This is an archive of the band profile for Blackouse.

We are a 4 piece indie rock band from Halifax, West Yorkshire, reformed from the previous band Oshanova formed in 2005.

We have recently took on a new bassist, Aaron Dyson and the previous bassist Glenn Sholefield now plays lead guitar. On lead vocals and rhythm guitar is Carl Smith and our drummer Scott Bailey.

Our influences are The Smiths, Arctic Monkeys, The Kinks, The Libertines, The Beatles, Oasis, Guns 'N' Roses, The Strokes, Stone Roses, AC/DC, Nirvana, The Cribs, The Pixies, Bloc Party, Peep Show and Fight Club.

Blackouse have recently recorded our new EP called 'Either Side Left Or Right' which includes 3 of our new songs - 'The Only Way Forward', 'It's Tuesday Isn't It?' and 'I Can See The Sky'. (Many thanks to Calder recordings!!!).