[On As Lions] “We had a mission statement to each other and to the music. And that was to create the biggest, baddest hard rock we could, and on an almost cinematic scale.”– recalls Austin Dickson.
Fresh from their hugely successful European Tour supporting hard-rock titans Alter Bridge this past October, UK rockers As Lions return to home turf for their headline tour with alternative rockers Greyhaven. In conjunction with their label Eleven Seven, the ‘Nine Lives’ competition was launched to find 9 local bands to open up each show at their home venue, on each stage of the tour – 9 dates, 9 towns, 9 bands. After 100’s of entries the lucky winners have just been revealed. Here’s who will be joining As Lions and Greyhaven on the road: Continue reading →
*Every Tuesday and Thursday from now until Louder Than Life gets here we will be releasing an article about a band playing the festival to get you familiar with them.*
Today’s Artist is As Lions
Louisville, get ready for a well-deserved dose of pure hard rock when As Lions take the stage at Louder Than Life! These London, England rockers have a good old fashioned rock sound that is, at times, blended with metal and some alternative, making for a good foundation to deliver a fantastic live performance. If you’ve not gotten a chance to see this quintet live, Louder Than Life will be the perfect chance! Continue reading →
Like father like son! Yes, remember Bruce Dickinson’s son Austin’s hard rock band, AS LIONS ? They recently released their killer debut album ‘Selfish Age‘ and this week put out the new video for the title track. It features live footage from their time on the road capturing snippets of their set at Rock On The Range (US), Graspop (Belgium) and Nova Rock (Austria), and indicating the bands exciting upsurge.
The band has seen a Top 12 hit in the US Mainstream Rock Billboard chart with single ‘Aftermath’, and tours with the likes of FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH & SHINEDOWN plus multiple festival appearances. They are also heading out to support NOTHING MORE throughout the USA and Canada in September and October, including an appearance at Sonic Boom Festival.