AT FIRST LIGHT

Ex- BUL­LET FOR MY VALEN­TINE drum­mer MOOSE in­tro­duces his heavy new band, KILL THE LIGHTS…

Kerrang! (UK) - - Talking Loud -

THEY’RE MADE UP OF LOADS OF OTHER BANDS

Fea­tur­ing Michael ‘Moose’ Thomas him­self, plus Throw The Fight vo­cal­ist James Clark on the mic, Still Re­mains’ Jor­dan Whe­lan and Threat Sig­nal’s Travis Mont­gomery on gui­tar, and Davey Rich­mond of Glam­our Of The Kill tak­ing bass and ex­tra vo­cal du­ties, BFMV’S for­mer drum­mer and co­founder (who left the group in 2017) re­cruited a bunch of cool names for the project.

AND IT ALL CAME TO­GETHER VERY NAT­U­RALLY

“Me and Jor­dan have been do­ing this for well over a year now – com­ing up to two years,” ex­plains Moose. “I’ve known him for years and he opened for Bul­let with Still Re­mains nu­mer­ous times. That was an ob­vi­ous choice. And from there it all came to­gether pretty quickly, con­sid­er­ing we didn’t have any songs at first!”

THEIR SONGS WERE WRIT­TEN QUICKLY AND EAS­ILY

“Jor­dan sent me, like, 30 songs, and I was like, ‘Oh, okay!’” laughs the drum­mer. “He’s got way more than that, but I was just like, ‘I can’t con­cen­trate on any­thing more than 15.’ We then wrote about four more songs, and it was so easy. Some songs were writ­ten – well most of them, ac­tu­ally – in about 10 min­utes each! It was re­ally quick.”

THE BAND’S FIRST SINGLE, THE FACE­LESS, IS OUT NOW

Not only is it the per­fect in­tro­duc­tion to Kill The Lights – killer riffs and the sort of mu­si­cian­ship you’d ex­pect from the names in­volved – it’s also got a suit­ably creepy video. Fea­tur­ing a char­ac­ter with­out a face (we see what they did there…), a grave­yard and a load of blood, it’s a spooky sign of what’s to come.

THEIR FO­CUS IS ON SIM­PLY WRIT­ING GREAT HEAVY ME­TAL

“We didn’t want to sound like any­thing – what­ever came out, came out,” Moose en­thuses of KTL’S noise. “What­ever came out was ‘us’, and there wasn’t re­ally talk of ‘softer’ stuff. Like The Face­less: it’s just a fun heavy-me­tal song. And it’s pretty catchy!”

2019 WILL DE­LIVER THEIR DE­BUT AL­BUM, PLUS A TOUR

“Our plan right now is to re­lease The Face­less, and then the al­bum will be com­ing later on this year,” Moose says. “And we just want to tour, tour, tour. We want to get out there as much as pos­si­ble, and I want to do what I do best, which is tour and play drums!”

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