Rock Bars in Glasgow
Glasgow is known for being Scotland's most musical city, home to world-renowned music venues such as the Barrowlands and King Tut's. It's no surprise, then, that there are also plenty of rock bars to choose from. Whether you're an indie darling or an out-and-out metalhead, you won't be disappointed with what Glasgow bars have to offer the city's rocker contingent. So put down your guitar, give your ears a rest for a moment and take a look at some of the loudest rock bars in Glasgow.
Last updated on 15th May 2016
Formerly an art cinema in the 1970s, Classic Grand is now one of Glasgow's biggest rock bars. Friday and Saturday nights cater specifically for Glasgow's metalheads, with an offering of rock/industrial/metal music and drinks starting from £1. If that sounds a bit too much for you, fear not! You can head to downstairs and dance along to some pop-punk and emo, maybe relive your teenage years without the terrible haircut you were sporting at the time. Classic Grand is also one of Glasgow's music venues too, so be sure to keep an eye on their gig listings for all things rock.
Known by their punters as "the" place for metal. Say no more - Audio is the loudest rock club in Glasgow. Known for bringing metal and rock bands to Glasgow on a weekly basis, this Central Glasgow bar and is a popular venue for gig goers hoping to catch the next big thing. Spot on for people who aren't afraid to take out the earplugs.
Of course, no rock bar list is complete without mentioning the Cathouse. The Cathouse has been around for so long that these days, the venue is actually older than a lot of its patrons. Cheap drinks, discounted entry for students and of course, the killer music, makes this Glasgow night club a popular haunt for rock lovers.
The Brunswick Cellars is a Sauchiehall Street basement bar and rock den with bucketloads of charm. Popular with Glasgow's indie types and known for its laid-back atmosphere, the Brunswick Cellars a perfect destination for an alternative night out in Glasgow. There's plenty to choose from on the juke box and with a fun friendly crowd, this cool and quirky bar is the perfect drinking den for rockers.