Alan McGee is undeniably managing yet another successful band. Dubbed to be the next Oasis, Alias Kid’s work ethic sets them apart from today’s manufactured acts. With prolonged Liam-like vocals and exhilarating guitar work, it seems only logical that this band will prevail.
After the release of their debut album Revolt to Revolt (released 25 May 2015), both present and past rock-stars – including Serge Pizzorno, Shaun Ryder and Clint Boon – have given Alias Kid considerable praise: “they have the potential to be one of the greatest Manchester bands”.
Banter, anarchy and their passion-filled performances unveil that Alias Kid definitely have their Liam Gallagher and, with the lyrical work of their new LP Smoke and Ashes, they certainly have their Noel too.
Although Alias Kid have stated that “there’s no rock and roll anymore“, could this band (caught launching an egg at 10 Downing Street and trashing a hotel room to The Sex Pistols) signal the rebirth of rock and roll? Maybe…