Cult post-punks ARTERY announce London launch & Free MP3

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On Monday 10th October 2011 with the original line up of Mark Gouldthorpe, Murray Fenton, Garry Wilson plus James Bacon of Mindfeel and Simon Barfield, ARTERY released their first album in 27 years via Twin Speed/Cargo and Cherry Red and far from an exercise in nostalgia its received rave reviews. The post-punk icons  now announce a London Album Launch  on Sunday the 27th November at the Lexington it’s their only London show of 2011! As a teaser get a FREE download of their track ‘Standing Still’ here: 
Originally formed in the industrial wastelands of Sheffield in 1978. The band released three studio albums and several singles / EPs. Championed by John Peel, they recorded two sessions for the show and featured in the 1982 ‘Festive 50’ at number 9 with the classic ‘Into The Garden’. The band eventually broke up in 1985, posthumously releasing a live album of their final gig in Amsterdam.
Fast-forward to the year 2000 and the release of the film ‘Made In Sheffield’, which documented the explosion of post-punk and electronic music in the city. Made In Sheffield featured interviews with the band and footage from the Leeds Futurama Festival performance of ‘Afterwards’, regarded by many as one of the film’s most memorable and exciting moments. 2006 saw two retrospectives of the band’s work being released simultaneously: the ‘Afterwards’ and ‘Into The Garden’ compilation albums. In 2007 Jarvis Cocker invited the band to reform for the prestigious ‘Meltdown’ festival at London’s Royal Festival Hall. 


Shows Sunday 27th November: The Lexington, London (London Album Launch Show w/Quiets DJs) Facebook event:

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