Otherwise have announced their new studio album ‘Defy‘, which will be released globally on November 8, their first with Mascot Records, a division of Mascot Label Group.

Along with the announcement of ‘Defy,the band have released not one, but two new songs!

The Las Vegas hard-rockers were heralded in their early days by Fox News as one of the best unsigned bands in the U.S. after their debut single ‘Soldiers‘ sold over 10,000 copies. They also became the first band to reach #1 on Sirius Octane without a record label and it was their formidable presence at satellite radio in the U.S. that built the bands following and lead to them landing their first record deal.

Otherwise were formed by brothers Adrian [lead vocals] and Ryan Patrick [guitar, vocals], on a diet of Stone Temple PilotsThird Eye Blind and Faith No More, with Tony Carboney [bass, vocals], and Brian Medeiros [drums] joining the band in 2014 and 2016 respectively, after a line up change. The quartet have also worked with high profile friends in Ash Costello (New Years Day) on Heaven from their 2012 label debut and Jonathan Davis (Korn) on the self titled track on 2017’s ‘Sleeping Lions. For their new album, the band teamed up with producer Matt Good (Asking Alexandria, Hollywood Undead). Speaking about this new partnership, singer Adrian Patrick explains “It’s a new chapter all-around, and we’re fired up about it,” the singer says. “Matt is the most creative, prolific producer we’ve ever worked with. He’s the kind of guy we’ve always wanted in our corner.”

Track Listing
1. Bad Trip
2. Money
3. Crossfire
4. Lifted
5. Picking At Bones
6. Ain’t Done Yet
7. Goliath
8. Don’t Even
9. Fame and Miss Fortune
10. Unbreakable
11. Good Fight

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Crobot and Mascot Records have announced the planned global release of the band’s new studio album Motherbrain on August 23. Earlier this year, the band presented a raucously entertaining lead music video for the song Keep Me Down which can be screened here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XFzLwR9kOwQ.

Today, the band and Mascot Records present a second song from the upcoming album titled Low Life which can be heard here: https://youtu.be/bhfaPK70ShM. Motherbrain was produced by Crobot and Corey Lowery.

Like food of the gods, rock ‘n’ roll nourishes the soul. Offering holy communion, Crobot proudly personify a trinity of “meat, strings, and emotion” within their music and during the raucous and raging gigs they remain known for. Striking a delicate balance between hard-charging riffs, ass-shaking funk, and out-of-this-world reflective stage attire, the Pennsylvania quartet – Brandon Yeagley [lead vocals, harmonica], Chris Bishop [guitar, vocals], and Dan Ryan [drums], satisfy starvation for sonic sustenance on their fourth full-length and 2019 debut for Mascot Label Group, Motherbrain. James Lascu and Eddie Collins share the role of touring bassist for Crobot.

“When we were making the record, it was all about ‘meat, strings, and emotion’,” affirms Chris. “It explains the thought process. We’d usually start the day with chicken biscuits from Chik-fil-A. Obviously, I would play the strings. The emotion comes from the sheer power of me playing.”  Yeagley adds, “It had nothing to do with the chicken biscuits.”

Crobot continue to fill a void. Since emerging in 2011, the group have quietly cemented themselves among the rising rock vanguard. Following the 2012 debut Legend of the Spaceborne Killer and 2014’s Something Supernatural, the musicians made waves with Welcome To Fat City in 2016. Consequence of Sound praised the title track as “a stomping slice of doom, and Classic Rock bestowed a coveted 4-out-of-5-star rating on the album, going on to claim, “Welcome To Fat City is a mighty leap forward for Crobot, an ebullient masterclass. Not to mention, they received acclaim from AXS, New Noise Magazine, and more as total album streams surpassed the 1-million-mark. Along the way, Crobot toured with the likes of Anthrax, Clutch, Black Label Society, Volbeat, Chevelle, Motorhead, The Sword, and more in addition to appearing on ShipRocked! and at numerous other festivals.

During late 2017, the boys started to write what would become ‘Motherbrain‘. Signing to Mascot Records, the group went from writing at Chris’ spot in Austin, TX to Marietta, GA where they holed up in the studio with Corey Lowery [Seether, Saint Asonia] for a month.  The producer’s direction to embrace the dark side took life, while Brandon delivered some of the most emotive recordings Crobot has delivered to date.

