon London in a flurry of math rock, prog, psychedelia, noise and jazz at The Brewhouse in Hackney.
Chad Murray prodded and poked around inside the minds of Alpha Male Tea Party, ahead of their gig at Birthdays this month.
Chad Murray spoke to Chris and Will of Flies Are Spies From Hell ahead of their headline gig at The Facemelter this Friday.
Chad Murray pesters Luminous Bodies en route to their headliner at The Facemelter tonight at The Black Heart.
A hell of a big night for fans of riffs and odd time signatures with new music from these legends, in the basement of Birthdays in Dalston.
The first Whispers & Hurricanes of the year sees the return of two legendary multimedia performers, whose entire life together is an ongoing work of art.
A banger of a night with more new bands, old friends and legends who we’ve been wanting to work with for ages, at The Black Heart in Camden.
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.
Seb and Kunal decided to list their top five albums and gigs of the year, like the music geeks that they are. Read below for the whos and whys.
Our events organiser Kunal got interviewed by fellow promoter Rich Collins of Cosmic Carnage, as part of his Cosmic Roundup series for Echoes And Dust.
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!
We end another year of immense gigs by collaborating with Camden’s oldest metal pub, The Dev, to bring you a free entry night of psychedelic wholesome goodness.
Another year of The Facemelter comes to an end, and what a seriously awesome bunch of bands we’ve had! This is the last one of 2016 and we’re racking up stoner, blues, psych, sludge and doom bands that we’ve wanted to work with for ages.
Our week of articles about the genius artists we get to work with comes to an end with Father Murphy, possibly the most mindbending act we’ve ever worked with, before they join us tomorrow with Muscle and Marrow at New River Studios.
We continue our week of daily articles about the experimental artists performing at our events this week.
Today we focus on Muscle and Marrow, who bring their new album tour to New River Studios on Saturday, alongside Father Murphy.
Over the next few days we’ll share some news about the bands performing at New River Studios on Saturday.
We’re very glad to say that Tolerance Manoeuvre will be opening the proceedings ahead of Muscle and Marrow and Father Murphy.
A mindcrusher this month at The Black Heart, with stoner, psychedelic, progressive and post-rock, sludge and metal from three bands converging at The Facemelter from around England.
A serious display of talent from musicians who fuse their traditional training with technology to create modern masterpieces (aka rhythm gurus produce certified bangers).
The next edition of Whispers & Hurricanes is a very special one indeed, as T E Morris joins us at New River Studios for his last ever UK solo show, and simultaneously belatedly launches his final album ‘Newfoundland’.
A special event, featuring two projects from dark experimental label The Flenser from the USA and Italy. In the amazing artist community venue that is New River Studios. This will be a stimulating experience.
A special collaboration between ourselves and Tina Edwards of Jazz Standard, one of London’s best promoters of contemporary jazz, Rich Mix, one of London’s hottest hotbeds of contemporary creativity, and daringly experimental duo Bitch ‘n’ Monk, as they launch their new album ‘We Are Peering Over’.
Chaos Theory founder Kunal DJs until 2am after this great free-entry night of sludge metal at The Dev in Camden…
A night of psychedelic and prog rock with satisfyingly quirksome riffs.