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LOCKDOWN RESULTS IN 'LUNAR' BASS COVER
Published May 17th 2020
Due to the current lockdown state of the United Kingdom in response to the Covid-19 virus, musicians across the country have taken to using social media more heavily in order to reach their audiences. South Wales modern metal band Equinox released their debut track 'LUNAR earlier this year, and their bassist Aaron Busby has produced and released a cover of the track on both Instagram and Facebook.
VERSIFY REACH INTERNATIONAL AUDIENCES WITH 'FUN FOR FIRE'
Published April 29th 2020
Since releasing their debut single 'FUN FOR FIRE' last month, Versify have been spreading their reach, achieving radio play across the world. Radio stations that have played their new single have been confirmed in the US, Canada and Australia. See ajust a few of these stations down below
Valley Radio (Canada)
Middle Georgia Radio (United States)
920 WON: The Apple (New York)
Valley FM 89.5 Sweet Sunday Sounds (Australia)
And many, many more...
XL LIFE 'SWEET MOVES' RELEASING APRIL 27TH
Published April 19th 2020
Cardiff based hardcore punk band XL LIFE. Comprising of Phillip 'Traxx' Davies (solo artist/founder of ASTROID BOYS), Lewis Newbrook (ASTROID BOYS), Jasper Gaskin (TJ ROBERTS) and Tony Bontana (founder of Everything Is Perfect Records), this four piece fuse memorable riffs and pounding rhythms into a cacophony of noise and energy. After a year of exciting pre-production and a chaotic debut gig at Cardiff Made, this
collective release their debut EP 'SWEET MOVES' on April 27th.
Artwork by Elijah Bulaon Contillo
'ŻYCIE' DEBUT EP DELAYED UNTIL OCTOBER 2020
Published April 9th 2020
Bristol prog punk newcomers 'ŻYCIE' have announced that due to current state of the UK, they will not be releasing their debut EP 'SYMPTOM OF ME' until "around October this year". The British-Polish outfit, consisting of Andrzej 'Andrew' Dworaczyk and Nathan Butler formed in 2019 after both finding an interest in bands such as Black Flag, The Dillinger Escape Plan and Corrosion Of Comformity. The duo sought to combine this with Dworaczyk's folk background, creating a blend of atmospheric guitars, tribal rhythms and harrowing, strangely sparse vocals.
'VERSIFY' MARCH 28TH GIG POSTPONED
Published 24th March 2020
Due to the current state of the UK, YOUNGBLOODS PROMO CO have had to cancel their March 28th gig hosted at Tiny Rebel Cardiff. Lineup included DALI, GLASS HEART, VERSIFY and TELGATE. Details will follow once rescheduled.
'VERSIFY' RELEASE DEBUT SINGLE 'FUN FOR FIRE'
Published March 20th 2020
Hard rock four piece VERSIFY release their debut single 'FUN FOR FIRE' today. Released in collaboration with Animal Farm Studios, 'FUN FOR FIRE' is available on all streaming services and digital purchasing platforms.
FLOOD FUNDRAISER MARCH 9TH
Published March 7th 2020
VERSIFY will be playing The Moon Cardiff on March 9th in the form of a fundraiser. All proceeds will go to the restoration and sustaining of Clwb Y Bont and The Green Rooms, which were devastated during the flooding caused by Storm Dennis.
A MESSAGE FROM EQUINOX
Published March 4th 2020
CARDIFF: We cannot stress how thankful we are for your energy in helping us welcome 'Lunar' into the world. It was a truly defining moment for us as a band. Our endless gratitude goes to our brothers in @wearecrownless, @leadbylies and @churchplaceofficial for playing truly stellar sets and for being incredible company for the evening. Thank you to @lucyslens_photography and @divisionphotographycdf for capturing some stellar moments. Our thanks also go to the team over at @fuelcardiff. ‘Lunar’ is available on multiple streaming platforms!
This is only the beginning. See you all soon. - 'a concept built on erasure'
Photography: Lucy Bailey
EQUINOX 'LUNAR' RELEASE SHOW
Published February 27th 2020
Cardiff based metal band EQUINOX have just released their debut single 'LUNAR', and it is available on all streaming services. Tonight, they play a headline show at Fuel Rock Club in Cardiff with support from CROWNLESS, LEAD BY LIES and CHURCH PLACE.
VALENTINES WITH VERSIFY
Published February 14th 2020
Tonight, hard rock band VERSIFY perform at tThe Moon Cardiff for a free Valentines Day gig. They will be joined by the likes of THE 409 CLUB and LAURA POWER in support of HUNTER FROM FREMONTE.
RECLAIMER FINAL CARDIFF PERFORMANCE
Published February 7th 2020
EQUINOX will be joining WE STRUCK GOLD and GOOD MORNING VIETNAM in support of RECLAIMER for their last ever Cardiff show on February 9th at The Moon Cardiff.
VERSIFY OFFICIAL CARDIFF DEBUT
Published February 4th 2020
Newcomers to the scene, VERSIFY will make their official Cardiff debut at The Moon on February 6th. Via grassroots promotion company THIS FEELING, they will be playing in support of THE DEAD FREIGHTS along with FIRE FENCES and GLASS VIOLET.
HIGH TIDE PROMOTIONS - THE BUNKHOUSE SWANSEA
Published February 1st 2020
For their return for the second time to The Bunkhouse Swansea, EQUINOX will be opening for THE OKLAHOMA KID and metalcore band GRIEVER. Takes place 20th February.
*EDIT* Due to heavy storms over the last few weeks, this event has had to be cancelled. Rescheduling is in the works.
IMMERSED FESTIVAL 2020
Published January 27th 2020
In collaboration and in support of Teenage Cancer Trust, students from the University of South Wales have worked to set up a festival aimed at showcasing the music of Cardiff and South Wales. The headliners include RICHARD ASHCROFT, TOM GRENNAN and BAD SOUNDS, with many other bands playing, such as CLWB FUZZ, BLOOM!, FRENCH ALPS TIGER, VERSIFY, SHLUG, DAN HAM, ADWAITH, BOY AZOOGA and many many more. Event takes place at The Tramshed Cardiff on January 30th at 4pm.