Brighton four piece BLACK PEAKS have announced a number of festival appearances, headline dates and support shows with SMASHING PUMPKINS and GORIJA over the summer months. This follows their recent appearance at The Great Escape in Brighton, part of which was captured by Fender. You can watch the live video of CAN’T SLEEP here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eM9ERLc5iS8

 

 

 

JUNE

 

Thu            08            PRAGUE                                    Forum Karlin | Main support to Smashing Pumpkins

Mon            10            ANTWERP                        Lotto Arena | Main support to Smashing Pumpkins

Tue            11            AMSTERDAM                        ASAF Live | Main support to Smashing Pumpkins

Sun            16            DONNINGTON                        Download Festival | Stage 3 @ 2.50pm

Thu            20            DESSEL                                    Graspop Festival | Jupiler Stage @ 4.00pm

Thu            27            BOLOGNA                        Sonic Park | Main stage Slipknot headline

Fri            28            GRAFENHAINICHEN            Full Force Festival | Stage 2 @ 4.30pm

Sat            29            BIRMINGHAM                        O2 Academy | First support to Gorija

Sun            30            LONDON                        O2 Brixton Academy | First support to Gorija

 

JULY

 

Mon            01            MANCHESTER                        Apollo | First support to Gorija

Fri            05            DOVER                                    The Booking Hall | Headline

Sat            08            ANDIJIK                                    Dijkpop Festival | Rock N Rolla Stage @ 8.30pm

Sat            13            KIEV                                    Atlas Weekend | East stage @ 4.30pm

Fri            26            BAUSENDORF                        Riez Open Air Festival | Main stage @ 7.20pm

 

AUGUST

 

Sat            03            MALESTROIT                        Au Pont Du Rock Festival | Stage 2 @ Midnight

Fri            09            WINCHESTER                        Boomtown Fair | Earache Stage

Sun            11            LEEUWARDEN                        Into the Grave Festival | Main stage @ 3.00pm

Sat            31            TORQUAY                        Burn It Down Festival | Main stage @ 9.00pm

 

 

BLACK PEAKS released their second album, ALL THAT DIVIDES, in October last year to rave reviews across the board. NME awarded the album 5/5 and said, “With All That Divides, the band delivers an album that’s confident, stylistically cohesive, and points towards their ascending star in the future”; whilst UPSET MAGAZINE also gave the album 5/5 and stated, “Black Peaks bellow unity from the rooftops. It’s not a political record but it does dish out the blame. Rather than dwelling in the mire, though, Black Peaks want hope. They need it. A call to arms entwined, it’s a record of struggle and resistance. It doesn’t have the answers but it knows they’re out there and it wants us to find them together.” Others like KERRANG! (4/5) DORK (5/5) METAL HAMMER (8/10) PLANET ROCK (4/5) RHYTHM (4/5) DISCOVERED (10/10) and THE SKINNY (4/5) backed up the praise, with THE INDEPENDENT stating, “Their sublime second album is massive in every sense of the word; this feels like a real achievement.

 

 

BLACK PEAKS are:

 

  • WILL GARDNER | vocals
  • JOE GOSNEY | guitars
  • LIAM KEARLEY | drums
  • DAVE LARKIN | bass

 

 

www.blackpeaks.com

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