Cross Wires are an East London based four piece consisting of Jonathan Chapman (vocals) Peter Muller (guitar/vocals) Matt Lazard (bass) and Ian Clarke (drums)
The debut full length album from the band ‘A Life Extinct’ was released on Culture War Records on Friday 1st November on Vinyl as well as digitally.
It was recorded at Kluster Rooms in Limehouse, East London and produced by Rory Attwell (The Vaccines, Telegram, Palma Violets, The Cosmics)
‘A Life Extinct’ is not a concept album in the traditional sense but the theme of extinction looms large across the 11 tracks. Tracks from the album have already received airplay from John Kennedy on Radio X, Steve Lamacq (which led to them being booked to play at last years Shiiine On Festival) Tom Robinson on BBC 6 Music, Jess Iszatt on BBC Introducing and American Punk Music and Black Flag legend Henry Rollins on KCRW over in the US.
‘A Life Extinct’ follows 2017’s well received mini album ‘Living In A Radio City’ various tracks from the album earned air play from BBC Introducing, Virgin and Amazing Radio and were featured by a host of well respected blogs and websites including – Fred Perry Subculture, Tom Robinson’s Fresh On the Net (Fresh Faves) Little Indie Blogs, God Is in The TV, Killing Moon and The Devil Has The Best Tuna.
Cross Wires have built up a great live reputation playing across some of the best venues around London including – The Old Blue Last, Sebright Arms, Birthdays, The Victoria, and opened the Punktastic stage at Camden Rocks Festival in 2019.