Glaswegian noise pop duo Honeyblood consists of Stina Marie Claire Tweeddale on guitar and vocals and Cat Myers on drums. Taking inspiration from dark and cloudy ’90s indie rock luminaries like PJ Harvey, Sonic Youth, and Throwing Muses, Tweeddale formed the band in early 2012 with original drummer Shona McVicar.
Their gorgeously murky home-recorded two-song demo cassette quickly caught the attention of FatCat Records, which signed Honeyblood in 2013 and issued their first single, Bud, later that year. The duo’s self-titled album, which was produced by Peter Katis, arrived in July 2014 and delivered a more polished version of Tweeddale and McVicar’s crunch-pop. Shortly after Honeyblood’s release, McVicar left and was replaced by Cat Myers.
After touring with the likes of the Foo Fighters and Wolf Alice in 2015, Honeyblood returned to the studio with producer James Dring, who also worked with Jamie T and Gorillaz. The band’s fiery second album, Babes Never Die, arrived in late 2016. ~ Fred Thomas (Apple Review)
→ Tuesday May 14th 2019 at Moles, Bath
• Doors: 7pm / Tickets on sale now from www.moles.co.uk