Do not be alarmed.
Contact with the extra-terrestrial musical collective – HENGE – is imminent.
Landings on UK Terra Firma will follow.
Full dates and details of confirmed sightings are outlined below.
HENGE is a band of intergalactic ravers; practitioners of the sacred sounds of Cosmic Dross – a musical form known in other parts of the universe that has, until now, never been heard on Earth.
There are no human words to adequately describe the Cosmic Dross experience, though its sound is characterised by the thundering drums of Nom – an amphibious creature from the Sirius Star System – the garment-rending bass frequencies of last surviving Venusian, Goo, and the whacked-out synths of the band’s only human, Grok. Over this instrumental framework, the band’s founder, Zpor, sings of his space travels, evoking a joyous celebration of life and encouraging humans to end war, save their species and colonise space.
HENGE will give Cosmic Dross its dawning moment on your planet as they introduce the human species to this alien genre…. This is their debut album: ’Attention Earth!’.
From meditations on Earth’s own heavenly body (‘Moon’), to prophetic warnings from far away worlds (‘Machine Landscape’), and even an ode to the spacecraft that transported HENGE across time and space to the Milky Way (‘Mushroom One’); ’Attention Earth!’ is a light-speed journey through otherworldly sounds, an ecstatic hymn to the wonder of life and a joyful incitement to a peaceful existence.
HENGE have come in the name of rave to spread their message of love and harmony.
They have scheduled a series of landings across the United Kingdom. These gatherings are held with the aim of provoking the proliferation of joy amongst humans… these will be close encounters of the HENGE kind.
HENGE 2018 – LIVE SIGHTINGS
Oct 31 – The Lost Arc, Rhayader
Nov 01 – Bierkeller, Exeter
Nov 02 – Old Market Assembly, Bristol
Nov 03 – Nos Da, Cardiff
Nov 08 – The Lexington, London
Nov 09 – Hope and Ruin, Brighton
Nov 15 – The Cluny, Newcastle
Nov 16 – The Warehouse, Penrith
Nov 17 – Yellow Arch, Sheffield
Nov 22 – HiFi Club, Leeds
Nov 23 – The Continental, Preston
Nov 24 – Kilmarnock Festival
Nov 25 – Voodoo Rooms, Edinburgh
Nov 29 – The Bodega, Nottingham
Nov 30 – The Donkey, Leicester
Dec 1 – EBGBS, Liverpool
Dec 7 – The Trades Club, Hebden Bridge
Dec 8 – Gorilla , Manchester *** two shows – all ages matinee + evening show***
On 19th October 2018 all sonic devices shall be readied for the planet’s very first transmission of Cosmic Dross.
‘Attention Earth!’ – Full Track Listing:
1. Mushroom One
3. Indigo Dust
4. In Praise of Water
6. Machine Landscape
Available on CD, Vinyl and Digitally
on the Platinum Rare label, through Nova via Universal.
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Vocalist / Guitarist / Explorer / Jester
Home Planet: Agricular, Cosmos Redshift 7
Drummer / Keeper of the Sacred Plasma
Home Planet: Xylanthia, Siruis Star System
Bass Frequency Controller
Home Planet: Venus, Solar System
Synthesis Technician / Shaman
Home Planet: Earth, Solar System
Species: Human (Transfigured)
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PRAISE FOR HENGE
“I absolutely love Henge, they are amazing.”
“Astounding and cosmic”
“Henge are out of this world!”
-Laura Beth, Revolution FM
“I was absolutely blown away by the Henge album. It’s immensely entertaining from start to finish … cerebrally invigorating wigout world of wonder. 9.5 outta 10.”
Tony Gleed, Boogaloo Radio
“…a multicoloured, multi rhythmic, multiplied, multi-storey mass of total genius”
-John Robb, Louder Than War
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