Carley Varley is an Alternative Rock band based in the South Coast UK formed in 2023. The band consists of lead vocalist and guitarist Carley Varley, guitarist Alex Tompkins, bassist Jordan Shepherd and drummer Fred Sedgeley. Their tracks ‘Better Without Me, Somehow I’m Alive, I’m not angry anymore and Envy’ were featured on BBC Introducing. They had their first show at The Attic Southampton in 2023 and are set to perform at Poole Harbour and Dorchester Cider Festival this summer. The band also cover some tracks by Paramore, Foo Fighters and the Cranberries as well as their original songs. ♫♪♪
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The Surge are a band hailing from across the Hampshire/Dorset border. Their sound could be described asa hybrid of Joan Jet and Garbage and with influences of post-punk, indie and old school punk this is a hybrid that brings them to the fore. Tracks from The Surge centre around song-based tunes and the powerful vocal delivery and energetic riffs provide a setting perfect for live shows. ♫♪♪
Lush vocals, powerful hooks and raw country blues swagger are defining features of Furlined, a Bristol band formed in 2014 by singer-songwriter Neil Crossley and featuring Graham J Nicholls (guitar), Dan Everett (bass) and Greg White (drums).
The band’s first album Love Comes In Canisters drew comparisons with Richard Hawley and Edwyn Collins, and was described by Clash magazine as “a charming and individual album of rare depth” while their second long player Win A Dream Wedding earned a 4/5 review in MOJO magazine, which concluded “Songwriter Neil Crossley has one of those winning, strong yet gentle Jackie Leven/Richard Hawley baritones that do male vulnerability beautifully”. ♫♪♪
Foxpalmer, a London based rock band, with a unique mix of rock, Americana style folk and lush indie, theirs is a striking sound, as captivating as it is different.Having played a long list of dates everywhere from Glasgow to their native London, the band have spent the most part of 2023 supporting the amazing Prog Act The Black Heart Orchestra all around the UK on their Hotel Utopia Tour.
Foxpalmer’s unique sound, stunning original music and captivating live shows has helped them receive numerous amounts of airplay as well as performing at a number of UK Festivals including Godiva and Celtic Connections Festival at Glasgow City Hall 2020 and 2023. With some epic festivals already in line for 2024 such as the legendary Cambridge Rock Festival!
The band having recently released their debut single ‘Wanted‘ will be followed by a supporting Pre Album ltd edition EP especially made for the BHO Autumn tour…. With an impressive industry response, the tracks ‘Wanted’ and ‘Forever’ (due for re-release later this month, has so far landed itself on 3 editions of the national Rock & Metal Magazine ‘Fireworks compilation CD including their special 100th edition. ♫♪♪