October File

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October File
Origin UK
Genres Post-punk, heavy metal, industrial metal
Labels Candlelight Records
Website Official October File Website
Members Ben Hollyer - Vocals
Matt Lerwill - Guitars
Steve Beatty - Bass Guitar
John Watt - Drums

October File are a British post-punk band, named after the die Kreuzen album. Their debut album was released in 2004; subsequent releases followed on the labels Golf Records and Candlelight Records. Their music uses elements of punk, hardcore and industrial metal, often with political overtones.[1] Jaz Coleman of Killing Joke guests on 2007's Holy Armour from the Jaws of God.[2] The group was scheduled to tour with Prong in January 2008 but pulled out due to illness.[3] The band toured in February 2010 with American band Fear Factory and British band Sylosis, followed closely by an appearance at Hammerfest II in Prestatyn, Wales on the second stage. Additionally, the band appeared as themselves in the zombie comedy Zombie Driftwood, set in the Caymen Isles. The movie soundtrack comprises a selection of heavy metal songs and includes the tracks Falter and Isolation by October File.

The band called it quits on 6th October 2016 [4]


External links[edit]


  1. ^ Review of A Long Walk on a Short Pier. Allmusic.
  2. ^ Review of Holy Armour from the Jaws of God. About.com. Accessed January 26, 2008.
  3. ^ October File Pulls Out of PRONG Tour. Blabbermouth.net, January 8, 2008. Accessed January 26, 2008.
  4. ^ [1]. Official Facebook, October 6, 2016. Accessed December 5, 2016