Combining jagged guitars, melodic hooks and evasive storytelling, Brutes are your soundtrack to 2022’s post-pandemic brave new world. Picking up a buzz with a run of UK shows alongside the likes of Bob Vylan, JOHN and Phoxjaw, the band are now set to release first single ‘Drop-Top’ in early spring.

Balancing Pixies-sized chords with an anthemic chorus, the song kicks open their door into the North West music scene with an optimistic view into the future. “I heard his point of view, and I feel, and I feel, and I feel, a lot better” belts singer Jay Ratcliffe, just as the song bursts into life with a Stooges swagger. It’s a rear-view nod, on a drive firmly into the unknown. With further releases planned throughout the year, Brutes are inviting you along for the ride.

Saturday May 7th, 2022 6:30 pmSat @ Central Room 1
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