The Damned warm up for Royal Albert Hall show at Roadmender

Dave Vanian. Picture: David Jackson

Dave Vanian. Picture: David Jackson

Punks stalwarts The Damned warmed up for tonight’s epic three hour Royal Albert Hall show in London with a set of almost equal magnitude at the Roadmender on Wednesday.

The band is playing a 40th anniversary show in the capital and treated a sold out Northampton venue to a set of almost 30 songs.

Captain Sensible. Picture: David Jackson

Captain Sensible. Picture: David Jackson

Opening with Grimly Fiendish, singer Dave Vanian, guitarist Captain Sensible keyboard player Monty Oxymoron, drummer Pinch and bassist Stu West took fans on a career spanning journey which featured the likes of Democracy, Twisted Nerve, Stranger On The Town, Smash It Up, iconic punk single New Rose and Noise Noise Noise.

Tickets are still available for tonight’s London show.

For details, visit http://www.royalalberthall.com/