Shropshire goths with a new EP
Brit goth rockers The Devil In Faust deliver their hypnotic debut EP, Come Apart, through all platforms on Friday 28th April.
Formed in late 2014, The Devil In Faust were originally conceived by old school friends Al Pritchard (Vocals/Guitar) & Ben Codd (Drums). The duo soon began to play a number of shows in their local vicinity before releasing their debut video single, Dark Places. Following the online success of Dark Places, TDIF went on to release further singles during 2015:Forsaken & So Clever. All three singles gained strong support from BBC Introducing.
In 2016, the band continued to perform a glut of shows. Dates with Dani Filth’s Devilment and Sinnergod only added further weight to the band’s growing cause, as did support from grass roots outlets such as Uberrock, TBFM, Amazing Radio, BBC Introducing and Blank TV, to name drop a select few. With their live reputation on the rise, TDIF were invited to record in Aarhus, Denmark with Tue Madsen (Moonspell, Meshuggah, Sick of it All). They demoed twelve tracks and decided on four choice cuts, which were shaped and carefully crafted to create the band’s debut EP.
Since their inception, The Devil In Faust had experienced difficulty in trying to hold down a permanent bassist. However, all this changed when Al was introduced to Jess by Dave Catching at an Eagles of Death Metal show. Jess showed interest in joining TDIF, and after just a couple of rehearsals, the band transpired.
With a solidified line-up, the trio are prepared to release their debut EP Come Apart, which lands this April. The EP offers four tracks of intoxicating alt-rock baked with hooky refrains and gothic undertones, from the dirty scuzzy rock phrasing of their opener Cross Your Heart, to their forthcoming new single Soulmate, which brims with jack-hammer refrains and angsty venom. From top to bottom this record exudes dexterity and unwavering confidence. The Devil In Faust will break, and you will want to be around when it happens.
THE DEVIL IN FAUST PLAY:
16th March – The Giffard Arms, Wolverhampton; 8th April – The Spread Eagle, York;
11th April – West Street Live, Sheffield; 12th April – The Fiddlers Elbow, London.