SAVAGE MESSIAH, LORD VOLTURE, FAHRAN & SKAM all added to this years line-up.
Four weeks after announcing I AM I and BLAZE BAYLEY, SOS Festival today announced another four quality bands joining the already awesome looking line-up
SAVAGE MESSIAH was formed in London in 2007 out of a desire and dedication to creating 100% Heavy Metal music. Consisting of Dave Silver on lead guitar and vocals, Joff Bailey on lead guitar, Stefano Selvatico on bass and Andrea Gorio on drums, the band has picked up notable touring credentials having supported Overkill on a full European tour in 2010, supporting Evile in the UK and picking up shows with Death Angel, Queensryche, Skeletonwitch, Sylosis and Onslaught. They have also appeared at UK festivals including Bloodstock Open Air, Hammerfest, Devilstone Open Air, Hellfire Festival and played headlining shows in the UK and Europe. They recently completed their third studio album ‘The Fateful Dark‘ which is available on pre-order for 10th March 2014 release.
LORD VOLTURE are a heavy metal outfit in the tradition of Judas Priest, Iron Maiden and Iced Earth, hailing from the Netherlands and led by vocalist David Marcelis. LORD VOLTURE have shared the stage with Primal Fear, Firewind, Tim Ripper Owens, Blaze Bayley, Vicious Rumors, Tokyo Blade, Enforcer, Steelwing, Attacker, and numerous others while touring throughout Europe. A new head-on LORD VOLTURE metal album has been recorded and is ready for release this year. Sharper than ever, the band are ready to unleash their third chapter of high-pitched power vocals and mind boggling guitar solos onto the world.
Formed out of the ashes of Toxic Federation, FAHRAN have the current line-up of, Matt Black, Jake Graham, Joshua Ballantyne, Chris Byrne and JR Windsor. In the 12 months that the band has been together, FAHRAN have enjoyed success as the openers on the debut I AM I tour in October 2012, plus supported UK rock troubadours, Heaven’s Basement in last February. In addition to this, the band appeared at BT London Live in London’s Hyde Park as part of the London 2012 celebrations and have made appearances at prestigious festivals such as Bloodstock and Download Festival. The band are currently writing songs for their 2nd album.
Formed three years ago by Steve Hill (guitar), Matt Gilmore (bass) and Ray ‘X-Ray’ Peverill (drums), SKAM are a three piece, hard rock band based in Leicester. With over 250 gigs to their name and having played in every major city in the UK, the guys are a crack live unit with a stage show that is second to none. Seasoned road dogs that they are, they have been asked to support several major rock acts including: The Wildhearts, Laika Dog, Blaze Bailey and Del Bonham’s Stray. Other memorable gigs, have included a sold out Saturday night at the 350 capacity Cavern Club in Liverpool and playing to over 7000 festival goers at Glastonbudget 2010.
SOS Festival is a 2-day, 2-stage, indoor rock and metal festival which takes place in July annually at Radcliffe Civic, North Manchester. For tickets, more information and full line-up visit www.sosfestival.net