Shields | ICMP Spotlight

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It’s in the live arena where North London metal band Shields have sharpened their musical claws, touring extensively up and down the UK pretty much from the get-go.

Featuring our alumni Joe Edwards, Sam Kubrick  and Alex Rayner, the band has built up a heady head of steam up off their own backs, attracting a devoted fanbase for their hard hitting, tech-infused take on guitar music.

With their track, ‘I Just Feel Hate’, picking up almost 1.5 million YouTube views, Shields have galvanised their audience through their headline gigs and support slots with the likes of Escape The Fate, Palisades, Secrets, Our Hollow Our Home as well as two EPs under their collective belts. It’s all looking good for 2018 with endorsements from Ernie Ball and EPSP, a new record deal with Long Branch Records in the bag and brand spanking new music in the form of 'It's Killing Me'  just released...   

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