100%Attitude Issue 1 February 2014 - Page 12

After a decade of promoting shows across Bath, Swindon and Devizes, Wiltshire promoters SHEER MUSIC present their first Salisbury show, by inviting the UK's hottest punk act GNARWOLVES, to bring their UK tour with label mates, Woahnows to town. This UK jaunt, to support the release of their d├ębut album, "Chronicles Of Gnarnia", takes in a dozen of the UK's best underground venues. Catch this show, and you're guaranteed stage diving, sing-a-longs, circle pits and a genuine sense you're onto something more significant than the collective sum of our parts. Gnarwolves play 3 chord punk music. They're not reinventing a wheel, but self described as "GRUFF PUNK" (a la bands like Title Fight) they are updating a style of music for a modern generation. Supplementing their boi sterous, testosterone fuelled gang chants with some whit and wisdom and a social conscience. Entire EP's dedicated to works of literature like last years CRU ep, based on Aldus Huxley's Brave New World - Yes it's punk music, but scratch beneath the surface and it's articulate, intelligent punk music, and frankly, it doesn't get better tha