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Collibus

Collibus
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Collibus performing at Download Festival in 2014
Background information
OriginManchester, United Kingdom
GenresProgressive Metal
2004 - present
Websitewww.collibus.com
MembersGemma Fox
Stephen Platt
Daniel Mucs
RJ Kershaw
Darren Pugh

Collibus is a British five piece, progressive rock-metal band from Manchester.[1][2] Members include Gemma Fox (lead vocals), Stephen Platt (lead guitar/backing vocals/production), Daniel Mucs (rhythm guitar), RJ Kershaw (bass guitar), and Darren Pugh (drums).[3][4] In November 2013, Collibus was the first rock band to play a live set in the UK House of Commons.[5]

Collibus won the Mike Weatherley MP discretionary award of the Parliamentary competition Rock the House.[6] Weatherly became the band's manager.[7]

In February 2014, the band released their debut album, The False Awakening.[8][9]The False Awakening has been met with critical acclaim from music press.[8][10]

In 2014, the band performed at Download Festival,[11]Bloodstock Open Air,[12][13] and the UK Sonisphere Festival.[14]

References

  1. ^ "Bury heavy metal band to release debut album". Bury Times. Retrieved 2014.
  2. ^ "Collibus". Pagan Hel,RAMzine.
  3. ^ "Collibus - The False Awakening Review". Manchester Rocks.
  4. ^ Collibus - "The False Awakening album review". Phoenix Rising.
  5. ^ "Collibus to make history as the first metal band to play Parliament". www.music-news.com. www.music-news.com. Retrieved 2013.
  6. ^ "Collibus Rock the House". David Nuttal MP. David Nuttal MP. Retrieved 2013.
  7. ^ "Interview: Mike Weatherley MP". M-Magazine.
  8. ^ a b "Collibus - The False Awakening". Metal Temple.
  9. ^ "Collibus release debut album". www.music-news.com. www.music-news.com. Retrieved 2014.
  10. ^ Dome, Malcolm (March 2014). "Have these British prog metallers made the debut album of the year?". Prog Rock Magazine: 95.
  11. ^ "Download Festival 2014: Live at Donington Park, Derbyshire UK". Ghost Cult.
  12. ^ "Bloodstock Festival 2014 Review". Room Thirteen.
  13. ^ "Bloodstock Open Air 2014, Catton Park, Walton-on-Trent - Sunday, 10th August 2014". The Midland Rocks.
  14. ^ "Dream Theater to headline Saturn Stage as 10 new bands join the bill". Sonisphere Festival. Sonisphere Festival. Retrieved 2014.

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