Mixture of alternative metal with hints of dark drum n bass
Peak in sub-genre #30
Tripswitch are a UK four piece who have played with Oms, Earthtone 9, Skindred, Miocene, Raging Speedhorn, Lost Prophets to name a few. Recently Tripswitch have just signed a deal with European label Seamiew Records a debut album will be released summer 2006. And the band will be filming for a video to accompany the 1st single. They have played up and down the UK, headlining venue's such as Nottingham Rock City, Bradford Rio's, Sheffield Corporation, and Newcastle Trillians. Tripswitchs previous single was sent out through ACP promotions (Deftones, Marilyn Manson, Limp Bizkit) and received many positive responses This was followed by a short press/ezine run with Hero PR that also received an influx of amazing reviews which have been published. Both tracks have been playlisted for over a month on Sky Digitals Music Choice channel alongside bands like Slipknot and P.O.D, have been repeatedly played on Total Rock Radio and Extreme Radio. The track Unit rocketed to number one for four weeks in the Vitaminic world chart. Tripswitch came in at 5th place in the Kerrang reader's poll - Best unsigned British band 2003 and 9th place in the Best new bands to watch out for poll in a recent Rock Sound edition.They have been included in a new book 'Nu-metal' -the next generation of rock and punk' written by Joel Mciver and includes a forward by Casey Chaos of 'Amen' fame. The band was also invited down to film two videos for Showcase which features on Skys Men & Motors channel.
All Over UK, fave venues would be
Nottingham Rock City