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Edge of the Wedge Gig – 26th November

Dabnuts Promotions are kindly putting us on at The Edge of the Wedge in Southsea on Monday the 26th November.

Fall of Idols –
Portsmouth metalcore who recently reached the finals in the MMG Battle of the Bands.

When Duty Calls –
Alternative rock for fans of Feeder, A and Foo Fighters.

Black Anchor –
This will be Black Anchor’s debut gig bringing a mixture of punk-rock, hardcore and metal.

Shooting Fish –
Old school punk-rockers who have just released their new EP; Passive Regressive.

Endgame –
British punk as it should be – power, strength, sincerity.

We are on in 2nd spot so head down early if you want to catch some rawkus punk rockage from The Fish, doors are at 7:30pm. As usual hit us up before hand if you want some cheaper tickets.

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Passive Regressive

And just like that, its out! Check out our debut EP, Passive Regressive!

Click the cover above for full details of the release, lyrics, places to hear it and a torrent download link if that’s your thang. Enjoy!

Eastney Cellars 2nd Novemeber

Join us in celebrating the launch of our new EP Passive Regressive next Friday (2nd November) at The Eastney Cellars. We will be on in the top slot but be sure to come down early and check out some of the other local talent aswell!

Royal Shades – An indie rock five piece from Portsmouth UK
Cortez – Indie Rock
Blind Mans Vision – The South’s only retrocoustic act
Skymarshal – An Alternative Rock band from Southampton

Be sure to hit us up on here, Facespace, twitterbook, carrier pigeon or smoke signals before the night for some cheap-o tickets if that’s your deal.

Facebook Event

Passive Regressive – Coming this week!

If you can believe it, we are actually about to release our first EP! Watch this space!

Showcase 2012 Semi Final Video

Well, we may not have made it through to the finals but we sure had a blast playing at The Wedgewood Rooms again! Thanks to the lovely people at we even have a video (solo boost pedal fumbling and all!). Massive thanks to everyone that came along and helped make this the most enjoyable gig we’ve ever played.

Wedgewood Rooms Showcase 2012 – Semi Finals

On Thursday 23rd August we are returning to The Wedgewood Rooms for the Semi-Finals of their Showcase 2012. We’ll be sharing a stage with

New Desert Blues – Mellow, Melodic and Poignant

Hollywood Trash – Hollywood Trash is a Glam / hard rock band bringing the dirty, loud rock n’ roll of 80’s LA back to life

Blackprint – Metulz / Death Metulz

As usual we’ll be offering cheap tickets if you contact us before the night and we are even looking at getting some funky merch together in time too if you fancy some Official Shooting Fish Branding.

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See you all there!

New Song Live Video

BLACK PoWDR ENGINE has kindly thrown together a live video for our track New Song.. check it out!

Footage from The Fat Fox, The Joiners, The Eastney Cellars and The Wedgwood Rooms. Audio from The Wedgewood Rooms.

A little place called The Wedgewood Rooms

Holy crap, this is a big one for us, we’re going to be playing on one of the most famous stages in the South. On Wednesday 25th July we’re playing at The Wedgewood Rooms as part of their Punk Band ShowCase Night.


4 piece punk band from Portsmouth, guitarist&vocalist Reece Hayton says “This band has always been about not giving a fuck about the people that dont give a fuck about you, and giving a fuck about the things not enough people give a fuck about.”


Shooting Fish is a DIY Punk Rock Band from Portsmouth, UK.
They like to make noise. And lots of it.


4 piece from Portsmouth playing Catchy Upbeat Melodic Pop-Rock-Punk! With a Heavy twist!


3 dudes from Portsmouth who lke playing fast crappy songs about zombies, and zombie sharks, hardcore without the bravado and breakdowns, just fast, fast, fast.

This should be a great night of music, if you like that kind of thing get in contact and we’ll dish you out some cheap tickets! See you there!

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The Cellars Part 2!

Ooops, really should keep this more updated… For those of you not finding out about our gigs through facebook – We are heading back to The Eastney Cellars this Friday for some more load noise playing, please feel free to pop over for a few beers and a listen to our noises. Hope to see you all there =]

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The Joiners!

Two gigs in one month? Don’t mind if we do!

We’re heading back to The Joiners in Southampton in a couple of weeks supporting A Thousand Arrows. No Facebook event page yet but here is a link to the gig page on the Joiners website in the mean time. Contact us for discounted tickets through your FaceTwitSpacePage as usual. We should also have a few seats in the cars if you need a lift too =]