 “I think it’s a much darker record, musically, lyrically, and thematically,” says the front man. “It’s some of the heaviest material we’ve ever done, but it’s also some of the funkiest. We’re widening the Crobot spectrum even more. It’s the catchiest too. It’s less about wizards and dragons and more about everyday turmoil and the struggles of life. Corey made it digestible and appealing for not just dudes with beards or chicks with dicks.”

They heralded the record with the rabble-rousing ‘Keep Me Down. Meanwhile, the first single ‘Low Life‘ shows the scope of this expanded palette. Featuring chunky guitars and a howling hook, it sees the band co-write with Johnny Andrews and deliver a bold banger. “It’s a song we never would’ve written by ourselves,” Chris continues. “That makes it cool. It took us out of our comfort zone.” “It’s an anthem about this outside perspective on the definition of a lowlife,” explains Brandon. “There’s a misconception that being a touring musician without a lot of money makes you a lowlife, but how is that really any different from the rest of the world? And, if that does make you a lowlife, we’re okay with it!”

Co-written by Brian Vodinh of 10 Years, Burn nods to “the power of Stone Temple Pilots’ ‘Dead and Bloated’, and siphons it through “a Crobot filter.Elsewhere, Drown tempers a muscular groove with a magnetic melody, while the “funkiest song” of the bunch Alpha Dawg pays homage to a “funky werewolf mofo” inspired by Teen Wolf. Then, there’s Stoning The Devil. So catchy it might be Satanic, the tune flips tradition upside down.

“I wanted a different spin on the act of stoning the devil,” states Brandon. “Muslims take a pilgrimage to Mecca in Saudi Arabia to throw stones at these pillars. The act is supposed to ward off evil spirits and cleanse one’s soul. It’s a different culture for the devil’s storyline in our genre.”

In the end, “meat, strings, and emotion” might just be what rock ‘n’ roll needs in 2019 and beyond…

“When people hear this, I hope they say, ‘Yeah, that’s Crobot’,” the front man leaves off. “We want to maintain our identity from record to record. We always want to be genuine. It’s going to evolve, but it will always be Crobot.”

Track listing:

1. Burn
2. Keep Me Down
3. Drown
4. Low Life
5. Alpha Dawg
6. Stoning The Devil
7. Gasoline
8. Destroyer
9. Blackout
10. After Life
11. The Hive

UK tour dates
20   July                 Norwich                               Waterfront Studio
21   July                 Kent                                      Ramblin Man Fair*
23   July                 Manchester                         Rebellion
24   July                  Blackpool                            Waterloo Bar
25   July                 Birmingham                        Institute 2
26   July                 London                                 Underworld
27   July                 Ebbw Vale                           Steelhouse Festival*
28   July                 Milton Keynes                    Craufurd Arms

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30   July               Utrecht, NL                                      De Helling                         w/ LIFE OF AGONY
31   July               Bremen, DE                                    Schlachthof                       w/ LIFE OF AGONY
01   Aug              Wacken, DE                                    Wacken Festival*
02  Aug               Dusseldorf, DE                               Tube                                  w/ FIREWIND
04  Aug               Eindhoven, NL                                The Jack
06  Aug               Pratteln,  CH                                    Z7                                       w/ MONSTER MAGNET
08  Aug               Bielefield, DE                                  Lokschuppen                   w/ MONSTER MAGNET
09  Aug               Kortrijk, BE                                       Alcatraz Festival*
10  Aug               Leeuwarden, NL                            Into The Grave*

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Psychedelic-blues renegades DeWolff return to display the full force of their live experience on their new record ‘Live & Outta Sight II,’ which will be released on Mascot Records on 14th June, 2019.

Following the release of 2018’s ‘THRUST’ and the acclaim that followed, the band picked up the prestigious Dutch Edison Award for ‘Best Rock Album’ in February, which capped off an incredible 9 months and saw the band play over 100 shows across 13 countries – The Netherlands, Switzerland, France, Spain, Germany, Belgium, Lithuania, Italy, Denmark, UK, Czech Republic, Austria and their first trip to Indonesia.

The live album was recorded over their 2018-19 tour of the Netherlands; during DeWolffest 1.5 to 2000 fans at Tivoli, Utrecht on December 29th 2018, the beautiful old theatre Luxor Live in Arnhem on January 10th 2019, Paard van Troje in Den Haag  (The Hague) on February 1st 2019 and the EM2 in Groningen on December 6th.

