Wednesday, March 21, 2012
[press release] Sad news in the Holy State camp today as the band will part ways after the release of their debut LP 'Electric Picture Palace' & final UK tour. The band offer the following statement:
"Dear friends: We are sorry to announce that Holy State will soon be turning off the valves and calling it a day. The dates on the poster below will be our last few rock concerts. The Tenebrous Liar will be joining us for some of the dates and we'll also have a limited run of our album on vinyl.
Thank you to everyone that helped us out, gave up their floors, released our music, took us on tour, bought our records or wore our ridiculous t-shirts. We had an incredible time.
Final Holy State tour dates:
02/05/12 Manchester - The Roadhouse
03/05/12 Middlesbrough - The Westgarth Social Club *
04/05/12 York - Bar Lane Studios *
05/05/12 Leeds - Live at Leeds - Metropolitan University
06/05/12 Sheffield - The Audacious Space *
07/05/12 Birmingham - The Rainbow
08/05/12 Exeter - The Cavern
10/05/12 Brighton - The Hope
12/05/12 London - The Waiting Room *
18/05/12 - Norwich - Arts Centre *
*with Tenebrous Liar
On Holy State:
"A Refreshing slap in the face to knock off all the indie dross out of your earholes" – Artrocker
"It feels like your head is so full, that you need to delete something before it explodes." – Steve Lamacq band of the week.
"Finely-crafted songs, mixing angular shards of strident guitar with warm melodies." – Kerrang
Posted by Dan Goldin at 8:55 PM