A GIG at a Worcester venue will offer plenty of loud and frenetic thrills later this month.

The Firefly, in Lowesmoor, is opening its doors to three hardcore bands from across the world on Wednesday, August 22, from 7.30pm.

Headliners Smile and Burn bring sing-along punk rock from Berlin, Germany, on only their second visit to the UK.

The Fear hail from York and blend old-school power and new-school technique with a love of the punk and hardcore scene to create a high energy, razor sharp live show.

This is Our Youth return to the city from New Jersey, USA.

Tickets are £4. For further information, e-mail forcedin toitbooking@gmail.com