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The Moshville Times

Heights calling it a day

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A crying shame as one of my favourite live acts are ending their five year career with a farewell tour. Heights are a superb post-hardcore band with one of the most energetic in-your-face live shows it’s ever been my pleasure to witness.

So if you fancy sending them off with a scream and a mosh, catch them at one of the dates listed below. The band’s statement (from their website) reads:

Heights is dead, no really this time.

The end of the band that has been your entire lives for nearing 5 years was always something of mystery to us, I guess it’s easy to believe it would take something dramatic or eventful to derail so much work and effort, to stop something that had become larger than any of us ever truly believed.

So the reality took us all by surprise, towards the end of last year a couple of us just didn’t feel the same passion that we always relied upon. Without that, we all knew it was time. In fact, we’re closer as friends than we’ve ever been, and we plan to spend the last few months and shows enjoying the end to what will forever be something we are all proud of.

This band has literally taken us around the world, we’ve played shows in Australia, Russia and more countries in Europe than Dean can even name. In each of those countries we’ve had the privilege of meeting genuinely amazing people, fans of our band, where for 30 minutes we had a connection that made everything worth it.

For those people, more so than anything else we thank you – that’s the only constant that has kept this going for so long, and the memories of the shows we have played will always be with us.

A final release has also been mentioned.

Those dates are:

01/10 – CARDIFF – Clwb Ifor Bach (Tickets)
02/10 – MANCHESTER – Alter Ego (Tickets)
03/10 – LEEDS – Cockpit 3 (Tickets)
04/10 – GLASGOW – Classic Grand (Tickets)
05/10 – LONDON – Barfly (Tickets)

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August 21, 2014 4:06 PM

[…] A quality live act full of enough energy to power a small city, and sadly one that’s coming to an (amicable) end this year. The guys were lovely when I interviewed them a year or so ago, being good enough not to […]

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