BONES SINGLE HITS #1 ON US RADIO
CHECK OUT THE VIDEO FOR BONES HERE
TOURING WITH BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE
“SOARING YET MUSCULAR MODERN ROCK WITH ENOUGH BANG TO SHAKE LISTENERS TO THEIR BONES.” ~ REVOLVER MAGAZINE
“A JUGGERNAUT OF POWER.”~ KERRANG!
In the fall of 2012, Canada got a little taste of YOUNG GUNS. They lit up the stage at the Legendary Horseshoe Tavern in Toronto, ON with an electrifying performance featuring their huge US single, Bones. The UK rockers have just announced the Canadian release for their album Bones on May 7th (with Wax Records). Recently reaching #1 on Active Rock Radio in the US, the British gents are getting ready to support Bullet For My Valentine on their upcoming North American tour that will include a stop in Toronto on May 7th at The Sound Academy. Check out the video for the single Bones, directed by Tim Mattia (Cage The Elephant, My Chemical Romance), here. Now with over 2 million views, this is a must see.
Written over a number of months in places ranging from Thailand to Spain, to a shed in the band’s hometown of High Wycombe, UK, Bones marks Young Guns’ transition from a band packed with potential, to bonafide contenders for the title of Britain’s best. The UK release has already achieved critical acclaim in their homeland, with Q Magazine and Kerrang! each giving it four stars. Kerrang! also ranked Bones as the #1 rock song of 2012. Featuring 12 original tracks, this album flows with swift speed from the title track, a howl of defiance; stunning opener I Was Born, I Have Lived, I Will Surely Die, a fearless statement of intent; to Learn My Lesson, a calling-card that’s as dynamic as it is catchy.
“We’ve written something that I feel happy describing as ‘brave,’” says frontman Gustav Wood, “and it will challenge a lot of people’s preconceptions about what sort of band we are. It’s an ambitious record, and we have the ambition to match the sound.”
Having formed from the ashes of a variety of local bands, Young Guns’ Gustav Wood (frontman), John Taylor (guitar), Fraser Taylor (guitar), Simon Mitchell (bass) and Ben Jolliffe (drums), released their debut EP Mirrors in June 2009. Then, in July 2010 they unveiled their All Our Kings Are Dead debut full-length album. Backed by a groundswell of popular support from that release, the band hit magazine covers, headlined the HMV Forum in London, toured Australia and played the Main Stage at Reading and Leeds Festivals.
Young Guns are sure to blaze a path in the Canadian rock scene this year!
1. I Was Born, I Have Lived, I Will Surely Die
2. Dearly Departed
4. Towers On My Way
5. Hymn For All I’ve Lost
6. You Are Not
7. Brothers In Arms
8. Learn My Lesson
9. Everything Ends
Details for Upcoming Toronto show
Bullet For My Valentine, Halestorm & Young Guns
Venue: Sound Academy – Toronto
When: May 7, 2013