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Mescina

Sounds likeDeftones, Tool, Pearl Jam
LocationManchester

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Formed in Manchester 2013, Mescina developed an alternative rock style blending elements of grunge and heavy metal. Mescina's sound can trace its roots back to the punk, rock and hip-hop of the 80's and 90's which in turn spawned the grunge and nu-metal influences of Mescina. Members Paul Anthony (guitars), Nick Phoebus Ntounis (Drums), Nick Harney (bass) and Dave Vincent Bowman (Vocals). Mescina record and publish their own material from Guerrilla Studios in Manchester.

There are a lot of emerging artists in the UK right now. What sets you apart from the rest? We don't aim to sound like anything or anyone in particular things just come out the way they happen and because we're lucky enough to have our own studio we can record what happens. Usually very raw and natural sounding. If anything we aim for a natural sound, in particular with regards to production techniques. So many records these days sound dead and lifeless with everything recorded in isolation. We record mostly live, so our record sounds real. Drums should sound how they sound in the room and you should be able to feel the band playing off each other.

What are you working on at the moment? At the moment we just finished the Album. The single is out now and soon there's gonna be a limited run vinyl available.

You're in a Karaoke Bar - What's your go to song? Roots by Sepultura. That'd go down well I think, or maybe Stinkfist by Tool.

What was the first gig you went to? Jamiroquai back in 1998 I think.

Which song do you wish you'd written? My own summer by Deftones. That riff man!

Which song would you like played at your funeral? Stay by Shakespears Sister. Could you imagine that'd be so brutal! Maybe the Benny Hill Theme...

What song is stuck in your head right now? Well the Benny Hill theme now!

What was the first Album you bought? Jeeze.. uh, it might have been Michael Jackson, Dangerous. On vinyl!

Which song made you want to play music? Smells Like Teen Spirit! Never heard anything like it until then.

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Date Wednesday 15 August 2018 at 18:00
Address Rebellion, Whitworth Street West, Manchester, UK, M1 5WZ

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