Talking about the shows, singer/guitarist Pablo van de Poel remembers; “Utrecht was totally epic because Gibson Guitars gave us a Gibson Firebird guitar for the occasion that we could give to a fan. So we organized a competition where people had to post videos of themselves playing a DeWolff song on guitar and the “best” video would win this guitar.” The winner of the guitar, Sonny Ray, joined the band on stage to play. They were also joined by best friend and former guitar tech Stefan Wolfs. “Stefan is a great guitar and pedal steel guitar player himself. He’d been out of the game for some time because he was seriously ill. So it was quite an emotional moment when he went on stage for the first time in almost half a year,” Pablo says.

Many of the songs on ‘Live & Outta Sight II’ are taken from ‘THRUST,’ which is a testament to how well the songs have connected with the fans. Pablo explains, “Once we started playing the songs from our new album live they start living their own life. We use the album track as a foundation and playing together, having fun, somehow always takes us to a 2.0 version of this song.” The record includes new fan favourites ‘Double Crossing Man’, ‘Deceit & Woo’ and ‘Big Talk’ as well older favourites ‘Medicine’ and ‘Don’t You Go Up The Sky’.

THRUST’ crashed into the Top 10 Netherlands Album charts, and then the band stormed across Europe playing sold out shows along the way and visited Indonesia for the first time to play shows in Jakarta, Jogjakarta and Malang. “It was great! It was also crazy!” says Pablo. “Indonesia was totally crazy. We were being treated like rock stars: everywhere we went people wanted to get a picture with us!

Life on the road is always eventful; there was a show in Russia at a biker festival that included pyro cannons, naked fans and strippers, a cancelled show on the Canary Islands due food poisoning, almost hitting a Spanish highway cop with their van driving at 120 km/h which resulted in three motorcycle cops and howling sirens and later wrecking the van in an accident. All the while capturing everything on a 4-track cassette recorder and a portable recording setup with us on tour to write and record a new album!

The band formed in the Netherlands’ Deep South of Geleen, when they were barely teenagers in 2007 by brothers’ Pablo (singer/guitarist) and Luka van de Poel (Drums) and Hammond organist Robin Piso. Named after Harvey Keitel’s character, Winston Wolfe, in Pulp Fiction. They have since picked up fans in the shape of Seasick Steve, had a chance meeting with Robert Plant and have played with Blues Pills, Wolf People, The Black Keys and Deep Purple.

It’s the 12 years of hard work that saw them receive a well-deserved Edison Award for ‘Best Rock Band’ in February 2019. Talking about the win Pablo laughs; “I didn’t expect it at all, because usually rock n roll bands don’t win these kinds of prizes in Holland.

DeWolff have another busy summer planned, taking themselves back on the road; headlining the Volt Stage at Sziget Festival (Hungary), playing Krach am Bach Festival (Germany), Paaspop (Netherlands), Raismes Festival (France) and will be supporting Wolfmother in Utrecht (Netherlands) in June as well as continuing to prolifically cover ground across the continent.

Track listing:

1. Big Talk (Live)
2. Sugar Moon (Live)
3. Medicine (Live)
4. Tombstone Child (Live)
5. California Burning (Live)
6. Deceit & Woo (Live)
7. Share The Ride (Live)
8. Tired Of Loving You (Live)
9. Outta Step & Ill At Ease (Live)
10. Double Crossing Man (Live)
11.  Love Dimension (Live)

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Riff Rock groovehounds CROBOT will be slamming down into the UK in July for 8 shows with one aim; to bring both havoc and joy to the ears of Britain. They will playing 6 headline shows in Norwich, Manchester, Blackpool, Birmingham, London and Milton Keynes as well as festival slots at Ramblin’ Man Fair and Steelhouse.

They recently announced their signing to Mascot Records – home to Black Stone Cherry, Monster Truck, Black Country Communion and VOLA – and are currently working on a brand new album in Atlanta.

Following that, they will be joining supergroup The Damned Things (Anthrax/Fall Out Boy/Every Time I Die/Alkaline Trio) on tour throughout May in the US and will then be hotfooting it to the UK for some howling funk-blues-rock revelry of the finest order. Talking about heading back over the band exclaim; “Ok Beardos… We are coming to eat your beans and dip our riff biscuits in your tea! We can’t wait to slam down some PG Tips with our buds in Wolf Jaw.

You have been warned.

