Alan Hicks, aka DJ 69, been going to gigs since 1995 and actively involved in music, including DJing since 2003 where as part of Rock Matrix helped with some of the biggest and best rock, metal and alternative events seen in South East London and North Kent. He was resident DJ at the Unholy club in Kings Cross and at Go Mental at The Rat'n'Parrot in Bexleyheath which was the biggest weekday rock night in the country from 2003 to 2005 attracting between 200-500 people on a weekly basis.
His music taste varies between goth, metal, hard rock and alternative which can be seen in the various guest slots over the years at top clubs such as Club AntiChrist, Club Coitus, Synthetic Culture, Carnage and more, although metal is his mainstay.
The past 5 years he has been resident DJ for the Bloodstock Metal 2 The Masses in Kent, with also year stints in London and Essex. He played a guest slot at the festival itself in 2008 and last year became part of The Vicious Breed, a DJ collective for Bloodstock VIP and enjoyed doing Bloodstock for a second time.
He also had the opportunity to spin between many goods at London's top venues including the Camden Underworld (Resident Cutting Edge), Intrepid Fox, The Unicorn, Devonshire Arms and of course a lot of Northern Kent pubs.