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Sep
30

Southern Californian heavy psych power trio RADIO MOSCOW celebrate the release of their fifth studio album, “New Beginnings,” which is out now via Century Media Records!
 
The band kicked off the European leg of ‘The Drifting Tour’ this week and will be presenting tracks from their much-lauded newest release live until the end of October. Only 100 copies of their gold vinyl is available at these shows – they cannot be purchased elsewhere!
 
“New Beginnings” is “packed to the brim with blazing tempos, cartwheeling jams and the wild-eyed shredding of frontman Parker Griggs” (METAL HAMMER, UK). With their new record, RADIO MOSCOW provide a prime example of just ‘how fresh and exciting ‘retro’ can actually still be’ (ECLIPSED, Germany).
 
As a final preview of “New Beginnings”, the band’s recent single and tour anthem “Driftin’” can be checked out here: https://youtu.be/El11G4vZZCI
 
“New Beginnings” has been released as Special Edition CD Digipak (international version), jewelcase CD (USA, Mexico, Canada) & on all digital platforms. It is also available on 180 gram black vinyl plus CD & poster as well as in various limited, coloured vinyl editions:
 
Gold – limited to 100 copies // only available on the band’s European tour!
Orange – limited to 200 copies // available at Green Hell & Flight13: http://bit.ly/RMGreenHell & http://bit.ly/RMFlight13
Mint green – limited to 500 copies // available at: https://www.indiemerchstore.com/b/radio-moscow
 
To stream and buy the album, please visit http://smarturl.it/RMNewBeginnings
 
RADIO MOSCOW are currently touring Europe with Kaleidobolt. Dates are as follows:

SEPTEMBER
29.09.17 Gijon (ES) Casino Acapulco
30.09.17 Porto (PT) Hard Club

OCTOBER
01.10.17 Lisbon (PT) RCA
02.10.17 Madrid (ES) Caracol
03.10.17 Barcelona (ES) Rocksound
04.10.17 Montpellier (FR) Secret Place
06.10.17 Pratteln (CH) Up In Smoke
07.10.17 Athens (GR) Desertfest
09.10.17 Roma (IT) Monk
10.10.17 Altroquando (IT) Zero Branco
11.10.17 Torino (IT) Blah Blah
12.10.17 Stuttgart (DE) Goldmarks
13.10.17 Antwerpen (BE) Desertfest
14.10.17 Groningen (NL) Vera
15.10.17 Cologne (DE) Live Music Hall
16.10.17 Wiesbaden (DE) Schlachthof
17.10.17 Wien (AT) Arena
18.10.17 Innsbruck (AT) PMK
19.10.17 Etagnieres (CH) Croc the Rock Festival
20.10.17 Munich (DE) Keep it Low
21.10.17 Dresden (DE) Beatpol
23.10.17 Hamburg (DE) Hafenklang
24.10.17 Copenhagen (DK) Stengade
25.10.17 Stockholm (SE) Undergangen
26.10.17 Göteborg (SE) Sticky Fingers
27.10.17 Oslo (NO) Blå
28.10.17 Bergen (NO) Garage
30.10.17 Hannover (DE) Chez Heinz (* no Kaleidobolt)
31.10.17 Berlin (DE) Festsaal (* no Kaleidobolt)
 
RADIO MOSCOW are:
Parker Griggs – vocals and guitar
Anthony Meier – bass
Paul Marrone – drums
 
RADIO MOSCOW online:
http://radiomoscow.net/
http://www.facebook.com/radiomoscowband
http://www.instagram.com/radiomoscowband

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Sep
29

‘DEAREST BROTHER’
NEW SINGLE OUT NOW
LISTEN ON SOUNDCLOUD / SPOTIFY
 
OCTOBER HEADLINE TOUR ANNOUNCED
 
Acclaimed Bristol-based four piece Firewoodisland have released their brand new single ‘Dearest Brother’, the first taste of the band’s forthcoming debut album due early 2018.
 
‘Dearest Brother’ is a beautiful folk-pop anthem, leading with delicate guitars before breaking into the huge sky-high choruses and souring harmonies – a sound they’ve christened ‘mountain pop’. The result is reminiscent of the likes of Fleet Foxes, Of Monsters & Men and Imagine Dragons.
 
Regarding the single the band says, “‘Dearest Brother’ is a song of compassion and tough love. It’s about watching friends getting hurt by bad decisions, letting them know that you’re there for them and about taking the brunt – as long as they do something to help themselves.”
 
