Review: UK band Colossus’ single ‘Strike Up the Band’

Single Review

Colossus-Strike Up the Band

By Leslie Grimes, Rock At Night Knoxville, TN

Review: Colossus’ single “Strike Up The Band”-Release date November 22, 2022

Rock At Night Says: UK band Colossus has released another new single, ‘Strike Up The Band’, an ode to the intense energy shared between a performer and their audience. Heavily punk influenced, ‘Strike Up The Band’ features crunchy distorted riffs, a powerful bass line, and angsty, raucous vocals. At just over 02:30.0, and around 170 BPM, ‘Strike Up The Band’ is an absolute banger worthy of a solid head bang.

Interested in more from Colossus? Check out their single “Sharp As A Knife” and read our interview with the band.

Written by John Clay and Rob Homewood

Vocals and Guitars: John Clay Backing Vocals and Bass: Rob Homewood Drums: Andy Sturges

Recording: Mischa Mathys

Mixing: Nathan Ridley (Hermitage Works Studios)

Mastering: Sam Smith (Green Door Studio)

Cover Art: John Clay and Rob Homewood


Link to single “Sharp As a Knife”




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