MDC – radical US hardcore veterans at New Cross Inn

US hardcore punk band MDC are playing at the New Cross Inn on 10 August 2015, supported by In Evil Hour, Choking Susan and The Decline.The band started out as pioneering  Texas punk band The Stains in the late 1970s, with their best known track 'John Wayne was a Nazi'.  They then became 'Millions of ...

New Cross Independent Label Fair

'Let's celebrate summer and sunshine one of the longest days of the year! On Saturday the 20th of June we're calling out to all you record collectors and music enthusiasts. New Cross Inn transforms for ONE DAY ONLY bringing you a handful of London's finest independent music labels.Expect a wide variety of musical genres, some of the freshest ...

New Cross in Time Out

If you haven't picked up this week's Time Out London, look out for its 'Great bits of London' feature on New Cross with its strapline of 'creativity, cheap thrills and chicken shops in the south-east student belt'. Written by Goldsmiths student Andy Hill it accurately characterises local pubs/bars New Cross House, New Cross Inn, Hobgoblin, ...

Can’t Kill What’s Inside

Next Saturday 30 August, London-based Polish anti-fascists Dywizjon 161 (Division 161) are putting on a gig at the New Cross Inn. 'Can't Kill What's Inside' features :- 210 - 'antifascist hardcore from Russia' - http://210hxc.bandcamp.com/ ; https://www.facebook.com/210hxcPERMA WAR - punk from London - https://permawar.bandcamp.com/BLEACH - https://www.facebook.com/bleachthrashhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SH9H63vMQeYTickets: £6 at the door, all money raised going towards PARTIZAN MINSK FC.Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/773657615988104/?fref=ts

Music Monday: Rhiannon the Nightmare

Rhiannon the Nightmare's 'country punk  blues' are an established feature of the New Cross music scene as befits an outfit 'Raised in the deep south east by the New Cross delta on canned lager, chewing tobacco and heartache'.They've recently recorded a song celebrating Little Nan's Bar at the Bunker Club (46 Deptford Broadway),with a video ...

Local Charities to Benefit from New Cross Music Festival

New Cross Inn’s 3-day Cross Fest music festival is set to benefit two local charities with proceeds donated to New Cross Learning and The Samaritans in Lewisham. [...]

Music Monday: Cat Bear Tree

Cat Bear Tree are an up and coming South London all-girl trio, featuring Zoe Konez (guitar/vocals), Claudia Mansaray (bass/vocals) and Sarah Smith (drums/vocals).  They describe their sound as 'angular, harmony-driven, indie punk-pop' with impeccable reference points including Sleater-Kinney, Warpaint and Pretty Girls Make Graves. Their energy really reminds me of the old New Cross/Angular Recordings scene (was that ...