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Carnivores

Biography

Carnivores are a three-piece rock band based in Paisley, Scotland. Described by the NME as sounding like "Weezer being beaten up by The Dillinger Escape Plan". Formed by college friends Kenny Leckie, and Grant MacCall - Carnivores got to work the old fashioned way, touring every venue imaginable in Scotland in their battered estate car, building up fans show by show. After hitting their stride with a series of self-released EP's and singles, Carnivores went on to play T in the Park , headline Glasgow's King Tut's Wah Wah Hut and playing the legendary Glasgow Barrowland at a sell out show supporting Twin Atlantic.

Discography

  • Carnivores - Lets Get Metaphysical

    Carnivores
    Let's Get Metaphysical

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    Tracklisting

    LET'S GET METAPHYSICAL
    INSECURICOR
    CROOKED TEETH
    APATHY IN THE UK
    WATCHING FIREWORKS
    SCOTTISH FOOTBALL
    A SHADOW OF A SHADOW
    THE SECOND WAVE OF YUPPY SCUM
    JOHN MAYNARD KEYNES
    THIS SINKING SHIP
    LION TAMER
    LION TAMER (REPRISE)

    Description

    A three-piece rock band based in Paisley, Scotland. Described by the NME as sounding like "Weezer being beaten up by The Dillinger Escape Plan", Carnivores draw influence from Fugazi, At The Drive-In, Idlewild, Helmet, Elvis Costello and Nirvana.

    "One of the most complete rock records of this year" - Scottish Sun

    "Chock-full of tunes" - The Skinny

    "Loud and too the point - I admire this no bullshit approach" - Penny Black

    "Begging to be played to thousands in stadium shows" - Scottish Fiction


    Catalog

    STA143

    Release Date

    27 Oct 2014
  • Carnivores - Let's Get Metaphysical (Single)

    Carnivores
    Let's Get Metaphysical (Single)

    Tracklisting

    Let's Get Metaphysical
    Stretch

    Catalog

    STA139

    Release Date

    27 Aug 2014
  • Carnivores - Live At Smalltown America

    Carnivores
    Live At Smalltown America

    Tracklisting

    Apathy In The UK
    Monkfish
    Let's Get Metaphysical
    Insecuricor
    Watching Fireworks
    Keeping Up Appearances
    This Sinking Ship
    Are We Cooking With Napalm?
    Lion Tamer

    Description

    Carnivores are a Paisley based three-piece who released their debut album 'Let's Get Metaphysical' just under a year ago. On tour in Ireland for the first time - the band came into the studio at Smalltown America in Derry to play in front of a noise-hungry, expectant and racous audience.

    Their sound distills the best parts of classic Helmet, Fugazi and Weezer and merges it with a unique vocal style and socially-aware lyrics. Vocalist Kenny Leckie is one of the strongest front men on the post-hardcore club circuit and drummer Martin Johnson is quite simply one of the most breathtaking percussionists working right now in the UK.

    In short, this is a record best played loud and with good friends. It is a glimpse of three men lost in a primal blur of musical electricity, swimming in seas of violent noise.


    Catalog

    STA164

    Release Date

    09 Oct 2015

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