10 to see – Camden Rocks 2019, Day 2 – June 2nd

10 bands to check out on Day 2 of Camden Rocks 2019. A, Big Boy Bloater, Ferocious Dog, JoanovArc, Salvation Jayne, Indya, Towers of London, Ruts D.C. ,...


Camden Rock Festival is thrilled to announce this year’s finalised phenomenal line-up, alongside the running order for each venue and band. The hottest event in London is taking place on Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd June 2019 and it will bring over 400 bands across 20 venues all within Camden Town.

It is of course impossible to see so many bands across the two days so, like the iconic moment in Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, now is the time to ‘choose wisely!’

Here’s our pick of 10 for Day 2, Sunday June 2nd.


It’s often too easy to pick some of the bigger names on a bill like this but “A” are making a rather loud return to the scene at the moment and having not seen them live since they (out)performed with Limp Bizkit at Finsbury Park many moons ago, the band are for us, a must see!

The band have played many sold-out shows across the world and in February 2018, “A” embarked on a UK tour in support of Hell Is for Heroes, joined by new bassist Dougie Poynter. The, in November, the band went on a 9-date tour playing the album Hi-Fi Serious in full, with support from Wheatus (another band at Camden Rocks this year) and InMe.

Big Boy Bloater & The Limits

Like your Blues with a lot of Rhythm and your Rock with a lot of Roll? On the back of the release of the new album Pills , Big Boy Bloater and The Limits are on tour with the latest update of the ‘Bloater Sound’.

Nominated for Best Roots Artist in the Vive Le Rock Awards 2018

Audiences will need to bring their dancing shoes and be ready for world class guitar licks, and to hear a vocal that has not only been compared to a cross between Tom Waits and Howlin’ Wolf but was voted as one of the ‘top 100 blues vocalists of all time’ in a poll by readers of The Blues Magazine.

This is good time music for good time people.

Ferocious Dog Ltd

With the power and aggression of punk-rock and the poignant, meaningful lyrics of folk, Ferocious Dog have created a truly unique and magnificent sound. Veterans of the live music scene, the band have spent recent years honing their skills by touring relentlessly both in the UK and beyond.

If someone can also explain where the Ltd comes in … that would be appreciated as I’ve only ever known the band as Ferocious Dog.

Often referred to as the “Hell-Hounds”, Ferocious Dog have amassed an army of fiercely loyal followers. Fan-favourites such as “Gallows Justice” and “Black Gold” will have crowds of live music fans bouncing around and singing in unison while the beautifully melodic “Slow Motion Suicide” will leave spectators in a state of complete euphoria. ·


Exploding onto the international music scene in early 2015 with the acclaimed singles Live Rock ’n’ Roll and White Trash, JOANovARC’s status as the new ‘queens of rock’ was cemented early on when their debut Ride Of Your Life was released.

The band’s singles have been play-listed by radio stations such as Planet Rock (including by the legendary Alice Cooper) and Total Rock, gaining rave reviews from the international rock music press, including Classic Rock and Kerrang! JOANovARC were nominated for the ‘Angels of Rock’ Hard Rock Hell Award 2017 alongside rock legends Girlschool and Rock Goddess. 2017 saw one of their songs in the Top 20 of the Hard Rock Hell Radio charts.

Salvation Jayne

Gritty, fuzzy and groovy riffs marry up with huge pop hooks, distorted bass and dark lyrical themes to create a massive alt-rock sound. Featuring elements of nu-wave, pop and dirty rock, Salvation Jayne have created their own distinctive brand of rock n’ roll ear candy.

This young, forward thinking alt-rock band are steadily making a name for themselves on the UK scene due to their charisma and energetic live performances. See below for a recent review of the band live:


Sometimes to appreciate the new bands out there, you have to look back at the bands that have inspired them. None are more inspirational than RUTS D.C. who are currently celebrating some 40 years since the release of their debut album.

