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IO Earth | Hekz

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Time: Sunday 7.00pm
Cost: £15.00 in Advance | £17.00 on the Door
IO Earth
Special Guests: Hekz
Prog Magazine Award Nominees IO EARTH present their critically acclaimed 4th studio album “Solitude”, along with songs from their previous studio albums. Solitude has received rave reviews from all over the world. IO EARTH has become one of the biggest names in the modern Progressive Rock scene, their live shows are spine tingling, electrifying and energetic, IO Earth are a band you do not want to miss live!
Dave Cureton: “This is a new venue to IO Earth, and we are excited to perform here. Hold on to your hats because IO Earth are in town”
Adam Gough: “We look forward to performing with our friends Telescope Road, they are a great fusion band”
Prog Magazine: ‘Solitude is arguably IO Earth’s darkest record yet. Certainly, all the things we’ve come to love from Dave Cureton and co are there – grand symphonic sweeps, flashes of metal, extraordinary guitar wig-outs and vast songs.’
Prog Magazine: ‘The stunned crowd go from silence to rapturous applause, and there are tears around the venue. It’s a spine tingling moment to crown a genuine superlative performance.’

Hekz (Support)

“Think Queen having a barney with Dream Theater as Rush and Iron Maiden duke it out on the sidelines!” – PROG Magazine

Drawing influence in equal parts from heavy metal legends and prog rock luminaries, HeKz seek to take the original progressive metal blueprint and rewrite it for themselves. Their debut album ‘TABULA RASA’ laid a firm foundation, and now follow up effort ‘CAERUS’ sees the band striving to fuse the two contrasting elements of their sound to produce something truly unique. The cornerstones of the band’s sound; the commanding vocal delivery of Matt Young and the characteristic twin guitars of Al Beveridge and Tom Smith are augmented by James Messenger’s swirling synths and chunky Hammond, all kept in line by the tasteful and sometimes daring drumming of Kirk Brandham. As ever, the song is king and the band never veer into self-indulgence but rathermore merge virtuosic passages with fist-pumping melodies and a dramatic storytelling sensibility. With their third album “INVICTA” the band presents a more homogenised sound – combining the best of what has come before and taking it forward into exciting and unexplored territory. “If you had any doubt about the current state of health of the British progressive metal scene, let these guys reassure you: HeKz is one of the most promising bands on the scene!” -ProgMetalZone

http://hekztheband.com

Tickets: £15 Adv – £17 Door.

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