Drones are a politically-charged punk/hardcore four-piece hailing from Camberley in Surrey. Since the release of their debut album 'Mutiny', Drones have been on the road spreading their music and message. Now they're set to unleash new recording 'Free Marked Kid' on the world. It's six tracks of thoughtful riff-fuelled fury which will in turn make the listener think, as well as pump their fists in the air and sing along heartily. The first track to be unveiled from the EP 'Empty Words' has been released on the free compilation 'Skatepunk for South Bank', alongside the likes of Frank Turner, Your Demise and Marmozets.
Drones have already completed four successful UK tours, including a headline tour with support from The King Blues side-project Perkie and they will continue to play dates up and down the country in support of 'Free Marked Kid'. The band's latest tour alongside Legend In Japan concluded with a sell-out show at London's Relentless Garage. Drones have appeared at a number of festivals including Rebellion Festival and Beach Break Live, and have supported artists such as The Computers, Orange, Leftover Crack, Authority Zero, Crazy Arm, New Riot and Joey Cape of Lagwagon. They are booked to support Funeral For A Friend, Random Hand and H2O this Summer.
Fiercely independent, the band have nonetheless been building their own buzz, picking up plays on Kerrang! Radio and BBC Radio (even recording a Maida Vale session for Mike Davies) and appearing in publications such as Rock Sound magazine and Punktastic.
'Free Marked Kid' six track EP set for release 9th September, 2013
UPCOMING LIVE DATES:
1st August - Aldershot West End Centre w/ Funeral For A Friend
8th August - Rebellion Festival, Blackpool (Arena Stage)
31st August - Southampton Joiners, WTFest
6th September - London Garage headline show
7th-15th September - European tour TBC
25th October - Alton Lounge Bar w/ Random Hand
Drones are - Daly George - Vocals, Guitar // Rob King - Guitar // James Kerr - Bass // Mitchell Thomas - Drums
He's certainly not wasting his newfound talents.