Alternative Rock act Avacate (pronounced A-VACATE) from Bristol England, forge a unique sound as a result of soaking up many of the bright, bizarre sounds and cultural influences the city has to offer.
The four piece have achieved notable DIY success since its inception in 2006; Highlights include recording and self releasing their ‘Patterns of Disharmony’ E.P. A Rock Reggae affair that features the hot Talents of Jamaica’s Troy Ellis (son of Alton) and Bristolian MC Shadz (Wedge/M4records/Central Spillz)
Also, Radio One air play by Joe Whiley and Steve Lamacq, a prestigious slot at the NEC Birmingham U.K (music live) and completing 3 successful DIY tours of Europe via England, France, Belgium Germany and Denmark are all under the bands belt. The last tour lasted two months taking in all manner of venues and events, Clubs, Squats, Cafés, Festivals a Castle and a Women’s prison in Germany and culminated in their biggest show to date supporting F.U.K.T in Arhus, Denmark.(Denmark’s best live drum&bass band)
After spending months of writing and 6 months of recording, A.V’s Debut album was finally complete. Produced by Dave Lewis the new take on the sound is heavier and more concentrated.’ Ghost of a Former Self’ is the sound of rock with a brave perspective, laden with emotive female vocals, post rock guitars regurgitated by crazy FX pedals, the core glued down by punky dub bass and driven by high octane drumming.