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Gallows

Frank Carter (vocals) 

Laurent Barnard (guitars/keys/vocals) 

Steph Carter (guitars/vocals) 

Stu Gili Ross (bass) 

Lee Barratt (drums) 



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Gallows

"Riot-Starting Renegades Gallows Are The Future
Of Punk Rock. It's Time You Were Introduced"
-Kerrang!

"Gallows, the most vicious storm to sweep the musical landscape in god-knows-how-fucking-long... a chainsaw symphony of relentlessly lurching hardcore riffs, punctuated by melodic skill and rhythmic complexity" -FILTER Mag

"just another punk rock band with something and everything to scream about" - Gallows, self described

Gallows are the most exciting band to emerge from the UK punk/hardcore scene in years. Formed in the conurbation town of Watford in early 2005, the quintet's members cut their teeth playing in various lauded local punk/hardcore bands.

Inspired by the early 80s hardcore scene (Minor Threat, Black Flag), 90s Swedish hardcore bands such as Refused, the metal riffs of Mastodon and the discordance of key underground bands such as Swing Kids, and JR Ewing, Gallows' premiere goal was to wrestle punk back from the fashion police and re-invest it with passion, brutality and menace.

They did this by writing a set of songs that had little to do with haircuts or singing love songs in American accents and everything to do confrontation, violence and the seething, simmering anxieties of life in an archetypal dead-end English town.

During these early days, the band were writing and rehearsing in Slough, where singer Frank Carter was working. Their time spent there (home of "The Office", lest we forget) merely increased the rising bile and informed Carter's confrontational lyrics that unflinchingly tackle topics such as hometown violence, date rape and the effects of divorce upon Carter and his guitarist brother Steph.

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