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Download 2019 review

Friday Despite an early bus from Derby, the shuttle from the transport hub to the guest entrance resulted in a wait of an hour, so when I finally made it into the arena I’d missed the arrival of the Heavy Metal Truants after their cycle ride from London to raise …

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Sumo Cyco – Phase One Records – Liverpool – 13/06/2019

Anybody who knows about Sumo Cyco will know they are all about their fans. This was never more evident than when myself and my trusted wingman caught up with them at Phase One Records in Liverpool. After we’d had a chat (see Sty’s interview with them) we headed on inside …

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Sumo Cyco release cover version of System of A Down’s ‘BYOB’

After the successful inclusion on their recent UK tour, Sumo Cyco have released a cover version of the System Of A Down classic ‘BYOB’. The band covered the song throughout their tour which spanned throughout November and December of last year. In what is a stunningly complicated track, Sumo pulled it …

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Download festival add 43 more bands to the lineup

Download Festival, the world’s premier rock event, has announced a further 43 acts including Halestorm, FEVER 333, Beartooth, Skid Row, Brothers Osbourne, Stone Temple Pilots, Clutch and more, joining headliners Slipknot, Tool and Def Leppard for the annual rock extravaganza. The three-day festival takes place on 14-16 June 2019 at the spiritual …

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CKY / Sumo Cyco / Bullets And Octane – Live At O2 Academy 2, Liverpool – 08/12/18

Walking into a venue like the O2 Academy 2 in Liverpool for the very first time tonight made me realise just how lucky we are that certain bands feel the need to play these small, exclusive places in order to be close to their fans. This was definitely the case with …

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Sumo Cyco / Scars Of Remembrance / I Saw The World Burn – The Live Rooms, Wrexham – 29/11/18


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Previously known as ‘Central Station’, Wrexham’s Live rooms have seen some pretty decent bands over the years, and this was a mouth watering line-up starting with the superb ‘I Saw The World Burn’. I reviewed their recent support slot with Skindred and had nothing but praise for them, so I was really …

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Sumo Cyco – Craufurd arms, Milton Keynes – 15th March 2018

Tonight’s gig at the Craufurd arms is another visit from Canadian band Sumo Cyco. Support tonight comes from Uk band Skarlett riot. For this tour they’re without their usual bassist, Martin Shepherd so have got Tim Chambers from Sister Shotgun helping them out by taking his place till his return. …

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Devilskin Announce Joint Headline UK Tour with Sumo Cyco

Announce joint headline March UK tour with SUMO CYCO & new single Voices DEVILSKIN follow a hugely successful joint headline tour accompanying their friends HALESTORM and DISTURBED, with the announcement of a 10 date UK co-headline tour alongside SUMO CYCO in March. DEVILSKIN will tour their explosive live set throughout the UK, starting on …

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Skye “Sever” Sweetham of Sumo Cyco – Interview

Planetmosh had the opportunity to sit down with Skye “Sever” Sweetham (and Matt “MD13” Drake briefly) from Canadian Punk band Sumo Cyco who were on a UK/Irish tour with Alien Ant Farm / (hed) P.E. / Kaleido as stopped off in Belfast.

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Sumo Cyco reveal video for brand new track

Currently busy in the studio, SUMO CYCO have taken a moment out from working on the follow up to 2014’s ‘Lost In Cyco City’ to share a brand new track from their forthcoming new album, due out next year. Singer SEVER checked in to say: “I’m so excited to release Anti-Anthem …

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SUMO CYCO hit the studio for album number two and announce tour supporting Alien Ant Farm

SUMO CYCO are holed up in the studio working on the follow up to 2014’s ‘Lost In Cyco City’, drawing from the wealth of live experience their recent, relentless touring has provided, to bring a new approach to their recorded output. Says front-Cyco SEVER: “We’re taking the elements you hear in our …

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Butcher Babies, Talking Heads Southampton, 24/4/16

The gig kicked off with a slight hiccup as the Butcher Babies and Sumo Cyco were heading to Southampton from Birmingham leading them to travel through London whilst the marathon was in full swing.  Thankfully the guys and girl of Guilty as Charged were there to save the day and …

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Butcher Babies – Heidi and Carla Interview 24/04/16

Kris and Peach from PlanetMosh caught up with Heidi and Carla from Butcher Babies before they stormed the stage at Southampton Talking Heads!  We talk the current European tour with Sumo Cyco, Art and custom killer heels, and go back to where it all began!   Link – http://www.butcherbabies.net/ https://www.facebook.com/butcherbabies

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Sumo Cyco Interview – 24/04/2016 – Southampton

Peach and Kris from PlanetMosh caught up with the lovely Skye Sweetnam a.k.a. Sever from Canadian Punk/metal band Sumo Cyco.  Ahead of her performance on the last date of the UK leg of the European tour with Butcher Babies; we talk future plans and influences, touring with Butcher Babies and impromptu ‘Apple Bottom Jeans’ sing …

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Sumo Cyco unveil two new videos before BUTCHER BABIES Tour

Canadian four piece SUMO CYCO are known for creating completely DIY, self directed and produced videos which are nothing less than mental master pieces.  The next two instalments in the Sumo Cyco narrative are no exception. Check out ‘Fuel My Fire’ and ‘Crowd Control’, which complete Chapters 7 and 8 in the on …

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Winter Rocks Festival 2015 – Corporation, Sheffield: 5th December 2015

Winter Rocks 2015 – Corporation, Sheffield A very windy day in December heralded the second ever Winter Rocks Festival at Corporation, Sheffield . After a successful event in 2014. There was a bit of a queue when I arrived and the event didn’t kick off at 12.15 with Skarlett Riot …

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Fozzy, Rescue Rooms Nottingham, 04/12/15.

Arriving at the Rescue Rooms tonight to see Fozzy I must admit I had never heard of the opening band Sumo Cyco.  Upon hearing lead female vocalist Sever’s powerful vocal and personality however, I instantly liked this band. Disregard any images of a dainty, shy lead vocalist.  This lady has industrial strength balls …

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