Tag: Spinefarm Records

NEWS: The party ain’t over for Employed To Serve!

The dust may not have settled on “Eternal Forward Motion” but Employed To Serve have already returned to the studio. Recording with Lewis Johns at The Ranch Production House in Southampton the result is “Party’s Over“. The song has been given a limited edition vinyl run with the bands relived version of “Harsh Truth” featuring

NEWS: Employed To Serve help Ashnikko cry?

Taking the term “Cuts from the Crypt” literally, Employed to Serve have helped Ashnikko turn her song “Cry” in a Metal track. To be fair to Ashnikko she gets in on the action, adding her fair share of unclean vocals to the track so rather than a hybrid theory, it’s a full on cut. Maybe

Playthrough: Full Set from Employed To Serve!

The headlining tour for “Eternal Forward Motion“, the third studio record from Employed To Serve was one that took place just before lockdown with Palm Reader and Cruelty joining in the fun. Here’s dedicated drum cam footage of Casey McHale from the Cathouse, Glasgow stop of the run on 10th March. Having been lucky enough

Spotlight: Independent venues need HELP!

Talking of charity, here on Skull Island there are struggling independent venues who are in need of a helping hand. A cause supported by Holy Roar Records and Employed To Serve, there is a crowdfunding campaign underway to help them out here. After all, no venues = no live shows = less bands = everything

Bootleg: Employed To Serve in Glasgow!

Be warned. This pro-shot full set from Employed To Serve features heavy use of caustic vocals, brutal guitars and strobe lighting so if you’re sensitive, look away now. Third studio album “Eternal Forward Motion” has taken ETS to new heights as this set, filmed by David Tan, Kathryn McBride and Greg Hall at Glasgow Cathouse

NEWS: Shvpes promising moves in November!

Taking something of a risk, Birmingham’s Spinefarm signed Alternative Metal collective Shvpes have announced a run of UK tour dates that will take up the vast majority of November as they go up and then arc back down the country. No support bands have been announced as yet, but the tickets go on sale on

NEWS: Employed To Serve March Headliner!

Following the incredible reaction to their third album “Eternal Forward Motion“, Employed To Serve have announced they will be taking Cruelty and Palm Reader with them for their own headlining UK tour March. By then they will have a new drummer gracing the stool as Robbie Back steps down after six years service at the

Interview: Employed To Serve talk new material!

Slam Dunk Festival saw The Mike James Rock Show catch up with Guitarist and Vocalist Sammy Urwin from Employed To Serve about all things “Eternal Forward Motion” as well as their December larger venue shows with Bury Tomorrow. Amazingly Urwin has let slip that the band are sat on 5 or 6 new songs…