Tuesday, 6 July 2010

Q: Who's supporting You Me At Six on their UK tour?

A: The Blackout

Yes, the band have announced that Welsh outfit The Blackout will be joining them on their UK tour later this year, and may be drafted into the Irish dates as well.


Here's a crash course in The Blackout:

  • post-hardcore 6-piece from Merthyr Tydfyll, South Wales
  • Band members: Sean Smith (vocals), Gavin Butler (vocals), James "Bob" Davies (guitar, backing vocals), Matthew Davies (guitar, backing vocals), Rhys Lewis (bass guitar), Gareth "Snoz" Lawrence (drums, backing vocals)
  • BIG mates with fellow Welshies Lostprophets (in fact the band invited 'Prophets frontman Ian Watkins to sing on their track It's High Tide Baby (video below)
  • Releases: mini album The Blackout! The Blackout! The Blackout!, full album "We Are The Dynamite" (2007) "The Best in Town" (2009)
  • Currently workin on album #3 (working title Dog Porn, according to a recent Kerrang! Podcast)

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