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THE FIRES BELOW are a loud, fierce heavy rock band from London, UK. The band started as a lockdown project formed in 2022 by frontman Smithy, using the downtime during the pandemic for songwriting. They collaborated remotely but soon after, all four members came together in a West London rehearsal room to unleash their new rock fury.

The band’s lineup consists of Smithy (Vocal, Guitar), Del (Drums), Si (Bass Guitar) & Sam (Guitar), each bringing their own musical experiences and distinct style to the table. Together, they aim to create music that is both exhilarating, thought-provoking and unforgettable.

In 2022 The band released their first two singles ‘Normality’ & ‘Out to Destroy’ both songs grew in popularity online and captured the attention of heavy rock fans internationally. THE FIRES BELOW then headed to the studio to commence work on their debut 4-track EP, ‘Masquerade’ which was released in 2023 receiving great reviews.

In a short period of time they have performed incredible live shows in some of London’s famous music venues such as The Water Rats, Fiddler’s Elbow Camden and their own headline show at The Hope and Anchor, Islington which is available to watch in its entirety on YouTube.

Now at the beginning of 2024 the band have upped their game recording their new headbanging 5-track EP ‘Thorns’, returning to their favourite place to record Rogue Studios, Wembley. After testing a bunch of new material Live, The Fires Below have chosen to record new songs they think will really capture the true rock energy, excitement, and vision of the band.

Their colossal heavy sound and intense musical energy will ignite that little mosh demon within your soul. Merging irresistible hooks and thundering guitars, bass and drums the band set to melt your brain and leave you wanting more.

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