Single By Sunday
S.B.S are a four-piece pop rock band from East Kilbride, Glasgow. They kicked off 2017 by headlining the O2 ABC (mainstage – 1400 cap) in Glasgow. Formed in July 2015 they already command an enviable social media following, an amazing 60.6k + Twitter followers, 22k+ Facebook likes (Verified) and 4k YouTube subscribers.
Commanding the world’s attention from an independently managed team, the band has not gone unnoticed. Capital FM named them as Scotland’s best unsigned band, and as winners of #CapitalsOneToWatch competition they got to play the prestigious Scottish Music Awards in aid of Nordoff Robbins. The band played an impressive 25 shows in 2016 as well as performing on the main stage at StereoFunk Festival (Glasgow) as a guest of Jim Gellatly. They also made it to the finals of the Scottish heat of Hard Rock Rising 2016. Included in the bands gigging repertoire are 3 sold out headline shows, one at King Tuts in Glasgow, the O2 ABC also in Glasgow and the Electric Circus in Edinburgh.
Managed by Kendell Smith who recorded and toured with The Specials in the mid-90s, the band blend the fun and excitement of early Blink 182 records with Scottish swagger. The band list a wide range of influences such as The 1975, 5SOS, Paramore, Green Day and the list goes on. Comparisons are already being drawn between S.B.S and the likes of McBusted and The Vamps. They are also referred to as the “Glaswegian 5 Seconds of Summer” by their legion of super fans. “We don’t mind that at all” Jonny adds “They’re all great bands doing what we want to be doing; touring, recording and entertaining their fans.”
They have released two EP’s to date; ‘Get Up Get Out’ which features two heart-thumping joyous pop rock songs ‘Single By Sunday’ and ‘Get Up Get Out’ and the epic EP ‘Atom Bomb’. They also released their single ‘Romeo’ on iTunes https://itunes.apple.com/gb/album/romeo-single/id1105477011 over the summer.
Single By Sunday:
Josh Ladds (22) – Lead Vocals & Guitar / Jonny Eakins (20) – Guitar & Vocals / Jack Black (19) – Vocals & Bass / George Wilson (20) – Drums & Piano