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Love Hate Conspiracies sees the band make a progression in a more focused direction. Pete Godfrey (vocals) tells us more. “The Speedway album was a great debut for us no doubt about that but this new album is a massive step forward. We’ve really found our own sound and identity with this material, it feels a lot more cohesive and is without doubt, heavier in style. This feels like a real band all pulling together”
The new album also sees two new Saints baptized to join original members Pete Godfrey, Rob Naylor (bass) and Lee Revill (guitars). Neil Hibbs (formerly of Arkhams Razor, Shy) joins to add a harder edge with crunching guitars for a tougher approach for both live and studio work. Andy Chemney (drums) was an obvious choice having worked with Rob in their previous band Angels Or Kings. Rob takes up the story. “I’ve known Andy nearly all my life, he was the guy I wanted for our band and we are so pleased to have finally got our man”
So, what can we expect from Love Hate Conspiracies? Lee Revill told us this “It’s musically in a heavier direction than Speedway. We still wanted big melodic choruses but we wanted to toughen them up a bit too. We’ve got such a strong set of songs here and we are all excited to finally let people hear them, on the album and also live, these songs are gonna kick ass”
The album features a writing and vocal contribution from Paul Laine (The Defiants) on “Is It Over” and a track “Turn on the Night”, written by Steve Brown (Trixter, Def Leppard, Tokyo Motor Fist)
Mixing and production were handled by Simon Humphrey who has worked with some of the biggest acts in music over many years and his input was invaluable in producing this record.
Love Hate Conspiracies can be heard soon enough, with a release date for 26th January 2018 on the AOR Heaven label.
Pete Godfrey leaves us with this thought. “We hope people will love this album as much as we do. A lot of hard work has gone into making it and we think it shows”.