Sheer Music Present… Alpha Male Tea Party (ArcTanGent warm up) w/ Hoggs Bison

Ex-Devizes, now-of-Trowbridge based promoters Sheer Music are delighted to be bringing their first full-electric band show to Trowbridge’s esteemed Village Pump venue, when Liverpool based noise-monster Alpha Male Tea Party perform on Wednesday 16th August. Continue reading

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Blacklisters – I Knock Myself Out

Blacklisters are Billy Mason Wood (vocals), Dan Beesley (guitar), Owen Griffiths (bass) and Alistair Stobbart (drums). The Leeds band have earned a reputation as a formidable live act through aggressive, confrontational performances riddled with dark humour, drawing comparisons to The Jesus Lizard and Pissed Jeans. Over the past few years, the Leeds quartet have deservedly earned their reputation as one of the UK’s most confrontational and aggressive live acts. Hear exactly why with their latest track ‘I Knock Myself Out’:

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USA Nails say ‘I Am Normal’

USA Nails put their stamp on the burgeoning London punk scene in early 2014 with a series of ferocious live shows and a slew of demo tracks. Their debut release ‘Sonic Moist’ (Smalltown America/Bigout Records/I Hate My Records/Unwork) followed shortly afterwards.

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Born through a mutual love of all things noisy, raw and sickeningly filthy, USA Nails brings together members and ex-members of Oceansize, Hawk Eyes, Kong, Future of the Left, Silent Front and Dead Arms. Opting for a more stripped back approach to their other outfits, Nails adopt a strict policy to not over-think their music. Choosing raw energy, intensity and mood over technical expression.

Now the boys are set to return with their latest instalment of noise-rock-punk-psych: ‘No Pleasure’. FFO The Jesus Lizard, Wire and Neu, the quartet have crafted a record that sits comfortably among the work of contemporaries like Pissed Jeans, Destruction Unit and Institute. Listen to new track ‘I Am Normal’ here:

https://soundcloud.com/smalltown-america/sets/usa-nails-i-am-normal/

’No Pleasure’ will be available on special edition vinyl, CD and digital formats this November.

Upcoming UK shows:

22 August – ArcTanGent Festival, Bristol
23 August – Wyrdout 2015 Festival , London, UK
15 September – The Stag and Hounds w/ Dope Body, Bristol
16 September – The Old Blue Last  w/ Dope Body, London
19 September – Hope & Anchor Rip This Joint Night, London
30 September – The Social, London
10 October – Gulliver’s w/ Blacklisters, Manchester
15 October –  New Cross Inn w/ Threads, London

PRESS:
The Needle Drop
“Heavy, crushing, and aggressive post-hardcore…”Drowned in Sound
“Sonic Moist is as dank as its name, an irreverently nefarious journey into twisted and deformed rock music with the darkest of hearts.”

Echoes and Dust
“You want noise rockin’, post-punkin’, krautrockin’ blasts of guitar fury? These guys have nailed it.“
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