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Sat 20 Jul – Norwich, Waterfront Studio
Sun 21 Jul – Kent, Ramblin Man Fair
Tue 23 Jul – Manchester, Rebellion
Wed 24 Jul – Blackpool, Waterloo Bar
Thu 25 Jul – Birmingham, Institute 2
Fri 26 Jul – London, Underworld
Sat 27 Jul – Ebbw Vale, Gwent, Steelhouse Festival
Sun 28 Jul –  Milton Keynes, Craufurd Arms

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Next month, Monster Truck will be returning to the UK as part of their April-May European Headline run, and to celebrate this Old Sarum Tattoo’s will be setting up pop-up booths to bookend the tour at the Bristol and London shows.
Monster Truck will be joined across all dates by their Edmonton friends, Royal Tusk.

Sometimes there is the dilemma of where to meet up before a gig. Well, for the UK Truckers coming along to the shows, Old Sarum have the answer. They will be packing up the studio and bringing it to the fans for an exclusive Monster Truck tattoo and merch shop, giving fans a unique opportunity to unite, buy merch, get inked up, hang out and then rock out.

There will be a range of special Monster Truck designs to choose from as well as classic rock and roll designs.  They will be based at The Hatchet Inn, Bristol on Thursday 18th April and at the original Hard Rock Cafe, London on Saturday 27th April. The stands will be open from 12pm both days. For the designs contact them at Facebook and Instagram.

The Salisbury based studio has rock & roll run through their veins, which has seen them have pop-up booths at Download Festival as well as shows for Black Stone Cherry, Halestorm, King 810 and Steel Panther.
The headline run from the Canadian hard rockers, follows their triumphant Arena tour with Black Stone Cherry late last year. They will be playing songs form their new album ‘True Rockers’, which was released on Mascot Records in September, as well as some of their classics.

It has been 2 years since their last headline run outside the US and Canada and talking about returning for the tour singer/bassist Jon Harvey says, “I f***ing love Europe and the UK! I’m so excited to come back and play a proper headline set to our supporters! We have an incredible night of rock n roll planned. It will be a night no one will ever forget.

True Rockers’ was written during the time on the road whilst they were touring with the likes of Deep Purple, Billy Talent, Nickelback, Jane’s Addiction and more through 2016 and 2017 . The UK got the first taste of the new songs during their explosive set on the main stage at Download Festival this summer on the Guns’ n Roses headline day.

2019 European Tour Dates
Thurs 18 Apr         O2 Academy, Bristol, UK
Fri 19 Apr              O2 Academy 2, Birmingham, UK
Sat 20 Apr             O2 Academy 2, Manchester, UK
Mon 22 Apr           SWG3, Glasgow, UK
Tues 23 Apr          O2 Academy 2, Newcastle, UK – SOLD OUT
Thurs 25 Apr         Rescue Rooms, Nottingham, UK – SOLD OUT
Fri 26 Apr              Waterfront, Norwich, UK
Sat 27 Apr             Electric Ballroom, London, UK

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As they come into the final week of their triumphant November-December European tour with Black Stone Cherry and The Cadillac Three, Monster Truck have announced they will be returning in April-May 2019 for a 25 date headline European tour. They will be calling through the UK, Luxembourg, Belgium, The Netherlands, Germany, Switzerland, Italy, France, Poland, Austria, Denmark, Norway and Sweden.

The Canadian juggernaut will be playing songs form their new album ‘True Rockers’, which was released on Mascot Records inSeptember, as well as some of their classics. By the time the tour comes around it would have been 2 years since their last headline run outside the US and Canada and talking about returning for the tour singer/bassist Jon Harvey says, “I f***ing love Europe and the UK! I’m so excited to come back and play a proper headline set to our supporters! We have an incredible night of rock n roll planned. It will be a night no one will ever forget.”

Guitarist Jeremy Widerman also says, “One of our favourite things to do is touring Europe/UK and when we get a chance to headline it’s even better.  Expect a long raucous set filled with songs from every album.

True Rockers’ was written during the time on the road whilst they were touring with the likes of Deep Purple, Billy Talent, Nickelback, Jane’s Addiction and more through 2016 and was produced by Dan Weller (SiKth, Young Guns, Enter Shikari) at Echo Mountain Studios in Asheville, North Carolina in July 2017.

