Get ready to lose yourself in the infectious beats of Leeds’s dynamic quartet, The Slates, as they unleash their electrifying new anthem, Come Out & Play.
The Slates – Come Out & Play
Formed in 2019, The Slates comprises Louis Barnes (vocals & rhythm guitar), Joe Briggs (lead guitar), Jude Wales (bass), and Zak Oldroyd (drums). Fueled by an unmatched passion for songcraft, they ignite stages with their high-octane rock anthems, promising audiences an unforgettable experience.
From the outset, The Slates carved a niche for themselves with their exhilarating live performances. Their journey has seen them grace prestigious venues like the O2 Academy in Leeds and Manchester Academy 1, while also captivating crowds at renowned festivals such as Isle of Wight and Y-Not. Notably, they’ve shared stages with 90s indie icons Embrace, solidifying their presence in the indie music scene.
With over 150,000 streams and counting, The Slates continue to captivate listeners with their latest release, “Come Out & Play.” The track embodies the essence of fun and camaraderie, urging audiences to seize the moment and revel in the company of friends.
Kicking off with an infectious guitar riff, the song evolves into a vibrant indie rock gem, infused with infectious energy and a mesmerising rhythm section. Featuring a captivating guitar solo and sublime vocal delivery, Come Out & Play is a testament to The Slates’ ability to craft anthems that resonate with audiences.
“Unapologetically fun and irresistibly catchy, Come Out & Play serves as a welcome antidote to negativity, delivering a burst of positivity and joy.”
As The Slates gear up for an exciting 2024, with new singles in tow and a slew of live performances on the horizon, there’s no better time to join the ride. Make sure to catch them live at one of their upcoming tour dates and experience the magic firsthand.
Watch The Slates Live
- 09/02 – Liverpool, EBGBs
- 10/02 – Newcastle, Xerox
- 17/02 – Sheffield, Sydney and Matilda
- 21/02 – London, Star of Kings
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