fierce panda records
home | shop | artists | news | gigs | videos | info
featured news
Jekyll
Blackpool Rocksters Jekyll Rue 'mania'!
13th December 2018
Share: Artist Profile
A half-crazed fierce panda one sheet

The Act: JEKYLL

The Track: ‘MANIA’

The Release: THE ‘JEKYLL’ EP

The Format: DIGITAL EP

The Release Date: OUT NOW

The Digital Link: http://smarturl.it/jekyll_ep

The Truth: JEKYLL are four alt.rock kids from the northwest of Englandshire. Having recently supported the likes of October Drift and Fontaines DC they still consist of Joel Foster (vocals / guitar), Lewis Armistead (bass), Liam Singleton (drums) and Mike Spence (guitar). ‘Mania’ is the third track to be taken from their current coruscating ‘Jekyll’ EP, and ticks all the requisite Jekyll boxes with its complex patterns and complicated melodic thrustings. In short, ‘Mania’ is a quite perfect name for 3 minutes and 51 seconds of powercrazed action. Blackpool rocks, indeed.

Check the mysterious 'Mania' video vibes here:
http://www.gigslutz.co.uk/premiere-this-feeling-track-of-the-day-jekyll-mania/

A back story, of sorts: fierce panda saw Jekyll play not once but twice in Brighton at The Alternative Great Escape ‘18 and were so smitten by a complex sound likened to arena rock grown-ups running from Radiohead to Editors we did the deal there and then by the sea.

Barely a fortnight later the scowling ‘Plan A’ was the first single to be released off from the summertime ‘Jekyll’ EP. It received admiring glances from Steve Lamacq on BBC 6music and earned Jekyll an interview on his Recommends show as well as loving local coverage from BBC Radio Lancashire.

The ‘Jekyll’ EP also features last single ‘So Wrong’ as well as select previous DIY Jekyll releases including ‘Wounds’, which opened up various excellent doors including festival appearances at Sheffield's Tramlines, Liverpool's Threshold, South Yorkshire's Blackfest, Manchester's Sonder Fest, Lancaster Music Festival, The International Pop Overthrow Festival and Blackpool's Rebellion Punk Fest, as well as support slots with Vukovi, October Drift, Racing Glaciers, Demob Happy, The Membranes, Glass Caves and The Tapestry.

The ‘Jekyll’ EP is also the first release as part of the Second Fierce Panda EP Club, wherein six new bands each release an EP over the course of the next year. This follows the fierce panda 2017 EP Club where the likes of Fightmilk, The Caress and August Child flaunted their wares, all with the sterling support of Arts Council England.

Come see Jekyll brood at this show here:
THURSDAY DECEMBER 13TH
LONDON MANOR HOUSE THE FINSBURY
(onstage 8.15pm w/ The Dilation Unit + Modern Hinterland)

“Operatic, anthemic rock…This is a band willing to uncover the darkness and show that we all have some unnerving qualities we hide.”- Louder Than War

“This is a release that makes you feel like everything around you is ending, the apocalypse dawning and time slipping away. But you'll be okay with that, because you could do a lot worse than this being the last thing you hear.” - Vulture Hound on 'Wounds'

www.facebook.com/jekyllband
www.fiercepanda.co.uk

news
Jekyll
Jekyll Are Turning Japanese On New Single!
19th November 2020
Read the full story »
MEMES
Memes Get Bleepy On Ep!
19th November 2020
Read the full story »
Chili Palmer
Chili Palmer Get Hot On Ep!
10th November 2020
Read the full story »
National Service
National Service Go Caving!
10th November 2020
Read the full story »
Ghost Suns
Ghost Suns Feel 'hurt'
30th October 2020
Read the full story »
MEMES
Memes Stand Korrected!
27th October 2020
Read the full story »
Chili Palmer
Chili Palmer Get Steamy!
22nd September 2020
Read the full story »
Desperate Journalist
Desperate Journalist Get The Fear
16th September 2020
Read the full story »
China Bears
China Bears Find Joy With Jolene
16th September 2020
Read the full story »
MEMES
Get To The End With Memes!
15th September 2020
Read the full story »
Moon Panda
Moon Panda Caress The Strokes!
14th September 2020
Read the full story »
China Bears
China Bears Rock Out On Statue Still!
30th July 2020
Read the full story »
Moon Panda
Moon Panda Make Well On Ep
30th July 2020
Read the full story »
Albert Gold
Albert Gold Gets Moody
30th July 2020
Read the full story »
MEMES
Memes Cheer Up!
30th July 2020
Read the full story »
Desperate Journalist
The Panda Gets Covered Up!
30th July 2020
Read the full story »
Chili Palmer
Chili Palmer Get Fired Up!
29th July 2020
Read the full story »
Jekyll
Jekyll Turn Japanese On Covid Version!
18th May 2020
Read the full story »
Art Brut
Art Brut Get Bang Banging Again!
18th May 2020
Read the full story »
Albert Gold
Albert Gold Is In Orbit!
14th May 2020
Read the full story »
Page 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | 19 | 20 | 21 | 22 | 23 | 24 | 25 | 26 | 27 | 28 | 29 | 30 | 31 | 32 | 33 | 34 | 35 | 36 |
Newer Stories Older Stories
newsroll
Jekyll Are Turning Japanese On New Single!
Memes Get Bleepy On Ep!
Chili Palmer Get Hot On Ep!
National Service Go Caving!
Ghost Suns Feel 'hurt'
Memes Stand Korrected!
Chili Palmer Get Steamy!
Desperate Journalist Get The Fear
China Bears Find Joy With Jolene
Get To The End With Memes!
sign up
To keep up to date with all things fierce panda sign up to our newsletter here:
live shows
7
Jan
MEMES
@ King Tut's, Glasgow
4
Mar
China Bears
@ Hope & Ruin, Brighton
5
Mar
China Bears
@ Boileroom, Guildford
donate
'Please Look After This Bear Too': a fierce panda compilation. Pay-what-you-like for music-you-may-love... more »
latest tracks
newsletters
ning standard #208 » (Sep 2020)
ning standard #207 » (Sep 2020)
ning standard #206 » (Jul 2020)
ning standard #205 » (Jun 2020)
ning standard #204 » (May 2020)
videos
Desperate Journalist - Satellites »
Jekyll - Mania »
Sad Boys Club - Silverlined »
VC Pines - Garden Of The Year »
Desperate Journalist - Cedars »