Bill Cummings 08/05/2007

American math rock pioneers Battles have been developing a reputation as one of the most exciting live acts to grace the earth, with a legacy of much talked about sell out performances and the highlight of many underground music festivals such as ATP and Triptych. Their superb recentAtlas is a verifiable clunking anthem, unrelenting and gigantic, it will get your head banging and your feet stomping. The band tour the UK in May.

But do you really know Battles?! check out this short interview:

As a further special treat, here are streams of four of the tracks from their upcoming "Mirrored" album





The band are off on tour this May, be sure to catch them:

16.05 London @ Scala
17.05 Sheffield @ The Corporation (with Clark live)
18.05 Bristol @ The Cooler
19.05 All Tomorrows Parties Versus The Fans Festival
20.05 Leeds @ Stylus Uni (with Clark live)
22.05 Manchester @ Academy 2
23.05 Glasgow @ ABC2
24.05 Birmingham - The Barfly
25.05 Dublin @ Temple Bar Music Centre