UK Metal Venues Directory

Whether you’re looking for a metal night out, or you’re a band looking for UK Metal venues, see the list of UK live rock & metal venues below. If you would like a UK metal venue adding, please contact MV [here]. 

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UK Metal Venues –



* Ironworks, Inverness Website Facebook

* Skinandis, Thurso Website Facebook 


* Mooring’s, Aberdeen Website Facebook 

* Lemon Tree, Aberdeen Website

* Tunnels, Aberdeen Website Facebook

* Aberdeen Garage, Aberdeen Website Facebook

* Downstairs, Aberdeen  Facebook


* Beat Generator Live, Dundee. Website Facebook

* Non Zero’s, Dundee Facebook


* Bannerman’s, Edinburgh Website Facebook

* Banshee Labyrinth, Edinburgh Website Facebook

* The Liquid Room, Edinburgh Website Facebook

* Hard Rock Cafe, Edinburgh Website Facebook

* Picture House, Edinburgh Website Facebook


* Glasgow Garage, Glasgow Website Facebook

* O2 ABC Glasgow Website Facebook

* O2 Academy, Glasgow Website Facebook

* Audio, Glasgow Facebook

* Barrowland, Glasgow. Website

* Òran Mór, Glasgow Website Facebook

* King Tuts, Glasgow Website Facebook

* Cathouse, Glasgow Website Facebook

* Classic Grand, Glasgow Website Facebook

* Ivory Blacks, Glasgow Facebook

* 13th Note, Glasgow Website Facebook

* Hard Rock Cafe, Glasgow Website Facebook

* Nice N Sleazy, Glasgow Website Facebook

* The SSE Hydro, Glasgow Website Facebook

* Broadcast, Glasgow Website Facebook

* Clyde Auditorium SECC, Glasgow Website

* The Arches, Glasgow Website Facebook

* QMU, Glasgow Website Facebook

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North East England

* The Club that Rocks, Consett, County Durham Website Facebook

* Shildon Civic Hall, County Durham Website Facebook

* Fishtank, Durham Website Facebook

* Arc, Stockton. Website Facebook 

* The Black Bull, Gateshead Website

* The Central, Gateshead Website Twitter

* The Borough, Sunderland Facebook

* Legends, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne. Website Facebook

* The Star Inn, Newcastle Facebook

* The Clunny, Newcastle Website Facebook

* The Blyth & Tyne, Newcastle Website Facebook

* O2 Academy, Newcastle Website Facebook

* Newcastle University Students Union Website

* Trillians, Newcastle Facebook

* Northumbria University Student Union, Newcastle Website Facebook

* Newcastle City Hall, Newcastle Website Facebook

* TFM Soundworks, Middlesbrough Website Facebook

* Empire, Middlesbrough Website Facebook

* The Forum Music Centre, Darlington Website Facebook

* Head of steam, Newcastle Website Facebook

* Think Tank? Newcastle Website  Facebook

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North West England

* The Brickyard, Carlisle Website Facebook

* Club Rock, Carlisle Website Facebook

* The ‘Tache, Blackpool Website. Facebook.

