Established as a biker friendly pub in the sixties,scene of an infamous incident in the early eighties,and central to the famous MayDay biker rally. The Carlisle has become known for its free live music ,mostly punk,rock and metal. Recently revamped to allow the pub to host bigger band nights.
See Gig Guide for event listing.
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Want to play @ The Carlisle?
The Carlisle is always looking to bring the very best of local and other music to the venue
We will look at all types of music there are no rules! although heavy metal, heavy rock, rock, blues/rock, punk and tribute bands are always popular
Support bands are always welcome and are a good way to get your “foot in the door”
For more established bands that can pull a crowd we can charge an admission and print tickets etc
Obzidian goes back to the founder’s high school days when Baz (guitars), Paul (drums) and Jeffsy (bass) formed the basis of the band in 2001. Having added a couple of further members in the formative years, by early 2005, the line-up was stripped back to just one guitarist, Baz, whilst Matty J was added as frontman and vocalist, and the band’s current groove-laden sound was conceived.
In March 2007 the band signed with Casket Records and went on to release their self-titled debut in 2007 and “Damned Eternal” in 2012. They played extensively in support of these two releases building a solid reputation across the UK, sharing the stage with the likes of Sepultura, Crowbar and Arch Enemy.
“A touch of Sabbathy doom and a hint of death metal violence” Kerrang!
Now in 2014 they unleash their 3rd full length offering “Concrete Psychosis” which is set for release later this year on Rocksector Records.
Triaxis are a heavy metal band from South Wales. Formed in 2006, they self-released their debut full-length album Key To The Kingdom in 2009 to critical acclaim, including plaudits from Metal Hammer, Terrorizer, Zero Tolerance as well as coverage and praise from many leading music websites. They have also made numerous radio appearances, including airplay on Bruce Dickinson’s BBC Rock Show.
After headline grabbing sets at Hammerfest III in 2011 and Bloodstock in 2009 and 2012, the band has continued to gig extensively across the UK, and will be appearing at Hammerfest V in 2013 as well as Wizzfest in Belgium. Triaxis have recently finished recording their second album, Rage and Retribution, which is already resulting in rave reviews. Originally engineered by Chris Fielding (Primordial/Winterfylleth) and subsequently mixed and mastered by James Stephenson of Stymphalian Productions, Rage and Retribution will be released on October 8th 2012 and will coincide with tour dates both in the UK and Europe.
“When you walk in the footsteps of giants like Maiden and Priest, you better bring your A-game, and as you can hear from our exclusive preview of new song ‘Sand and Silver’, that’s just what Welsh band Triaxis are bringing to the table with their forthcoming second album.”
“A genuinely creative spark and passion… bringing to mind classic Priest, mid-era Megadeth and Testament, intricately woven together with a taught melodic thread”
“A big hit at Bloodstock Festival… far too good to languish in self-sufficient obscurity. Vocalist Krissie has the range and melodic intelligence of Heart’s Ann Wilson, but with more than a dash of Dio’s dramatic power”