Sheer Music are delighted to announce their first show in Chippenham in over 5 years, with Sad Song Co. aka Nigel Powell, drummer for Oxford indie boys The Unbelievable Truth in the 90’s, noise-niks Dive Dive in the 00’s and latterly known as the sticks-man in Frank Turner‘s band, The Sleeping Souls. Continue reading
It’s hard to believe that it’s been 10 years since former Million Dead frontman Frank Turner picked up that acoustic guitar and decided to try making music solo. Few would have thought that he’d still be doing it 10 years later and that he’d be playing a sold out show at Glasgow’s famous Barrowland Ballroom! The man’s clearly come a long way since playing in the cellar below the 13th Note when he first came to play solo in Glasgow. Continue reading
Frank Turner will release his next studio album on 7th August through Xtra Mile Recordings and Polydor Records. “Positive Songs For Negative People” is the singer-songwriter’s sixth album and the follow-up to 2013’s critically-acclaimed “Tape Deck Heart”. It was made with his trusted backing band The Sleeping Souls and produced by Butch Walker in Nashville.
Frank Turner is a man who is on a rocketing upwards trajectory; the once front man of underground hardcore punks Million Dead is about to embark on his first arena tour as a solo artist, backed as ever by superb backing band The Sleeping Souls. Included in this tour are monster venues such as the O2 Arena and Manchester Arena, two of the biggest venues in Europe. I caught up with Frank before the whirlwind of the coming month really takes hold…
These days, it doesn’t matter where you’re touring, emails will find you. And for this, I’m extremely grateful as it means that a few months ago I was able to catch up with drywall specialists and Frank Turner’s partners in crime; The Sleeping Souls. Check out our conversation below…