The quartet, composed of multi-instrumentalists Stian Vedoy, Abi Eleri, Dylan Jones and Steve Allen, have clocked up praise from the likes of Q Magazine, Clash, The 405 and many more with the release of their 2014 debut EP lld and the following Dome EP last year. The band have also received great radio support from the likes of Radio 1, BBC 6Music, BBC Introducing, Amazing Radio and more.
 
Firewoodisland are playing a three-date UK tour in support of ‘Dearest Brother’ throughout October. They will play London’s Servant Jazz Quarters on October 16th, the Exchange, Bristol on October 21st and finish at The Nest, Bath on October 28th. Tickets are available through Music Glue.
 
“They sound festival-sized, delivering uplifting anthems that would fit as comfortably on the radio as around the campfire” – Q
 
“The band’s songwriting has an assured, emotive feel” – Clash
 
“Sweet, wonderful, perceptive songwriting” – BBC Introducing

Sep
29

UNVEIL VIDEO FOR
“CADENCE”
NEW ALBUM “THE RABBIT HOLE” RELEASED 
6TH OCTOBER 2017 VIA THE SIGN RECORDS

Swedish dark progressive metallers THE GREAT DISCORD have unveiled a new video for “Cadence”, taken from the band’s forthcoming album “The Rabbit Hole” out on 6th October 2017 via The Sign Records.
Watch the video for “Cadence” here: https://youtu.be/MllNmW5a2A0
Aksel Holmgren (drums) comments: “A song that emerged hard and fast, with a chorus that caught our attention as something special as soon as we wrote it. It signifies change and empowerment, but it comes with deceit and a hidden agenda.”
The band have also just been confirmed to play at this year’s Damnation Festival on 4th November at Leeds University Union, alongside bands such as Paradise Lost, Dying Fetus and Grave Pleasures. 
With their new record completely self produced and mixed/mastered by Aksel Holmgren (Drums), THE GREAT DISCORD show they are a force to be reckoned in the continued development of hard rock and metal. 
The album showcases an immense development from their debut album “Duende” (Metal Blade Records, 2015), making the band more accessible yet still retaining their unique sound, completed with the impeccable vocal performance of front person Fia Kempe who has also lent her talents to Ghost, providing guest vocals for two tracks on the Popestar EP.
Thematically, the album represents an alternate twist on the famous story of Alice tumbling down the rabbit hole by Lewis Carrol. It also introduces Fia’s new on-stage persona, named IRE, a sinister and dangerous being that acts as a guide throughout the songs, which is accompanied by a fully-illustrated book. 
Check out the videos previously released from the band’s forthcoming album below:
“Omen”: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tgODgfjR6eg
“Darkest Day”: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0hEDLj7nzQw
“The Red Rabbit”: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ls8xeXTFzas

Pre-orders for “The Rabbit Hole” are available at the below link:
Amazon: http://amzn.to/2vNSBeE

“The Rabbit Hole” track listing:

1. Dimman
2. Noire
3. Gadget
4. Darkest Day
5. Tell Tale Heart
6. The Red Rabbit
7. Neon Dreaming
8. Downfall
9. Cadence
10. Omen
11. Persona
About The Great Discord

There can be no light without darkness. The central theme of The Great Discord is a recognition of both sides of the coin. Centering the music around a progressive metal mind set and mixing a wide array of influences, everything from the technical masters of The Dillinger Escape Plan to the soaring choruses of Bring Me The Horizon, it makes for an intriguing listen. You recognize it, but you’ve never heard it before.

Seeing The Great Discord live is an experience. The band believes that a concert is much more than hearing music being performed. They spend a lot of time and effort on the live act, creating an atmosphere where the audial and visual elements meet and mirror each other, with vocalist Fia acting as the central persona of the emotions and nuances of the music.

Their critically acclaimed debut album “Duende” was released through Metal Blade Records in June 2015, followed by the EP ‘Echoes’ in the fall of the same year. Duende was quick to receive great reviews from both fans, zines and major metal magazines all over the world. Among other things, readers of Revolver Magazines voted “Duende” as an Album of the Week and the group has been listed as a band to watch. Since their debut, the band has been playing selected shows and festivals in Sweden, the UK and the United States. In the spring of 2017, the band joined Ghost on the Scandinavian leg of their Popestar Tour, and right after this they teamed up with their fellow swedes in Katatonia on their Fallen Hearts of UK & Ireland tour. In July they performed at Metal Days festival in Slovenia.
The Great Discord are:
Fia Kempe – Vocals
Aksel Holmgren – Drums
André Axell – Guitars
Gustav Almberg – Guitars
Rasmus Carlsson – Bass

Sep
29

CLOSING TRACK ON ALBUM ‘I GO MISSING IN MY SLEEP’, OUT NOW

Today, the Brooklyn trio Wilsen is excited to unveil a remix of “Told You” from their latest record ‘I Go Missing In My Sleep’, available now via Kobalt/Dalliance & Secret City Records. 

