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Barb Wire Dolls

23 May
2017
Tue
19:00

Age restriction 14+

Carnegies Brae/East Green, AB101BF Aberdeen

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Starts Monday, 13/03/17 12:48

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"Barb Wire Dolls are punk rock all the way to the bone!" - Vice

“If you were bummed that you missed out on the Sex Pistols and Black Flag because you were only one, or not even born yet, here’s your chance to catch one of the best bands playing that style today. From their music to their attitude, Barb Wire Dolls embody that same spirit of the late ‘70s punk scene.” - Washington Times

Barb Wire Dolls are pleased to announce a full UK/European tour this spring. To celebrate the upcoming dates, the band will be releasing a brand new video “Surreal” February 6th, via Motörhead Music.

The single is taken from the band’s new album “Desperate” (out now). “Surreal is the fight between reality and the dream we live in. Who are we and why do we remember/forget simultaneously? Is it the drugs we take? Is it the morbid fascination we have with the criminal game of war and politics? Is it the hardcore sex we constantly need to feel truly alive? Or is it the destruction of our ego that is needed to finally coexist within our perceived perception of what we believe actually is our own reality? Are we dead or alive, dreaming or watching our own nihilistic movie where we change plots as we feel our own existence slip away?” - Isis Queen/ Barb Wire Dolls

Recorded at Sonic Ranch (Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Ministry, Gogol Bordello) and NRG (Motörhead, Foo Fighters, No Doubt) studios, Barb Wire Doll’s sophomore album “Desperate” was produced and mixed by Grammy award-winning producer Jay Baumgardner (Bush, Evanescence, Lacuna Coil) and mastered by Grammy award-winning mastering engineer Howie Weinberg (Nirvana's Nevermind, Red Hot Chili Peppers' Blood Sugar Sex Magik, U2's Pop). The ten-song album contains gripping rock tracks, empowering anthems, and hard-edged thrashers, all performed with the classic punk rock energy the band has become internationally known for.

Hailing from an artist commune on the island of Crete, Barb Wire Dolls, sold everything they owned and left crisis-ridden Greece in 2010 for Los Angeles, at the invite of legendary KROQ DJ Rodney Bingenheimer. The band’s electrifying rock did not go unnoticed by the elder statesman of the Sunset Strip, the incomparable, irreplaceable Lemmy Kilmister of Motörhead. After seeing Barb Wire Dolls live, Lemmy took an immediate interest in the band and placed them under his supportive wing.

Apart from touring on their own name and playing main stages at major festivals around the world, Barb Wire Dolls have also co-headlined dates with the likes of GBH, Fear, Mike Watt, Sham 69, Discharge, Cockney Rejects, The Ataris, Murder Junkies, CJ Ramone, 999, Status Quo, Mushroomhead, and Candlebox, as well as playing direct tour support for Jello Biafra, NOFX, Descendents, Bouncing Souls, and Steel Panther.

Out to smash all misconceptions about women in rock today, Barb Wire Dolls' cultural and musical immediacy is not to be missed!

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