May 16th Doghouse Presents : THE BURNING HELL + The Tiny Minds


TBH In The Stacks


7 DOGHOUSE members : £7 advance from Revo (no booking fee), Jumbo or Ticketweb: £8 Door
JSA FREE entry : Low income price on the door

Upstairs in the Archway Room at Arden Road Social Club.
Limited capacity. No age restrictions.
On stage around 9.15
Large free car park

We are very pleased to welcome back Canada's The Burning Hell to play the intimate space of the Archway Room at Arden Road. Please note the band will be on stage around 9.15pm and advance tickets are now on sale via ticketweb, revo and jumbo. Members please note, we recommend buying in advance for this one.

The seventh Burning Hell album is a collection of eight short stories drawn from different sections of the bookshelf of the brain. A murder mystery rubs shoulders with a biography, while a romance leansagainst a prison diary. There’s a killer priest, a nameless band lost in Yorkshire, and Elvis and Michael Jackson moonwalking their way into space and/or global annihilation. Despair and hope go hand in hand here, and although Mathias Kom’s songwriting has never been wordier, the stories never stranger, and the band never louder, the essence of The Burning Hell remains constant: life is not really so bad, as long as you can laugh a little and you have something decent to read.


1 / A1: The Stranger - (murder mystery) - 05:56
2 / A2: The Road - (music biography) - 05:15
3 / A3: Fuck The Government, I Love You - (romantic comedy) - 04:17
4 / A4: Men Without Hats - (coming-of-age story) - 03:47
5 / B1: Good Times - (true crime) - 04:26
6 / B2: Give Up - (literary criticism / philosophy) - 05:07
7 / B3: Two Kings - (science fiction / fantasy) - 04:21
8 / B4: Nonfiction - (romance) - 05:57

The Burning Hell is the alter-ego of Canadian songwriter Mathias Kom, and the band has been on the road in one form or another since 2007, playing everywhere from festivals like Glastonbury and Dawson City to bars, living rooms, abandoned bunkers, and a mental asylum in rural France. Musically, The Burning Hell runs the gamut from introspective folk to hyperactive rock and roll, and so the band can adapt to its surroundings like a karma of anthropomorphic chameleons, taking the audience on a supermarket-cart ride through hooky, upbeat pop songs, dark ballads about pet euthanasia, and anthems for barbarians, economic conferences, and love.

On occasion, Mathias goes on the road as a duo with clarinetist Ariel Sharratt, and their debut album “Ariel Sharratt & Mathias Kom: Don’t Believe The Hyperreal” came out in November 2015. More often, Mathias and Ariel are joined by bassist Nick Ferrio, drummer Jake Nicoll and guitarist Darren Browne. The Burning Hell will release Public Library, a new album of distorted story-songs, in April 2016, and they’ll spend the better part of the spring and summer in their natural habitat: the
tour van.

The Tiny Minds are a groove based guitar pop quartet riding a new wave of British pop music. Influenced by sounds of the 60’s & 90’s, philosophical & poetic, with universal appeal. A sound that evolved in the bubble of Hebden Bridge, ready to burst on to the scene.



Tickets Revo Records (no booking fee), Halifax &

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Halifax has a rich & diverse musical heritage with many famous artists playing a wide range of venues. Some current, some unfortunately no longer in use. The trail launch weekend begins on Thursday the 30th of March, includes a film, a photography exhibition, the trail itself and a gig here at Arden Road. For more info click here to visit the website.

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