October Drift @ The Louisiana, Bristol, United Kingdom
Aggressive Management Present
live at The Louisiana, Bristol
Special guests KONG
"...a muscular slug of sugar-coated power rock”- Q Magazine
“A flourishing reputation for live shows” - The Independent
Rising newcomers October Drift have gained a strong word-of-mouth following since exploding onto the music scene at the start of 2015.
Despite the early success of their incendiary debut singles – receiving support from Steve Lamacq, John Kennedy and Q magazine to name but a few - and string of sold-out gigs, this band still remain something of an enigma.
October Drift’s music is similarly ambiguous, characterised by their signature wall of sound guitars, soaring, ponderous vocals and driving, urgent drums.
The band have gained a reputation for delivering blistering, high-energy live shows. Indeed, their first tour sold out before even releasing their first single, such is the buzz around their live performances.
With a strong DIY ethos, the band record everything themselves in their own studio and even hand-make much of their own merchandise. This organic approach led them to a complete shun of social media throughout 2015.
But that’s all set to change as the band’s word-of-mouth following continues to grow and the music press begin to take notice of October Drift’s melancholic growl.
- BBC 6 Music Festival – Brighton
- Dot to Dot Festival – Bristol
- Dot to Dot Festival – Manchester
- Tramlines Festival – Sheffield
- Camden Rocks Festival – London
- Nozstock Festival – Hidden Valley
- Always The Sun Festival – Guildford
- Southsea Festival – Portsmouth
- Twisterella Festival – Middlesbrough
- What Became Of Us Festival – Oxford
- What Became Of Us Festival – Leicester
- Kaya Festival – South Wales
UPCOMING FESTIVALS IN 2017
The Great Escape Festival - Brighton
Deer Shed Festival - North Yorkshire
Tramlines Festival - Sheffield
2Q Festival - Derby
Stockton Calling Festival - Stockton
BlackThorn Festival - Manchester
Live At Leeds Festival - Leeds
“A distinct lack of social media presence made sure early cuts were shrouded in a sense of mystique, serving only to heighten the growing buzz” - Line of Best Fit
"Brooding, personally-etched songwriting" - CLASH
"Blending meloncholic drone with visceral garage-punk, October Drift are a band you're going to absolutely love" - Gigwise
October Drift booking agent - Steve Zapp at I.T.B