Hailing from Wigan in the North West of England, Deepshade are quickly
making new friends with their formidable grungy alternative-rock sound that
takes from the fundamental elements of Nirvana, Queens Of The Stone Age, and
Alice In Chains, as well as incorporating The Doors and even Beck. The UK
noise beasts are poised to nationally release their debut album ‘Everything
Popular is Wrong’, which is out Friday 25th September through all stores.
Formed in late 2013 by David Rybka (vocals/guitar), Tom Doherty (bass) and
Paul Barlow (drums), the eclectic trio aspire to create a genuinely sonic
experience that delivers something fresh to the British music scene. With an
established loyal following throughout the North, cultivated by a flurry of
explosive live shows, Deepshade have also gained airplay support from BBC
Introducing and a plethora of alternative radio stations within the UK, EU
and USA. In spite of being together for just short of eighteen months, the
threesome have also been recognised by the broadsheet publication “The
Guardian” as one of the ‘Hot Top Ten Unsigned British Bands To Check Out’.
The off-kilter rockers have recently signed to UK label/management ‘Ambicon
Music Group’ and earlier this year they released a free debut download
single ‘Tattoo’, which garnered accolades from Krank TV and rock media
Deepshade now stride forward with their debut album “Everything Popular is
Wrong”, recorded with producer John Kettle (Merry Hell, Moko, Tansads) and
mastered by Fran Ashcroft (Spin Jupiter Spin, Gorillaz). The record is a
call to arms for anyone who is absorbed by gritty rock akin to Kyuss and Led
Zeppelin. Boasting ten colossal tracks, the album has some stellar
highlights, from the opening snaring riff attack of ‘Time’, to the
Nirvana/QOTSA-esque guile of ‘Lowlights’, through to the infectious angular
assault of ‘Sad Sun’. With festival appearances and tours in the works,
Deepshade are ready to take over.
Smashing head-first through walls of screeching guitars and pounding rhythms, spilling caustic thoughts on modern living in the process. Think At the Drive-In meets Hundred Reasons and you’ll be somewhere close to the Wax Futures sound.
No stranger to the road, over the past couple of years the band have played alongside the likes of Idles, False Advertising, Tall Ships, Alpha Male Tea Party, Bear Makes Ninja and The JCQ, and have become renowned for their explosive live show, leaving a trail of sweat and destruction in their wake.
With a string of singles under their belt, 2017 saw the release of mini-album The Museum of Everything, a gloriously pop-tinged math-rock record which received rave reviews in the DIY community.
“Raw and anthemic, Wax Futures take deliciously dirty refrains and combine them with pounding percussion and heavily resounding vocals to create a sound you really can’t deny your attraction to." – Counteract
“Mathy post-hardcore, like a happy-go-lucky Blakfish with less apparent worries.” – Musical Mathematics
“This is a band that the UK could do with more of.” – Zine and Not Heard
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