CITY OF THIEVES will play this years Bloodstock Festival and Planet Rock Rockstock, with more shows to be announced.
Their Incinerator (EP) will be released this September.
Working with acclaimed artist and producer Toby Jepson (Little Angels, The Answer, The Virginmarys) City Of Thieves frontman/bassist Jamie Lailey knew, at an early stage, that the band wanted to take rock by the scruff of the neck and give it a good shake.
“We knew what we wanted to do, we’d been devouring the song-writing and if we were inclined, we could have released a ton of material out of the gate…”
“ Toby took what we had — and refined it. I’m glad we sat back and digested things with him… it was a major turning point for the band.”
Now adding a new guitarist to their classic line-up (Adam Wardle) the band have created an immensely satisfying sound. Rock to be proud of…
We checked out new song Incinerator:
This track bubbles and thumps with unbridled black-ink energy.
At first, the guitars limber themselves up — like new pole-dancers waiting to turn their flesh.
Jamie’s voice is a slurry of lubricated sleaze.
The low grinding bass rumbles along, and the guitars are smart, slippery and greasy.
You can’t grab ‘em because they’re so fat and oily. Then they go into hyper-mode — tickling each other with their sexy energy.
This is buoyant rock ‘n’ roll — filled with groovin’ superiority and exothermic swagger…