Press Release – October 2009
Rotosounds announces new British endorsees
Rotosound’s strings are played by some of the greatest names in the music world. Their reputation continues to grow as they proudly announce some of the cream of Britain’s best bands are now using their strings.
The West London band, White Lies, who won this years MOJO Breakthrough award has just been nominated for best new band in the forthcoming Q awards (to be announced 26th Oct). Bass player Charles Cave is used Rotosound RB45’s on the band’s debut album To Lose My Life... which went in the charts at number one in January 2009. They are currently supporting Kings of Leon on their US arena tour and have announced a headline UK tour November 2009, which includes two shows at the London Brixton Academy.
New British metal band You Me At Six bass player Matt Barnes is using Rotosound RS66LD bass strings. They were nominated for "Best British Band" at the 2008 and 2009 Kerrang! Awards and have been featured on two front covers of Kerrang! already this year..
The Scottish rock band Twin Atlantic,from Glasgow, has also been on the road using Rotosound. The band played top festivals over the summer including Download Festival, Guilfest, T in the Park, Sonisphere and Reading. They also supported Taking Back Sunday and will play a full headlining UK tour this month following the release of their new album Vivarium in September. Bass player Ross McNae uses Rotosound RS66LD’s
Wakefield band, The Cribs, described by Q magazine as "The biggest cult band in the UK", has been on the scene longer. They have just released their fourth studio album Ignore the Ignorant, which charted in the top 10 in September 2009.The brothers Gary and Ryan Jarman were joined last year by the ex-The Smiths guitarist Johnny Marr. Bass player Gary John Jarman uses Rotosound RS66LD’s
For further information on Rotosound endorsee’s and their products see http://www.rotosound.com/