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NEWS

GREEN ARENA

29.07.23

Thank you to everyone who saw the band perform at The Green Arena, Suffolk. A rare day-time performance. The event raised over £4000 for MSF UK | Médecins Sans Frontières 

NEW RELEASE: JUMP THE SHARK - 28.07.23

25.07.23

The Breakdown are thrilled to announce the release date of their latest single, "Jump the Shark". A captivating musical commentary on the highs and lows of long-running television series, embodying the journey of a fictional show through it’s narrative progression. The song explores the anticipation of cliff-hangers, the decline in originality often seen in later seasons, and the existential questions evoked in viewers. In doing so, it serves as a metaphor for life itself, pondering whether we are merely experiencing 'filler' moments or significant turning points.

You can pre-save this track on Spotify by clicking this link

NEW RELEASE: THIS RIGGED MACHINE

30.06.23

The Breakdown's next official release will be a fan favourite of their live set: This Rigged Machine. You can pre-save the track here prior to it's Friday 30th release.

THE BREAKDOWN SUPPORTS BEAR WITNESS ON THEIR COMPASS TOUR

Friday 26th May

 

To polish off their Compass Tour Bear Witness are back in London for what is set to be an incredible night at The Fiddlers Elbow, this is one you will not want to miss!

Situated in the heart of Camden, The Fiddlers Elbow is one of London’s longest running independent live music venues. Showcasing live music seven nights a week, The Fiddlers Elbow is renowned for promoting some of the hottest new names in the industry. The retro decor and musical memorabilia make this a bucket list venue for any new talent. So join us at The Fiddlers Elbow and discover your next favourite band!

The Breakdown will be playing alongside Shameface and Shallow Honey on Friday 26th May from 19:30. Tickets are £12 or free if you sign up to our mailing list in advance! Event details can be found here: 

Bear Witness // Shallow Honey // The Breakdown // ShameFaced - Hotvox

 

OUT NOW: LIGHTS OUT 

31.03.23

The new single from The Breakdown 'Lights Out' has just landed (Friday 31.03.23)

Unleashing the most electrifying anthem of the year, The Breakdown's "Lights Out" is an adrenaline-fueled sonic masterpiece that will leave you breathless. With its heart-pounding rhythm and unparalleled lyricism, this groundbreaking track explores the battle for control in a world of manipulation and conformity. The relentless energy surges through every verse, illuminating the struggle between our primal instincts and higher consciousness. A daring fusion of raw emotion and razor-sharp wit, "Lights Out" is the pinnacle of musical innovation, destined to become an all-time classic.

BIG THANK YOU

19.03.23

To all those who came to see us at the Camden Club on the 3rd Feb. and 93 Feet East on the 17th March We had a blast!

UPDATE​

19.03.23

As well as gigging around London, the band have been busy recording tracks for their next major release, including live favorite's This Rigged Machine, Lights Out, and Hiding 2 Nothing. Be sure to follow us on Spotify to hear them first. 

NEWS ARCHIVE
THE BREAKDOWN TO PLAY 93 FEET EAST (BRICKLANE) FRIDAY 17TH MARCH

05.01.23

The Breakdown will be performing Friday night at 93 Feet East. Check out our Spotify page for tickets.

 

 

 

NEW SINGLE: WHEN IT COMES TO THINGS LIKE LOVE

 

05.01.23

The Breakdown's first single of 2023, and the first new material to be released since 'Open The Barricades' is now available across all good streaming platforms. Listen to it here

THE BREAKDOWN TO PLAY THE CAMDEN CLUB FRIDAY 3RD FEBRUARY

05.01.23

The Breakdown will be performing Friday night at the Camden Club. Details can be found here

THE BREAKDOWN PLAY THE AMERSHAM ARMS WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 26

25.10.22

The Breakdown will be performing alongside My Kind of Spider, Zak Stinchcombe and Berlin Blonde at the Amersham Arms, New Cross this Wednesday. Free tickets can be found here

YESTERDAY RELEASED

23.09.22

The final single from Open the Barricades (Yesterday) has now been released. Check it out on Spotify here, and don't forget to check out our latest music video

'OPEN THE BARRICADES'
DEBUT ALBUM AND NEW SINGLE

23.07.22

The Breakdown's debut album is finally here! 'Open the Barricades' is the culmination of 2 years of work and will be released to all major music platforms for Friday 19th August. New single 'High Life' is poised for release a week earlier on Friday 12th August.

BASSIST FOUND!

04.07.22

The Breakdown have recruited a new bassist and are now a complete line-up. Rehersals have begun with the aim to start gigs in the next couple of months.

DIFFICULT 'SECOND ALBUM'?

30.04.22

Yes! Not happy with nearing the completion of our debut album, The Breakdown are already making progress on their next major release.

The band have been busy writing new material which will take the them in a very different direction from their current project, with much more use of electronica and notes of heavy rock guitar. Stay tuned for more as we plan to start releasing material very soon after our debut album is released.

New tracks to look out for include:

  • All I Know

  • Ultrasound

  • Breakdown

BASSIST NEEDED!

30.04.22

The Breakdown are actively looking for a bass player to join us on our sonic adventure. If you're interested and are able to travel to East London please get in touch.

ALBUM UPDATE

30.04.22

The Breakdown's debut album is nearing completion. Almost all recordings have been completed and great progress has been made on the mixing of the tracks. Stay tuned and sign up to The Breakdowns mailing list for details on the release date, currently expected to be around July this year.

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