MARMOZETS conclude a phenomenal year by delivering a special gift to the fans that have supported them along the way. The previously unreleased track ‘Broken Reflection’ – recorded during sessions for their critically acclaimed debut album ‘The Weird and Wonderful Marmozets’ – is available now to download free from weird.marmozets.co.uk/brokenreflection until Sunday December 21st. Having just returned from a triumphant 6 week tour of the US, the band are currently embarking upon their final live shows of the year with a tour with Taking Back Sunday. As well as a one-off show with Royal Blood at the Brighton Dome, MARMOZETS have also confirmed details of their biggest UK headline tour to date.
18th – Portsmouth, Wedgewood Rooms
19th – London, Electric Ballroom
20th – Bristol, The Fleece
21st – Nottingham, Rescue Rooms
23rd – Manchester, Academy 3
24th – Glasgow, Garage
25th – Newcastle, Riverside
27th – Leeds, Beckett Student Union
28th – Birmingham, The Library at The Institute
Tickets priced at £11 for London and £10 for all regional dates and are available here http://gigst.rs/Marmandwww.livenation.co.uk.Special guests Steak Number Eight and Thought Forms will be joining the tour on all dates.
In addition to the success of their debut album, 2014 has also seen included a flurry of other major accomplishments including a closing night headline set at Glastonbury’s BBC Introducing Stage; further key festivals including Reading, Leeds, Download and Radio 1 Rocks; plus a sold-out UK touras co-headliners alongside Lonely The Brave. Becca MacIntyre’s visceral and magnetic performances have truly stood-out with Noisey statingthatsheis“shaking up British rock’s gender imbalance.”They added: “This isn’t purely about gender though; Becca is challenging British rock and setting a high bar for other bands because she’s just an amazing fronthuman.” Meanwhile, the rest of the band – Becca’s siblings Sam (guitar) and Josh (drums), and the Bottomley brothers Jack (guitar) and Will (bass) – have all been praised and profiled for their musicianship by the likes of Total Guitar, Rhythm and Drummer magazine.
“Songs flit around from riff to riff, as if Marmozets were bursting to fill each song with ideas.”- The Guardian, 4/5
“It’s beautifully constructed, the production is killer but they’ve kept the aggression. How could it get better?” – Metal Hammer, 9/10
“This debut album is one on of the most energetic and exciting of the year.” – The Sun, 3.5/5
“A very impressive, ambitious debut.” – Q, 4/5
“Showcases a band that have tightened the screws and honed in on their strengths.” – Rock Sound, 8/10
“ALBUM OF THE YEAR 2014” – Big Cheese, 8/10
“Bold, confident, accomplished – and most importantly, fun.” – DIY, 4/5