* Uncle Tom’s Cabin, Blackpool Facebook

* 53 Degrees, Preston Website Facebook

* Mad Ferret, Preston Website Facebook 

* Rampage (@ Blitz), Preston, Website Facebook

* The Yorkshire House. Lancaster. Lancashire Website Facebook

* Platforms, Morecambe, Lancashire Website  Facebook 

* Sanctuary Rock Bar, Burnley, Lancs Facebook

* Live Rooms, Chester Website Facebook

* The Eagle Inn, Salford Website Twitter

* Vine Bar, Workington Facebook 

* The Boulevard, Wigan Website Facebook

* Parr Hall, Warrington Cheshire Website Facebook

* Asylum (@ The Venue), Warrington, Cheshire Facebook

* The Compass, Chester Website Facebook

* The Flying Shuttle, Bury Website

* Hark To Towler, Bury Facebook

* Brickcroft Social Club, Rochdale Website

* Star and Garter, Manchester Website Facebook

* Grand Central, Manchester Website Facebook

* Satan’s Hollow, Manchester Facebook

* Longfield Live, Manchester Facebook

Manchester NQ Live (Moho), Manchester Website

* Manchester Academy, Manchester Website Facebook

* The Ritz, Manchester. Website Facebook

* Retro Bar, Manchester Website Facebook

* Club Alter Ego, Manchester Website Facebook

Sound Control, Manchester Website Facebook

* Phones 4U Arena, Manchester Website  Facebook

* O2 Apollo, Manchester Website Facebook

* Hard Rock Cafe, Manchester Website Facebook

* The Ruby Lounge, Manchester Website Facebook

* The Bay Horse, Manchester Website Facebook

* Band on the Wall, Manchester Website Facebook

* Gorilla, Manchester Website Facebook

* Whittles, Oldham. Website Facebook

* Rebellion Rock Bar, Manchester Website Facebook

* Roadhouse, Manchester Website Facebook (Closing down 31st May 2015)

* The Railway, Bolton Website Facebook

* The Moses Gate, Bolton Website Facebook

* Alma Inn, Bolton Facebook

* Witchwood, Ashton-under-Lyne Website Facebook

* The Revolver, Birkenhead Facebook

* Engine Rooms, Skelmersdale Website Facebook

* Old Market Tavern, Altrincham Website

* The Kazimier, Liverpool Website Facebook

* O2 Academy, Liverpool Website Facebook

* The Lomax, Liverpool. Website Facebook

* The Pilgrim, Liverpool Facebook

* Echo Arena Liverpool Website Facebook

* Drop the Dumbells, Liverpool Website Facebook

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Yorkshire and Humber

* Snafu. Rotherham, South Yorkshire Website Facebook

* Trades Club. Rotherham South Yorkshire Facebook 

* Polish Club, Barnsley  Website

* Frog and Nightgown Worksop Website Facebook

* Bar Abbey, Sheffield Website Facebook

* The Dove and Rainbow, Sheffield Website Facebook 

* The Three Cranes, Sheffield Website Facebook

* Motorpoint Arena, Sheffield Website Facebook

* Mulberry Tavern, Sheffield Facebook

* South Sea Live, Sheffield Facebook

* Corporation, Sheffield. Website Facebook

* O2 Academy, Sheffield Website Facebook

* Leadmill, Sheffield Website Facebook

* City Hall, Sheffield Website Facebook

* Vintage Rock Bar, Doncaster Facebook

* Brundenell, Leeds Website Facebook

* Carpe Diem, Leeds Website Facebook

* The Packhorse, Leeds Website Facebook

* Bad Apples Rock Bar, Leeds Facebook

* Belgrave Music Hall, Leeds Website Facebook

* Leeds Uni Union, Leeds Website Facebook

* O2 Academy, Leeds Website Facebook

* The Cockpit, Leeds Website Facebook

* Wharf Chambers, Leeds. Website Facebook

* Duck and Drake, Leeds Website

* Eiger Music Studios, Leeds Website Facebook

* Vox, Leeds. Website Facebook

* Gasworks, Bradford Website Facebook

* The Coniston, Idle, Bradford Website

* The Mill / Trap Door, Bradford. Facebook

* Exchange Arts Centre, Keighley, Bradford Website Facebook

* Snooty Fox, Wakefield Website Facebook

* Warehouse 23, Wakefield Website Facebook

* Basement, Bridlington Facebook

* Fibbers, York Website Facebook

* The Duchess, York Website  Facebook

* Grand Opera House, York Website  Facebook 

* Nightingale, Huddersfield Website Facebook

* Yardbirds, Grimsby Website Facebook

* The Welly, Hull. Website Facebook 

* The Riverside, Selby Website Facebook

* The Lion, Castleford Website

* The Lincoln Imp, Scunthorpe Website Facebook

* The Old Turk, Dewsbury Facebook

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East Midlands

* The Greyhound, Beeston, Nottingham Website. Facebook.

