Huron (UK band)
Huron are an English heavy metal band formed in Plymouth in late 2007. They released their first studio album, Cheyne Stoking, in June 2009 on Rising Records. The band have garnered positive critical attention for their live performances. They are releasing their third album, 'The Dead Stay Dead' in Summer 2013.
Huron were quickly signed up 2008 by Rising Records UK. With the release of their debut album titled Cheyne Stoking in 2009 came glowing reviews from the international music press with a KKKK in Kerrang! and 8/10 in Rock Sound. In May 2009 Bruce Dickinson played the track "Break Your Neck" and talked about the album on his BBC radio show. Huron then toured the UK extensively with bands including Valient Thorr and Viking Skull and got their first festival booking with the Clive Aid Festival along with Marshall Law and Praying Mantis. Huron continued touring the UK and eventually got booked for the Hellfire Festival along with Saxon, Anvil and Fields of the Nephilim. During 2010 Huron were booked to play the Hammerfest II festival along with Devil Driver, Suicidal Tendencies, Orange Goblin and Iced Earth.
After a successful tour and debut festivals Huron went into the studio to start recording their second album, Mary Celeste, which is to be released world wide through Casket Records UK on May 30, 2011. This album was very well received and achieved 7/10 with Metal Hammer magazine respectively. 2011 saw Huron play Hard Rock Hell V and The Metal Gods Festival which finished of a very productive year.
2012 saw the release of their anticipated third release 'War Party', released as a promotion tool for fans and the music industry this Ep received 7/10 and a glowing review from Adam Rees of the Metal Hammer magazine.
Apart from various supporting slots in 2012 Huron went onto also play three festivals: The Download Festival June 7,The Bulldog Bash August 10th and the Bloodstock Festival August 12.
- Sean Palmer (vocals)
- Jim Bruen (drums)
- Rimmy Sinclair (guitar)
- Stephen Sampson (guitar)
- Rohan James (bass)
- Cheyne Stoking (2009)
- Mary Celeste (2011)
- War Party EP (2012)
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