THE MEMBERS & HEADLINE MANIAC
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Are one of the UK’s best known punk/ New wave bands , their biggest hit ‘Sounds of the suburbs ‘ has become an anthem for a generation. Throughout their career The Members have scored hits on three different continents, working some of the greatest British producers .The current incarnation of the Band has toured all over the world and continues to record and release records.
Headline Maniac is the new alternative rock band by members of UK pioneers of punk legends Eddie&theHotrods. Their debut album got widespread acclaim from the music press and radio. They are quickly making a name for themselves as a damn fine band.
Are a 4 piece rock band who write their own style of music, best described as hook driven alternative Rock with a punk twist. The band was formed in 2015 by long time members of pioneer pf punk legends Eddie&theHotrods ,Dipster, Simon and Chris who have toured the world together playing some of the biggest festivals and arenas. With an impressive CV that includes 5 full European tours, 3 full Scandinavian tours, 4 USA/Canada tours, 1 Japan tour , 1 Russia tour, 2 studio albums, 2 live albums,1 live concert DVD, a film soundtrack and a Arena tour opening for rock legends Status Quo, some would say they have been there and done it, but not so, these guys love performing and in July 2016 they hit the studio to record their own self titled Headline Maniac album, released through Rodhot Records the music press and radio stations were quick to heap praise on the release, here are just a few quotes:
This band erupts with so much talent and soul , you can hear it in every lyric sung and every beat played – Rock&Load mag
As far as no frills unpretentious Brit rock goes they can hold their heads up against anyone you care to mention.
Rock united. Com
Maniacs? Yep and the music world is all the better with them
If you love high energy rock, well written songs and blistering guitar solos then Headline Maniac will suit you down to your denim and leather smalls
This is about the fith time I’ve had this album on and it gets better everytime- it’s just a damn fine piece of work
Radio stations also gave the album some serious airplay , many made opening track ‘Idiot Me ‘ their single of the week, USA radio network U-rock called it one of the best debut albums to come out of the UK for a long time
Some high profile support shows were played towards the end of 2016 including Molly Hatchet at Londons 229 venue, Jon Stevens( Dead Daisies , INXS) Big Country. The summer of 2017 saw the band play some festivals in the UK and Europe , highlights were Cambridge Rock fest, Weyfest ( with Inglorious and Bad Touch) and Motorbeach fest in Spain. These appearances gave the band a chance to record live tracks for a new live album due for release in Nov 2017.
With tours of Spain, France, Holland already in the diary and USA penciled in the future is looking bright for Headline Maniac.
After five years, three albums and shows with Stereophonics,
no signs of slowing down.”The band have a lifetime of musical
influences which shape their sound but bring “something fresh, something new.