This is a cheeky one – Two Hands by Turbowolf isn’t even out until April. So how the hell can it be our choice for If You Buy One Thing This Week? Well, because the artwork has just been released, Turbowolf are going all-in on drumming up the hype for their pre-orders, and as their unashamed cheerleaders, we are too.
Turbowolf is a hard rock band founded in Bristol, UK whose members include Chris Georgiadis (Vocals / Synth), Andy Ghosh (Guitar), Lianna Lee Davies (Bass) & Blake Davies (Drums). They released their debut album (titled Turbowolf) on 11 November 2011 on Hassle Records.
Prior to releasing their debut album, Turbowolf spent several years developing their musical style in a series of UK tours and shows with the likes of The Eighties Matchbox B-Line Disaster, The Computers, Pulled Apart by Horses & Dinosaur Pile-Up. Read more on Last.fm
Turbowolf on Thrash Hits
December 1st, 2014
If you’ve read Thrash Hits for any length of time you will know how much we love Turbowolf. We’ve written about them so much, we’ve even run out of pithy self-deprecating ways to introduce new articles about them where we highlight how big our fandom is for them. Their UK tour kicks off tonight in Nottingham. They are playing seven dates in total. If You Buy One Thing This Week, then you owe it to yourself to make sure that it’s a ticket to this tour.
October 28th, 2014
You should know the score about Turbowolf by now. We’ve been hollering their praises since before Thrash Hits was even conceived. Last weekend they debuted a new song – ‘Rabbit’s Foot’ – on the BBC Radio 1 Rock Show.They’ve finally gotten their second album – by the name of Two Hands – lined up to drop early next year. This week they’re tearing up the UK as main support on the first ever big UK tour by those possessors-of-a-UK-number-1-album, Royal Blood. Things are looking pretty damn exciting for team Turbowolf right now.
Being the fully-biased, ‘wolf superfans that we are, we had no shortage of questionsto ask the band’s vocalist Chris Georgiadis and guitarist Andy Ghosh to get the inside scoop on Two Hands.
June 16th, 2014
You know the drill by now. This is the Thrash Hits Festival Splash Page and this is where you’ll find some of the most comprehensive coverage of Download Festival 2014 that you don’t have to pay for. It’s here!
June 13th, 2014
June 8th, 2014
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.
May 1st, 2014
They’ve been away beavering away on their second album – more on that in an interview coming very soon – so it should come as no surprise that Turbowolf had loads of new material to unleash on their recent UK tour. We sent along fanboy Hugh Platt to watch their sold-out London show and write an entirely biased account of how awesome it was.
Six things we learned while watching Turbowolf in London…
December 12th, 2013
Part and parcel of being opinionated music lovers is that we go and experience lots of music in its natural habitat – on a stage – and then we decide how good it was. Some spectacles are so powerful that they evoke emotions strong enough to form memories through the drunkenness. It’s a rarity but that’s why some here have to name several before deciding upon their Favourite Gig of 2013. There is zero reason for you to be reading this but if you’ve read this far, you’ll get at least halfway down before clicking the cross.
May 6th, 2013
We didn’t go to the Friday of Desertfest 2013 because we have jobs and couldn’t get the time off. Yeah, that sucked. Still, it meant Hugh Platt was 50% less “fragrant” than the vast amounts of beards bustling around when he headed up to Camden on Saturday afternoon to get his fill of fuzzed up dirty stoner metal.
Six Things we learned on Day 2 of Desertfest 2013:
April 1st, 2013
We’re at the mercy of modern technology for this episode of the Thrash Hits Podcast – Raz has decamped to the USA for a few weeks for SXSW and some California sunshine, leaving the rest of us here in miserable old England. With possibly the dodgiest Skype connection imaginable, Hugh and Raz discuss how SXSW has changed over the years, as well as speculating on how two very different kinds of hype affect bands – that currently being felt by Ghost (or Ghost BC, if you’re an American) and the kind that surrounds Uncle Acid & The Deadbeats.