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CYTOTA was formed on October 31st, 2009 when Joby Fitzgerald and Harry Jennings met at a Fightstar gig in Shepherds Bush, London. Shortly after meeting, it didn’t take them long to figure out they had the right skills to form a band in which would show people how much music means to them. A little after two weeks later, Youssef, Harry and Joby met at the Madhouse rehearsal studios in Birmingham, and straight away began to write new material. November saw the addition of Ollie Pike to the band on bass and the band was complete. Read more on Last.fm

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Photos: Crossfaith @ Brighton Conchorde 2 – 18 November 2014

November 20th, 2014

Crossfaith live in 2014 by Mike Burnell Thrash Hits

Our favourite thing about Crossfaith is in their video toJägerbomb’, to which a mutual acquaintance of the band and Thrash Hits remarked to us “that’s such a load of bollocks – I’ve been out on the town with those lads and they can’t put it away like that.” Oh, Crossfaith, you scamps.

Whatever. That was just a pithy intro paragraph to this post featuring a gallery of photos from the Brighton date of their UK tour, shot by our man Mike Burnell. Check it out.

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Sunday Slaylist: Download Festival 2014 – the bands you DON’T know

June 8th, 2014

Download 2014 Bands You Don't Know Thrash Hits

In one week’s time from when we write this, we will be at Download Festival 2014. For three whole days, we will join approximately 100,000 other rock fans to help turn Donington Park into the biggest weekend in the UK rock calendar. Last week our Slaylist tackled the big names on the bill, so this week we’re scaling it back a bit to take on the new guys, the weirdos, and the bands you just haven’t heard of.

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Live: Funeral For A Friend @ London Underworld – 30 April 2014

May 7th, 2014

Funeral For A Friend 2013 promo photo Thrash Hits

You know what, Funeral For A Friend? If you’d waited until next year, you could’ve billed this tour where you’re playing Hours – your magnificent second album – in full as a tenth anniversary celebration of said album. But you didn’t. Oh, okay, we forgive you. But only because we like you so much. Let’s see what that Gavin Lloyd thought about your show at the Camden Underworld last week.

Six things we learned watching Funeral For A Friend in London…

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Download Festival adds a whopping 49 bands to its 2013 line-up

February 18th, 2013

Papa Roach 2012 promo photo Thrash Hits

Bloody heck, that’s an awful lot of new bands to add all at once. Not that we’re complaining, mind you – the less inane line-up announcement news pieces we have to try to find new and inventive intros to write for is always a welcome development here at Thrash Hits. You can check the full list of additions to the Download Festival 2013 line-up after the jump.

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