Formed in 2012, Norway’s Sløtface is a band with livewire energy and introspection beyond their years. They have revealed a parodic “High Fidelity”-inspired video for EP title track Empire Records. Check it out via YouTube below.
Lead by vocalist Haley Shea with guitarist Tor-Arne Vikingstad, bassist Lasse Lokøy and Halvard Skeie Wiencke on drums, with every move they make, they look to spin conventions on their head. The band is bringing this passionate virtuosity and their energetic live show to the US with a handful of must-see performances at SXSW including the BrooklynVegan, DIY and COLLiDE showcases.
SXSW 2017 Schedule
3/14: I OH YOU Showcase, 6pm
3/15: Falls Festival and Splendour In The Grass Showcase @ The Sidewinder, 5:30pm
3/16: Sounds of Norway Showcase @ Lucille, 1am
3/17: COLLiDE Showcase @ Bar 96, 2pm
3/17: BrooklynVegan Showcase @ Cheer Up Charlie’s, 4:30pm
3/17: DIY Showcase @ Maggie Mae’s, 9pm
Haley’s forceful, firework-spitting punk slices through you with an immediacy and confidence of someone several records in. Whether it’s a love song from an unexpected perspective or a critique on power & ego, the foursome’s message and undeniably catchy riffs have inspired critics and fans across the globe.
For more information on Sløtface, visit sløtface.no.