True Rockers’ is the sound of a band letting lose and having fun. Frontman/Bassist Jon ‘Marv’ Harvey affirms, “We want people to listen to it and have fun, have as much fun as possible.” “Yeah, that’s what I was gonna say too,” adds Widerman. “I mean right off the beginning of the album you hear me scream at Marv. That just kicks off the entire vibe of the album. Us in a room, having fun, joking and yelling at each other.

2019 European Tour Dates
Thurs 18 Apr           O2 Academy, Bristol, UK – Tickets
Fri 19 Apr                O2 Academy 2, Birmingham, UK – Tickets
Sat 20 Apr               O2 Academy 2, Manchester, UK – Tickets
Mon 22 Apr             SWG3, Glasgow, UK – Tickets
Tues 23 Apr            O2 Academy 2, Newcastle, UK – Tickets
Thurs 25 Apr           Rescue Rooms, Nottingham, UK – Tickets
Fri 26 Apr                Waterfront, Norwich, UK – Tickets
Sat 27 Apr               Electric Ballroom, London, UK – Tickets

Mon 29 Apr             Rockhal, Luxembourg, LUXEMBOURG – Tickets
Tues 30 Apr            Kavka, Antwerp, BELGIUM – Tickets
Weds 1 May            Melkweg, Amsterdam, THE NETHERLANDS – Tickets
Fri 3 May                 Kantine, Cologne, GERMANY – Tickets
Sat 4 May                Gibson, Frankfurt, GERMANY – Tickets
Mon 6 May               Backstage Werk, Munich, GERMANY – Tickets
Tues 7 May              Dynamo, Zurich, SWITZERLAND – Tickets
Weds 8 May            Legend, Milan, ITALY – Tickets
Fri 10 May               L’Empreinte, Savigny le Temple, FRANCE – Tickets
Sat 11 May              Le Forum, Vauréal, FRANCE – Tickets
Tues 14 May          Hydrozagadka, Warszawa, POLAND – Tickets
Thurs 16 May         Chelsea, Vienna, AUSTRIA – Tickets
Fri 17 May               Huxleys, Berlin, GERMANY – Tickets
Sat 18 May              Ubel & Gefahrlich, Hamburg, GERMANY – Tickets
Mon 20 May            Pumpehuset, Copenhagen, DENMARK – Tickets
Wed 22 May           John Dee, Oslo, NORWAY – Tickets
Thurs 23 May         Debaser Strand, Stockholm, SWEDEN – Tickets

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Knoxville, Tennessee rockers 10 Years are thrilled be returning to the UK for the first time since their appearance at Download Festival in 2006 for a September tour following the release of their latest album ‘(how to live) As Ghosts, which was released in October 2017 on Mascot Records.

Tues 4 Sep – The Underworld, London – TICKETS
Weds 5 Sep – Corporation, Sheffield – TICKETS
Fri 7 Sep – Lincoln Imp, Scunthorpe – TICKETS
Sat 8 Sep – Factory, Manchester – TICKETS
Sun 9 Sep – Craufurd Arms, Milton Keynes – TICKETS
Mon 10 Sep – Broadcast, Glasgow – TICKETS

Following a fantastic Canadian tour with Shinedown and In This Moment earlier this year, 10 Years continue to power through the open road including US shows with Breaking Benjamin, A Perfect Circle, Stone Temple Pilots, Black Stone Cherry, Fozzy, Popevil, Seether, Nonpoint, Butcher Babies and more as well as festival appearances at Rock on the Range, Northern Invasion and Rockfest so the UK can expect an explosive show.

Guitarist Matt Wantland said, “I’m genuinely excited to get back to Europe; we haven’t been able to make the journey since around 2008. So much of my favorite music and culture was born, and lives, in that part of the world. I want to share in that energy, and I want them to share it back with us. Travel and new experiences are what help you grow as a human being, as a person, and as a band I don’t think there’s a better opportunity than this to grow personally and professionally and to push us to a new level. We’ve always felt Europe is a place we should be spending more of our time.”
The first single from the album, ‘Novacaine,’ has received over 4.8 million plays on Spotify, with the combined streams for the album exceeding 10.5 million streams.  The video has been viewed over 1.3 million times and was playlisted at Scuzz and Kerrang TV as well as the song being playlisted at Planet Rock and Kerrang Radio. With the release of this video, and over half a million streams to date, ‘Burnout’ follows in its footsteps to being on it’s way to becoming a global hit.