Towers of London

Back over a decade after they released a vibrant, important and very necessary debut album, Blood Sweat and Towers, the reformed original line up are a hungry, driven band that wear their influences on their hearts. 2019 sees them blending rock, alternative and indie into a melting pot, and emerging with a brand new sound. A sound that defines them as a band that are inclusive to all kinds of music and exclusive of none. Their hedonistic reputation may well proceed them but you need to ignore that and focus on the music and the show. They’ve grown into something more and they deserve the chance to prove the naysayers wrong with a set of blistering rock music. They play different sets on both days of the festival so there’s no excuse not to catch them.

Short Stories of London

How can we not focus on a band whose name sums up the feeling of Camden Rocks. Everything about the festival, the scene, the vibe, the history of the venues and more provides a wealth of material for bands wanting to write ‘short stories about London’.

The Stories are a 4-price rock group hailing from the borders of London and Essex.

The boys were crowned winners of the HotVox “New Blood” 2018 competition and went on to perform a once in a lifetime show on the Hard Rock Cafe Stage at Isle Of Wight Festival’s 50th anniversary.

New single ‘Tired’ sees the boys smash their hardest hitting song to date, following the release of their explosive ‘Valhalla EP’ of 2017.


Indya (Meaning gorgeous person) was devised by Natalie Indya West in January 2015.

Indya has played Festivals such as Camden Rocks, Glastonbudget, Girls That Rock, WildFire, RavenFest, ChoreFest, plus lots of live sessions on BBC Radio Kent. Indya are also regular players at METALWORKS in Camden. She also performed at Winter Wonderland and had a Live interview on BBC Radio London. Indya has frequent plays on Kerrang! Radio, BBC, Metal Mayhem, Total Rock, Team Rock, Radio X amongst hundreds of other stations.

With a Glamorous Look, Big Curly Hair, sparkles, fluff and Leopard Print, Indya is certainly an entertainer. She dances on stage to her own music with an African street style. Her talent is of prowess. Indya is joined sometimes (mainly at bigger shows and festivals) by her glam rock chick girlfriends. Performing with Indya is one huge party!


“Formed in the back streets of Coventry in 2004, disenchanted with the watered down piss of popular music dragSTER ran headlong into a cycle of relentless writing and touring. Influenced by equal parts punk and garage rock, within one year of forming they were being produced by Rat Scabies and managed by Jah Wobble. Singer Fi was then invited to front world renown musical collective PIGFACE on a 40 date US tour.

Four studio albums and hundreds of live shows under their belt including festivals in the UK and Europe mean dragSTER have built up a huge following in the punk scene. The band’s live shows are legendary and incendiary and often end in stage invasions.”


Heading this year Camden Rocks line-up are acclaimed punk and folk singer songwriter Frank Turner and talented alt-rock quartet Deaf Havana. The festival final roster encompasses acts from rock, indie, alternative, folk and punk music and its myriad of hybrids – a diverse list including the likes of: Ash, The Wonder Stuff, The Pigeon Detectives, Rat Boy, New Model Army, Wheatus, Carl Barat, The Quireboys, A, Skinny Lister, Ginger Wildheart, Ruts DC, The Professionals, Angelic Upstarts, The Glen Matlock Band featuring Earl Slick, Milk Teeth, Pretty Vicious, Glamour Of The Kill, Ferocious Dog, Raging Speedhorn, Random Hand, Discharge, The Spitfires, Eliza and The Bear, The Virginmarys, Buster Shuffle, Area 11, Sean McGowan, Luna Bay, Sonic Boom Six, The Last Internationale, Our Hollow Our Home, Spunge, Bang Bang Romeo, Warrior Soul, Lotus Eater, REWS, Novacub, Annabel Allum, Big Boy Bloater and The Limits, The Men That Will Not Be Blamed For Nothing, Loathe, Strange Bones, Undead Raisins and many, many, many more.

The final festival line-up extensively covers the wide spectrum of rock genre and sub-genres, once again proving Camden Rocks as the leading summer event showcasing the best music in the scene. Whether it is the excitement to watch a brand new band or the comfort of listening to classic anthems; whether it is the pride to listen to British talents or the curiosity to watch overseas acts, the final Camden Rocks Festival line-up caters for every taste and doesn’t disappoint.

