As Lions announce Nine Lives local support competition winners

British rockers As Lions return to home turf for a full UK headline tour next month and in conjunction with their label Eleven Seven and Kerrang!, they are pleased to announce the nine winning bands of their ‘Nine Lives’ competition who will open for As Lions and main support act Greyhaven at the show in their local town.

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The tour will kick off on November 14th in Leicester with five-piece melodic metallers My Legacy opening proceedings. The band released their debut album Icarus at the start of the year.

Norwich winners are alt rockers Lightscape, who are fresh from supporting Black Stone Cherry in Austria and currently promoting their hotly anticipated EP Circles.

Metal quintet Defences will be bringing their positive aura and electrifying performance to The Old Blue Last, London on the 16th while prog/metal trio Winchester will be playing Hobos, Bridgend, giving the crowd a taste of their upcoming debut album.

Metalcore outfit October Ends recently released the A New Path EP and will open the show in Newcastle, and fresh from their European tour We Came From Wolves take the spot for Glasgow.

Stoke-on-Trent metallers Construct will kick things off at the Sugarmill playing music from their debut The Deity, then rising band As Sirens Fall take to the stage at Manchester’s Rebellion forming part of their Winter UK tour.

The tour concludes at the Key Club in Leeds where four-piece punk rock outfit The King Is Dead will open for As Lions on their final show.

As well as being given the opportunity to perform in front of As Lions fans, the bands will also enjoy support across social media, YouTube and Spotify by As Lions, Raw Power Management and leading record company Eleven Seven, which includes featuring on a special Spotify playlist curated by the label and a single/video from each band added to the Louder Noise YouTube channel.

2017 has seen the momentous rise of As Lions, with the release of their critically acclaimed debut album Selfish Age and tours across the UK and US. They are now currently on the road with Alter Bridge on their European tour.

Those dates:

  • 14 – Leicester Firebug, UK
  • 15 – Norwich Waterfront, UK
  • 16 – London Old Blue Last, UK
  • 18 – Bridgend Hobos, UK
  • 19 – Newcastle Jumpin’ Jacks, UK
  • 20 – Glasgow Garage Attic, UK
  • 22 – Stoke Sugarmill, UK
  • 23 – Manchester Rebellion, UK
  • 24 – Leeds Key Club, UK

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