Dreadzone

Dreadzone

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Fast approaching their 30th anniversary, Dreadzone are an unstoppable force who have long been, and still are, one of the best live bands around.

Their loyal and ever growing fanbase is due in part to their storming and energetic live shows.

Currently a four-piece, while McSpee takes a step back for the benefit of his health and wellbeing, the band are focussed on the electronic and dub elements of their stage show - a sound they developed in earlier years of Dreadzone.

The core members Greg Dread and original bassmaster Leo Williams and legendary reggae vocalist Earl 16, alongside Bazil on technology, make up the current Dreadzone live line up.

They are selling out venues this Autumn as their fans delight in their return to the road!

Dreadzone have been releasing albums and progressively bettering, refining and perfecting their own unique and inimitable take on dub since their inception in 1993. Dreadzone opened the Pyramid Stage at Glastonbury in 1994 and began to bring their unique blend of electro, dub and reggae to a wider audience, going on to chart several singles including their Top 20 hit ‘Little Britain’.

Their last studio album ‘Dread Times’, released on their own Dubwiser label, stormed into the Top 40 UK Official Album Charts on release – the first time the band have charted in over 20 years. ‘Dreadzone presents: Dubwiser Volume One’ followed and then through the pandemic and lockdown Dubwiser released a remastered version of Dreadzone’s 2005 album ‘Once Upon A Time’ and then ‘Dreadone: Rare Mixes Vol 1’ which features forgotten Dreadzone gems taken from obscure compilations and DAT tapes remastered for 2020. The compilation of these hard-to-get tracks was released on Double Orange Vinyl for Record Store Day Drop 2 in July 2021.

"A feast of bass heavy dubwise danceability” - Clash

North West London singer-songwriter Emily Capell will be joining Dreadzone as a special guest for a few songs! She features on three tracks on the band’s recent release - 'Dreadzone presents Dubwiser Volume Two' - including a Dreadzone remix of a track from her album 'Combat Frock'. The chemistry between Dreadzone and Emily is evident on the albums collaborations and is a perfect example of how the two work together. Watch the YouTube video of 'Dread Town' from the album.

Seated tickets
A limited number of seats are available at the back of the Stalls. Please contact the box office on 01284 758000 during opening hours to book.

Visit Dreadzone's website or find them on Facebook.

Starts: 8pm (Support)
Tickets: £24
Venue: The Apex, Bury St Edmunds

Price includes £1.50 booking fee

This event is promoted by The Apex

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