Young bands and new bands
Page last updated: 23rd October 2014
Various bits and pieces that have come in about Leicester/shire bands
A young indie rock/surf punk band from Leicester.
We can be Astronauts
They released their first single official single ‘Lighthouse for Chemistry‘ You can listen and download it for free. It was produced, mixed and mastered by Jamie Ward of Maybeshewill at Seamus Wong and Park Farm studios, Bassist Lewis and guitarist Josh are currently studying at music at LIPA and Leeds College of Music respectively.
Biography: Originally a solo project of frontman Dale Tyers back in 2010, We Can Be Astronauts formed in their current incarnation in the summer of 2013 with new members, new energy and new intentions. Delving into the alternative rock genre, We Can Be Astronauts create solid rock tunes mixed with inspirations from math-, post- and prog rock. In their short time together as a band, We Can Be Astronauts have supported some of their favourite bands including Tall Ships, Bear Makes Ninja, Alarm Bells (ex-Dananananaykroyd) and Johnny Foreigner.
Having just self-released their first official single ‘Lighthouse for Chemistry’ with a second single already prepared for release in early 2015, We Can Be Astronauts are looking to expand further afield in the UK, taking advantage of being based in the three vibrant music cities of Leicester, Liverpool and Leeds.
Christopher Moody & The Underground Kings
They are a four piece alternative rock band formed early in 2014. Line up is: Christopher Moody – Vocals, guitar, harmonica. Matt Gale – Drums. Matt Gardiner – Bass, backing vocals. John Blakemore – Guitar