Manchester Punk Show

Wonk Unit + LOADS n LOADS

April 18, 2015 Manchester

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Venue : Sound Control
Address : 1 New Wakefield Street ,Manchester , M1 5NP
Zip : M1 5NP
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Saturday: Sound Control

THE FILAMENTS (Essex) – legendary 2000’s UK punk / ska / hardcore FFO Rancid and Operation Ivy |

THE RESTARTS (London) – socially aware 90s punk rock FFO Poison Idea, DOA, Subhumans |

THE STUPIDS (Ipswich) – 80’s skate punk  / hardcore / thrash legends on Boss Tuneage Records |

REVENGE OF THE PSYCHOTRONIC MAN (Manchester) fast punk with an Alan Partridge fetish |

THAT FUCKING TANK (Bradford) – ‘two-piece instrumental classic / noise rock for dancing’ |

ROUGHNECK RIOT (Warrington) – folk / punk for fans of The Clash, The Pogues, Dropkick Murphys |

STAND OUT RIOT (Manchester) – gypsy ska punk for fans of Streetlight Manifesto & Gogol Bordello |   

(Manchester) ‘Too punk for hardcore. Too hardcore for punk.’ |

WONK UNIT (London) – catchy, silly, punk rock with an awesome array of offensive t-shirts | |

JUST PANIC (Southport) – reunited folky punk rock combo playing their first Manchester gig in years!

LEAGUES APART (Manchester) – Lawrence Arms / Hot Water Music / Latterman style punk rock |

BEAR TRADE (Sunderland) – featuring members of The Mingers, Mercury League, and Pure Graft  |

Saturday: Sound Control

APOLOGIES, I HAVE NONE (London) – anthemic singalong punk rock on Household Name Records |

ATLAS LOSING GRIP (Sweden) – melodic & metallic punk rock, think Metallica meets Bad Religion |

CRAZY ARM (Plymouth) – punk / rock / roots / country / folk / Americana on Xtra Mile Records |

MUNCIE GIRLS (Exeter) – “catchy as the plague” punk rock, on Specialist Subject Records | |

VANILLA POD (Kings Lynn) – formed in the glory days of 90s UK punk FFO Goober Patrol & Consumed

FAIR DO’S (Lancashire) – fast and technical hardcore punk FFO Strung Out, Bigwig, Death By Stereo

ALMEIDA (Hampshire) – progressive thrash influenced by A Wilhelm Scream & Dillinger Escape Plan   

THE MURDERBURGERS (Scotland) –  Asian Man Records band playing pop-punk the way it should be |

(Portsmouth) – Epitaph-style punk rock FFO Propagandhi, The Flatliners, Lagwagon

(Leeds) –  ‘politically charged tech punk, thrash and melodic hardcore’ |

DEAD NECK (North West) – melodic punk / hardcore fresh off their European tour! |


Venue:  Sound Control

The venue for the two main stages on the Saturday and one of the Friday gigs.

Upstairs Capacity : 400
Downstairs Capacity: 350
Friday Night Capacity: 150

1 New Wakefield Street
M1 5NP