Band page created in 2006.
The Blackout are a band formed in 2003 in South Wales and drawing influences from across the board, they combine heavy crunching guitars, riffs, screams and thunderous drumbeats with beautiful melodies and emotionally driven vocals.
The band has played shows in and around the UK with the likes of Lostprophets, Funeral for a Friend, Fightstar, Avenged Sevenfold, dredg, 18 Visions, Thrice and Hidden in Plain View as well as opening up 'Give It A Name Festival' in April 2006. and playing at it in both 2008 and 2009
They were also nominated at the 2006 Kerrang Awards for Best British Newcomer but lost out to Bring Me The Horizon.
The Blackout released their debut mini album entitled 'The Blackout! The Blackout! The Blackout!' on October 23rd 2006 through Fierce Panda Records and the first single taken from it was 'Hard Slammin'.
The album 'We Are The Dynamite' was released on October 1st 2007 through Fierce Panda Records.
Their new album, "The Best In Town" was released in the UK on May 25th 2009; the tracks 'ShutTheFuckUppercut' and 'Children of the Night' were available for early preview.
Never By Your Side
Higher and Higher
Ambition Is Critical
Kerrang! The Album '09
The Blackout! The Blackout! The Blackout!
Live @ Slam Dunk 2012 on Saturday, 26th May 2012
Live @ Stylus on Friday, 28th October 2011
Live @ Leeds Festival 2008 on Sunday, 24th August 2008
Live @ Cockpit on Tuesday, 3rd April 2007
Live @ Cockpit on Thursday, 7th September 2006