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THE SAFETY FIRE launch video for ‘Glass Crush’ and announce summer festivals

Posted in All Metal, New Music, News, Releases with tags , , , on May 29, 2014 by Randy

The Safety Fire have had a busy first half of 2014, with the band touring both UK & Europe, and the US & Canada with their good friends Protest The Hero. While away on tour, the band filmed a brand new video for the track ‘Glass Crush’, giving a glimpse into the high energy performances which have been impressing audiences for the past few months. Check the video out here:


The band also have a string of Summer festivals confirmed, and guitarist Derya ‘Dez’ Nagle had this to say about them: “Glass Crush is our R’n’B summer time classic, and what better way to celebrate that with a video. We’d like to see some lively dance moves at our summer festival appearances. “

The dates can be found here:


July 5 – Sonisphere Festival, Knebworth – UK

July 10-14 – UK Tech Fest, Newark – UK

August 16 & 16 – Hevy Fest, Port Lympne – UK

October 2-4 – Euroblast Festival, Cologne – Germany

Last year The Safety Fire released their fantastic second album ‘Mouth of Swords’ to critical acclaim, and you can find some of the reactions below: 


‘it’s almost impossible not to be swept away in their swirling, writhing beauty’ – 4K’s – Kerrang!
‘stunning musicianship with an urgency and energy that’s hard to catch on album’ – 8/10 – Big Cheese
‘From finger-breaking arpeggios, thundering low-end riffs and lightning fast tapping to delicate chordal parts and esoteric harmonies; it’s all on display.’ – 4/5 – TotalGuitar




THE SAFETY FIRE stream ‘Mouth of Swords’ ahead of release

Posted in All Metal, Artist Watch, Featured, New Music, News, Previews, Releases with tags , on August 27, 2013 by Randy
With just over a week till London-based progressive metallers The Safety Fire release their sophomore album ‘Mouth of Swords’, the album is now available to stream in full ahead of the 2nd September. You can listen to this fantastic album here:

The band had this to say about the album:
“The Safety Fire – Bigger, stronger and poorer than Kanye West. We hope you enjoy Mouth Of Swords.”

The band have been releasing teaser videos in the run up to the album, and you can see the latest one here featuring the bands sharp-dress drummer Calvin Smith –

The rest of the teasers can be found below:
Teaser #1 –

Teaser #3 –

The band also recently announced tour dates for later this year in support of ‘Mouth of Swords’, both in the UK and US & Canada. Find those dates below:

The Safety Fire
UK Tour – September 2013

4th Sep – London – Upstairs @ The Garage TICKETS: 

 5th Sep – Nottingham – Rock City Basement TICKETS: 
 6th Sep – Leeds – Cockpit 3 TICKETS: 
7th Sep – Glasgow – Audio TICKETS: 
 8th Sep – Bristol – The Exchange TICKETS:

US Tour – Sept 2013 
w/ Between The Buried And Me, The Faceless, The Contortionist

09/13 Winston-Salem, NC Ziggy’s
09/14 Knoxville, TN NV
09/15 Atlanta, GA The Masquerade
09/16 Jacksonville, FL Brewster’s Roc Bar
09/17 Orlando, FL The Plaza Live
09/19 Houston, TX House of Blues
09/20 Austin, TX The Mohawk
09/21 Dallas, TX House of Blues
09/23 Denver, CO Summit Music Hall
09/24 Salt Lake City, UT Murray Theater
09/26 Mesa, AZ The Nile
09/27 W. Hollywood, CA House of Blues
09/28 San Diego, CA House of Blues
09/29 Santa Ana, CA The Observatory
09/30 San Francisco, CA Regency Ballroom
10/01 Sacramento, CA Ace of Spades
10/03 Portland, OR Hawthorne Theatre
10/04 Seattle, WA El Corazon
10/05 Vancouver, BC Commodore Ballroom
10/07 Calgary, AB The Republik
10/08 Edmonton, AB Starlite Room
10/09 Winnipeg, MB Garrick Centre
10/11 Minneapolis, MN Varsity Theater
10/12 Chicago, IL Metro
10/13 Detroit, MI Majestic Theatre
10/14 Louisville, KY Headliner’s Music Hall
10/16 New York City, NY Best Buy Theatre
10/17 Worcester, MA The Palladium
10/18 Sayreville, NJ Starland Ballroom
10/19 Philadelphia, PA Theatre of Living Arts
10/20 Cleveland, OH Peabody’s Downunder
10/21 Pittsburgh, PA Mr. Small’s Theatre
10/23 Baltimore, MD Sound Stage
10/24 Asheville, NC The Orange Peel
10/25 Nashville, TN Cannery Ballroom
Buy tickets for the US run here:

The Safety Fire – Mouth Of Swords
Out 2nd September

‘Mouth Of Swords’ was once again produced by the band’s own Derya “Dez” Nagle (guitar), who previously worked with Frank Turner (MONGOL HORDE), RISE TO REMAIN, and THE HAARP MACHINE. It follows the release of last years acclaimed debut album ‘Grind The Ocean’, which saw them tour the world with the likes Periphery, Between The Buried And Me, Gojira and Protest The Hero amongst others.


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