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Aerial Salad Return With New Album “R.O.I.” Due April 12th via Venn Records & Share New Single “Chances”

March 26, 2024

Aerial Salad Return With New Album “R.O.I.” Due April 12th via Venn Records

& Share New Single “Chances”

Manchester trio Aerial Salad want us to know they’re as authentic as it gets. Injecting that raw chaos and violent charm from their high-energy live show straight into their recordings, new album ‘R.O.I.’, due for release this coming April 12th via Venn Records, furthers the band’s goal to make themselves known to everyone and anyone. From rave heads to indie kids, poets to rockers, punks to pop kids, Aerial Salad want to cut through every tribe and every single genre.

‘R.O.I’ is fantastical while acutely bedded in modern post-Brexit, Un-united Kingdom canon. We’re all trying to find our places in this new world, and Aerial Salad are the soundtrack.

Following previous singles ‘Big Business’ and ‘Tied To Pieces Of Paper’, Aerial Salad return with a fresh new single titled ‘Chances’ that is a scathing attack on the endless submission to perfection people are faced with in modern life.

There are insanely unrealistic expectations on just about every aspect of life people have,” explains guitarist and vocalist Jamie Munro. “This is a song about celebrating imperfections and the desire to grow through adversity and about how predatory social media can be to people that don’t feel perfect.”

‘Chances’ is riddled in a dark, thumping fury that perfectly communicates the frustration in the song’s lyrics with the dark, hammering intensity of the verses. Of course, Aerial Salad being Aerial Salad, it’s not long before the chorus explodes with melody, albeit in a sneering, sardonic way. Think Fugazi meets Jesus Lizard, battling it out with Oasis and High Viz. That visceral power, but with a chorus that gets you like a meat hook through the neck.

Aerial Salad release their raucous new effort “Chances”, capturing their vivacious energy and defiant attitude. This boisterous composition thunders along focusing on the depth of the bass tone, the piercing feedback and the commanding vocal notes all fusing with the punchy percussion.

Recorded lovingly in Vibe Recording Studio, Cheetham Hill in Manchester with Dean Glover, ‘R.O.I.’ is an album that moves seamlessly from pulsing post-punk beats to unstoppable stadium rock anthems. ‘The Same 24 Hours (As Beyoncé)’ is Britpop rallying against the fake facade of influencer culture, ‘All Yer Dreamin’ is Mark E Smith at the Hacienda, ‘Big Business’ howls at the dissatisfaction of being hostage to finance. Aerial Salad find space to explore new genres without losing the sense that this is a band born out of the hard touring, DIY punk scene, a community that continues to be and will always be close to their collective hearts.

‘R.O.I.’ track-listing:

Rotting and shaking

Same 24 hours (as Beyoncé)

Tied to Pieces of paper

mdrn lvn

They All Lied to Me

Big business

As the World Eats itself again

All your dreamin’

John

D’yer Like Flowers, Son?

Capo 2

Chances

Telekon 5

https://orcd.co/r-o-i

Catch Aerial Salad live at the following dates:

April tour supporting IST IST:

04/04: Birmingham – Hare & Hounds

05/04: Cardiff – Clwb Ifor Bach

06/04: London – Moth Club

18/04: Leeds – Key Club

20/04: Norwich – Waterfront Studios

France Tour:

25/04: Paris – Supersonic

26/04: Tours – Bateau Ivre

27/04: Artonne – Gros Tonneau Festival

28/04: Lyon – Basement

30/04: Salavaux – TBA

May:

24/05: Den Haag – Sniester Festival (Netherlands)

(Headline Album UK Tour):

30/05: Leeds – Oporto

31/05: Newcastle – Zerox

01/06: Sheffield – Sidney & Matilda

05/06: Birmingham – The Victoria

06/06: Brighton – Green Door Store

07/06: Bristol – Crofters Rights

08/06: London – Water Rats

15/06: Manchester – Gorilla

July:

28-30th Tarn (France) Xtreme Fest

https://aerialsalad.bandcamp.com/album/r-o-i

https://aerialsalad.co.uk/

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