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DISTRICT 13 released their new video for the song "Is This the Way" from their current album "SOMA". With "Is This the Way" the 3 guys from U.K. show, that they also have a knack for ballads. A ballad that is not only melodically powerful, but whose lyrics also get under your skin.
"Is This the Way" was originally written by the singer, Jon Wild, as an acoustic version. At a time when Rich Vanderpuije (bass), Asen Milushev (drums) and he did not know each other. At a time which was anything but easy. The key questions are: Do we ever make the right choices in life? Do we ever find a place or a time that feels right? . . .
Personal Quote of Jon Wild:
“I felt lost at the time of writing this song and
could not see the light at the end of the tunnel.”
District 13 are a heavy alternative rock band based in London. The band came
together when Asen (Drums) and Richard (Bass) placed an advert for a singer to
start a new project. Jon (Vocals/Guitar) applied and District 13 was formed.
District 13’s aim to infuse Heavy Metal and Punk to create their own unique sound.
They have been described as a cross between Black Sabbath and The Ramones.
The songs are mostly uptempo heavy and the band prides itself on a high energy
stage show. Lyrically the songs are made of dark themes.
The band have been performing live shows and have received an extremely positive
reception from audiences. Highlights for District 13 include performing at the Hills of
Rock festival in Bulgaria in 2018, this festival was headlined by Judas Priest and Iron
On 15 th July 2019 the band released their debut album - Soma. It was produced by
Georgi Stanev. Their album Soma has been met with positive reviews and the
release of Soma is accompanied by a video for the single Wild Flowers.Their songs
Soma and Shadows have gained real traction online and also continue to woo
audiences during their live shows.
District 13 are going from strength to strength and are set to release two new music
videos in 2020. Their single for 'Is This The Way' was featured in movie titled
'Yatagan' (released 18/03/2020) by famous Bulgarian director Andrey Andonov.
Early 2020 District 13 have had two of their songs aired on BBC Introducing and
received amazing response from presenters and listeners. The band have been
invited to perform main stage at the Hills of Rock Festival in Plovdiv, Bulgaria in
2020; this festival headliner is Slipknot.
District 13 have already been able to share the stage with famous names like Iron
Maiden, Sabaton, Judas Pries, Tremonti and Battle Beast to name but a few.
DOWN THE FRONT – „Soma, a great debut album that shows this band’s potential.“
GigRadar – „District 13 have made a seriously impressive debut with Soma. If you
like big riffs, super-catchy vocals and melodies then this is the new rock band for
A&R FACTORY – „We’re always on the lookout for breaking bands who bring brand-
new energy to Rock. And District 13 certainly didn’t disappoint with their transfixingly
dark, evocatively visceral offering of Alt Rock “Soma”.“
General manager: Tina Bousikas
Buchungsassistent: Jose Griffin @ The JMG AGENCY
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/district13band/
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