Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

SLAVES TO NEW PUNK ; SEVENTY TWO HOURS IN THE CITYWHAT NOT TO MISS OVER THE NEXT THREE DAYS BY SARAH WALTERS 0161 211 2496 Sarah.Walters@citylife.Co.UK @SARAHCITYLIFE

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

SLAVES TO NEW PUNK ; SEVENTY TWO HOURS IN THE CITYWHAT NOT TO MISS OVER THE NEXT THREE DAYS BY SARAH WALTERS 0161 211 2496 Sarah.Walters@citylife.Co.UK @SARAHCITYLIFE

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ENGLISH punk duo Slaves (single-handedly putting Royal Tunbridge Wells on the musical map right now) have been plugging away at their lo-fi punk aesthetic for a few years.

They were formed in 2012 by Laurie Vincent (on everything with strings and vocals) and Isaac Holman (skins demon and also a singer), but it really took until 2014 and the release of their debut single Where's Your Car Debbie? to grab them some national headlines.

A Mercury Music Prize nomination for debut album Are You Satisfied? last October really cemented the deal.

Released last summer, it quickly shot into the top 10, and despite a mixed bunch of reviews (including one mag calling it the worst release of 2015) it won over thousands of fans - an achievement that's rewarding them with endless sold out shows and added dates on their current tour. …

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