Holy State's debut album Electric Picture Palace comes at a strange time as the band decided to call it a day just weeks prior to its release, and so this is not only their debut, but also their swansong. What is on offer here is an account of a band who exhibited a great deal of potential in their time together, playing some momentous shows (even taking in arenas as support to Biffy Clyro) packed with great tunes gone far too soon.
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Holy State's new single Lady Magika is available as a free download from the band's website, as well as their Facebook page. Holy State's debut album, Electric Picture Palace, will be released in April 2012; they will also announce details of a UK tour to coincide with the album release.
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Holy State have recently been announced as the opening band for Biffy Clyro's forthcoming UK arena tour, a prestigious honour indeed. If this, their first single proper is anything to go by, their unique brand of high energy rock music certainly won't disappoint.
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Dance to the Radio should be glad that they snapped up Holy State when they did, because 'EP 1' is pretty impressive. Formerly on Holy Roar and collaborators with Pulled Apart By Horses, 'EP 1' has seen Holy State join the Leeds indie label and up their game. Recalling the long, pounding jams of 'In Utero' era Nirvana and the scratchy production of Minor Threat, 'EP 1' succinctly nails their ethos to the wall.
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It's Monday morning and my bones hurt. I'm tired, hung-over, and there's a slight ringing in my ears.