Post-punk revivalists Savages distill the most vital elements of punk and noise rock to stun ticket buyers at their wildly passionate and provocative concerts. The music of the London-based rockers is pure intensity, and itís even more impressive and powerful when experienced live. While the rhythm section lays down menacing and minimalistic grooves, fans start to mix it up in the mosh pit and writhe in time to the pulsating rhythms. Guitarist Gemma Thompson conjures all manner of echo-drenched feedback on verses before she hammers out thrashing riffs on untamed choruses. Lead singer Jehnny Beth alternates between whispered melodies and otherworldly screams to push each song to its explosive climax, igniting the powder keg of audience anticipation. Fans wonít know what hit them by the time Beth crowd surfs through incendiary anthems like ìCityís Fullî, ìHusbandsî, and ìNo Faceî. Savages shatter the boundary between performer and audience to help everyone in attendance get in touch with their wild side.
After discussing working on music together for over a year, vocalist Jehnny Beth and guitarist Gemma Thompson finally formed Savages in 2011. With bassist Ayse Hassan and drummer Fay Milton on board, the London-based post-punk revivalists played their first show in 2012 opening for British Sea Power. Following the release of their debut single ìFlying to Berlinî the group toured the US and gained rave write-ups for their Brooklyn and Chicago performances. Their 2013 debut album Silence Yourself became a cause cÈlËbre among underground music enthusiasts and landed on best-of lists by influential publications like Pitchfork. The following year they teamed up with Japanese art-rock group Bo Ningen to release the experimental album Words to the Blind. With 2016ís Adore Life causing ripples throughout the music scene, fans are lining up to witness the visceral and provocative performances that Savages have become known for.