For those who don't know me, I joined Bandsoc back in 2005 and hung around until 2014 or so. During that time I reached the semi-finals of BotB three times with the bands arrowcat (formerly fourth wave) and Not Right, as well as spending a year as social sec for my sins.
I've kept playing since leaving - I'm currently the trumpet player in ska-punk band Codename Colin. 90's style ska with a bouncy, party vibe to it, fun times!
We've been shortlisted to play the Rock Sound Breakout stage at Slam Dunk next month, which would be HUGE for us. I mean, look at that line-up! We've got through to the final five bands out of a couple of hundred, and all we need to secure the gig now is more votes than the other four bands.
Please could you click through to http://bit.ly/VoteColin and vote for Codename Colin to play Slam Dunk? Let's get some Bandsoc representation on that stage!
If you'd like to check us out, we released a cover of Bowling For Soup's '1985' in February. We tried to recreate the video for it as well, but didn't quite have the same budget to work with!
Originals-wise, there's the lead track from the mini-album we released last year: