Rifffest – Coming to Leeds Belgrave Music Hall on 25 January

In partnership with Superfriendz, Brooders has curated some of the biggest and best on the UK underground music scene for this year’s Rifffest, producing a line-up which includes:

Crows, Strange Bones, Calva Louise, Dead Naked Hippies, Dense and 99% Cobra – with, of course, Brooders themselves.   

99% Cobra

Hull riffers 99% Cobra will provide a great start to the Festival, with their brand of heavy and chaotic hight-heartedness.
Portable Chocolate Pouch video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F5XwykoeheE


Up next is Leeds’ own Dense, into whose embrace we will be cradled, before the unsuspecting are thrown around by their ‘garage rock-infused intensity’.
Displaced Face video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UbHMGCX5u8o&feature=youtu.be

Dead Naked Hippies

Back on home territory, Dead Naked Hippies will launch an all-out assault on your eardrums, as a force of nature.
EYES WIDE: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ypt0UCZdYZg

Calva Louise

In case you’re not hard-hit enough, Calva Louise will take to the stage to deliver heart-pounding psych-infused riffs.
BELICOSO: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GaVAz9B_OkE&t=77s


Brooders have promised to astound us, after a six month hibernation – so you can expect high octane danger following their wealth of single releases.
MELANCHOLY: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OdL-yFfyi6s

Strange Bones

Strange Bones has a reputation for live performances which resonate with genuine menace, bringing an unparalleled ferocity.  Be prepared to expect anything from Blackpool’s punk-influenced quartet.
Vicious video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q4U3o9np5kA


London-based headliners Crows will range from reflection and melancholy to crushing intensity, again coming with a warning to expect the unexpected and be prepared!
Silver Tongues: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OWmva0945M4  

TICKETS FOR RIFFFEST are available at:   https://dice.fm/event/98m87-rifffest-2-25th-jan-belgrave-music-hall-leeds-tickets

NOTE:  Last year’s Rifffest was a sell-out, hence the move to a larger venue, so snap up your tickets now rather than be disappointed.

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