Posts Tagged ‘Holy State’

ALBUM: Holy State – Electric Picture Palace

Release Date: April 30th, 2012
Label: Unsigned
Twitter: None available


Having announced their split and cutting back the tour to promote ‘Electric Picture Palace’, it was never known what to expect from Holy State‘s debut full-length album, despite them having an impressive 2009 EP under their belts. However, the band have emerged from the depths of the Leeds music scene with an unapologetic, urgent punk sound which catches the listener’s attention whilst remaining easy to listen to. The shouty, concise tracks contain spadefuls of punchy guitar chords and vocals tinged with aggression, giving ‘Electric Picture Palace’ barrels full of punk ethos.

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NEWS: Live At Leeds confirm first wave of bands for 2012!

This year’s Live At Leeds festival have announced their first wave of bands to perform over the festival weekend, which takes place on the May 4th – May 7th bank holiday weekend. All currently confirmed acts taking part can be found below:

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LIVE: Pulled Apart By Horses @ Brudenell Social Club, Leeds (19/06/2010)

Date: June 19th, 2010
Venue: Brudenell Social Club, Leeds
Support: These Monsters, Holy State, Stagecoach, Talons, Blacklisters


Leeds: the home straight on Pulled Apart By Horses‘ latest sprint of shows across the country. This wasn’t any old homecoming however. This was to be the launch of their brand spanking new debut self-titled, and with the help of a few friends, the Brudenell’s favourite adopted sons aimed to throw one hell of a prodigal’s party to celebrate.

First up are Blacklisters, the result of Daughter‘s blistering noisecore, the spleen slicing angst of early GlassJaw and the venom and intensity of Converge thrown into a mincer and fired down the throat of frontman Billy. A razor sharp display of quick witted, broodingly smart hardcore built on brains and brawn.

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