If I had two pennies to rub together right now, I would place a bet that in the next 3 years this band will be playing the main stage at Download festival… Pandemic Dependant.
A bold prediction for a band that only have three singles out and are about to release their first album, but I guarantee you, once you’ve listened to it you’ll see where I’m coming from.
South Of Salem are a five piece hard rock band from Bournemouth that popped up on the UK music scene in February 2020, bringing all the modern day Motley Crue, Billy Idol and Alice Cooper vibes with them.
After releasing their first song, Let Us Pray, and playing their first show together in their hometown, the boys had to put their plans on hold and ride out the lockdown as the Covid-19 pandemic kicked in.
Their album, The Sinner Takes It All, had been recorded in 2019 and was being patiently(ish) sat on until lockdown restrictions eased and the band could get together to record the music video for their second single, Cold Day In Hell.
Fast-forward to July 2020 and the release of Cold Day In Hell, suddenly the South Of Salem name spread like wildfire and streaming numbers for the song began to soar.
Demons Are Forever, their third single, was released last week on World Suicide Prevention Day, with both the song and music video sending a powerful message to anyone struggling, that you are not alone.
With The Sinner Takes It All, due for release on September 25th, the South Of Salem boys joined me in a TV Studio on the south coast to film their first studio interview and make an exclusive announcement about their album launch.
As a filming first for The Road To Rock Podcast too, it is with great pleasure I introduce my hotly tipped ones to watch… South Of Salem.
WARNING – This interview contains sensitive subject matter some listeners/viewers may find upsetting.
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