The Rock City archives: 2017

EVIL SCARECROW, LIVE IN ROCK CITY BASEMENT

  • Saturday 28th January 2017
  • Supported by: The Men That Will Be Blamed For Nothing + Dog Tired
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Many years ago in a desolate Lincolnshire town, a band of dubiously termed musicians of Nordic heraldry with a fondness for sticky back plastic decided to go their separate ways, but as a phoenix rises from the ashes a new and perhaps even more glorious band emerged from the dying embers of Thor’s Children (widely regarded as the greatest Blue Peter Metal band of all time) and thus Evil Scarecrow triumphantly exploded into existence.

In the following years the band relocated to Nottingham and evolved through several line-up changes to become the monstrous and stunning apparition that you see today. The current incarnation of the band is version 5.0, featuring Dr Rabid Hell, Brother Dimitri Pain, Kraven Morrdeth, Princess Luxury and Ringmaster Monty Blitzfist. It is in the live arena that the band has really proved their worth. They have gigged relentlessly around the UK for a number of years, captivating and sometimes rather surprising audiences from venues as small as the local pub, as legendary as Nottingham Rock City, as mammoth as the main stage at Bloodstock Festival and as exclusive as a boat sailing down the Thames on the way to the Metal Hammer Golden Gods Awards. Everywhere they play they win new fans. Their passion and enthusiasm ensures they always connect with their audience, who in turn spread the word far and wide.

The unwavering support of their fans has seen Evil Scarecrow win the Bloodstock Unsigned Competition and feature in Terrorizer’s best unsigned band readers’ poll. The fans have also stepped up for each Pledge Campaign the band have run, funding both a live DVD and the 3rd album “Galactic Hunt” in a matter of days from launch.

The band shows no signs of slowing down their gigging schedule. Following their triumphant appearance at Download 2015 they will be hitting the road for a full UK tour at the end of the year. When they’re invading a stage near you, it's not to be missed!

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