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INTERVIEW - PLEIADES: "We are enjoying the sound we have, and we are just present in the sound we are making, and it's beginning to get attention."

  Manchester-based Art-Rock/Post Hardcore outfit Pleiades have been making waves since their critically acclaimed second EP ‘All At Your Mercy’ and now they are gearing up to release their highly anticipated debut album and are ones to watch in the rock/metal scene with their diverse sound and interesting topics they address on their debut which is titled 'Affinity With' which is released 29th September 2023. 'Affinity With’ is inspired by stories of empathy and human nature. We discuss the band's upcoming debut with vocalist Andrew Calderbank and bassist Josh Edmondson. I have to ask the obvious question before going into the album. How did you come up with your band name PLEIADES? Josh: So it was actually our old drummer who came up with it because we did initially set out to be a 3-piece with no vocalist as at the beginning we wanted to be a post-rock band so we were toying with that idea for the better part of six months and jamming and trying to make the whole thi
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