Anthea recommends…

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We’ve asked a number of Supersonic regulars to tell us what they’re most looking forward to at this years festival, Anthea from Thrill Jockey recommends…

Factory Floor
Have to be one of the most exciting UK bands for a very long time.  The hype is to be believed, they are a frightenly intense and hypnotic band to watch. Their Rough Trade East show this year was for me a highlight of the summer.

Swans –

Well, I think if your not totally excited about the fact such an important and constantly brutal band are gracing the stage you need to re think your life!

Voice of Seven Thunders

Are mesmerizing to both listen to and watch live. This is going to be a big highlight for me, their eponymous album which came out early in the year, is one of my personal favourite albums of 2010, so I am really excited they are is playing the festival. And waiting for the Nurse With Wound collaboration to come later in the year is making me dizzy!

Dethscalator

Are always a must watch band for me. This is the perfect festival for them to be playing at as their singer is one of the most entertaining, compelling front men in any London band around at the moment. Pure heavy riffage, noise and destruction, excellent ingredients for things to get messy!

Eagle Twin

Really a little bit over excited ( in a Christmas morning kind of way, when you are 10 years old)  that I am going to get to see these guys play their UK debut. I am told they do not disappoint, and come highly recommended to me – so I am spreading that love!

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Dethscalator

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Like Motorhead put through a blender,  Dethscalator make music that is heavy and mentally disabled that you could place somewhere between the jabbering gush of Scratch Acid and Electric Wizard’s misery-grind. Other more contemporary reference points are Pissed Jeans and Mayyors. It’s a sick specimen with a vocalist that sounds like Oliver Reed drunk on the Michael Aspel show backed up by some of the heaviest riffs you’ve ever heard.

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http://www.myspace.com/dethscalator

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