Fin (band)

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fiN
Origin South West London, England
Genres Rock, alternative rock,
Years active 2011–present
Labels artisan records
Website www.lifeiswastedontheliving.com

fiN is a British rock band formed in South West London, Surrey, England in 2011. The band consists of Luke Joyce (Vocals/Guitar) Jonny Garner (Guitar), Kerry Lambert (Bass) and Simon Harding (Drums). fiN began releasing music in October 2011 with a debut Double A side single The Artisan/It Changes Everything (2011);[1] The band were quickly labeled as the Heaviest Indie band around and are likened to Foo fighters, dEUS (band) & Radiohead.[2]

History[edit]

fiN Released 4 Double A side 7 inch singles "The Artisan/It Changes Everything", "Everybody Dies Alone/Rapture","Twenty Three/Eve" and "Life Is Wasted On The Living/Lucky You". Each Single had a self-made video and a download code.They Self Recorded their debut album "Life Is Wasted On The Living" and released it (digitally) on the 25th of March 2013.The Album was mixed by Adrian Bushby Foo Fighters, Muse[3][4] The band have written, released & recorded their music through their own record label Artisan Records. They have been very vocal about their DIY approach and have received much praise for this and their ambition [5]

The band spells their name with all lower case except a capital N. This is because they are influenced by the dEUS (band) who spell their name in a similar way.

Touring[edit]

In late 2011, fiN grabbed the attention of rock band Incubus (band) and took fiN on an extensive tour of the UK and Europe.[6] The band also Toured with The Kooks, Feeder, Howler (band) and most recently supported Muse at the The O2 Arena.[7]

Radio[edit]

The band's debut single "The Artisan" was Mary Anne Hobbs XFM Game Changer, single of the week and received national radio rotation on London's XFM and plays on Amazing Radio[8]

Press[edit]

The band have had several articles written about them in the press. fiN were the Guardian's band of the week.[9] The Evening Standard wrote a review on the bands single release at Bush Hall .[10] and the Digital fix said "fiN are born for the live arena" [11] Clash Magazine ran a piece on the band and their DIY approach to music [12]

Discography[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1] M Magazine
  2. ^ [2] Alt Sounds
  3. ^ [3] Phase Magazine
  4. ^ [4] Rock Britain
  5. ^ [5] SQ Magazine
  6. ^ [6] Incubus Official Site
  7. ^ [7] Live Video
  8. ^ [8] Amazing Tunes
  9. ^ [9] Guardian Link
  10. ^ [10] London Evening Standard
  11. ^ [11] The Digital Fix
  12. ^ [12] Clash Magazine
  13. ^ [13] Artisan Records Releases
  14. ^ [14] Artisan Records Releases
  15. ^ [15] Artisan Records Releases
  16. ^ [16] Artisan Records Releases
  17. ^ [17] Itunes Release

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