WITCH OF THE EAST + HEALTHY JUNKIES
9th June 2022 - 7:30 pm
Oporto
16+
n/a

WITCH OF THE EAST – HEALTHY JUNKIES (FLOWERS OF EVIL TOUR) | OPORTO, LEEDS

WITCH OF THE EAST – THE VISCERAL AND SUBLIME WITCH OF THE EAST WHOSE SONGS OF CINEMATIC GENRE TWISTING POTENCY GOVERNED BY SONGSTRESS WRITER AERIS HOULIHAN ARE NOTHING SHORT OF PUSHING BOUNDARIES WITHIN POPULAR GUITAR MUSIC OF THE EARLY 90 S AND GIVING IT A WELL NEEDED 2021 PUNCH IN THE GUT HITTING YOU DEEP INSIDE YOUR CORE AN ELEVATED DYSTOPIAN APOCALYPTIC ANGST RUNS THROUGH THEIR BONES AND DELIVERS A HARSH DOSE OF REALITY THROUGH THE DREAMINESS OF THEIR AURA.

HEALTHY JUNKIES – MIXING PUNK ROCK WITH GRUNGE, PSYCHEDELIC ROCK, NEW WAVE, GARAGE, GLAM AND GOTH ROCK, ADD A SOUPÇON OF THEATRE AND YOU HAVE HEALTHY JUNKIES. THEY TOURED THE US WEST COAST FOR THE FIRST TIME IN OCTOBER/NOVEMBER 2018. RODNEY BINGENHEIMER (SIRIUS XM /KROQ DJ) AND BRIAN FOSS (KEXP RADIO IN SEATTLE) GAVE THE BAND MANY AIRPLAY SPINS WHICH INSPIRED THEM TO MAKE THAT LEAP OVER THE POND.

THEY HAVE BEEN PLAYED ON THE LIKES OF BBC RADIO LONDON INTRODUCING BY GARY

CROWLEY, BBC 6 FRESH ON THE NET WITH TOM ROBINSON ( 3 TIMES ), BBC JERSEY, AMAZING RADIO, PLANET ROCK, TOTAL ROCK, LAVA TV, BT SPORT AND BLANK TV. AS WELL AS MANY INTERNET RADIO STATIONS ON A REGULAR BASIS. THEY WERE PART OF A MUSIC DOCUMENTARY CALLED THE UNITED KINGDOM OF POP, A 32 PART SERIES WHICH TELLS THE STORY OF ROCK’N’ROLL FROM ITS BEGINNINGS TO NOW ALONGSIDE LEGENDS SUCH AS DJ DON LETTS AND LYNVAL GOLDING FROM THE SPECIALS. IT WAS PRESENTED AND SHOWN ON ARTE TV WHICH IS ONE OF THE MOST IMPORTANT CHANNELS IN FRANCE AND GERMANY WITH MILLIONS OF VIEWERS.

THEY HAVE ALSO APPEARED AND FEATURED IN NUMEROUS MAGAZINES SUCH AS VIVE LE ROCK,LOUDER THAN WAR, BIG CHEESE MAGAZINE, BIG TAKE OVER MAGAZINE, DEVOLUTION MAGAZINE, PUNK GLOBE, EIGHTH DAY, PUNK LOUNGE. SAFETY PIN MAGAZINE AS WELL AS A WHOLE HOST OF ONLINE MAGAZINES AND BLOGS.

**PLUS SPECIAL GUESTS

Venue

Oporto 33 Call Ln
Leeds LS1 7BT
UK
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