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Photos: Breakout Festival – 27 September 2014

October 2nd, 2014

Betraying The Martyrs at Breakout Festival 2014 by Mike Burnell Thrash Hits

Wait, did we say outdoor festival season had ended with Reading and Leeds? Well, we were wrong. A whole truckload of bands descended upon Brighton Racecourse last weekend for Breakout Festival. We sent our newest snapper, Mike Burnell, down to shoot the best and the brightest for Thrash Hits.

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Album: Funeral For A Friend – Conduit

January 31st, 2013

Funeral For A Friend 2013 promo photo Thrash Hits

Funeral For A Friend
Conduit
Distiller Records
28 January 2013

by Tomas Doyle

So why do you like music then? I mean really. I would hope you listen to it to hear something pure, some expression of emotion made tangible through will and instruments and collective as well as individual skill. You listen to it to hear a musician or musicians pulling something out of themselves that speaks of them, not tired trends or passing fads but something permanent and intrinsically more meaningful. Funeral For a Friend have been through the wringer and back in the last 10 years trying to get that balance right – from buzz-band to perceived also-rans, their career has been one of noticeable rise and fall as  trends and fads have moved around and ultimately slipped from underneath them.

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Album: Funeral For A Friend – Memory And Humanity

September 24th, 2008

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Funeral For A Friend
Memory And Humanity
Join Us Records
13 October 2008

by George Fernandez

No longer on a major label, Funeral For A Friend are releasing their fourth album on their own label and a founding member, bassist Gareth Davies has recently left for fresher pastures.

They may have a new bassist now (Gavin Burrough, pictured above – second from left), but it’s still not looking good at all. Surely this is the last throw of the post-hardcore dice for the Welsh wizards.

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