GBR, Birmingham - The Asylum

Location info

Type: Club
Location: United Kingdom, Birmingham
38-43 Hampton Street

Contacts: 0121 233 1109

he Asylum is Birmingham's newest and finest live music venue. Purpose built, with a capacity of 600, The Asylum has been designed and built by musicians, with musicians in mind. The venue is managed and run on a daily basis by Roy and Jaci Davis, who are already well respected and known in the Birmingham music scene for their high quality rehearsal and studio rooms at the Mad House.

Situated just 5mins walk from all major train stations and bus routes, it is in a prime location, and is already causing a stir in the Birmingham music scene.

With a dedicated team of professionals, armed with countless years of experience and working to bring the best in Rock, Metal and alternative music to the Midlands, The Asylum is already changing the face of the Birmingham live gig experience.

Armed with a state of the art 12k EV sound system (the same gear that Metallica use) and with a brand new fully DMX automated custom lighting installation, there are few venues of it's size that can put on a show like The Asylum. And with friendly staff, and featured doctor and nurses bar staff, the whole Asylum gig experience is one that is so rare in the UK.

The main room houses a 9m x 5m x 1m stage giving guitarists and vocalists plenty of room to strut their stuff and for drummers there is a fixed 3m x 3m drum riser.

The main room also boasts a brand new EV 12k PA system and a state of the art lighting system that includes 4 macs and 4 scanners as well as an extensive par can arrangement. There is also has a spacious back stage area with fitted toilets, wash basins and a fridge freezer, everything you would expect from a top quality venue.

The Asylum 2 is a smaller more intimate 100 capacity venue that established its self in the local Birmingham music scene under its previous name The Madhouse Bar. Along with many local bands, bigger well known acts such as Blaze Bayley (Iron Maiden) and Dave McPherson (INME) have played The Asylum 2.The Asylum 2 houses a 5mx3m stage a power full PA system that Is fronted by Mackie CFX sound desk and a lighting system with a large array of par cans.

Past gigs

27.09.2008 Dames Of Darkness (1)
10.10.2008 Raven: UK Tour
19.10.2008 The Lost Key Returns To Europe Tour (1)
30.11.2008 Cryptopsy: European Tour
01.12.2008 Power Quest: Tour Of Illusion
31.01.2009 Napalm Death (1)
07.11.2009 Femme Metal Festival
15.03.2010 (hed) p.e.
06.05.2010 Bolt Thrower: European Tour (1)
17.12.2010 Orange Goblin + Solace + Firebird
13.05.2011 Anaal Nathrakh: European Tour (2)
29.05.2011 Femme Metal Festival
18.07.2013 Karma To Burn
04.10.2013 Fearfest 2013 (1)
09.05.2014 Doom For The Doomed 2014 (1)
10.12.2014 Morbid Angel: 20th Anniversary Of Convenant European Tour 2014 (2)
06.02.2015 Portrait: The Seven Ageless Rites UK & Ireland Tour 2015
24.11.2016 Eden's Curse: Cardinal UK Tour


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