* The Old Angel, Nottingham Website Facebook

* Tap ‘n’ Tumbler, Nottingham Website Facebook

* MFN, Nottingham Website Facebook

* Rock City, Nottingham Website Facebook

* Rescue Rooms, Masonic Place, Nottingham Website Facebook

* Stuck On A Name Studios, Nottingham Website Facebook

* Ye Old Salutation Inn, Nottingham Website Facebook 

* Capital FM Arena, Nottingham Website Facebook

* Theatre Royal Centre, Nottingham Website Facebook

* The Doghouse, Nottingham Website Facebook

* Roadmenders, Northampton Website Facebook

* Pomfret Arms, Northampton Website Facebook

* The Intake, Mansfield, Nottingham Website Facebook

* Voodoo Lounge, Stamford, Lincolnshire Website Facebook

Rushden Athletic Club, Rushden, Northamptonshire Website 

* Engine Shed, Lincoln Website Facebook

* The Shed, Leicester Website Facebook

* Firebug Bar, Leicester Website Facebook

* O2 Academy, Leicester Website Facebook

* The Old Bell, Derby Facebook

* The Hairy Dog, Derby Website Facebook

* The Sitwell Tavern, Derby Facebook

* Real Time Live, Chesterfield Website  Facebook

* The Winding Wheel, Chesterfield Website Facebook

* Golden Diamond, Sutton in Ashford Website Facebook

* The Zombie Hut, Corby Website Facebook

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West Midlands

* Route 44, Birmingham Website Facebook

* The Asylum, Birmingham Website Facebook

* Eddies, Birmingham Website Facebook

* LG Arena, Birmingham Website Facebook 

* NIA, Birmingham Website Facebook

* Scruffy Murphy’s, Birmingham Website Facebook

* O2 Academy, Birmingham Website Facebook

* The Institute, Library, Temple, Birmingham Website Facebook

* The Rainbow, Birmingham Website Facebook

* The Flapper, Birmingham Website Facebook 

* The Roadhouse, Birmingham Website Facebook

* Ministers Bar, Stoke Website Facebook

* The Underground, Stoke Facebook

* The Sugarmill, Stoke Website Facebook

* Bridge Inn, Worcester Website Facebook

* Iron Road Rock Bar, Evesham, Worchester Facebook

* The Black Lion, Hereford  Website Facebook

* Wulfrun Hall, Civic Hall & Slade Rooms, Wolverhampton Website Facebook

* The Assembly, Leamington Spa Website Facebook

* Zephyr Lounge, Leamington Spa Website Facebook

* The Vault, Rugby Website Facebook

* The Artrix, Bromsgrove Website Facebook

* Robin 2, Bilston Website Facebook

* The Kasbah, Coventry Website Facebook

* The Dog, Coventry Website Facebook

* Arches, Coventry Website Facebook

* Rock Zombie, Dudley Website Facebook

* The Secret Venue, Brierley Hall, Website Facebook

* Queens Hall, Nuneaton Website Facebook

* Moochers, Stourbridge Website Facebook

* Katie Fitzgerald, Stourbridge Website Facebook

* The River Rooms, Stourbridge Website Facebook

* Rock Bar, Tamworth Website Facebook

* Assembly Rooms, Tamworth Website  Facebook

* Tackeroo, Cannock Website Facebook

* The Rigger, Newcastle-under-Lyme Website Facebook

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East of England

* Brickmakers, Norwich Website Facebook

* B2, Norwich Website Facebook

* The King Edward VII, Norwich, Norfolk Website Facebook

* Epic Studios, Norwich Website Facebook

* UEA LCR, Norwich Website

* Waterfront, Norwich Website Facebook

* The Owl Sanctuary, Norwich Website

* The Portland Arms, Cambridge Website Facebook

* The Junction, Cambridge Website Facebook

* Chinnerys, Southend Website Facebook

* Tribal Nightclub, Colchester, Essex Website Facebook

* Arts Centre, Colchester, Essex Website Facebook

* Corn Exchange, Cambridge Website Facebook

* The Met, Peterborough Facebook