The day or weekend tickets cover all venues on the festival circuit. The festivalgoers will get the chance to witness the best of today’s rock scene in its natural environment. Walking between a variety of venues such as: the historic Underworld, the intimate Brewdog Bar, the atmospheric Black Heart, Britpop hangout The Dublin Castle or the iconic Electric Ballroom, fans will roam around one of the capital most interesting areas; a melting pot of thriving and diverse music scene, with a buzzing atmosphere and dotted with endless food, culture and shopping choices to complement two-days of pure rock.

As the headliner Frank Turner says: “I (mis) spent my youth getting the train to London and the tube to Camden as fast as I could, because I knew it was the epicentre of where I wanted to be in life. As an adult I’ve lived in and around Camden, and now I’m at the Camden Rocks Festival. It feels like exactly the right place for me to be, it feels like home. I can’t wait.”

Tickets and Info: www.camdenrocksfestival.com

The Camden Rocks Festival 2019 final posted and stage times are available HERE

The full list of artists performing at this year edition of Camden Rocks Festival is:

Frank Turner * Deaf Havana * Ash * The Wonder Stuff * The Pigeon Detectives * Rat Boy * New Model Army * Wheatus * Carl Barat * The Quireboys * A * Skinny Lister * Ruts Dc * Ginger Wildheart * The Professionals * Angelic Upstarts * The Glen Matlock Band Featuring Earl Slick * Milk Teeth * Pretty Vicious * Glamour Of The Kill * Ferocious Dog * Raging Speedhorn * Random Hand * Discharge * The Spitfires * Eliza And The Bear * The Virginmarys * Buster Shuffle * Area 11 * Seán Mcgowan * Luna Bay * Sonic Boom Six * Desperate Journalist * The Last Internationale * Our Hollow, Our Home * [Spunge] * Bang Bang Romeo * Warrior Soul * Lotus Eater * Rews * Novacub * Annabel Allum * Big Boy Bloater And The Limits * The Men That Will Not Be Blamed For Nothing * Loathe * Strange Bones * Undead Raisins * Sœur * The Lottery Winners * Bad Touch * Rascalton * Shvpes * The Bottom Line * Saint Agnes * V2A * Orchards * Nervus * John J Presley * Acres * Adam Masterson * Queen Zee * The Dunts * Los Pepes * Indian Queens * Heavy Rapids * The Dsm Iv * Asylums * Press To Meco * Hands Off Gretel * Towers Of London * Red Rum Club * King Nun * Flesh Tetris * Exist Immortal * King Creature * The Wood Burning Savages * Average Sex * Lazy Day * Roe * Death Remains * Skarlett Riot * False Heads * The Pearl Harts * Wars * The Hyena Kill * The Hip Priests * Projector * Riskee And The Ridicule * Ondt Blod * Phoxjaw * Black Futures * S U L P H E R * Daxx & Roxane * Lost In Stereo * River Becomes Ocean * Gold Key * Pengshui * Dragster * Funeral Shakes * Federal Charm * Flight Brigade * The Soapgirls * Deux Furieuses * Seething Akira * Glass Peaks * Modern Error * The Collier * The Chords Uk * The Kut * The Wild Things * Bitch Falcon * Faers * Inklings * Sworn Amongst * Cruel Hearts Club * Coast To Coast * The Five Hundred * Ping Pong Warrior * Gaygirl * Sugarwolf * The Famous Class * Dead Label * Non Canon * Behind Blue Eyes * No Violet * Wild Front * Thecityisours * Joanovarc * Black Orchid Empire * The Estevans * Colt48 * Killit * The London Ss * Mk Ultra * The Cruel Knives * The Dave Kusworth Group * Greywind * The Luka State * Koyo * Oxygen Thief * Alexis Kings * Sick Love * Vista Kicks * Syteria * Haig * Lebrock * All Ears Avow * Millie Manders And The