June 24th Isle Of White Festival – Big Top
August 21st 2012 Islington Academy ( with Eagles of Death Metal )
Ever wondered ‘WHERE HAVE ALL THE REAL ROCK N ROLL BANDS GONE?’
Rising from a soundtrack of British music such as the The Who, Oasis, Sex Pistols, John Lennon and Joy Division is a new fuel for the fire.
Fierce, fresh and utterly unique Manchester powerful trio THE VIRGINMARYS are the band to put hook driven guitar music back in your life.
Their confirmed appearance on this year’s Isle Of Wight festival is a clear indication that the world’s biggest stages eagerly await them.
Their inclusion as a 2012 HMV Next Big Thing headliner was a reward for the band’s dedication to playing live, having already spent two years solidly touring the UK and Europe with the likes of Slash, Skunk Anansie and Ash, alongside acclaimed festival appearances at Download, Sonisphere, Splendour and Kendal Calling.
Following a series self released EPS, industry pioneers iTunes jumped in first with a transatlantic USA/UK ‘single of the week’ for live favourite ‘Bang Bang Bang’ catapulting their Debut EP ‘Cast The First Stone’ into the iTunes USA rock chart at number 5 climaxing as Apple’s ‘Best Breakthrough Rock Band’ iTunes award.
Rockband soon followed getting behind the band’s fresh and exciting rock n roll sound alongside the major live agency X Ray Touring.
With the platform in place the band embarked on recording their eagerly anticipated debut album.
‘King Of Conflict’ was recorded in just three weeks under the guidance of producer Toby Jepson and then mixed by Chris Sheldon (Foo Fighters, Biffy Clyro, Radiohead) who turned their engaging, honest and heartfelt songs into a succession of huge sounding, anthemic, rock n roll moments.
After album taster ‘Portrait Of Red’ was a featured ‘Record Of The Day’ track, the industry focus on the undoubted global potential of the band became ever more intense.
A worldwide deal was soon inked with Cooking Vinyl’s brand new rock label DoubleCross making The Virginmarys their debut and much talked about signing.
This music needs to be listened to intently and loudly.
Lyrically passionate, intense and punchy, the grooves will not be beaten from ‘King Of Conflict’, a truly masterful debut album.
Must see gigs will be announced shortly as THE VIRGINMARYS take the world by storm !!!