Tired Lion confirmed for Glastonbury, sign to Island/Dew Process and share ‘Suck’ video

April 12, 2016
Rachael Barrett

Rachael Barrett

Tired Lion

Confirmed for John Peel Stage at Glastonbury Festival
Sign to Island/Dew Process
UK Tour and festival dates announced
Share live video for ‘Suck’

Packed with surges of undeniable energy in its grungy riffs… they channel a wild confidence that doesn’t back down” NME
“’Suck’ – all Nineties soft-quiet dynamics with a killer melodic twist and a hook begging to be shouted at summer festivals: ‘I’m strung out, I’m strung out, I’m strung out!’” Rolling Stone Australia
“We’re all about the raw honesty and keeping the guitars loud” Tired Lion

Fronted by the brilliantly named Sophie Hopes, Tired Lion are a visceral life force. Delivering it straight up with a storming confidence, over boisterous guitars. The band are fast following the well-trodden footsteps of peers such as Courtney Barnett, out of Australia and into the big wide world. Loud and lairy – it’s no wonder the lion is so tired! Acting as the perfect ying to her yang, Sophie is joined by Matt Tanner, Ethan Darnell and Nick Vasey. They take no prisoners.

Back home in Australia with killer singles ‘Suck’ and ‘I Don’t Think You Like Me’, Tired Lion wontriple j’s influential Unearthed Award, and owned the main stage at Splendour In The Grass, claiming the WAMI for Best Rock Song, as well as supporting The 1975 on their Australian tour.

They’ve snared a deal with Island / Dew Process and next Tired Lion make their debutGlastonbury Festival performance on the John Peel Stage this summer.

They’ll also be heading to Glasgow, Birmingham, Southampton, Nottingham and Manchester, as well as playing Liverpool Calling Festival, Truck Festival and 2000 Trees Festival, with more to be announced.

Catch them in London at The Lexington on 14th July.

Watch Tired Lion tearing it up to a home crowd in the live video for previous single ‘Suck’.

Watch ‘Suck’ video here

24th June – Hurricane Festival, Germany
25th June – Hurricane Southside Festival, Germany
26th June – Glastonbury Festival, Somerset, UK
4th July – Rock For People Festival, Czech Republic
6th July – Stroomhuis, Eindhoven, Netherlands
8th July – 2000 Trees Festival
9th July – Liverpool Calling Festival
10th July – Joiners, Southampton
11th July – Bodega, Nottingham
12th July – Nice ‘n’ Sleazy, Glasgow
13th July – Rainbow, Birmingham
14th July -The Lexington, London
15th July – Gullivers, Manchester
16th July – Truck Festival

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