* The Cresset Theatre, Peterborough Website Facebook

* The Castle Tavern, Luton, Bedfordshire Website Facebook

* Esquires, Bedford Website Facebook 

* The Railway, Ipswich Website 

* The Royal Oak, Ipswich Website

* Ipswich Corn Exchange, Website Facebook

* The Square, Harlow Website Facebook

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Greater London

* Borderline, Tottenham Court Rd, Soho, London Website Facebook

* Roundhouse, Chalk Farm. London Website Facebook

* Electric Ballroom, Camden, London Website Facebook 

* Koko, Camden, London Website Facebook

* Alexandra Palace, Wood Green, London Website Facebook

* The Garage, Highbury, London Website Facebook

* The Underworld, Camden, London Website Facebook

* The Purple Turtle, Camden, London Website Facebook

* Forum, Kentish Town, London Website Facebook

* Surya, Kings Cross, London. Website Facebook

* The Unicorn, Camden, London Facebook

* Wembley Arena, London Website Facebook

* O2 Academy Islington, London Website Facebook

* Boston Arms Music Room, Tufnell Park, London Website Facebook

* The O2, North Greenwich, London Website Facebook

* The Black Heart, Camden, London Website Facebook

* Dingwalls, Camden, London Website

* Hard Rock Cafe, Hyde Park, London Website Facebook

* Barfly, Camden, London Website Facebook

* O2 Academy Brixton, London Website  Facebook

* O2 Shepherds Bush Empire Website Facebook

* Bush Hall, Shepherds Bush Website  Facebook

* The Peel, Kingston Upon Thames Facebook

* Scream Lounge, Croydon Website Facebook

* The Enterprise, Camden, London Website Facebook

* 100 Club, Oxford Circus, London Website Facebook

* Islington Assembly Hall, London Website Facebook

* Village Underground, Shoreditch, London Website Facebook

* Mother Live, Shoreditch, London Website Facebook

* The Old Blue Last, Shoreditch, London Website Facebook

* Bridgehouse 2, Canning Town, London Website Facebook

* The Iron Horse, Sidcup, South London Facebook

* The Windmill, Brixton, London Website Facebook

* The Lexington, Islington, London Website Facebook

* Electrowerkz, Islington, London Facebook

* Scala, Kings Cross, London Website Facebook

* The Intrepid Fox, Soho, London Website Facebook

* The Cape, Gr Portland Street, London Facebook

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South East England

* Mo’Club, Southhampton Website Facebook

* The Brook, Southampton Website Facebook

* O2 Guildhall, Southampton Website Facebook

* Joiners, Southampton Website Facebook

* The Unit, Southampton Facebook Twitter

* Talking Head, Southampton Website Facebook

* Roxx, Southampton  Facebook

* Lennon’s, Southampton Website Facebook

* 1865, Southampton Website Facebook

* The Green Door Store, Brighton Website Facebook

* Brighton Centre, Brighton Website Facebook

* The Old Market, Brighton Website Facebook

* Sticky Mike’s Frog Bar, Brighton Website Facebook

* Concorde 2, Brighton Website Facebook

* The Haunt, Brighton Website Facebook

* Sub 89, Reading Website Facebook

* The Facebar. Reading. Website Facebook

* The Butler, Reading, Berks Website Facebook

* Queens Arms, Reading, Berks Website

* The Wheatsheaf, Oxford Facebook

* O2 Academy, Oxford Website Facebook

* The Bullingdon, Oxford Facebook

* Craufurd Arms, Milton Keynes Website Facebook

* Portsmouth Pyramids, Southsea Website Facebook

* De La Warr Pavillion, East Sussex Website Facebook

* Sanctuary, Basingstoke, Hampshire Website Facebook

* The Courtyard, Bicester, Oxfordshire Website Facebook

* The Guildhall, Portsmouth, Hampshire Website Facebook

