Originally formed in 2009, Further Than Forever has been through multiple genre and line-up changes, until the current line-up, consisting of Oliver Griffiths (Guitar/Vocals), Tom Morgan (Bass) and Tom Woodward (Drums) was formed in mid 2012. Playing many gigs with many different artists over the years, including Catfish and the Bottlemen and Riding The Low (featuring Paddy Considine), as well as playing at Bloodstock Festival 2016 and Rock & Blues Custom Show 2016, FTF have made a name for themselves locally as 'one of the best live bands Derby has to offer'.
London-based hard rock band Empty Friend formed in 2015 taking their name from an album track by L.A. alt-rockers Failure.
The band has come into its own with a mix of driving guitar riffs and wailing vocals, drawing on elements of hard rock, grunge, stoner with a hint of metal to deliver a battery of heavy, yet melodic tunes.
Inspired by the rock classics of the 70s, Hunted By Elephants are a high-energy trio renewing the time-honoured union of soaring vocals, growling riffs and energising drum beats. Formed in mid 2018 by Apostolos Liapis (vocals, drums), Roman Flourendzou (guitars) and Raymond Phelan (bass), their riff driven songs have heavy undertones and invoke an atmosphere of the golden years of hard rock from the 70s and beyond. Having spent their first studio session recording shortly after forming, Hunted By Elephants have released their debut single Unnamed, with more releases on the horizon.
Like A Hawk are an exciting 4 piece rock outfit established in the small town of Limavady in the North West of Northern Ireland. Formed by brothers Aaron & Ryan during their music studies at college, the band began writing the chunky, loud and lively guitar driven music that the siblings had grown up on.
The Daytonas are a hard rock / blues rock band based out of Hampshire and Sussex, formed in 2014 with the best of intentions the band has been on a hiatus for the last year. Back and absolutely ready to rock, the guys are full of energy, enthusiasm, and dreams of playing big stages such as IOW Festival. The Daytonas have a unique sound punctuated by an americana sound brought by Nashville Tennessee native Craig Etherington, they sound like an angry version of the Doors at times, and have enough tracks and styles to keep everyone moving and dancing along.
A four piece guitar based alternative rock band from Birmingham UK. Formed in 2017, Outer Limit features rhythm guitarist and singer Tycho Niessen, lead guitarist and singer Tomer Mozafi, bassist Barney Whiteside, and drummer Haris Subki. Their debut EP was released on February 11th 2018, having been recorded in the year prior. They made their live debut late 2017 to positive reviews and since then become known for combining virtuosic live performances with bouncing, dance driven choruses. They have a sophmore EP scheduled for 2019.
CREEK are the female fronted powerhouse giving you the biggest riffs possible along with aggressive vocals and grit. Be ready to jump around and enjoy the show.
Hadrian have carved their well deserved place in the UK’s highly competitive rock music scene. The critically acclaimed rock band has recently broken the top 20 charts for the best rock group in London. With venues such as the 100 Club, O2 Academy Islington and Hard Rock Cafe under their belt, be sure to expect a special kind of repertoire.
Bringing Our own brand of metal to the modern masses, taking influences from all over the world of music, to build our own breed of darkness. We Are Icarus, and we are rising.