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ANTIDOTE


BIO:
The Antidote Band are a super-tight 6-piece Rock, Pop & Soul fuelled function band from Surrey, UK // Performing a timeless blend of floor-filling classics from the 1950s to the present day // Expect powerful, authentic and unforgettable musicianship // Fully self sufficient with packages including DJ, full PA & Lighting systems. The band comprises Gary Milsom (Bass), Nick Duff (Keyboard), Gareth Gay (Guitar/Vocals), Lizzy Thompson (Vocals), George Royall (Vocals), Richard Burden (Drums.

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Story Of The Year Release New Single 'War' Photo Story Of The Year Release New Single 'War'
by Michael Major - January 18, 2023

With verses that quickly build up to a hard-hitting chorus and wicked guitar riffs, “War” takes listeners on a journey through a cautionary tale of revenge. The accompanying music video is quintessential Story Of The Year, full of humor and personality, featuring the guys putting on the acting perfo...
Freya Ridings Releases New Single 'Weekends' From Upcoming Album Photo Freya Ridings Releases New Single 'Weekends' From Upcoming Album
by Michael Major - January 12, 2023

The process of writing ‘Blood Orange’ was one of uncertainty. Plans to begin with sessions in Los Angeles were jettisoned by lockdown, those challenging circumstances made all the worse by going through a break-up at the same time. So whereas her previous accomplishments and a fresh new adventure in...
Story Of The Year Release New Track 'Take The Ride' Photo Story Of The Year Release New Track 'Take The Ride'
by Michael Major - November 23, 2022

The new album is distinctly, invitingly, loudly Story Of The Year. Heartache, desperation, motivation, toxic relationships, pain, loss, anger - all of the essential ingredients of the classic Story Of The Year sound propel Tear Me to Pieces in dazzling new ways. The new album features previously rel...
Jadu Heart Share New Singles 'Freedom' & 'Blame' Photo Jadu Heart Share New Singles 'Freedom' & 'Blame'
by Michael Major - November 21, 2022

'Freedom' provides Jadu Heart’s most singalong chorus to date, a call to arms for those not willing to submit to a rigid life. An escapist anthem, it's no coincidence that it was written during lockdown when the band felt suffocated both physically & musically. The Jaxon Whittington directed music v...
Story of the Year Return With New Single 'Real Life' Photo Story of the Year Return With New Single 'Real Life'
by Michael Major - August 24, 2022

Story Of The Year are back and released a scorching and melodic new single called “Real Life” after signing with SharpTone Records. The new song highlights everything that fans have grown to love about Story Of The Year over their impressive career – addictive instrumentals, powerful vocals, and a s...
VIDEO: Surfbort Releases Video for 'Never Gonna Be What You Want Me to Be' Photo VIDEO: Surfbort Releases Video for 'Never Gonna Be What You Want Me to Be'
by Michael Major - August 11, 2022

A shitload has happened for Surfbort since they dropped their beautifully nihilistic yet totally fun album “Keep on Truckin.’  And now, Surfbort  drops their latest video for the new single “Never Gonna Be What You Want Me to Be.”  Watch the new music video now! Plus, check out upcoming tour dates n...
bad tuner Releases New Single 'Oxygen' Photo bad tuner Releases New Single 'Oxygen'
by Michael Major - July 07, 2022

Known for his DIY approach that has rapidly evolved from bedroom beats to live sets alongside the likes of Bon Entendeur, Godford and TOKiMONSTA, Brooklyn-based producer bad tuner embodies live instruments and smooth production that spans the realms of house, disco, indie electronica and more....
Peal River Release New Single 'Look For The Light' Photo Peal River Release New Single 'Look For The Light'
by Michael Major - June 21, 2022

“Look For The Light” is the radiant new single release by Pearl Diver. Written by lead singer and guitarist Matt Sage whilst on retreat in a hut overlooking the North Cornish sea; mesmerised by his shimmering surroundings and at one with the natural world, he found himself in a consummate state of b...
Bandaid Brigade Announce 'Sex Is Terrifying' Album Photo Bandaid Brigade Announce 'Sex Is Terrifying' Album
by Michael Major - June 10, 2022

