Tribute heaven for rock music fans

Out In The Cold
Out In The Cold

Out In The Cold, the classic rock and metal covers band play the Davy Lamp, Ilkeston on Saturday, August 24.

The band was formed last year as a spin-off band by members of Sack Sabbath to ‘play a few of our favourite songs when Sabbath is off the road’ and has proved very popular with rock audiences across the East Midlands.

A set list packed with rock classics by the likes of Whitesnake, UFO, Dio, Saxon, Thunder, Rainbow, Bon Jovi, Metallica, Ozzy Osbourne and many more will be performed at filling-loosening volume at the show which starts at 9pm.

Admission to the show is free and more information can be had from Metal Mansions on 07903 610487.

n Meanwhile, Sack Sabbath are in action on Saturday, August 31, when they team up with Thin Lizzy Experience and Ultimate Thunder for a top tribute band triple bill at the MFN club, based at Shipley Gate.

The bands will be raising the roof at the venue, near Eastwood and Ilkeston, with setlists packed with the cream of their respective band’s output with classic after classic including Boys Are Back In Town, Waiting For An Alibi, Still In Love With You, War Pigs, Paranoid, Iron Man, Dirty Love, Love Walked In and many more.

This is going to be a real treat for fans of Black Sabbath, Thin Lizzy and Thunder, and, of course, supporters of these talented tribute bands.

Tickets are just £10 advance or £12 at the door with under 16s getting in for half price.

The gig is indoors but there is free camping overnight and doors open at 7pm. There will be merchandise stalls and a burger bar open too.

Advance tickets can be had from MFN, from Zebra Muzik, 336 Nottingham Road, Ilkeston or by post if you contact 07903 610487.