“I heard somebody say rock n’ roll is dead,” Dave Grohl said in the Foo Fighters headline slot at Leeds Festival in 2019 – but this is certainly not the case in Nottingham.

Host to a plethora of venues, rock music has its place in Nottingham which will play host to touring rock acts in 2022.

From Mayday Parade to Whitesnake, no matter your rock taste, Nottingham will have something for you in 2022.

Aussie punk rock band The Chats are heading to Rock City from Queensland for their High-Risk Behaviour tour on Sunday 20 March. The ticket will set you back £20.25.

Their discography boasts tunes which will get you into mosh pits and laughing at the hilarious lyrics throughout their two albums which denote cigarette breaks, not having enough money to get on the bus and having a sexual disease.

Contentious grime, punk and hardcore band Bob Vylan will be bringing their energetic live show to Rough Trade Nottingham in April. The politically charged, anti-monarchy and anti-racist band will be showcasing their new album The Price of Life as well as playing tunes from popular debut album We Live Here.

“This unique event celebrates the release of the duo’s highly anticipated new album Bob Vylan Presents The Price of Life.”
Rough trade spokesman

Expect the fiery duo to open the pits up with lead singer Bob Vylan joining the action in the crowd on Monday 25, with the ticket price at £12.50.

A spokesman for Rough Trade Records said: “This unique event celebrates the release of the duo’s highly anticipated new album Bob Vylan Presents The Price of Life.”

The talented band have stuck to independent label Ghost Theatre and worked hard to get their name out which has led them to support Biffy Clyro and play some popular sets at Reading and Leeds Festival.

Video: Bob Vylan performing at Leeds Festival (Warning: contains bad language)

Metalcore East Sussex band Architects have had an astronomical since the band started in 2007 and now following the release of critically acclaimed For Those That Wish to Exist, are ready to perform it live to arenas.

The Brighton band will be at the Motorpoint Arena on Tuesday 3 May and will cost you around £43.88. Since the release of their debut album Keys to the Building, Architects have played at every level in Britain and now have reached headliner status.

Experimental post-punk band Squid return to Rock City in 2022 after their triumphant gig in September 2021. Expect tunes off their award-winning debut album Bright Green Fields as well as new songs which the band said will be out by the time they come to headline Dot to Dot.

Squid are one of the most exciting outfits in music right now, with a fierce live show which will fix your eyes on drummer and lead singer Ollie Judge who will debunk the claim men cannot multi-task.

Popular tunes G.S.K, Paddling, The Cleaner and Pamphlets are sure to get the crowd going. Squid will be at the Dot to Dot Festival at Rock City on 29 May.

Video: Squid performing live at Rock City in September 2021

Nottingham is host to an array of rock music, and there is so much more happening in 2021 at many venues across the city.