Flowerpot tribute bands at the double

Mentallica bring their tribute to the music of Metallica to The Flowerpot in Derby on Friday, January 24.

This is a band that has total respect for Metallica and have set out to recreate the raw, intense experience of seeing Metallica live.

Over 15 years of non-stop touring, Mentallica have earned a reputation as one of the top Metallica tributes, playing across the British Isles and Europe.

2011 saw Mentallica’s continued involvement in The Legends of Rock Tour, along with other Top UK tribute acts.

From the explosive opening Ecstasy of Gold through to the epic finale, this band goes all out to reproduce the pure energy that was Metallica of the late 80s and early 90s.

The growling vocals. The manic prowling power of the bass, thunderous high speed drums and screaming guitar solos. Mentallica deliver what they promise. . . The Metallica Experience.

Then, on Saturday, January 25, the visitors to the King Street venue will be Glory Days.

Expect another evening of tribute-tastic music with their homage to the music of Bruce Springsteen.

Glory Days’ aim is to be the UK’s number one Bruce Springsteen tribute band.

The band has been playing for more than a decade and is made up of Springsteen fans who wanted to capture the live Springsteen experience - no lookalikes, just the music.

The full E-Street, eight piece line-up will take you on a blast down Thunder Road playing all the classics on the way.

They are more than likely to throw in a few choice album tracks too.

These boys and girls will rock for over three hours (when they’re allowed) and give you that Bruce experience you thought you just couldn’t get anymore.

Their sets have included just about everything over the years, and you will always be treated to a great mix of songs, from Jungleland and Thunder Road to The River and Promised Land, they pick from the best back catalogue around.

When The Boss stays home, Glory Days will give you what you need... Jersey-style!

On Wednesday, January 29, Woolley and Archer are back for their latest appearance at the Flowerpot’s free Acoustic Wednesdays session in the bar.

They will be performing a selection of acoustic rock and blues numbers.

Doors open at 8pm for all gigs and admission is £8 for Mentallica and £10 for Glory Days.

Advance Tickets available from The Flowerpot and RAW Promotions.

You can also get them online by going to www.rawpromo.co.uk