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Max Raptor Tour Dates
UK Headline Tour
w/ support from Freeze The Atlantic & Speaking In Italics (5th – 14th Oct 14)
- UK Tour supporting The Subways (25th – 31st Oct 14)
- Just added to Nightmare Festival in Camden (1st Nov)



Burton-On-Trent punk rock n’ roll four-piece Max Raptor crack the long tail of adoration for their 2013 debut album Mother’s Ruin (out now on Naim Edge Records) and their storming set at Sonisphere 2014 this summer, with a live schedule to get the pit circling.

Making a name for themselves as one of the most underrated young British rock groups around, Max Raptor's live performance was given 10/10 reviews across the board at this year's Sonisphere, also being given the "Craziest Moshpit of Sonisphere 2014 Award” by rock blog Sinister Resistance.

Heralded by Kerrang! as making “songs you can fight, f*ck or dance to” and supported by BBC Radio 1 Zane Lowe & rock guru Daniel P Carter, Max Raptor’s anthemic candour and riotous live performance have established them as a cornerstone of the underground Midlands alternative rock scene.

Max Raptor are stoked to be embarking on a headline tour with support from fellow British alt-rock group, Alcopop! Records own Freeze The Atlantic, described by NME as “an impressive demonstration of grit and grace 7/10”.

The Raptor boys have also been invited by spritely garage rock band The Subways to accompany them on five nights across the UK, whilst promoting their new single My Heart Is Pumping To A Brand New Beat.

Thereafter, Raptor return to London for the Camden High St’s Nightmare Festival, brought to you by the makers of ever-successful Camden Rocks, in full Halloween fancy dress! Visit them here on Facebook for more details: www.facebook.com/NightmareCamden

Watch the video for the Kerrang! and Scuzz TV playlisted video for England Breathes here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I6BBiPwSffY

Stream the new album Mother’s Ruin (out now on Naim Edge Records) in full here (media only): https://soundcloud.com/naimedge/sets/max-raptor-new-mixes/s-r40Wr


LIVE DATES



Max Raptor w/ Freeze The Atlantic & Speaking In Italics



5/10 YORK The Duchess

6/10 NORWICH Waterfront

7/10 BIRMINGHAM Flapper

8/10 LEEDS Temple of Boom

10/10 GLASGOW Nice N Sleazy

11/10 DUNDEE Buskers Bar

12/10 BOLTON The Alma Rock and Metal Bar

13/10 LONDON Barfly

14/10 TUNBRIDGE WELLS Forum



The Subways w/ Max Raptor



25/10 PRESTON 53 Degrees

27/10 DERBY The Venue

28/10 PETERBOROUGH Met Lounge

29/10 CAMBRIDGE Portland Arms

31/10 OXFORD Academy 2



Nightmare Festival



01/11 LONDON Nightmare Festival (venue tbc)



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