Threatmantics

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Threatmantics
Origin Cardiff, Wales
Genres Alternative rock
Years active2005 - present
LabelsDouble Six (Domino Records)
Associated acts The Victorian English Gentlemen's Club, Gindrinker, Richard James, Attack and Defend, Islet, The Wave Pictures, The Aviary, Little My
Website http://www.threatmantics.com
MembersHeddwyn Davies
Viola & Vocals
(2005 – present)

Huw Alun Davies
Drums, Keyboard & Vocals
(2005-2010)
(2010 – present)

Andrew Lewis
Guitar & Vocals
(2009 – present)

Gareth Middleton
Bass
(2010 – present)
Past membersTaliesyn Källström
Percussion, Keyboard & Vocals
(2009-2010)

Dan Lazenby
Drums
(2010)

Ceri Mitchell
Guitar
(2006-2009)

Mark Thomas
Guitar
(2009)

Franic Rozycki
Guitar
(2005-2006)

Luke Mintowt-czyz
Guitar
(2005)

Threatmantics are a Welsh band from Cardiff, Wales. The band's current members are Heddwyn Davies (vocals, viola), Andrew Lewis (guitar), Gareth Middleton (bass) and Huw Alun Davies (drums). Their first album Upbeat Love was recorded whilst the band was still a three-piece (Heddwyn, Ceri & Huw) and was released by Domino Records' subsidiary label Double Six Records on 3 November 2008. Stereogum named Threatmantics a Band To Watch on 13 November 2008. [1] The band's long-awaited second album, Kid McCoy, was released in late 2012. The singles from it got heavy airplay on BBC Radio Wales and BBC Radio Cymru and were also played on BBC Radio 6 Music. DJ Adam Walton included "Esgryn" on his "Best of 2012" list. [2]

Contents

Line-up changes

Heddwyn, Huw & Luke (2005)
Heddwyn, Huw & Franic (2005–2006)
Heddwyn, Huw & Ceri (2006–2009)
Heddwyn, Huw & Mark (2009)
Heddwyn, Huw, Andrew & Taliesyn (2009–2010)
Heddwyn, Andrew, Taliesyn, Gareth & Dan (2010)
Heddwyn, Andrew, Taliesyn, Gareth & Huw (2010)
Heddwyn, Andrew, Gareth & Huw (2010 – present)

Discography

Albums

Singles

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References

  1. Brandon (13 November 2008). "Band To Watch: Threatmantics". Stereogum. Retrieved 15 February 2012.
  2. "My favourite Welsh sounds of 2012, part two". BBC. 30 December 2012.