10 Years returned in October 2017 with the new studio album (how to live) AS GHOSTS, and welcomed back former members Brian Vodinh (guitar / drums) and Matt Wantland (guitar) alongside Chad Huff (bass), Kyle Mayer (drums) and Jesse Hasek (vocals). The band’s eighth studio album was produced by the Grammy Award winning Nick Raskulinecz (Alice in Chains, Foo Fighters, Deftones, KoRn, Mastodon).

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Following their storming main stage set at Download Festival, Monster Truck will return to the UK on an Arena tour with Black Stone Cherry and The Cadillac Three, starting at Cardiff’s Motorpoint Arena on 6th December and finishing at the SSE Wembley Arena on 14th December.

The news follows the announcement of brand new album ‘True Rockers‘, which will be released on Mascot Records on 14th September 2018.

Talking about the tour, guitarist, Jeremy Widerman says; ‘after only playing handfuls of shows with our friends in Black Stone Cherry it will be a blast to travel overseas with them and bring a serious mix of Blues and Rock to the UK.’

It’s been two years since the mighty ‘Sittin’ Heavy‘ came out and in the 18 months that followed its release, they played over 150 shows, which included arena tours with Nickelback, Billy Talent and for the final ever European Deep Purple tour – They also played with Black Stone Cherry, Volbeat, The Temperance Movement, Jane’s Addiction, Rob Zombie and Alter Bridge. They embarked on their biggest European headline tour to date selling out venues across the continent and thundered through main stage festival slots across the globe.

During the time on the road the band took a recording rig on tour and songs came together for what was to become ‘True Rockers’ and they began to send material back and forth to producer Dan Weller (SiKth, Young Guns, Enter Shikari). They returned to Echo Mountain Studios in Asheville, North Carolina in July 2017 to record the album.

True Rockers” is the sound of a band letting lose and having fun. Frontman/Bassist Jon ‘Marv’ Harvey affirms, “We want people to listen to it and have fun, have as much fun as possible.” “Yeah, that’s what I was gonna say too,” adds Widerman. “I mean right off the beginning of the album you hear me scream at Marv. That just kicks off the entire vibe of the album. Us in a room, having fun, joking and yelling at each other.

O2 pre-sale: Wed 13th June, 9am
LN pre-sale: Thu 14th June, 9am
General Onsale: Fri 15th June, 9am

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Thu 6th Dec – CARDIFF – Motorpoint Arena
Fri 7th Dec – NEWCASTLE – Metro Radio Arena
Sun 9th Dec – GLASGOW – SECC
Mon 10th Dec – MANCHESTER – Arena
Tue 11th Dec – BIRMINGHAM – Arena
Thu 13th Dec – LEEDS – First Direct Arena
Fri 14th Dec – LONDON – The SSE Arena Wembley

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  1. True Rocker
  2. Thundertruck
  3. Evolution
  4. Devil Don’t Care
  5. Being Cool Is Over
  6. Young City Hearts
  7. Undone
  8. In My Own World
  9. Denim Danger
  10. Hurricane
  11. The Howlin’

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Review: DeWolff – Thrust

Mascot Records (May 4th)

Reviewer: Dan Mann

I said to DeWolff vocalist Pablo van de Poel when I interviewed him last month regarding the band’s new album ‘Thrust‘, for some inconceivable reason I’d not come across them before!

Well, after the first play of ‘Thrust’, I promptly went and bought the band’s back catalogue. I guess that is a fairly strong indicator that I kind of liked what I’d heard. I am loving the mainly European bands who are ‘re-visiting’ that Seventies vibe, but also putting their own take on it.

DeWolff are most certainly a band who inject their own DNA into the music. Layers of Hammond organ, a tight bass line and vocals which have a slight psychedelic twist to them. This all adds up to an absolute foot-stomper of an album.

In keeping to the whole Seventies thing, the band recorded the album in analogue at their own purpose built studio. While I’m listening to the advance on streamed audio, you can still detect that all encompassing warmth that comes with that process which of course enhances the music even further.

DeWolff are a band who know what they want out of an album, and deliver that in a straight no nonsense fashion, displaying a maturity to both the song writing and musicianship that bands twice their age don’t always manage.

I’m not going to break the album down track by track, I want you to go out and explore it yourselves, trust me when I say you won’t be disappointed and your volume knob will without a doubt be cranked up a few levels.

Highly recommended.