‘The saviours of UK metal’ coming to Rugby

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The Subways aren’t the only rock stars playing in Rugby this month - tomorrow night (Friday) The Defiled come to Rugby.

The London-based metal-core band have been heralded by Kerrang! as the “saviours of British metal” and and championed by Metal Hammer magazine as one of the leaders in a new wave of British metal.

The band have built a fanbase following support slots with bands such as Murderdolls, Static-X, Godsmack and Deathstars as well as playing Sonisphere and Download festivals.

In June 2012 they won Best New Band at the Metal Hammer Golden Gods awards. They supported Dragonforce along with Alestorm on the UK and Irish leg of their European Tour in Autumn 2012. The band opened up a PledgeMusic campaign to aid the funding of their sophomore album, recorded in Florida with producer Jason Suecof. To accompany the album, The Defiled also plan to release a live album of Grave Times performed in full.

In November 2012 they were announced for the 2013 Jagermeister UK Music Tour, supporting Gojira and Ghost. This year they supported Bury Tomorrow on their first European headline tour. On March 12, 2013 Daniel P. Carter premiered a new song, Sleeper, on BBC Radio 1.

On March 15 they announced that they had signed to Nuclear Blast to release their second album, Daggers. Influences include Nine Inch Nails, Slayer, Nirvana, Ministry, Machine Head and Freddy Krueger.

The Defiled, supported by With One Last Breath and Scream Blue Murder, play Vault tomorrow evening.

Doors open at six. For tickets, £8, see vault.ticketleap.com/the-defiled/