MERCUTIO – new single ‘REVOLUTION STATION’

UK based alt-rock trio Mercutio are thrilled to announce the release of their new single, “Revolution Station”, on the 28th May 2021. The single is taken from the band’s forthcoming debut UK album, “Antagonist”, released on the 4th June 2021. The band have also announced themselves as main support on Inglorious UK headline tour in Sept/Oct 2021.

 “‘Revolution Station’ is a mission statement. A call to arms. While the song laments the gentrification of melody in the 21st century it also celebrates the classic rock songs that inspired a generation. Heavy and confrontational in its approach, it seeks to inspire bohemian rock culture whilst throwing a spanner into the over computerised music industry and sticks two middle fingers up at the over-used themes that the music industry perpetuates to this day.

Following the critical and commercially acclaimed release of previous single “Slap Bang” in July 2020 (see the video for “Slap Bang” HERE) and second single “Playtime” in November 2020 (video for “Playtime” is HERE), the band released an EP in January 2021.

Although Covid has meant the band can’t support these releases with live dates, it has meant they have been able to finalise their debut album. “Antagonist” is a stunning collection of rock songs – instantly memorable melodies underpinned by driving rhythms. From the hammer blow riffs of album opener “Where The Pain Lives” to the brooding “C-Word”, from the epic, histrionic “Alex” to the sleazy groove of the album closer, and new single, “Revolution Station”, “Antagonist” marks Mercutio as one of the most exciting new rocks acts of 2021. “Antagonist” track-listing below:

Mercutio
  1. Where The Pain Lives
  2. Playtime
  3. Chaos In King
  4. Alex
  5. Slap Bang
  6. Terraferma
  7. C Word
  8. A Part Of Me
  9. Shed Your Skin
  10. The Ghost That Is You
  11. Revolution Station

The bands track “Terraferma” is also to be used as the theme tune for the forthcoming 2021 FXC World Cup. Details on the fast growing new sport of Fireball Extreme Challenge can be found here –

https://www.fireballsportfederation.com

The “FXC Championship for Clubs 2021” and the “FXC World Cup 2021” will take place respectively from May 18 to 20 and May 21 to 23, 2021 in Queretaro, Mexico. 

The band have also been added as main support on Inglorious UK Tour in 2021. The dates, originally scheduled for April/May, are now rescheduled for Sept/Oct 2021 (with existing tickets remaining valid). The band have also added an album launch gig in June – added below in red. The full dates are as follows –

Mon 21st June 2021         Camden Assembly, London / Album Launch headline show

Fri 10th Sept 2021             Rock City, Nottingham UK

Wed 15th Sept                   Guildhall, Gloucester UK

Thurs 16th Sept                  Phoenix, Exeter UK

Fri 17th Sept                        Junction, Plymouth UK

Sun 19th Sept                     Engine Rooms, Southampton UK

Mon 20th Sept                   Chalk, Brighton

Tues 21st Sept                    Thekla, Bristol UK

Wed 22nd Sept                   Islington Assembly Hall, London UK

Fri 24th Sept                        Crauford Arms, Milton Keynes

Sat 25th Sept                       Sin City, Swansea UK

Sun 26th Sept                     The Asylum Venue, Birmingham UK

Mon 27th Sept                   Waterfront, Norwich UK

Thurs 30th Sept                  Phase One, Liverpool UK

Fri 1st Oct                             The Sugarmill, Stoke On Trent UK

Sat 2nd Oct                           The Tivoli, Buckley UK

Sun 3rd Oct                          Academy 3, Manchester UK

Wed 6th Oct                        The Cathouse, Glasgow UK

Thurs 7th Oct                      Night Train, Bradford UK

Fri 8th Oct                            Picture Dome, Holmfirth UK

For up-to-date gig and ticket news please see http://mercutio.me

2019 saw the band welcome new vocalist Ross William Wild. A stunning performer and vocalist Ross comes with a wealth of experience as a vocalist in both musical theatre and with a stint singing with the legendary Spandau Ballet in 2017.

The band lineup is completed by guitarist and founding member Fabio Staffieri and drummer Francesco Lucidi. Francesco recently starred as the drummer in Elton John’s band in the critically and commercially acclaimed “Rocketman” film. Mercutio is signed to Independent label Diverge Records run by composer and producer Gianluca Cucchiara and backed by film producer Giovanna Romagnoli(Academy Award for Cinema Paradiso). 


Antagonist is released on the 4th June 2021.

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