The guitar band has almost become an endangered species.
It seems that the idea of four people with guitars, raging against the constraints of everyday life has become passé, a thing of the past.
Strangely, the thought was driven home by none other than the Rolling Stones – onstage this summer, the Septuagenarian rockers still embodied absolute rebellion, the guitar as an instrument of attack.
Broken Hands didn’t really need reminding. Supporting the legendary outfit during their Hyde Park stint, the band was able to pick up tips from the best seat in the house.
New EP ‘Down By The Current’ couldn’t have come at a better time. All fire and brimstone, blues and bluster, this is the sort of thing which should be played LOUD until the point of your neighbours’ insanity.
Out now on iTunes, Clash is able to bring you the video for ‘At Least I Let You Down’. Primal riffing, this is the musical equivalent of motorcycle exhaust fumes wrapped around a leather jacket.
Watch it now.
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Broken Hands are set to play the following shows:
18 Bristol Thekla
19 Nottingham Bodega
21 Birmingham Sunflower Lounge
22 Liverpool Korova
23 Manchester Soup Kitchen
24 Glasgow Art School
26 London Hoxton Bar & Kitchen
27 Brighton The Hope
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