The joyful and pulsating track remixed by Chris Baio (Baio, Vampire Weekend) gives the song a whole different feel than the original, perfectly combining the upbeat backing track with the calmness of Tamsin’s vocals.  

“As fans, it was awesome to have Baio interpret ‘Told You.’ Loved hearing which parts of the arrangement he emphasized and expanded on with his stellar touch / tasteful approach”, explains Tamsin, lead singer of Wilsen.  

Click here to listen to the ‘Told You’ Baio Remix. 

Click here to listen to the original ‘Told You’.

Wilsen, fronted by Tamsin Wilson, released their mesmerizing LP debut in April. Described as “a major revelation” by NPR Music and appointed “the finest folk debut of 2017” by Uproxx, the record captures the fleeting quiet of pre-dawn New York City, brought to life by Wilson’s hushed yet powerful vocals and the intimate instrumental work of bassist Drew Arndt and guitarist Johnny Simon.    

Stream and download ‘I Go Missing In My Sleep’ on all major platforms here.    

Since the release of their debut LP, Wilsen has had a VEVO video premiere (for “Garden”), an exclusive album stream on Stereogum, praise from NPR, Vice Noisey, sessions with Nylon, WNYC Soundcheck, Echoes and more. 

Wilsen are just finishing up their debut North American headline show, which has seen them playing 35+ shows across the US in the past 6 weeks. The tour finishes Monday night in Boston.  

Sep
29

 
Significant route change for the Veteran Car Run
for the first time in 60 years
 
Participants on the Bonhams London to Brighton Veteran Car Run, supported by Hiscox, will be using an alternative route out of the capital this year.
 
The 400+ pre-1905 veteran cars will leave Hyde Park at sunrise, passing many well known landmarks – Hyde Park Corner, Buckingham Palace, Horseguards and Big Ben before crossing Westminster Bridge.
 
However, with the centre of Brixton, in South London, undergoing long term road works, participants then will leave London via Kennington, Clapham and Morden, passing through Balham – famously described by Peter Sellers as ‘Bal-Ham, Gateway to the South’ in a 1940’s BBC radio comedy sketch – along the way.
 
After Morden, the revised route by-passes Sutton on the A217 to Banstead, Tadworth and Reigate before re-joining the traditional route at Redhill. From here it takes the A23 to Horley and the midway halt at Crawley.
 
A special viewing area in Crawley High Street has been established for the thousands of spectators who regularly turn out to support the hardy crews making their annual pilgrimage from capital to coast.
 
From Crawley, the route heads to Brighton via Pease Pottage, Staplefield, Cuckfield, Ansty, Burgess Hill, Hassocks and Clayton where it joins the A23 for the run into the finish at Madeira Drive.
 
Clerk of the Course Neil Carr-Jones said: “We work closely with Transport for London which has advised us that road works and lane closures in Brixton are likely to cause tailbacks and problems for the cars, the youngest of which is 112 years old.
 
“In March this year we tested a couple of other routes out of London before settling on the A3/A24 through South London and then the A217 towards Reigate. We tried to replicate typical Run conditions and set off shortly after dawn on a Sunday morning using a veteran car to make the trip as realistic as possible.
 
“Although this alternative route will add about four miles to the overall length of the journey, we feel it will be easier on the cars and, thanks to greater stretches of dual carriageway along the A217, modern traffic and the faster veterans will be able to overtake the slower cars more easily.”
The last time the Run visited Reigate was in 1954, more than 60 years ago. Since then, it has been routed via Streatham, Croydon and Coulsdon on its way to Crawley.
 
“As well as being easier on the cars, we hope the new route will attract even more spectators along the way with excellent viewing opportunities along Clapham Common and the A24 corridor through South London,” added Carr-Jones.
 
The 2017 Veteran Car Run will be held, as ever, on the first Sunday in November – this year, it falls on the 5th – and is organised by the Royal Automobile Club.
 
