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Bands You Need To Check Out

Katalina Kicks     www.bandapp.com/katalinakicks

Formed in 2009, London’s Katalina Kicks powerful sound developed rapidly. Two critically acclaimed singles (‘145’ and ‘Me’) followed in 2010 before the band released their debut album, ‘The Return of Montague Rotter.’ The album gained a following in the States as it charted on many CMJ College Radio stations which then saw the band showcase SXSW and the Canadian Music Fest in Toronto. Closer to home, the band have played some great live shows in London with a headline appearance at KOKO, a slot at Club NME and a showcase at Camden Rocks. Their 2nd album ‘Dirt’ is due for release on 7th September 2014.

Two Weeks Running     www.bandapp.com/twoweeksrunning

Hailing from glamorous Bolton, Two Weeks Running are a 5 piece that take their cues form favourites such as The Cribs, The Strokes and Foals to name just a few. Their much talked about live performances, captured from buzz built on 2013’s ‘Waste Of A Day’, saw the band leap to new and exciting heights. The band have performed shows with such established acts as The Wombats and Reverend And The Makers and have received radio airplay from the likes of Steve Lamacq and Tom Robinson on BBC 6 Music. Two Weeks Running are set to release a new EP in October and will be touring relentlessly around the UK in support of the release.

Solko     www.bandapp.com/solko

Solko are a 7 piece band with brass, bass, guitars & percussion blending an eclectic mix of reggae/dub rhythms with soulful vocals and melodic jazz horns. With national tours and various UK and European festival appearances under their belt, the band have been winning over the hearts and wearing out the shoes of people everywhere. Through phenomenal live energy, powerful groove-driven writing a whole heap of soul, Solko create an infectious and distinctive sound that will keep you on your toes. The band recently released their 3rd EP, ‘Waxes. Wanes.’, their first self-recorded and self-released record.

Eric Unseen     www.bandapp.com/ericunseen

Formed in 2010, Eric Unseen began rehearsing immediately, found their own style and perfected their songs. The band have attained a massive amount of gigs all over Wales, with glittering reviews and packed out venues, as well as supporting punk legends The Alarm, Stiff Little Fingers and opening the inaugural Merthyr Rock festival in 2011. With a big release due out in the next couple of months, Eric Unseen will bring you sunshine with a retro pop-rock feel that will undoubtedly make you dance along and sing out loud.

Stars Over Shadow     www.bandapp.com/starsovershadow

Stars Over Shadow are a Norfolk/Suffolk based 4 piece melodic rock band, taking influences from Coheed & Cambria, RX Bandits and Queen to name but a few. Formed in 2011 , the band spent their first year together writing and working on the idea that their songs would be linked together by a science fiction storyline. Now gigging regularly across East Anglia and beyond, Stars Over Shadow debut album ‘Secrets of the Seventh Year’ is out now!

 

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