Funeral for a Friend come to Exeter

14:14 14 January 2013

Funeral for a friend

Funeral for a friend

archant

Funeral For A Friend’s sixth album Conduit is the follow-up to 2011’s critically acclaimed Welcome Home Armageddon, an album which saw the band approach their music with renewed vigour following the addition of new members Gav Burrough and Richard Boucher.

Conduit also features the addition of drummer Pat Lundy (previously of Rise To Remain) following long-time drummer/vocalist Ryan Richards’ departure earlier this year.

Of Lundy’s addition to the line-up and his contribution to this album, vocalist Matthew Davies-Kreye says: “I think Pat’s been the missing piece of the puzzle for us, his attitude and love of playing really brought a new level of excitement to the band. His playing live and on this record really adds a sense of power that we’ve never had. It became apparent that our relationship with each other was the strongest we’ve had in this band since the very first few releases and we knew that was special. We were all pulling for the same thing and we didn’t care what anyone else felt outside of the five of us.”

As ever, Funeral For A friend remain dedicated to playing live shows on a level that will continually connect with their loyal fans and so have announced an extensive 23 date run of intimate shows across the UK and Ireland in support of Conduit for the new year. Joining the band on these dates are the excellent Such Gold and Major League from the US. Opening the tour will be newly crowned Red Bull Bedroom Jam 2012 champions, I Divide, who earned their place on the tour and Red Bull Bedroom Jam victory after 10 months of impressive performances at UK festivals, ceaseless self-promotion and a blazing performance at the Bedroom Jam live final.

Appearing at the Cavern Club Exeter on Thursday, January 31.

Other Entertainment Stories

Yesterday, 18:31
Oklahoma! in rehearsal at London's Imperial College.

Imperial Productions is back in Budleigh Salterton this week with another production of a classic musical, Oklahoma!

Read more
Sunday, July 24, 2016
Flats and Sharps

Flats and Sharps are appearing this Wednesday (July 27) at Otterton Mill, near Budleigh Salterton.

Read more
Saturday, July 23, 2016
Ian Dowell's new book

Ian Dowell’s informative books on Exmouth’s past – which raise money for charity and include an edition focusing on the town’s seafront (pictured) – will be on sale at the next Exmouth Craft Fair.

Read more
Friday, July 22, 2016
A La Ronde. National Trust Images/Derrick E Witty.

PAUL STRANGE looks back at an Exmouth landmark, which is celebrating 25 years of being managed by the National Trust

Read more
Friday, July 22, 2016
SLOES

The Sidmouth Fringe Sessions are back for 2016.

Read more
Thursday, July 21, 2016
Bicton Street Blues

There’s blues and more coming up at the Bicton Inn in Exmouth’s Bicton Street.

Read more
Wednesday, July 20, 2016
A crazy golf tournament for park mascots from around the area took place at Ladram Bay this week. Ref exe 28-16SH 2141. Picture: Simon Horn.

Ladram Bay play host to crazy mascot golfers

Read more
Tuesday, July 19, 2016
Hattie Briggs, Photo by Ian Wallman - IWPhotographic.

BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2014 nominee Hattie Briggs is appearing at the Sidmouth Fringe Sessions on August 3. Here the pop and folk singer-songwriter talks about her new album, her current UK tour and her Sidmouth show

Read more
Tuesday, July 19, 2016
The Phil Beer Band. Picture: Contributed

Phil Beer is set to take his band to The Beehive!

Read more
Monday, July 18, 2016
Clive Aslet. Photo: Diana Bowerman.

After nearly 40 years working for Country Life magazine - 13 years as editor - award-winning journalist Clive Aslet has ventured into the world of novel writing.

Read more

Local Weather

Overcast

Overcast

max temp: 19°C

min temp: 16°C

Most Read Entertainment

Great British Life

Great British Life

Useful Links

Family notices
Advertise in the paper
Submit a Story
Submit a Story
Buy Photos
Competitions
iwitness24
Facebook
Twitter
Google Plus Page
Reader Travel

Family Notices 24

Read Online

Image
Read the Sidmouth Herald e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up


HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists


Local business directory

Devon's trusted business finder

Find planning applications