A.R.E. Weapons is an electro/punk band from New York City. They were
formed in 1999 by Matthew McAuley, Brain McPeck and Ryan Noel. In
2002 Paul Sevigny join the band as keyboard player/manager. In 2004
bassist Ryan Noel passed away. When drummer Erik Rapin was added in
2004 they achieved their current line-up as a 4-piece.
Ulterior are a genre dodging 4 piece from London. Originally formed in
it’s current guise in 2006 as a 3 piece set up of brothers Paul (vocals) and
Benn (machines and programing) and guitarist, Simmons. A 4th member,
Karl, was introduced on synths in the summer of 2007. Their debut single
arrived on Disc Error Records in Dec 07 with the follow up due in early
2008 while an album is being recorded.
Often compared to a large mixture of artists including; The Jesus and
Mary Chain, Suicide, Spacemen 3, Big Black, Underworld and My Bloody
Their aggressive live shows have attracted growing acclaim in 2007, and
with large bill supports slots with the likes of The Horrors, White Rose
Movement, Sonic Boom and Black Strobe the band are expected to make a
large jump in 2008.
£5 on the door. BIG HANDS