Rehearsals done

Got the set nailed into place a couple of days ago…well, sets really as we’re not exactly sure how long we’re playing each night. Cardinal rule number one for support bands: NEVER go over your allotted time. It’s incredibly fucking annoying for the headline band and crew and if … Read the rest

Tour Diary…kind of

Yes, I know…we’re not on tour yet. But we are gearing up for it so it’s as good a time as any to start waffling about the upcoming shows. It’ll be nice being back in mainland Europe. The last time I played anywhere over the Channel was with the last … Read the rest

I.C.O.N supporting Operation: Mindcrime in December

Really happy to say that I.C.O.N are going out as support to Geoff Tate’s Operation: Mindcrime in December in Europe and England.
01.12 BRATISLAVA, Majestic Music Club, Slovakia
02.12 TRIESTE, Teatro Miela, Italy
03.12 ROME, Traffic, Italy
04.12 BRESCIA, Circolo Colony, Italy
06.12 ZAGREB, Vintage Industrial Bar
08.12 HAMBURG, Markthalle, … Read the rest

Padfest 2: Mosh Against Cancer


I.C.O.N played this show at The Hairy Dog in Derby on Saturday night and it was an absolute blast. Many congratulations to Paddy from Line Of Fire who organised the whole thing, ably assisted by his sterling band mates. A ton of bands blitzed the place for the whole day … Read the rest

Recent events….

To keep everybody up to speed….
I.C.O.N have been hitting the road since ‘The Blacklist’ came out which has been very cool. Celebrated the arrival of new sticks from Wincent with several ace gigs up and down England and Scotland. Next year is taking shape already, including a burst into … Read the rest

New website online


I’ve changed domain hosts and so am starting the whole website from scratch again. Thanks a lot to all the people that have gotten in touch through the last one. Apologies if this new set up seems a little creaky at first – it’ll get there 🙂… Read the rest