SBSquared are delighted to welcome Sleaford Mods back to Sheffield this time at The Leadmill after their amazing set at O2 Academy last year.
Tickets are £10 adv available via the bands or the link below ( with £1 booking fee)
The supporting line up is top drawer led by the mighty Section 60, plus Paperslave and Jono and the Vandals.
The icing on the cake is provided by the wonderful Bouquet Of Steel DJ's Jamie Headcharge & Zowie.
Rap/post punk at its finest featuring the aggressive verbal onslaughts of vocalist Jason Williamson and electronic low fi beats and bass guitar courtesy of Andrew Fearn
Telling it as it is, about low paid jobs and the issues that it brings, no money , no hope. Ironically Jason was born in Grantham, the birthplace of Maggie Thatcher, who stood for all the things Jason spits against.
Their new album Divide and Exit released in April has had much critical acclaim, and their heavy tour schedule playing packed venues continues to spread the word.
Of Jason’s lyrics Andrew says ‘ there's two reactions; people laughing because what he's saying is so spot-on, and people who can't believe he's dared to say what he does.’
Press and other musos say …
Reverend Jon McClure ‘ I absolutely love em, they are the best band in ages and ages’.
NME – ‘Notts duo tell it like it is…giving music and life a good kicking’
Record Collector ‘Lyrics as gifted and individual as these Mods are extremely rare’
The List ‘Divide and Exit is the abject soundtrack to a morally bankrupt Britain… and probably the punkiest thing you’ll get to hear all year’
The Guardian ‘ Frontgob Jason Williamson has been labelled Iain Duncan Smiths worst nightmare for portraying unpalatable truths about life on the breadline’.
Following on from the remarkable success of their debut album selling over 2000 copies, which led to them opening up on stage for the likes of the Courteeners, Reverend and the Makers, Paul Heaton (the Beautiful South), and Ian Skelly (the Coral), Section 60 continued their ascendancy in 2013 with their critically acclaimed “Welcome to the Dream Factory‟ EP. A title conjured up from the mundane existence within the confines of factory work, a glimpse into the frustrated psyche that their sound and lyrics derive from. The five piece hail from the North and don't try to hide it, with their parkas, haircuts and general blustering presence that oozes the kind of northern laddish cool that some see as a stereotype, but they see as a way of life. To look at Section 60 you’d think they were a rough, self-assured indie band who write tunes that are edgy, raw and straight from the inner city areas of our Northern Towns. To some extent they are, but they are so much more than that. The initial perception is that they would have slotted perfectly into the 90s boom of great bands from the North, but there’s still something current, unexplored and original about these lads that aren’t so obvious at first glance. It’s a rare skill that enables an artist to shift the mood from the psychedelic unknown, to captivating indie anthems then onto emotive ballads. It gives the band a degree of unpredictability and showcases a raw energy that truly lifts their live shows.
Paperslave are a hardworking funk/soul/Rock band based in Sheffield. Melodic Vocals from Vincent Cocker, multi percussionist Tezz Brown, amazing guitarist Dan tiger Williams Jr, the funk bass is provided by Andy Mills,and layers of keyboard from John (holly) Willoughby.
After virtually stealing the show on their debut O2 Academy2 gig recently their eventual step up to Leadmill main stage was inevitable but came quicker than most expected but there is no doubt they are ready to do the biz.
Jono and the Vandals
Jono & the Vandals' are a lively 4 piece from Sheffield. They deliver thought provoking lyrics over a musical backdrop that has punk overtones, spliced with electronica and splatterings of this and that.
Bouquet Of Steel DJ's the legendary Jamie Headcharge and Zowie playing it loud and large.