31 August 2009

Band of Skulls

Band of Skulls is a British alternative rock band that formed in 2008 in Southampton, England. It consists of Russell Marsden (guitar, vocals), Emma Richardson (bass, vocals), and Matt Hayward (drums), who formed a band after they all met in college.

Initially, they played at night clubs in the greater London area and recorded some demos under the name of Fleeing New York before changing their name to Band of Skulls in November 2008. Their debut album Baby Darling Doll Face Honey, distributed by Shangri-La Music, was released exclusively on the iTunes Store on March 6, 2009, followed by a general release on March 20. The track "I Know What I Am" was chosen as iTunes' free Single of the Week to coincide with the digital release.

It has been announced that Band of Skulls will be featured in the second installment of the Twilight series "New Moon” according to director Chris Weitz. Band of Skulls are currently on a US tour this summer.

Band of Skulls played the 2009 Lollaplooza festival

Fucking love the track 'Patterns' (released July 2009). Am this minute seeking out more Band of Skulls awesomeness!!

(PS: I saw a man walking a cat through downtown today. The cat was wearing a hat with a fresh daffodil in it. Seriously.)

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