Scene News: Slaves bring Acts of Love & Hate to Download

HIGHLY ACCLAIMED THIRD ALBUM ACTS OF FEAR AND LOVE OUT NOW 
Fresh from the release of their third UK top ten album acclaimed third album, Acts of Fear and Love, Kent punks Slaves will bring their explosive live show to Australia for the first time ever, announced today for Download Festival in March 2019.  
 
Since first bursting out of the UK pub scene in 2012, Slaves have gone onto become of the UK’s most ferocious live bands, and their brand of high-energy punk rock has won them fans worldwide everywhere from Melbourne to Moscow. Currently performing at a string of sold out UK and European dates, smashing up festival stages and venues alike in a joyous, celebration of big riffs, big beats and even bigger choruses, Isaac Holman (drums, vocals) and Laurie Vincent (guitar, vocals) are bringing their anthemic new songs to Australia for the first time, hitting Sydney and Melbourne for Download’s second inaugural Australian festival.  

Slaves’ Acts of Fear and Love LP is out now via Virgin EMI / UMusic EMI. Tickets to Download Festival AU are on sale now.SLAVES AUSTRALIAN TOUR DATES

SAT 09 MAR  | DOWNLOAD FESTIVAL, PARRAMATTA PARK | SYDNEY 

MON 11 MAR | DOWNLOAD FESTIVAL, FLEMINGTON RACECOURSE | MELBOURNE 


TICKETS & EVENT DETAILS HERE

Released in August this year, Slaves‘ acclaimed third album, Acts of Fear and Lovereflects that fear and love may actually be the biggest motivators in the world at the moment. Following their Mercury-nominated top 10 2015 album Are You Satisfied? and 2016’s top 10 album Take Control, the band have opened themselves up to new territory. The album’s title is inspired by a comment once made by drummerIsaac Holman‘s college teacher – “There’s no such thing as hate – just acts of fear and love.” 
 ACTS OF JOY AND LOVE (LP)
[OUT NOW]
“Musically, ‘Acts Of Fear And Love’ is the most accomplished of Slaves’ three albums, switching things up and pulling off new sounds without losing sight of the band’s DNA.” – NME
“The spirit of Ian Dury lives on in their witty observations of 21st-century living, not to mention their irresistibly rough swagger.” – The Independent
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