Review: White Clouds and Gunfire at The Cellars

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Following a delightful opening from Amelia Bartlam, the Cellars was set alight by the immense musical styling’s of Komaro, whose interesting brand of bolshie rock, on a bed of funk, was a thing of true beauty.

It’s not often that you see one of the opening bands create such an intense atmosphere.

Sets from Malone and 21 Days followed, but as good as they were, they struggled to keep to the standard set by Komaro.

You could almost feel the anticipation building as White Clouds and Gunfire took to the stage, and as the crowd push forward, the lights dimmed and the Peterborough based five-piece erupted into their high energy, pop-punk rampage, I quickly began to understand why.

Fronted by vocal goddess Eveline Verdegaal, WC&G seem to have found the perfect blend of rip-roaring, can’t-stand-still riffs, rhythmic bliss and celestial vocals, to create a sound that is all theirs.

Each track of their incredible set were outstanding, especially the wonderfully infectious Satellite and their flawless upcoming single Poison.

These guys have it all, a fantastic sound, great chemistry and possibly the best T-shirt design I have ever seen.

I feel lucky to have seen them play such an intimate gig, as these guys are going to be huge.