Rock On: The Best Gigs In And Around The UK This Coming Week
Rock On: The Best Gigs in the UK from February 10th to February 16thIf you want to experience some adrenaline-pumping and soul-stirring live music next week, then you’re in for a treat. The UK is hosting a variety of rock, metal, punk and hip-hop gigs that will satisfy your cravings for loud guitars and heavy drums. Whether you’re a fan of progressive, nu, industrial or post-hardcore, there’s something for everyone in this week’s lineup. Here are some of the highlights:
Tool at O2 Arena, London (February 9th and 10th)
The legendary progressive metal band Tool are back with their first UK shows in over a decade. The quartet, consisting of Maynard James Keenan, Adam Jones, Justin Chancellor and Danny Carey, will perform songs from their critically acclaimed 2024 album Fear Inoculum, as well as classics from their previous albums, such as Lateralus, Ænima and 10,000 Days. Expect a mind-blowing visual and sonic experience that will leave you breathless. Tool are known for their complex and intricate compositions, their mesmerizing stage presence and their loyal fan base. Don’t miss this chance to see one of the most influential and innovative bands of all time.
Limp Bizkit at Margate Winter Gardens, Margate (February 12th)The nu-metal icons Limp Bizkit are ready to rock the seaside town of Margate with their infectious rap-rock anthems. The band, led by the charismatic Fred Durst, will play hits such as Break Stuff, Rollin’ and Nookie, as well as tracks from their upcoming album Stampede of the Disco Elephants, which features collaborations with Lil Wayne, Machine Gun Kelly and Travis Barker. Limp Bizkit are known for their energetic and fun live shows, their catchy and humorous lyrics and their fusion of metal, rap and pop. Don’t miss this chance to see one of the most influential bands of the late 90s and early 2000s.
Rammstein at RDS Arena, Dublin (February 14th)The German industrial metal giants Rammstein are bringing their spectacular show to Ireland for the first time ever. The band, consisting of Till Lindemann, Richard Kruspe, Paul Landers, Oliver Riedel, Christoph Schneider and Christian Lorenz, will perform songs from their self-titled 2023 album, as well as classics such as Du Hast, Sonne and Ich Will. Rammstein are known for their pyrotechnics, theatrics and controversial lyrics, which often deal with topics such as sexuality, violence and politics. This is a rare opportunity to see one of the most powerful live acts in the world.
Korn at Wembley Arena, London (February 15th)The pioneers of nu-metal Korn are celebrating their 30th anniversary with a special UK show at Wembley Arena. The band, consisting of Jonathan Davis, James Shaffer, Brian Welch, Reginald Arvizu and Ray Luzier, will play songs from their entire career, including their latest album The Nothing, which deals with themes such as grief, loss and depression. Korn are known for their raw and emotional performance, their innovative and experimental sound and their influence on the metal scene in the 90s. Expect a nostalgic and cathartic show from the band that changed the face of metal.
Enter Shikari at O2 Academy Brixton, London (February 16th)
The British post-hardcore band Enter Shikari are wrapping up their UK tour with a massive show at O2 Academy Brixton. The band, consisting of Rou Reynolds, Rory Clewlow, Chris Batten and Rob Rolfe, will play songs from their 2024 album Nothing Is True & Everything Is Possible, which showcases their genre-bending and innovative sound, as well as fan favourites from their previous albums, such as Take to the Skies, Common Dreads and The Spark. Enter Shikari are known for their high-energy and interactive show, their socially and politically conscious lyrics and their fusion of hardcore, electronic and rock. Don’t miss this chance to see one of the most exciting and original bands in the UK.
These are just a few of the incredible gigs happening in the UK in the next week. Whether you're a fan of rock, metal, punk, or hip-hop, there's something for everyone. And while you're enjoying the music, don't forget to check out our website, kidvicious.co.uk, where you can find a wide selection of rock and hip-hop band t-shirts and babygrows for your little ones. Let them rock out in style! 🤘