CRIMSON STAR + TRUE HEIGHTS + THE SUNSHINE MACHINE + GUNS FOR GIRLS
Crimson Star are a three piece hard rock band based in Birmingham who formed late 2012, comprising of James Shaw, Ross Eddington and Roger Ash. 2016 was filled with performances including some significant tour supports for Tax the Heat & Wilson.
The band recorded their latest EP Bay View in June 2017 with well-known record producer Romesh Dodangoda(Lower Than Atlantis, Bring Me The Horizon, Funeral For A Friend), which is due for release January 19th 2018. The band will be releasing the first single from the EP entitled ‘The Pragmatist’ alongside a music video on September 18th 2017.
Watch the video for ‘The Pragmatist’ Below:
Plus support from TRUEHEIGHTS
TrueHeights are a 6 piece Alternative Rock Band from the streets of the Midlands recently signed to the LA based We Are Triumphant, they write from experience and are putting some heart back into the UK’s rock scene. After forming in the summer of 2014, TrueHeights have been working with the highly commended producer, Matt O’Grady (YouMeAtSix, Deaf Havana, and Don Broco) on TH15; A 6-track mini album, showcasing a unique blend of ambience and anthemic UK rock, released in the summer of 2015. The band formed taking influences with bands such as 30 Seconds to Mars, Black Foxxes and Holding Absence and have since shared the stage with Dead!, Fatherson & Lonely The Brave.
Their first single ‘Don’t Look Down’ debuted in March 2015, followed by their second single ‘Frank’ in July. Both songs have since received radio play from the likes of BBC Introducing. ‘Frank’ received prime-time airplay on BBC Radio 1’s Huw Stephens show and across other mainstream stations such as Kerrang and Touch FM. Their latest release “Stay” is currently on regular rotation at both KERRANG TV! and Scuzz.
On December 22nd 2017, TrueHeights released a charity single featuring Connor Ball from The Vamps plus video cameos from members of Nothing But Thieves, The Smiths and Madina Lake among many others.
Listen to ‘Stay’ below:
Plus support from THE SUNLIGHT MACHINE
The Sunlight Machine are a Midlands based alt-rock/indie/emo/math duo with heavy drums, lo-fi guitars, and vocals that sound like they’ve been dragged through gravel. Influences such as Biffy Clyro, QOTSA, Manchester Orchestra, and Pulled Apart by Horses have found their way into the bands unique songwriting style and sound.
Cameron Yazdi and Darrelly Mayo started The Sunlight Machine after melting through band line ups that barely stuck together past 3 covers. Since then the band has honed it’s sound and songwriting through practicing and performing for friends in their Nuneaton based living room/studio/stage.
After experimenting with recording and writing the band have released an EP entitled ‘103 The Garage Incident’ that has received radio play from BBC Introducing and is available to download for free.
Watch a live performance of ‘Milby Drive At Night’ below:
Plus support from GUNS FOR GIRLS
Guns For Girls are a post-grunge alternative groove rock band from the Midlands, UK. Driving, riff-laden songs with strong melodies set them aside from anything you’ve heard before.
Previous E.P release ‘Heads You Win’ became single of the week on Kerrang! Radio after extensive airplay. Their new album is coming out couple of months also making it exciting times for the band.
Having gigged for several years around the Midlands including The Slade Rooms, a sell-out at the O2 Academy in Birmingham, headline slots at The Flapper in Birmingham and a Kerrang! Radio event, they have amassed a loyal fan-base.
Watch the video for ‘Straight Line’ below: