So you’ve fronted one of the most lauded over hardcore rock bands of the mid 2000’s, you’ve successfully kick started a solo career with a schizophrenic double album of crazy metal and random acoustic wizardry, and you’ve just left Xtra Mile Recordings in search of pastures new… Guess that calls for a tour then right? Continue reading
Jamie Lenman yesterday revealed the epic new video for his new single ‘Mississippi‘, directed by Henry Cox and featuring Jamie himself. Continue reading
Following last year’s brilliant 10th anniversary celebration, the Cheltenham-based, independent, green-fields rock festival can today announce their first set of acts for this summer’s event. Continue reading
2000trees Festival is today (May 4th) pleased to announce its 4th full wave of bands for the huge 2016 event, happening over weekend of 7/8/9 July. Continue reading
Gloucestershire’s 2000trees Festival will feature two ‘bigger and better’ new stages named in tribute to now fallen music venues in Cheltenham and Bristol. It is also backing the national campaign to save independent music venues from closure.
This week’s edition of The Colour of Vinyl on Melksham Town Sound focussed on one of the finest festivals this country has to offer; 2000trees.
Strangely, I was never that into Reuben in their heyday. I was heavily into pop-punk and not much else during my school years, so underground UK post-hardcore trios weren’t high on my list in the mid-2000s. I’ve grown up a tad since then, and can well and truly recognise the impact they made on the UK rock scene and what a shame it was to see them disband. Their members have involved themselves in various projects since Reuben became no more, but frontman JAMIE LENMAN has instead leant himself to projects such as video producing and illustrating. Thankfully, his musical hiatus has ended and the piece of work is double album MUSCLE MEMORY.