Artist: A Mouth Full of Matches.

Genre: Alternative rock. 

Formed: 2012. 

Hometown: Manchester/Birmingham.

Members: Tom Buxton (Vocals), Helen Hebenton (Bass Guitar),  Jane Hebenton (Lead Guitar), Mark Holden (Rhythm Guitar) & Steven Hall (Drums).

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A Mouth Full of Matches‘s (AMFOM) are a hard alternative rock band based in Manchester, UK. The band has released 3 EP’s in 4 years and their music videos have racked up thousands of views on YouTube.

Watch ‘Demon Days’, the title track from the ‘Demon Days’ EP (2015):

AMFOM have toured across the UK since their inception in 2012 sharing stages with the likes of Autumn RuinCity of AshesLittle Ghost and Fort Hope amongst others. The band is headed out on tour this month – See below for details.

The band has gone through line up changes but the core of the band: Buxton & the Hebenton twins has remained unchanged. Indeed it is the vocals of Tom Buxton that solidify the bands sound, flanked by wing-women bassist Helen Hebenton and lead guitarist Jane Hebenton. The newest AMFOM additions are rhythm guitars Mark Holden and drummer Steven Hall. (In fact they’re so new, we’re waiting on updated band photos. But doesn’t their new logo look awesome?)

This is a hard working band who have already caught the attention of major rock magazine’s including Kerrang! With another upcoming UK mini tour this month and fans eager for new material we can’t wait to hear what A Mouth Full of Matches comes out with next.

London, Birmingham and Manchester fans can purchase tickets here for their shows supporting Sally Pepper

Tracks you must hear: Gather Up Your Spin, Danger High, White Flags, Demon Days

Releases: The band has released 3 EP’s to date: 

2013’s Tasting Fire: iTunes Featuring: Tasting Fire & Gather Up Your Spine.

2014’s Smoke Signals: iTunes Featuring: Danger High & Young Blood.

2015’s Demon DaysBig Cartel  The Demon Days EP spawned 3 singles: Demon DaysWhite Flags & Possible Dreams.

Check out the official Possible Dreams video: 

Demon Day’s was reviwed in Kerrang! magazine who said: 

“Simply by virtue of being so unexpectedly anthemic on this EP, A Mouth Full Of Matches’ threats may prove valid after all.” Rating (3 K’s): KKK 

Upcoming Gigs: AMFOM heads out on a mini tour  for 3 dates supporting Sally Pepper alongside The Prophets. Orchard Hill support on the final two dates in place of AMFOM.

The tour dates are as follows

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Helen Weston