As dawn breaks, a red flag will be ceremoniously torn and the 400 entries will start their journey from capital to coast: the Run celebrates the passing into law of the Locomotives on the Highway Act in November 1896, also known as the Red Flag Act and refers to a time when these new-fangled machines had to follow a man holding a red flag.
 
More than 400 veterans have entered this year among which are a large contingent of French manufactured cars. While Germany is generally considered to be the birthplace of the motorcar, it was the French who accelerated the concept of the horseless carriage and was by far the biggest automobile producing nation as the 19th century turned into the 20th century. This year’s Run has adopted a French theme in honour of the country’s contribution to motoring.
 
The Run is just one element of the Royal Automobile Club’s London Motor Week. A full week crammed with motoring functions and events, which include the free-to-attend Regent Street Motor Show. Held on Saturday 4th November, it turns London’s premier shopping street into a motoring showcase that puts the spotlight on veterans, classics and moderns alike. 
 
Auction house Bonhams will be holding its annual Veteran Car sale on Friday 3rd November while other events in London Motor Week include a motoring art exhibition at the Mall Galleries, which is open to the public, as well as invitation-only lunches, receptions and functions at the Royal Automobile Club’s clubhouse in Pall Mall.
 
For more details of the event and access to registration forms visit http://www.veterancarrun.com.

Sep
29

SINSAENUM
UNVEIL OFFICIAL VIDEO FOR NEW SONG
“ASHES”

NEW EP RELEASED ON 10TH NOVEMBER 2017 VIA EARMUSIC

Today sees the worldwide video premiere of “Ashes”, the brand new title track of Sinsaenum’s upcoming EP.
“Ashes” takes the sound of Frédéric Leclercq and Joey Jordison’s extreme metal project to the next level, creating an even darker, an even angrier, and an even more thrilling atmosphere while at the same time experimenting with new influences. This approach is reflected in the all black and white video.
The official music video can be watched on earMUSIC’s official YouTube channel: https://youtu.be/SjmAgHkwbuw
“Ashes” is available to download and stream:
► iTunes: http://smarturl.it/Sinsaenum_Ashes_iTun
► Spotify: http://smarturl.it/Ashes_Single_Spo
The new EP “Ashes”, which is set for release on November 10th on earMUSIC, contains over 30 minutes of mind-blowing music and features 3 brand new and EP exclusive songs which all display Sinsaenum’s unique approach to death metal and extreme music.
Additionally, 2 previously exclusive Japanese bonus tracks can finally be enjoyed by the rest of the world. To top it all off, renowned French producer and musician Frederic Duquesne (Mass Hysteria, guitar) has provided a remix for “Dead Souls”.
 

SINSAENUM is
Sean Z (Dååth, ex Chimaira): vocals
Attila Csihar (Mayhem): vocals
Frédéric Leclercq (Dragonforce): guitar, bass, synth, vocals 
Stephane Buriez (Loudblast): guitar
Heimoth (Seth): bass
Joey Jordison (VIMIC / ex Slipknot): drums
https://sinsaenum.com
https://www.facebook.com/Sinsaenum
http://www.ear-music.net

Sep
29

RELEASE NEW SINGLE
“THE PROMISED LAND”

BAND CONFIRMED TO SUPPORT W.A.S.P ON UK TOUR

British hard rockers THE CRUEL KNIVES have released their new single “The Promised Land” taken from their debut EP “Side One”.

Stream the song here: https://youtu.be/DvZ7nIoV5Ac

The band are also excited to announce that they have been confirmed as direct support to glam metal legends W.A.S.P on their UK tour in October.

“We can’t wait to take The Promised Land to the stage on this tour, it’s going to be a great run around the UK and we’ll be bringing everything we’ve got.” – THE CRUEL KNIVES

Catch The Cruel Knives on tour with W.A.S.P at the following dates:

12/10 – Hastings, White Rock Theatre
13/10 – Nottingham, Rock City
14/10 – Leeds, 02 Academy
15/10 – Newcastle, 02 Academy
16/10 – Glasgow, 02 ABC
18/10 – Belfast, Limelight
19/10 – Dublin, Academy
20/10 – Wolverhampton, Wulfrun Hall
21/10 – Manchester, 02 The Ritz
22/10 – Buckley, Tivoli
24/10 – Cardiff, Tramshed
25/10 – Bristol, 02 Academy
26/10 – Norwich, UEA
27/10 – London, 02 Forum Kentish Town
 
The Cruel Knives’ debut EP “Side One” is available to purchase on PledgeMusic: https://www.pledgemusic.com/projects/the-cruel-knives-new-ep

About The Cruel Knives

Sid Glover and Rob Ellershaw of Heaven’s Basement, together with Tom Harris and Al Junior, have formed new band The Cruel Knives. After supporting The Pretty Reckless on their sold out European tour earlier in the year, the band successfully surpassed their PledgeMusic target and released their long-awaited debut EP “Side One” on 28th July 2017.

