Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Straight Lines - Announce SXSW Festival appearances alongside Melissa Auf de Maur, Motorhead & Twin Atlantic

- Tom Jenkins (Vocals/Guitar) - Dane Campbell (Drums/Backing Vocals) - James Pugh (Guitar) - Todd Campbell (Bass/Backing Vocals) -

Straight Lines

Welsh quartet Straight Lines can now confirm their plans for the SXSW festival in Texas that will see them perform alongside Melissa Auf de Maur, Twin Atlantic and recent touring comrades Motorhead. The band will be performing at the following shows:

17th MARCH – AUSTIN MUSIC HALL – with Voivoid, Melissa Auf de Maur and Motorhead (onstage 7.15pm)
18th MARCH – LATITUDE (off 6th Street) – Welsh Day Party– with Cate Le Bon, Sweet Baboo (onstage 3pm- 6pm)
18th MARCH – OPAL DIVINE'S 700 West 6th Street – SXSW SHOWCASE with Fall of Troy and Twin Atlantic (onstage 12midnight)

Straight Lines have just completed a hugely successful 2-month tour of the UK in support of their incredible debut album ‘Persistence In This Game’. Their debut single ‘Runaway Now’ released in support of the tour, gathered plays on XFM's Rock Show and X-Posure, Kerrang! Radio, BBC Radio 1 and scored the band a BBC Introducing Session at the legendary Maida Vale studios.

Once back in the UK, Straight Lines will support The Automatic at the Relentless Garage, London on 30th March.

‘Persistence In This Game’ is out now on Xtra Mile Recordings (Frank Turner, The Xcerts, Reuben…). Here’s what the press had to say:
"Sure to follow in their friends' footsteps, Straight Lines are heading straight up." - 4/5 Big Cheese
“...passion bleeds from the speakers from the word go; from the machine gun riffery of opener Versus The Allegiance, to mature ballad Set Me On Fire. It's accomplished stuff...” – 3/5 Kerrang!
“Runaway Now' and 'Say It For Your Sake' will smash into your memory within seconds, while the aggressive riffs will carry the package into your heart.” - 8/10 Rocksound


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