Demob Happy share brand new track ‘Young & Numb’ – UK & EU tour dates announced for February and March‏

February 26, 2015

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Stream brand new track ‘Young & Numb’
UK/EU tour dates announced for March and April

Brighton’s finest new purveyors of raucous off-kilter garage rock, Demob Happy, follow their triumphant 2014 debut single ‘Succubus’ with powerful new cut, ‘Young & Numb’. Due for release later this year via the bands own Milk Parlour Records.

Fusing their natural affinity to relentless chord-thrashing with a fondness for melodic undertone and bold dynamic shifts, ‘Young & Numb’ is less the nihilistic stoner manifesto that its namesake could allude to, and more a vicious rumination on the dazed efforts made to drag knowledge and meaning from the bedlam of youth. “It’s my frustration about the fact that no one is willing to step out of line at a time when we think our freedoms are greater than ever before, when actually our personal freedoms of expression aren’t. It’s about how no one wants to have an opinion anymore,” front-man Matt Marcantonio explains.

A headline tour through last October saw the four-piece leave the UK’s small venues broken and beaten. Upon their return, the Guardian’s Single Of The Week championed their debut single, ‘Succubus’ as “a joyride through rock’s sleazier back alleys”. Their live show is heralded as a whirlwind of energy and chaos, handsomely toeing the line between dexterity and disarray. Catch them on tour through March and April, which also marks their first venture into Europe.

Tickets are on sale here: ‘Young & Numb’ will be released later this year on the bands own label, Milk Parlour Records.

Headline tour dates

23rd – Video Cafe, Gent
24th – Posten, Odense
25th – Musikcaféen Huset, Copenhagen
26th – Grüner Jäger, Hamburg
27th – Comet Club, Berlin
29th – The Louisiana, Bristol
30th – Ruby Lounge, Manchester
31st – Art Club, Liverpool

1st – Bar Bloc, Glasgow
3rd – Sneaky Petes, Edinburgh
4th – Stockton Calling (daytime performance)
4th – Independent, Sunderland (evening performance)
8th – Think Tank, Newcastle
9th – Brudenell Games Room, Leeds
10th – Rocking Chair, Sheffield
11th – Chameleon, Nottingham
13th – The Basement, York
14th – The New Adelphi, Hull
15th – The Cookie, Leicester
17th – The Jericho Tavern, Oxford
18th – The Oakford Social, Reading (Festival)
22nd – The Boileroom, Guildford
23rd – The Lexington, London
24th – The Haunt, Brighton

Demob Happy are: Matt Marcantonio (lead vocals, bass), Mathew ‘Rennie’ Renforth (guitar, backing vocals), Adam ‘Barry’ Godfrey (guitar, backing vocals) and Thomas Armstrong (drums and vocals).

Praise for ‘Succubus’:
“A joyride through rock’s sleazier back alleys” – The Guardian

Demob Happy are readying a 2015 dominance” – DIY

“Crowned Brighton’s most exciting band…downright thrilling” – NME

“Tongue firmly in cheek, but the music is deadly serious!” – Zane Lowe, BBC Radio 1

“The gutter, the gulley, THE GIRTH!” –  Phil Taggart, BBC Radio 1 | |

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