Fist swinging, riot-starting, girlfriend-stealing, punch-in-the-face rock n’ roll! Big up the Aussie Massive

MassiveFullThrottleHi-octane rockers Massive stake their claim for greatness with their debut album “Full Throttle”.

Displaying a work ethic worthy of any of their Aussie compatriots, Massive think nothing of regularly traveling a thousand miles across Australia for a single show, and often return home battered and bruised. Their war stories are littered with live shows abruptly pulled by frightened security, or venues cutting the power mid-set. A self-funded trip to tour the West Coast of America involved avoiding arrest for bringing back most of the crowd from one of the shows to their hotel for an after-hours party.

“Full Throttle” is a breakneck all killer, no filler record which is brimming with attitude. Tracks like “One By One” fuse aggressive and anthemic choruses with fun-filled solos whilst the bass-heavy, testosterone-soaked “Dancefloor” is more sweaty circle pit than glitzy ballroom. The menace and grit of the band comes out in tracks like “Big Trend Setter”, which is an egotistical explosion of pure rock ‘n’ roll arrogance. “Now or Never” is a white-knuckle joyride with enough G-force to make your head spin, and the middle-finger-to-the-man numbers like “Hollywood” will whip up any crowd into an anarchic frenzy.

Musically, the band keep it simple and direct, with high-energy tunes set around infectious, rabble-rousing choruses that bring out the rabid rock ‘n’ rollers in the most sterile of crowds.

Massive have already been featured on the front of Classic Rock Magazine and they recently stepped into the studio to record 4 more songs to add to “Full Throttle”, including two new tunes and covers of AC/DC’s “If You Want Blood (You’ve Got It)” and Aerosmith’s “Rats in the Cellar”.

The band have also confirmed their first visit to Europe, beginning with a slot at the Hard Rock Hell festival in November.

Massive are, Brad Marr – Vocals/Guitar, Ben Laguda – Vocals/Lead Guitar, Aidan McGarrigle – Backing Vocals/Bass Guitar and Jarrod Medwin – Backing Vocals/Drums.

“Full Throttle” is released on Earache Records on July 21st.

Go show ’em some love:


We’ll be playing the track ‘Hollywood’ on Thursday’s show – click here for details – and will be running a competition to win a copy of Massive’s ‘Full Throttle’ courtesy of Earache Records!

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We grabbed a few words with @BuffaloSummerUK who are currently on #TheLordsOfTheRiff tour.

Buffalo Summer, currently on ‘The Lords Of The Riff’ tour with Monster Truck and Scorpion Child, talk to The Classic Rock Show about their ever increasing workload in 2014, including tours with Buckcherry and The Graveltones. They put down a great set at The Colchester Arts Centre the other night, kicking off the evening in proper style with their groove-filled sound.

Buffalo Summer

Listen to the interview here. We’ll be playing one their tunes on tonight’s show!

Catch them on tour:

Thu 20 Mar – BIRMINGHAM Academy 3 (Monster Truck closes)
Fri 21 Mar – SHEFFIELD Corporation (Scorpion Child closes)
Sat 22 Mar – GLASGOW King Tuts (MT closes)
Sun 23 Mar – NEWCASTLE Academy 2 (SC closes)
Tue 25 Mar – NOTTINGHAM Rock City (MT closes)
Wed 26 Mar – LONDON Underworld (MT closes)
Thu 27 Mar – MANCHESTER Roadhouse (SC closes)

Tickets are on sale now. To buy online, visit (Sheffield), (Birmingham, Newcastle, London, Manchester), (Glasgow), and (Nottingham).

For more band info go to Follow them on Twitter @BuffaloSummerUK and Facebook

Thanks for listening!

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