The Hot Sprockets
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The Hot Sprockets

Kilbeggan, Leinster, Ireland | Established. Jan 01, 2014 | SELF

Kilbeggan, Leinster, Ireland | SELF
Established on Jan, 2014
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"Band Review"

“One of Dublin’s vibeyest, most shit kickin’ rock n’ roll outfits… Soper and his fellow Sprockets have carried on cementing their reputation as one of the country’s premiere live acts with every manic, unhinged, arse-shaking set.” Hot Press Magazine, Apr 30th 2014, pg 06. - Hot Press Magazine, Apr 30th 2014, pg 06.


"BROTHER NATURE - Album Review - 10 out of 10"

“Stomping, rasping and howling from start to end Brother Nature covers an immense range of sounds and moods. Raucous dynamic peaks give way to more reflective quieter moments as the album takes it’s hold. Some three year’s since their début record Honey Skippin’, the group have been busy in the interim honing their craft resulting in a powerful album of great stylistic flourishes.” - Last Mixed Tape


"BROTHER NATURE - Album Review - 8 out of 10"

“Those longing for a band to take blues to unexpected places will find this record a thing of deep joy.” Claudia Elliot - Blues Magazine UK.


Discography

"Country Dirt" Ep - 2008

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THE SIMPLE TRUTH

The Hot Sprockets are five brethren who came together with a shared love of rock n' roll music; the kind that is haunted by the ghost of electric dirt.  Take the good-time revolutionary spirit of MC5, simmer it down to the sounds of bittersweet soul yearning, add some rough-edged Jon Spencer Blues Explosion, and you are in the cosmic transcendental realm of the Sprockets. 

After movin' and shakin' 2011 to its core with their debut LP "Honeyskippin'", June 2014 saw the boys unleash their follow up "BROTHER NATURE"; a catchy, unifying, soul cryin', rock n’ roll record, that will keep you going back for more.  The critically acclaimed album ended the week at no.11 in the official album charts.  “Those longing for a band to take blues to unexpected places will find this record a thing of deep joy. 8/10”  Claudia Elliot, Blues Magazine UK.

The Sprockets took to the road in celebration of the album with an Irish tour which finished on a high note with a sold out show in the Button Factory.  Musical Award winners in their own country of Ireland, this year sees them cross the world with courage, audacity and revolt.  In the last few months alone, they have toured the UK, Germany, Canada & USA, making an appearance on MTV’s “The Real World” in Chicago. 

They launched their very own radio show “Honey Skippin’ with The Hot Sprockets” on Radiomade.ie, and their song “Cruisin” graced our television sets as the soundtrack for the new AIB ad campaign.

The place where The Hot Sprockets are at their best is on a stage, performing for an audience.  Live, their take-no-prisoners, white hot, bone breaking approach is stirring up lips among men and women of all tastes and flavours.  November sees the start of a seven week tour of Ireland, which will take the guys right through to Christmas, with a headline show at Dublin’s premier venue Vicar St. 

ROCK IT LIKE A HOT SPROCKET.  AMEN TO THAT!


For more information please do not hesitate to contact us,

Paul Cotterell
+353 876379113
info@thehotsprockets.com
www.thehotsprockets.com


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