GENERAL FIASCO are back! After their successful show at The Ruby Lounge they are heading down the road to play the brand new SOUND CONTROL venue. This show is a 14+ show ladies and gentlemen.
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Northern Irish trio General Fiasco release a brand new single ‘Ever So Shy’ on 8th March 2010 and have confirmed they will headline the first ever MTV Presents show in Belfast when they play the Stiff Kitten on 13th January. The band have also more headline shows in place for March 2010 when their debut album ‘Buildings’ will also be released (22nd March).
2009 has seen the band release their first single for Infectious Music. ‘We Are The Foolish’ received plays on Radio 1, XFM, MTV2 and NME TV – it was described by Rock Sound as having “rip-roaring verses and (a) catchy as hell chorus”. General Fiasco have toured up and down the country all year. They played Download and Glastonbury Festivals, the CMJ in New York, headlined the Ulster Hall in Belfast, are currently on tour with The Enemy and carry on with The Answer before that taking them up to Christmas.
* The Mandigans debut album initial pressing sold out in under 2 weeks
* Nominated as one of the best band in the country on Huw Stephens Underage Festival Special
* Sold out support slots with Skint & Demoralised, Scarlet Harlots, Example, Flamboyant Bella, Fran & Josh, Paper Heroes
* Are the youngest band to do an XFM Session ever...
* Made number 2 in the myspace indie charts on Boxing Day 2009
Formed In Late 2007 by brothers Henry and George Flint. Over time the boys music progressed to the point of needing additional members, recruited not long after were Matthew McAuliffe , Richard Allen and Michael Wilde. After playing for a while and churning out such well known songs as ‘ Girl Next Door’ and ‘Stop, Start Epic.’ the recruitment of the final member Thomas Andrews completed the band you hear today.
Unlike most bands of their age, their average age is just 15, they weren’t concerned with playing School gigs so set their sights on playing the big smoke when Road To V Winners The Rebs invited them up to a London showcase in Victoria Park.
After just 2 gigs the band announced the release of their self-titled debut album and in 3 weeks the band had written, recorded and released the 10 track album, which the Manchester Evening News was later to describe as “a sparkling collection of effervescent indie-pop anthems“. The debut album’s initial pressing sold out in just 2 weeks
In August 2008 the band were nominated as one of the best underage bands in the country on the Huw Stephens Underage Festival Special and went on to support Skint & Demoralised, Scarlet Harlots and appeared on the Wonky Pop Tour (with Example and Flamboyant Bella) and the Skins Manchester party with Fran and Josh and Paper Heroes
The band are due to record a new EP in Feb 2010 featuring current live faves "The Future", "Four To Three", "Silence Provokes"
***** FINDING THE VENUE *****
Sound Control, 1 New Wakefield Street Manchester, M1 5NP
Sound Control is just off Oxford Road - 2 mins from the train station
* If you're coming from St Peters Square Tram station its about a minutes walk on the right after The Cornerhouse / Palace Theatre - the street before Revolution