Free Sondura Album Sampler With Latest Issue
If you buy your Metal Hammer in Tesco this month, there is a free Sondura Album Sampler!
British hard rock troupe Sondura release their debut album, Live Before You Die on 29th July on Hardsound Records. You may have seen the South Eastern quartet on the circuit already, or possibly on their highly successful Guitar Hero schools tours where the band played to over 25,000 kids eager for the rock, and if you buy your copy of Metal Hammer in Tesco Then you will have a five track sampler of the album.
Check them out here! www.myspace.com/sondura
Guitarist Jack Watson: “A Thousand Miles is a favourite. The recorded version really captures the way we play the song live. And Fake is an older song we re-arranged and re-recorded which slots right into the rest of the album.”
As for the response to them at the Guitar Hero tour: “The crowd reaction at the school gigs was crazy. Sometimes we’ll have 500 kids going completely mental. Then they’re straight onto our MySpace page after the gigs; it’s great that we have that contact with them afterwards as well as during.”
The album was recorded at Outhouse Studios in Reading, by Ben Humphreys and Matt O’Grady and mixed there by John Mitchell who’s worked with the likes of Funeral For A Friend, Enter Shikari and one of the UK’s hottest new heavies, Architects.
As you’ll hear from the CD or tracks on their MySpace, the band are great meeting of rock and metal, and as frontman Tom Watson (yes, they’re brothers) says: “It’s a great time to be a metal band in the UK. Anyone who likes rock and metal will be able to relate to what we do. We know we can take this all the way…”