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Skarlett Riot: ‘We Are The Brave’

sr_front_high_res_jpg_rgbSkarlett Riot Announce new CD ‘We Are The Brave’ out Feb 16th 2015 / The new single ‘Rising’ released January 19th

Following on from their hugely successful debut album ‘Tear Me Down’, young UK four piece Skarlett Riot return with the riff-packed, hood laden ‘We Are The Brave’. Due for release February 18th, 2015, ‘We Are The Brave’ is a hard hitting, collection of songs; still packed with the memorable choruses and outstanding vocals the fans have come to expect The band released a lyric video for the stand-alone single ‘House Of Cards’ (check it out below) and have filmed a production video for their next release, the anthemic ‘Rising’.

 ‘House Of Cards’http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t9HjHhzrAxE

The band will be hitting the road in 2015 in support of ‘We Are The Brave’, keep an eye out for them!

sr Riot4-RecoveredSkarlett Riot is; Skarlett (vocals/guitar), Danny (lead guitar/backing vocals), Martin (bass/backing vocals), Luke (drums)

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What the press had to say about Skarlett Riot…

‘Their coming-of-age debut hits hard, and proves this young UK crew having been saving their best material for this very moment.” KKKK – Kerrang!

‘…this is one of the best debuts from a young band in a very long time. A brilliant example of modern rock music.’  9/10 Powerplay

‘It’s rare to hear a band sounding this confident… and on their full length debut too. …they’re here to stay” 4/5 – Big Cheese

‘…the kind of brashness and confidence that hints at bigger things to come. …they’re already too good, and loud, to be ignored.’ 8/10 – Rocksound

‘’Tear Me Down’ is punchy and highly energetic…instant hooks and addictive melodies… a great full length debut…’ Fireworks Magazine

‘This really is an impressive debut from a band that, all things being equal, should become huge this year.’ 9/10 Soundscape

‘This Scunthorpe band have managed to squeeze all the hallmarks of a great rock album into four rollicking tracks’ 7/10 – Metal Hammer

sr_logo_jpg_hi_resAbout Skarlett Riot…

It’s fair to say that UK quartet Skarlett Riot don’t lack confidence. As anyone that’s had the pleasure of witnessing this young four-piece live will attest to. In an already jam-packed career Skarlett Riot have wowed audiences at Download (earning a 4K live review from Kerrang!) and Bloodstock, and have shared stages across the UK with the likes of Wednesday 13, D-A-D, Reckless Love, Heaven’s Basement, Periphery, Firewind, Black Spiders, Edguy, Taking Dawn, L.A Guns, Glamour Of The Kill, Crashdiet, Vains Of Jenna, Deaf Havana, Francesqa plus many more.

Formed back in 2010, this female-fronted band were soon taking their local scene by storm with their powerful, riff-led songs, blending melody and grit with a muscular garage rock’n’roll backbone. Add to that an ear for infectious hooks, and you have a band that not only has bags of attitude but the songs to back them up! The band’s debut EP, the critically acclaimed “Villain”, set the benchmark high and led to glowing praise within the rock community; Big Cheese, Kerrang, Powerplay, Rocksound were all glowing in their praise. The band released a music video in support of the EP which hit rotation on Scuzz and Kerrang TV which led to the band landed a slot at the legendary Download festival where the band were invited to open the Pepsi Max stage. A chance they grabbed with both hands and earnt themselves another 4K review in Kerrang, as well as a place in Scuzz TV’s ‘Top 40 Bands Who Rocked Download’ piece. The band added the prestigious Reading and Leeds festivals to their live resume.

 2013 the band release their debut album, ‘Tear Me Down’ to rave reviews across the rock press, including 4K’s in Kerrang, 4/5 in Big Cheese, 9/10 in Powerplay, 9/10 in Soundscape magazine amongst a plethora of amazing reactions across the board. Their first single from the album, the anthemic ‘Faded Memory’ saw the band earning support from Radio 1, who added the band to their daytime playlist and led to the band being featured on national shows from Sara Cox, Greg James, Scott Mills and Huw Stephens amongst others. The band have also featured on Kerrang Radio as well as being added to the playlists of a host of regional shows.The video for ‘What We’ve Become’ has been added to Kerrang TV’s latest schedule and will once again be backed up with a far-reaching radio campaign to ensure that no-one is likely to forget Skarlett Riot anytime soon!

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