Sløtface

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Barboza says
Barboza Presents:
Sløtface with bed.

8pm doors || $15 advance || 21+

Biography:
It hasn’t taken long for Norway’s Sløtface to set the agenda. Every opportunity they get, the fire-starting four piece bring fearlessness and defiance to the table, fusing a pop-punk aesthetic with something new. It begins with the name turning heads, but the songs go several steps further. We’re looking at a band here to stay.

Formed in 2012, the group started when vocalist Haley Shea and guitarist Tor-Arne Vikingstad began writing songs together, some of which form the singles they’ll be releasing in 2016. Tor-Arne previously played with drummer Halvard Skeie Wiencke in a hardcore band. The latter took some convincing to join Sløtface, but “he enjoyed it – so he continued playing!”

Chances are Halvard spotted something different with Sløtface, completed by bassist Lasse Lokøy. This wasn’t just another band. With every move they make, they look to spin conventions on their head. Haley fronts forceful, firework-spitting punk with the confidence of someone several records in. In fact, everything these four sport is schooled in a swagger that you can’t teach. “We love good pop songs, so we always try to write them,” stats Tor-Arne. “We don’t like droney, seven-minute songs. We’d rather listen to Robyn than prog.
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By: Barboza

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