Sep
27

F

– SHARES BRAND NEW TRACK ‘THREE OH NINE’
– UK TOUR WITH SIV JAKOBSEN, SIVU, AND PAUL THOMAS SAUNDERS STARTS NEXT WEEK

Fenne Lily has today unveiled a brand new single, ‘Three Oh Nine’. The track has proved popular with live crowds in recent months and with a proper studio version now ready, Fenne is sharing the track with a wider audience.

‘Three Oh Nine’ begins with Fenne’s now familiarly fragile vocals front and centre but marks the first time she has experimented with a fuller band sound – bringing in bass, percussion, and glistening production, her repeated “please don’t leave” becomes an exquisite haunting refrain as the track unfolds. 

Stream and Share ‘Three Oh Nine’ on YouTube and Spotify.

With just 3 self released tracks to her name so far, Fenne Lily has built a considerable and impressive following, those tracks amassing upwards of 23 million streams on Spotify alone.  Off the back of her first two self releases (‘Top To Toe’ and ‘Bud’), Fenne closed 2016 with her first ever UK headline tour and a special one-off show supporting Lucy Rose. 

Since then she’s released her first official music video (for ‘What’s Good’), she’s toured Europe supporting Charlie Cunningham, and most recently played Reeperbahn Festival in Germany where she was one of the names shortlisted for the prestigious Anchor Prize which highlights the most promising new acts.

In between tours, Fenne has been far from idle and has been busy singing guest vocals for a number of other artists including 4AD’s Aldous Harding, as well as fellow Bristolians Oliver Wilde, Slonk, ThisisDA, and Tamu Massif. She’s also been busy working on her own material and news of a debut album is expected imminently.

Ahead of that debut album news, in October, Fenne Lily will embark on a unique co-headline tour with Siv Jakobsen, Sivu, and Paul Thomas Saunders playing some of the UK’s most beautiful venues including London’s Cecil Sharp House. See below for full upcoming live listings.

FENNE LILY LIVE DATES:  
Wed Oct 4 – Shrewsbury, Henry Tudor House Tickets 
Thu Oct 5 – Bristol, The Lantern Tickets 
Fri Oct 6 – Manchester, Band on The Wall Tickets 
Sat Oct 7 – Liverpool, Buyers Club Tickets 
Sun Oct 8 – Leeds, Brudenell Social Club Tickets 
Tue Oct 10 – Glasgow, CCA Tickets 
Wed Oct 11 – Newcastle, Cluny 2 Tickets 
Thu Oct 12 – London, Cecil Sharp House Tickets  
(All dates w/ Siv Jakobsen, Sivu, and Paul Thomas Saunders)

FENNE LILY: Official Website | Facebook | Twitter

Sep
24

‘WAKING UP SLOW’
VIDEO REVEALED
WATCH HERE
 
AVALON EP
OUT OCTOBER 6th
 
OCTOBER HEADLINE UK TOUR
**SOLD OUT**
 
Gabrielle Aplin has today released the video for ‘Waking Up Slow’, the lead single from her forthcoming EP Avalon released October 6th.
 
The dream-like video (directed by Charlotte Rutherford – Marina & The Diamonds ‘Blue’, Fickle Friends ‘Brooklyn’, M.O ‘Not In Love’) features Gabrielle performing her single amongst glorious countryside and empty suburban streets while a beautiful cast of bleary-eyed dancers accompany her with contemporary drama.

WATCH ‘WAKING UP SLOW’ HERE
 
Regarding the single and video, Gabrielle says, “‘Waking Up Slow’ as a song is about appreciating life as it is and focusing on the positives and deciding to just be. I wanted to focus the video around the idea of not being able to sleep, and turning that night into an adventure instead of a frustration with no real line between reality and a dream. I wanted to incorporate an all female cast to blur the lines between day time and night time whilst having fun with fashion and colour.”
 
