Haggard Cat (8), a duo formed of the former band HECK opened the main stage for final day of 2000 Trees 2018. The band drew quite the crowd, despite the early slot and quite a few obvious hangovers! Opening with a repeated guitar riff, the crowd fell silent as punchy drums were brought in and the song transformed into ‘Grave Digger’. The duo didn’t let up with their onslaught of riffs, which were cleverly coupled with danceable e...
Scottish rockers The XCERTS released their fourth studio album, Hold On To Your Heart in January. We caught up with Tom Heron (drums) between the band’s sets at 2000 Trees festival to talk about touring, recording, and their plans for the rest of 2018!
Hi Tom! Murray and Jordan just played their Forest Session. How was that?
Tom: They did, yes! I had the pleasure of watching my own band play a few songs. They did well!
The Xcerts are a band that can only be described as one of rocks best kept secrets, a band with an entire catalogue of surefire hits that somehow always managed to slip under the radar. This might be finally set to change however, with their fourth studio release 'Hold On To Your Heart', the Brighton based three piece have made a bold move into a more indie-pop territory, and pulled it off astoundingly.
Last week Kieran caught the Scottish lads in The Xcerts hitting up Exchange in Bristol for an aesthetically pleasing night full of tunes and an interesting crowd, with support from Londoners Big Spring!
You know a music festival has achieved its purpose when the weekend isn’t solely reliant on the music to make it what it is. 2000 Trees Festival, whilst it also has some of the best live music to offer, is a festival that packs so much more! From an incredibly organised two-night silent disco, an actual wedding on the Saturday morning, and an atmosphere and sense of belonging that we can assure you now, comes unmatched by any other festival in th...