BANDAID BRIGADE are excited to announce the release of their brand new album Sex Is Terrifying. I.T arrives as the second studio effort by musicians and collaborators Zach Quinn (PEARS) and Brian Wahlstrom (Scorpios, Gods of Mount Olympus) and is preceded by the new single: “Abacus” - which is avail...
VIDEO: The Happy Fits Share Official Music Video for 'Dance Alone' Photo VIDEO: The Happy Fits Share Official Music Video for 'Dance Alone'
by Michael Major - May 25, 2022

The Happy Fits will also be dancing across the pond to Europe and the UK this fall. In addition to the European & United Kingdom dates, the band will be performing at festivals across the U.S. this summer including Napa's BottleRock Festival and Milwaukee's Summerfest. Check out the complete list of...
Oliver Sim Confirms Debut Album 'Hideous Bastard' Photo Oliver Sim Confirms Debut Album 'Hideous Bastard'
by Michael Major - May 23, 2022

Produced by bandmate Jamie xx, Hideous Bastard is the culmination of two years of writing and recording, inspired by Sim’s love of horror movies and his own life experience, unpacking themes of shame, fear and masculinity. It debuts with a video by another personal hero, French director Yann Gonzale...
Alex Chapman Drops Dance-Pop Hit, 'Horsey,' Featuring Kim Petras Photo Alex Chapman Drops Dance-Pop Hit, 'Horsey,' Featuring Kim Petras
by Marissa Tomeo - May 22, 2022

Dance-pop artist and DJ Alex Chapman has released his new single “HORSEY” featuring pop sensation Kim Petras. PRESS HERE to listen to “HORSEY ft. Kim Petras,” a surefire club banger and tongue-in-cheek anthem which is as much a response to smash club hits such as Duck Sauce’s “Barbara Streisand” as ...
Cumbancha to Release 'Mista Savona Presents Havana Meets Kingston Part 2' Collaborati Photo Cumbancha to Release 'Mista Savona Presents Havana Meets Kingston Part 2' Collaborative Album
by Marissa Tomeo - May 12, 2022

On June 3, Cumbancha releases the album Mista Savona Presents Havana Meets Kingston Part 2 featuring an all-star lineup of musicians from Cuba and Jamaica. An epic set of 15 tracks, Havana Meets Kingston Part 2 unites the deep roots grooves of reggae, dancehall and rocksteady with the scorching soul...
Canadian Pop Punk Legends SIMPLE PLAN Share 'Harder Than It Looks' Album Photo Canadian Pop Punk Legends SIMPLE PLAN Share 'Harder Than It Looks' Album
by Marissa Tomeo - May 08, 2022

 It’s been exactly 20 years since Montreal’s Simple Plan unleashed their debut album, No Pads, No Helmets...Just Balls into the world, bursting onto the scene with explosive energy - and now, the pop punkers are back with a brand-new album, featuring some of their catchiest and most meaningful songs...
Simple Plan Release New Album 'Harder Than It Looks' Photo Simple Plan Release New Album 'Harder Than It Looks'
by Michael Major - May 06, 2022

Featuring recent singles, “Wake Me Up (When This Nightmare’s Over),” “The Antidote,” “Ruin My Life,” and “Congratulations,” Harder Than It Looks has garnered millions of streams across platforms and captured the attention of Billboard, SPIN, Teen Vogue, Audacy, and more. Plus, check out upcoming tou...
The Snuts Team Up With Rachel Chinouriri on New Single 'End of the Road' Photo The Snuts Team Up With Rachel Chinouriri on New Single 'End of the Road'
by Michael Major - May 05, 2022

Produced by Detonate and Coffee at London’s legendary Abbey Road Studios, “End Of The Road” is an anthem for the broken-hearted. A song full of hope, lead singer Jack Cochrane said of the track “‘End of The Road’ is intended to be a musical antidote. Listen to the new single now!...
Simple Plan Raising Money for Ukraine via New Single 'Wake Me up (When This Nightmare Photo Simple Plan Raising Money for Ukraine via New Single 'Wake Me up (When This Nightmare's Over)'
by Michael Major - April 19, 2022

