Breed 77 / Colossal End Of The Line Marks Bands Return

Breed 77 are back with a new single and news of some live dates. The Flamenco Metal outfit rose to fame in the early noughties after cutting their teeth on the UK and European live circuit, playing with the likes of Black Sabbath, Machine Head, The Melvins and Korn.

In 2004, Breed 77 broke through with their seminal album Cultura, spawning hits on charts around the globe and starting a long run of triumphant appearances at the Download Festival.

After extensive touring around the world that took them to Japan, Mexico, Australia and the US and five critically acclaimed albums, the band went on hiatus in 2015.

Fast forward to 2024, and the beast has woken from its slumber. Breed 77 is back with new single End Of The Line, a damning and cynical commentary on the state of society. The trademark tribal rhythms and the glorious fusion of Mediterranean influences and fast-paced, hard-hitting, kick-ass rock punctuate End Of The Line.

The subject matter deals with empathy, loyalty, and trust, how these values have been lost in modern society and how it seems the people who have no values and no humanity somehow always end up on top.

It’s not all doom and gloom. There’s a defiance to the song. It’s a desperate warning, a rallying call, and even though the world may be in a terrible state beyond repair and we could be at the End Of The Line when all is said and done, we will pick up the pieces, we will rebuild. We have to. 

Breed 77 - UK Dates 2024
Breed 77 – UK Dates 2024

Out on March 7th and available to pre-save at  https://breed77.ffm.to/endoftheline, the band have already released a teaser video for End Of The Line on their socials, which has their patient and loyal fans salivating at the very thought of brand new Breed 77 material, of which there’s more to follow soon. 

The opening blast from new drummer Adam Stanley (The Mariana Hollow) paves the way for the unmistakable guitar sound from the constant Danny Felice before Stanley picks up the beat that brings in Paul Isola’s uniquely distinguishable vocals that sound better than ever after the lengthy lay off. 

Sublime guitars from Felice and Pedro Capparos complement each other in such a way that constantly elevates the Breed 77 sound to another level, guiding this superb new opus throughout before an outro of Spanish guitar leaves the listener eagerly anticipating the next offering. 

Drummer Stanley previously supported Breed 77 with TMH and has a versatile percussion style that fits perfectly into the Breed 77 sound and niche and seems an obvious choice to fill the vacant drum stool, doing so with aplomb on his debut offering, instantly developing a rapport with his rhythm section partner, lord of the low end and keeper of the groove Stuart Cavilla. 

The video also gives a teasing glimpse of a special guest on bongos, though I would recognise those hands anywhere. It’s a great touch. 

Breed 77 should really have made the step up to the major league in their heyday, and who is to say that still can’t happen? They make their return to their natural habitat at the Uprising Festival in May and have just confirmed four more club shows to go with it, culminating at the Underworld in Camden Town, London. An appearance at Z! Live Fest in Zamora, Spain, in June has also been confirmed. 

The End Of The Line is just the beginning.

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26may7:00 pmBreed 77 - Live Rooms, ChesterLive Rooms

27may7:00 pmBreed 77 - Craufurd Arms, Milton KeynesCraufurd Arms

28may7:00 pmBreed 77 - Tunbridge Wells ForumTunbridge Wells Forum

29may7:00 pmBreed 77 - The Underworld, CamdenThe Underworld

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