Manchester based Flesh are a band getting us excited here at Gigslutz HQ.Along with their first headline tour in September, Flesh will joining Rat Boy on two of his headline dates as well as supporting The Enemy in November.
Ahead of the release of their new EP for ‘W8 4 ME’ / ‘Dead Lonely’ (released via RIP Records) Gigslutz catches up with Robbie and Hazza from the band to find out more.
Hello Flesh, how the devil are you today?
We’re sound thanks, working on a cute cover to throw in the set
For readers who may not have heard you before can you tell us a little bit about the band?
We are a 4 piece guitar band based in Manchester
Can you describe your sound in three words?
H4rd, snot, pop
Your new EP ‘W8 4 ME’ / ‘Dead Lonely’ is out at the end of the month. Can you tell us a bit about that?
It’s a guitar heavy machismo duo of tracks, both based around hedonistic and spiritual themes, bit filthy. And we’re dead pleased to release with RIP Records. It’s out 25th September
Listening to you I can hear bits of Britpop and also some heavier ‘grungier’ sounds – Who are your musical influences?
We listen to everything from ‘Sensations Fix’ to ‘5ive’ all the way up to ‘Industrial Terror Squad’ when we’re out and about so it all sinks in somehow
We’ve heard good things about your live shows – for those who are coming to one of your tour dates, what can we expect?
You can expect dual guitar shreds, nrg, trash, taxidermy cats, you might get lost in trance
What is your most Rock n Roll moment as a band so far?
During stage invasion our mates lung burst getting’ smacked in the chest whilst inflating a blow up doll. Fairly Rock n Roll
Which other new bands do you recommend us to listen out for?
Keep an eye out for Konfrontation Records, Dogfood Music Group, Pink Film, Duds, Gang, DMAs, ‘n that
What would your Desert Island Disc be?
That would be the album ‘Kes Küsib?’
Is there anything else you’d like to add?
You can bob down to a date on our tour wherever nearest you.
Flesh hit the road for a headline UK tour next month. You can catch them at the following places
Tue 22nd Sept – Newcastle, ThinkTank
Wed 23rd Sept – Glasgow King Tuts
Thu 24th Sept – Sheffield Leadmill
Fri 25th Sept – Stockon KU Bar
Sat 26th Sept – Wakefield The Hop
Mon 28th Sept – Birmingham Sunflower Lounge
Tue 29th Sept – Manchester Sound Control
Wed 30th Sept – Nottingham Rock City Basement
Thu 1st Oct – Bristol Louisana
Fri 2nd Oct – London The Garage
Sat 3rd Oct – Reading The Bowery District
Flesh also play This Feeling Manchester Oct 31st along with Whitecliff, Viola Beach and The Mantells. Â£3 entry + free Jack Daniel’s and coke to first 50 in. For more info, click here.