The new music video was directed by Ukrainian filmmaker Jensen Noen and was filmed with a Ukrainian cast and crew. VFX and post-production work were also performed by Ukrainian artists. Jensen Noem also directed the band's recently released clips for their singles ‘The Antidote’ and ‘Ruin My Life.’...
French Quintet Paris Combo Drops Video for 'Cap ou Pas Cap' Photo French Quintet Paris Combo Drops Video for 'Cap ou Pas Cap'
by Marissa Tomeo - April 16, 2022

Paris Combo, the French quintet Variety describes as possessing “a seemingly endless supply of catchy hooks and imaginative lyrics,” is back with a new album, Quesaco? The full-length release is their seventh studio album, but also the last recorded with the group’s late singer/songwriter Belle du B...
VIDEO: Paris Combo Drops New Video for 'Cap ou pas cap' Photo VIDEO: Paris Combo Drops New Video for 'Cap ou pas cap'
by Michael Major - April 15, 2022

Paris Combo, the French quintet Variety describes as possessing “a seemingly endless supply of catchy hooks and imaginative lyrics.' The album is their seventh studio album, but also the last recorded with the group’s late singer/songwriter Belle du Berry, who died suddenly on August 11, 2020, aged ...
New Multi-Album Series WEATHER SYSTEMS to Begin Releases on May 20th Photo New Multi-Album Series WEATHER SYSTEMS to Begin Releases on May 20th
by Marissa Tomeo - April 13, 2022

Islandia Music Records announces a new multi-album series from “supreme living virtuoso” (The New Yorker) percussionist Steven Schick. The new series, called Weather Systems, is a set of recordings of the percussion music that has been most meaningful to Schick, which will span more than 100 years a...
Grammy-Winning Reggae Band SOJA Announces Tour with Dirty Heads Photo Grammy-Winning Reggae Band SOJA Announces Tour with Dirty Heads
by Marissa Tomeo - April 05, 2022

SOJA, the internationally acclaimed eight-piece from Washington D.C., have won their first career GRAMMY® in the “Best Reggae Album” category for their seventh studio album, Beauty In The Silence. ...
VOIVOD Announces North American Tour Dates for June Photo VOIVOD Announces North American Tour Dates for June
by Michael Major - March 29, 2022

Tour dates are in support of the band's new album Synchro Anarchywhich debuted at #2 on Billboard Canada's Hard Music Albums chart, #6 Current Hard Albums in the USA, #7 on the UK's Rock & Metal chart and charted #7 in Germany among other countries including Austria, Switzerland, Finland, Belgium, a...
Beans On Toast Announces Special 'An Evening With' Show in London Photo Beans On Toast Announces Special 'An Evening With' Show in London
by Michael Major - March 24, 2022

Having recently completed a successful UK tour with a full band in support of his acclaimed new album ‘Survival of the Friendliest’, Beans on Toast will be joined on this one-off occasion by Australian bushman and master songsmith William Crighton and sensational rising folk star Ann Liu Cannon. ...
Simple Plan Announces New Album 'Harder Than It Looks' Photo Simple Plan Announces New Album 'Harder Than It Looks'
by Michael Major - March 16, 2022

Earlier this week, multi-million selling and streaming rock band Simple Plan announced their highly anticipated new album Harder Than It Looks. They also shared a brand new single called “Congratulations”.Harder Than It Looks marks the band’s first release since 2016’s Taking One For The Team. Plus,...
Simple Plan & Sum 41 Announce The 'Blame Canada Tour' Photo Simple Plan & Sum 41 Announce The 'Blame Canada Tour'
by Michael Major - February 22, 2022

Powerhouse rock bands Simple Plan and Sum 41 have joined forces for the first time ever to announce the “Blame Canada Tour,” their upcoming two-part, full US co-headline run. Fans will be able to join in as the bands celebrate their debut records, with Simple Plan performing No Pads, No Helmets…Just...