A quick skim over their achievements so far in 2013, reads like a dream.
Heaven’s Basement released their debut album Filthy Empire early on to widespread gushing praise (Hellishly good rock n roll,’ drooled The Sun, while Classic Rock decided they are ‘primed to conquer the planet’).
They have made tracks in the States, taken on Europe as support to the Black Veil Brides, and been playlisted on Radio 1.
A fortnight back and they swaggered onto the second stage at the Download Festival, and they’ve got slots at the Reading and Leeds festival approaching on the horizon too.
It’s a pretty good innings, and the guys are only just warming up.
Having spent a large portion of the summer playing festivals and support slots, the band will begin a headline tour of these isles early next week.
Tomorrow they’ll be socking their sounds to the massive at the Graspop Metal Meeting in Belgium before returning home and clocking up the mileage – on Wednesday night they’ll be raising temperatures and showcasing their sounds at The Craufurd Arms.
The Milton Keynes date is particularly fitting seeing as how they are signed up to Red Bull Records.
Tickets are eight quid in advance for the gig, being brought to you by Foundation Live Music and Events.
Doors open at 7.30pm for the gig, and it’ll be busy.
Don’t leave home too late.
> Tomorrow night, female fronted Forever Can Wait will be live at The Craufurd, fresh from their Red Bull stage appearance at Download.
Drummer Toby Leonard, is a local link too – he’s from this fair city.
Make them feel welcome.
> And you can do the same on Saturday night, when the venue hosts a hardcore punk showdown with Legions and Dashwood stepping to the stage.
Harrowed are also on the bill, which is yours for a fiver.
Doors at 7,30pm.
> While we are writing about all things Craufurd-like, we should mention a couple of forthcoming dates you might like to make a mental note of.
The venue has announced the return of teenage Dirtbags Wheatus for Tuesday, October 8 and Brooklyn hardcore mob Biohazard for Thursday, October 10.
London fusionists King Prawn – who recently came out of retirement – will be at the Wolverton haunt on Monday, November 18, with our own Anti-Vigilante.