Waiting over for Neverstar at The Horn in St Albans
NEVERSTAR play The Horn in St Albans this weekend following the release of their debut album I’ll Be Waiting.
THE wait is finally over for fans of female fronted hard rock band Neverstar.
The four-piece from Hertfordshire released their debut album I’ll Be Waiting on Monday and you’ll be able to hear it live when Neverstar play at The Horn in St Albans.
Described as a cross between Evanescence and Godsmack, Neverstar got together in mid-2009 and Saturday’s gig will be a homecoming show for drummer Leigh Prout, who grew up in St Albans.
Vocalist Vega Sims said: “We’re extremely excited to play our next show at The Horn, shortly after the release of our album, as we enjoy nothing more than being on stage and performing the songs from I’ll Be Waiting.”
Sims and guitarist Pieter Cronje has been working on the concept for this album for a long time.
Sims explained: “We’ve had a lot of struggles along the way. And our name even comes from the constant suggestion that becoming a full-time musician islike ‘wishing upon a never star’.
“But we have always been so passionate and determined about our music that we’ll fight as hard as we can to make it work.”
Neverstar’s line-up is completed with Anthony Evans on bass and Leigh Prout on drums.
Led by Sims’ passionate vocals, the band’s signature sound is inspired by classical and symphonic tones, combined with pounding guitars and vocal melodies.
The band mixes emotion with theatrical settings and dark characteristics, amplified by ear-splitting yet melodic guitar riffs.
Sims explains that I’ll Be Waiting is a rollercoaster of emotion with heartfelt lyrics.
“The first single from the album, Lose Control, is really about letting go of the fear of failure and constant drive for perfection,” she says.
“Over the years, I’ve learned that the beauty of something often lies in its imperfections, so with this track, I’m reminding myself to have some fun and forget about things from time to time.”
Released via Smashdown Records, I’ll Be Waiting was produced and engineered by Neil Haynes and follows Neverstar’s When Dreams Come True EP, which was released in February 2011.
They will be playing The Horn on Saturday along with alt-rock band Dark Stares, who have supported Enter Shikari, Tubries and Rusty G’s.
Doors open at 9pm and tickets are £5.
For more information about Neverstar and their next show in St Albans visit www.neverstar.com/the-horn or www.thehorn.co.uk
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