Posts Tagged ‘Funeral Shakes’

NEWS: Blood Red Shoes, Vukovi, and 18 more acts join 2000 Trees Festival!

Having already announced a shed-load of bands to gear us all up for the festival, and an already confirmed headline slot from both Enter Shikari and At The Drive-In, the organisers of this year’s 2000 Trees Festival aren’t done yet.

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NEWS: Mallory Knox, Black Peaks, and more complete Teddy Rocks Festival 2018!

We’re steadily making out way closer and closer to the festival season this year, with festival announcements dropping on the regular lately. Not able to contain things on the hush hush any longer, the organisers of Dorset’s Teddy Rocks Festival have now finalised their 2018 line-up – save for a few yet to be announced special guests.

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INTRODUCING: Funeral Shakes

We’re putting the spotlight on the hottest and most exciting new bands around with our Introducing feature, ready to highlight the artists with the biggest potential to make an impact on their scene.

Funeral Shakes are Watford’s answer to the classic punk fuelled rock that the likes of Against Me! and Rocket From The Crypt have introduced us to before. Forming from the ashes of The Smoking Hearts, Calvin Roffey (bass/vocals) and Simon Barker (guitar), the duo got together with Em Foster (guitar/vocals) from Nervus and Lee Barratt (drums) of Gallows fame. Funeral Shakes are pretty different to the rest of the pack in 2018 and are worth getting your ears around for guitar soaked singalongs and gelled back hair rock n’ roll.

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“Where are all of the future festival headliners?”, everyone always asks. Well, we’ve highlighted a range of new bands in rock, punk, metal, hardcore, indie, and more for a definitive list of who to keep your eye on in 2018. With hundreds of shows and festivals planned around record releases, this year is already looking hot for new talent, and, although it’ll take a lot to rival the heights that 2017 got to, we here at DEAD PRESS! are confident 2018 has the potential.

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VIDEO: Funeral Shakes – Lightning

Having previously released ‘Over You’, Funeral Shakes are back with their next video, the strobe-lit, emotive ‘Lightning’.

‘Lightning’ is a gang-sung tune with an unstoppable beat and a melancholic rock feel that the Watford four piece are making their own. If you like punk with big hooks, you’re in for a treat.

Check it out:

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VIDEO: Funeral Shakes – Over You

Watford-based Funeral Shakes have released a new, high-octane video for their single, ‘Over You’.

The band, featuring members of Gallows, Nervus, and The Smoking Hearts will release their debut, self-titled album on February 16th via Silent Cult Records.

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