Shutup * Beach For Tiger * Jw Paris * Hello Operator * Karima Francis * Berries * Catch Fire * Knocksville * Healthy Junkies * Harry Marshall * Miracle Glass Company * Autopilot * Waterfools * Kit Trigg * Lots Holloway * Janus Stark * Brand New Friend * Bridges * Colt 45 * Hawxx * Ventenner * Delaire The Liar * Selfworth * Apollo Junction * The Howlers * Bless. * Mellor * Luke Rainsford * D_Drive * Sinka * Boyfromthecrowd * Tokyo Taboo * White Eskimo * Red Method * From Once We Came * The Dirty Strangers * Guitar Gangsters * The Franklys * Novatines * Derange * Rival Karma * Thousand Thoughts * Laulia * No Fit State * Living On Universal Denial * Ryuketsu Blizzard * Thunder On The Left * Mutant Monster * Pet Needs * Rich Ragany And The Digressions * Ravenface * Sugarthief * Longy * Bexatron * Best Of Enemies * I Within * David Stevens And The Beguiled * This Year’s Ghost * Mercutio * Tova * The Empty Page * The Garage Flowers * Dirty Orange * Mick O’toole * Unknown Chapters * The Muffin Heads * Marty Broke My Heart * Silvercord * The Tip * The Sweet Things * Tenyson * Myok * The Idol Dead * Last Great Dreamers * Ringo Franco * Cellar Door Moon Crow * Natalie Shay * Building Giants * Glossii * Toffees * River Hounds * Bugeye * Rhyn * Tony Goff & The Broken Colours * Black Sixteen * 10 Gauge * Seven Days And Doesn’t Die * M A V E N * Plain Sails * Man The Lifeboats * Matty James Cassidy Band * Weekend Recovery * The Silver Bayonets * Brightlight City * Bengal Lancers * Two Year Break * Dam_Fino * Arcane Militia * Pretty Pistol * Via Dolorosa * Rubber Jaw * Collateral * Young Garbo * Priests To Pilots * The Filthy Spectacula * Suzie Stapleton * Tom Lumley & The Brave Liaison * Salvation Jayne * The Brandy Thieves * Outer Stella Overdrive * Sweet Crisis * Bad Solution * Repair To Ruin * Lighthouse * Die Ego * At The Sun * Jonny Weathers And Cosmic Scream * Panic Island * L Sicario * Lunar Echoes * Playmaker * Juicebox * Lady Luck Lexy & The Riverside Boys * Youth Illusion * As Sirens Fall * The Black Roses * Purple Lights * Neon Animal * Cavalcade * Calico Jack * Al Moses * Slip Digby * Iamwarface * Maxx Palmer * Lee Pa++Erson * Witchingseason * Black Roze * The Gulps * Nobody Wins * Seasonal * Xiii Weeks * Dead At Eleven * Third Lung * Cross Wires * Monty Taft * Vigilantes * Albany * Prisoners Of Mother England * Jack And Sally * Dig Lazarus * On Video * Doomsday Outlaw * Thieves Of Liberty * Spit * The Dark Light * Black Orchids * Sugar Horse * The Scruff * Duchess * Puppet Kings * Ego * Sleaze * Pollypikpocketz * Snak Dracula * Sasha & The Shades * Urock * Lara Smiles * Silent Cities * Offend My Ego * Leontas * Jeremy? * Adam Addams And The Adventures Of… * Brain Ape * Twin Jackal * Queensway * Rollers Of Bedlam * A Story To Tell * After Smoke Clears * Desert Clouds * Pilhouse * The Widows * Lloyd Llewellyn * Black Lightning * Angerland * Joe Asteroid * Late Night Legacy * Alive With Eyes * Dan Coburn * Henry Grace * Duck Lips * Dutch Mustard * The Offdays * Mess * Mux * Louzada * Dr!Ftwood * Everything Is Imagined * Liam Burke * Midwich Cuckoos * Butterflies On Pins * Drool * Shea Rafferty & Band * Waste * Trecco Beis * Indya * Flawless Carbon * Izzy Thomas * Shaun O’reilly * The Good Tenants * Sebastian Schub * Tvvinns * Pilgrims’ Dream * Three Mile Smile

Camden Rocks Festival is an over 18’s event.

Day or weekend tickets are available HERE

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