‘Waking Up Slow’ is proving a big hit at radio and has been featured as ‘Record Of The Week’ at Radio 1 and has been added to the Radio 2 playlist. Gabrielle has also received great support from press with the likes of The Sun, Metro, Sunday Times, The Observer and many more besides all featuring the singer and raving about her new music.
 
The song has clocked up well over 1.4 MILLION plays on Spotify and Gabrielle recently revealed a stunning acoustic version of the track, which has received over 5 MILLION plays on Facebook alone.
 
‘Waking Up Slow’ opens the forthcoming Avalon EP, which is joined by the beautiful electro-pop of ‘Say Nothing’, the mesmeric guitars and worldly rhythms of ‘Used To’, while the huge pop anthem ‘Stay’ closes the record.
 
Gabrielle will be completing a headline tour of the UK through October in support of the EP, with all dates now completely sold out. The six-date tour starts at Glasgow’s Oran Mor on October 19th and finishes at The Venue, London on October 26th. Full tour dates can be found below:
 
GABRIELLE APLIN TOUR DATES
19/10 – Glasgow, Oran Mor
20/10 – Birmingham, O2 Academy
22/10 – Cambridge, The Junction
23/10 – Brighton, Concorde 2
24/10 – Bristol, Bristol Trinity
26/10 – London, The Venue
 

Sep
18

 
RELEASE NEW SINGLE AND VIDEO FOR
“HERE’S TO THE FATIGUE”

PLUS ANNOUNCE UK TOUR DATES!

NEW ALBUM OUT ON 17TH NOVEMBER 2017

As they prepare to unleash their new album “Here’s To The Fatigue” on 17th November 2017, British alt-rock trio PRESS TO MECO have released a new video for the album’s title-track.
 
Check out the video for the new single here: https://youtu.be/d-pmGdsb8NQ
Lewis Williams (drums/vocals) comments on the song: “Here’s To The Fatigue is about the inability to try and face your problems directly. It talks about finding comfort and trying to let go, through the use of substances and other distractions… before the problems come spilling out uncontrollably. The musical ideas were some of the first written for this album and the lyrics were written outside on a summer’s day, with a laptop, a bottle of rum and the sun beating down.”
The band are also excited to announce that they will be heading out on a full UK headline tour this Winter in support of the new album.
“We can’t wait to get out touring again,” Lewis continues. “This album was written to be played live, it’s why the recording has such live feel to it. We constantly thought about how the songs would come across in a gig environment and tried to make it as engaging and enjoyable for the audience.”
Here’s to the Fatigue – UK Tour 2017
 
November

21 Nov – Brighton, The Hope
23 Nov – Oxford, Academy 3
25 Nov – Leeds, Key Club
27 Nov – Newcastle, Jumping Jacks
28 Nov – Glasgow, Sleazies

December

18 Dec – London, Oslo
 
Tickets go on sale on Friday 22nd September.

 
 
You can check out the artwork and track listing for Press To MECO’s new album “Here’s To The Fatigue” below:
 

Track listing:
 
1. Intro
2. Familiar Ground
3. Here’s to the Fatigue
4. If All Your Parts Don’t Make a Whole
5. Skip the Crawl
6. A Place in it All
7. Howl
8. A Quick Fix
9. Itchy Fingers
10. The Things That We Don’t Talk About
11. White Knuckling
 
About Press To MECO
 
There is no question that 2016 was a pivotal year for Press To MECO, building on their unconventional take on riffs, pop hooks and 3-part vocal harmonies that have become a trade mark. 

Yes, bands such as The Dillinger Escape Plan, Reuben and Manchester Orchestra continue to provide significant creative influence, but their biggest inspiration is rooted in the live circuit, feeding off audiences who are now singing their songs right back at them. Having their debut album ‘Good Intent’ shortlisted for the 2016 AIM Independent Album of the Year, gave the band a sense of legitimacy and renewed belief. That level of quiet confidence compelled Luke, Adam and Lewis to write and record the follow up album ‘Here’s To The Fatigue’ before the year ended.

A temporary relocation to Austin, Texas, more specifically, Dripping Springs and the home of producer ‘Machine’ gave the band some much needed breathing space away from the UK scene. Lewis explains “the new songs focus a lot on becoming disillusioned with your life and more emotionally weary with age. The album has a lot of existential angst, but also a few moments of clarity where it’s saying to just let go, lift your legs and float down the stream”. 

The build has been gradual and with the last UK tour sold out, Luke, Adam and Lewis stand defiantly behind this independently funded self-released album.
 
 
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