* Wedgewood Rooms, Southsea, Portsmouth Website Facebook

* West Coast Bar, Margate, Kent Website Facebook

* The Ivy, Sheerness, Kent Website Facebook

* Quarterhouse, Folkestone Website Facebook

* Scorpios, High Wycombe, Bucks Facebook

* The Brass Monkey, Hastings, East Sussex Website Facebook

* The Carlisle, Hastings, East Sussex Website Facebook

* The Hawth, Crawley, West Sussex Website  Facebook

* The Star Inn, Guildford, Surrey Website Facebook

* Boiler Room, Guildford, Surrey Website Facebook

* Hell Fire Club, Redhill, Surrey Website Facebook

* The Agincourt, Camberley, Surrey Website Facebook

* Hobgoblin, Staines Website Twitter

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South West England

* O2 Academy, Bristol Website Facebook

* Motion Avon St, Bristol Website Facebook 

* Exchange, Bristol Website Facebook

* Bierkeller, Bristol Website Facebook

* The Fleece, Bristol Website Facebook

* Thekla, Bristol Website Facebook

* The Red Lion, Bristol Website Facebook

* The Mothers Ruin, Bristol Website Facebook

* Colston Hall, Bristol Website Facebook

* The Stag and Hounds, Bristol Website Facebook

* The Hatchet, Bristol Facebook 

* The Gryphon, Bristol Website Facebook

* The Lower George Inn, Gloucester Facebook

* White Rabbit, Plymouth Website Facebook

* Tiki Bar, Plymouth Facebook

* The Old Fire Station, Bournemouth Website Facebook

* The Anvil, Bournemouth Website Facebook

* O2 Academy Bournemouth Website Facebook

* BIC, Bournemouth Website Facebook

* Exeter Cavern Club, Exeter, Devon Website Facebook

* The Chill Bar, Ilfracombe, Devon Facebook

* Trowbridge Civic Centre, Wiltshire Website Facebook

* The Cheese And Grain, Frome. Somerset Website Facebook 

* Moles, Bath, Somerset Website Facebook

* Weymouth Pavilion, Dorset Website Facebook

* The Lemon Grove, Exeter. Website Facebook

* The Corn Exchange, Exeter Website Facebook

* The Guildhall, St Ives, Cornwall Website Facebook

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* Central Station, Wrexham Website Facebook

* North Wales Inn, Rhyl Website

* Tivoli, Buckley, Flintshire Website Facebook


* Hafan Y Môr Holiday Park, Pwllheli Website


* Newport Center, Newport, Gwent Website Facebook

* The Patriot, Crumlin, Caerphilly Website Facebook

Mid Glamorgan

* Memorial Hall, Barry Website Facebook

West Glamorgan

* Sin City, Swansea Website Facebook

* Static, Swansea Website Facebook

* The Duke, Neath, Neath Port Talbot Facebook

South Glamorgan

* Fuel Bar, Cardiff Website Facebook

* Bogiez, Cardiff Website Facebook

* Cardiff University Students Union, Cardiff Website Facebook

* Clwb Ifor Bach, Cardiff Website Facebook

* The Globe, Cardiff Website Facebook

* Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff Website Facebook

* Hobos, Bridgend, Nr Cardiff Website Facebook

* The Full Moon, Cardiff Website Facebook

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Vicar Street, Dublin Website Facebook 

* Fibber Magee, Dublin Website Facebook

* The Button Factory, Dublin Website Facebook

* Academy, Dublin Website Facebook

* The Pint, Dublin Website Facebook

* O2, Dublin. Website Facebook

* The Grand Social, Dublin Website Facebook

* Whelans Live, Dublin Website Facebook

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County Antrim

* Limelight, Belfast Website Facebook

* Odyssey, Belfast Website Facebook

* Mandela Hall, Belfast Website Facebook

* Voodoo, Belfast Website Facebook

* Diamond Rock Club, Ahoghill Website Facebook

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