Events listings

Below are listings of all alternative events we know about in Cambridge. If you know of an event not on this list, or are organising one, then contact the webmaster to have it added.

Highlighted events are official Rocksoc events.

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Past events: 2018

14th Jan.

Body Harvest // Human Mycosis // Cranial Contamination // Wounded Not Dead

at The Portland Arms

£3 RockSoc/£3.50 Advance (tickets available here: cambridgerocksoc.bigcartel.com)/£5 OTD | Featuring: BODY HARVEST (Death Metal) // HUMAN MYCOSIS (Death Metal Groove) // CRANIAL CONTAMINATION (Brutal Death Metal) // WOUNDED NOT DEAD (Progressive Death Metal)

20th Jan.

Alunah // BongCauldron // Earthmass

at The Portland Arms

£4 RockSoc/£5 Advance (tickets available here: cambridgerocksoc.bigcartel.com)/£7 OTD | Featuring: Alunah (Doom) // BongCauldron (Intoxicating Party Sludge) // Earthmass (Metal, Progressive, Doom)

25th Jan.

Rocksoc Pub Meet @ The Q Club

at The Q Club

This week, our RockSoc pub meet will be held in our beloved Q Club! For those who don’t know, it is now open as a bar on Thursday evenings! If you haven’t made it to one of our pub meets yet this is another great chance to join our awesome Rock Society!

1st Feb.

Rocksoc Pub Meet @ The Hopbine

at The Hopbine

Rocksoc will be gathering at the Hopbine this Thursday from 8.30pm. Rocksoc pub meets are a brilliant way of meeting like-minded rock and metal people in Cambridge, so we hope many new people can join us this Thursday!

29th March

Rocksoc Pub Meet @ The Regal

at The Regal

Time once again for the weekly Rocksoc Pub meet! This week it's off to The Regal for an evening of drinking and merriment!

7th April

Special pre-gig RockSoc pub meet @ The Portland Arms

at The Portland Arms

Join us at the Portland Arms from 4pm for pre-drinks and merriment before the Karybdis gig! RockSoc pub meets are a brilliant way of meeting like-minded metalheads in Cambridge, so we hope many new people make it! EVERYONE WELCOME!

7th April

Karybdis // Raze The Void // HAEMA // Bearfist

at The Portland Arms

£4 RockSoc/£5 Advance (tickets available here: cambridgerocksoc.bigcartel.com)/£7 OTD | Featuring: Karybdis (Death/Groove/Hardcore) // Raze The Void (Progressive Melodic Metal) // HAEMA (Heavy, Industrial, Groove) // Bearfist (Groove/Hardcore)

26th April

RockSoc AGM

at Homerton College (Horobin meeting room)

It's that time of the year again... RockSoc AGM is upon us! Being in the committee is a great opportunity to contribute to making RockSoc as awesome as possible, getting your own say (sort of...) and making lots of friends! You don't need to have been on the committee before to apply. The positions up for grabs are: President, Events officer, Secretary, Junior treasurer, Publicity officer, WUS officer and Webmaster. ***Booze and snacks will be provided by RockSoc on the night! Then we can all hit the bar until 11pm!***

29th April

Cerebral Extinction (Italy) // Black Skies Burn // Total Consumption // Triangle Face

at The Portland Arms

£3 RockSoc/£4 Advance (tickets available here: cambridgerocksoc.bigcartel.com)/£6 OTD | Featuring: Cerebral Extinction (Italy - Brutal Death Metal) // Black Skies Burn (Death Metal/Grindcore) // Total Consumption (Grindcore/Crust Punk/Sludge) // Triangle Face (Avant Grind)

14th June

Clitgore (Romania) // CxBxFxIxHxFxLxFxRxE // Anal Floss Is Boss // Skullfucked

at The Portland Arms

£3 RockSoc/£4 Advance (tickets available here: cambridgerocksoc.bigcartel.com)/£6 OTD | Featuring: Clitgore (Romania - Goregrind) // CxBxFxIxHxFxLxFxRxE (Anti-music gorenoise) // Anal Floss Is Boss (Groovy Porno Goregrind) // Skullfucked (Death/Grind)

16th June

RockSoc May Brawl: Seven Sisters // Toledo Steel // The DandyLions // Alter The Sky

at The Portland Arms

£4 RockSoc/£5 Advance (tickets available here: cambridgerocksoc.bigcartel.com)/£7 OTD | Featuring: Seven Sisters (Heavy Metal) // Toledo Steel (Heavy Metal) // The Dandylions (Glam Rock) // Alter The Sky (Hard Rock)

9th Sept.

Terra // Hundred Year Old Man // The Grey

at The Portland Arms

Organised by Belligerent Promotions

£5 RockSoc/£5 Advance (tickets available here: belligerentpromotions.bigcartel.com)/£6.50 OTD | Featuring: TERRA (Atmospheric Black Metal) // HUNDRED YEAR OLD MAN (Post Metal/Doom/Drone/Sludge) // THE GREY (Instrumental)

23rd Sept.

Basement Torture Killings // Pestifer // Strangle Wire // Casket Feeder

at The Portland Arms

Organised by Belligerent Promotions

£5 RockSoc/£5 Advance (tickets available here: belligerentpromotions.bigcartel.com)/£6.50 OTD | Featuring: BASEMENT TORTURE KILLINGS (Snuff Grind) // PESTIFER (Death Metal - Portugal) // STRANGLE WIRE (Death Metal - Northern Ireland) // CASKET FEEDER (Death Metal)

6th Oct.

RockSoc Freshers' Gig: Buffo's Wake // IDestroy // Diaphragm Failure // Ice Cream Headache

at The Portland Arms

£5 RockSoc/£6.50 Advance (tickets available here: cambridgerocksoc.bigcartel.com)/£8 OTD | Featuring: Buffo's Wake (Gypsy Punk) // IDestroy (Punk Rock) // Diaphragm Failure (Art Punk) // Ice Cream Headache (Prog Rock)

1st Dec.

Crepitation Pre-Drinks!

at The Portland Arms

Join us at the Portland Arms for mandatory pre-drinks before slamming your arse off! It will be a great opportunity for students to celebrate the end of term and for the rest of us, to celebrate payday by blowing it all on beer. And because I never learn, Buckfast might be involved. Everyone welcome! Guaranteed poor life choices.

1st Dec.

Crepitation // Thy Flesh Consumed // Bludgeon

at The Portland Arms

£4 RockSoc/£5 Advance (tickets available here: cambridgerocksoc.bigcartel.com)/£7 OTD | Featuring: Crepitation (Brutal Slam Death Grind) // Thy Flesh Consumed (Death/Grind/Slam) // Bludgeon (Brutal/Tech Death Metal)