Hawkwind return to the Roundhouse in 2017, 45 years since the legendary “Greasy Truckers Party” where Hawkwind recorded their No. 2 single ‘Silver Machine’ which featured Motorhead’s Lemmy on vocals.
Hawkwind formed in 1969 by Dave Brock who still remains at the helm today. In 1970 the band played at the first ever Glastonbury Festival, released their eponymously titled debut album and created their own new music genre called “Space Rock”.
Their 1972 “Space Ritual” Tour featured contributions from sci-fi author Michael Moorcock, poet Bob Calvert, designer Barney Bubbles and lighting engineer Liquid Len creating a truly multimedia experience. This has set the bar for every Hawkwind show since.
Lemmy left to form Motorhead in 1975, and Hawkwind have since gone on to become a massively influential group and have released more than 50 albums.
Their latest album Into the Woods is out on 5 May 2017.
Phil Campbell & the Bastard Sons confirmed to support Hawkwind. Phil Campbell & the Bastard Sons feature Welsh Guitar Legend Phil Campbell who spent 30+ years as the axeman in Motörhead. After leaving Heavy Metal Indie Band Persian Risk in the 1980’s to join Motörhead, Phil Campbell was a major creative force in the group, co-writing 90% of the band’s studio output including some of the groups most loved songs such as “Orgasmatron” and “Rock Out”. Phil Campbell & the Bastard Sons feature Phil’s sons Todd (Guitar), Dane (Drums), Tyla (Bass) along with Neil Starr on Vocals.
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*Fees are £2.95 per ticket and £1.95 per transaction
Age restrictions: Under 16s to be accompanied by an adult, under 14s to be accompanied and in seated areas only
Latecomers will be admitted throughout
7pm – Doors open
Stage times TBC – please check back closer to event date
11pm – Curfew