Fat Goth Summer Festival Shows & Torche Support Dates

fat-goth-dundee-band-2013From Artrocker acclaim to Kerrang! comicstrip immortality, NoMeansNo support to Summer Festivals – FAT GOTH is to support U.S. band Torche next in August! It couldn’t happen to three more talented guys. By this time next year I expect they’ll have either self-destructed themselves back into total obscurity or playing to millions on Jimmy Kimmel.

Ten minutes have passed since something cool happened involving everyone’s favourite ‘metal in denial‘ band FAT GOTH. Having built up critical acclaim from Artrocker to Kerrang! this year, and most recently opened for punk legends NoMeansNo, the trio are now set to support U.S. band TORCHE on three UK dates in August.

Gig-goers in Leeds or London who like their steak cooked raw with unusual spices should pencil it into diaries right this second. Who knows when they’ll venture south again?

August 18th – Leeds Brudenell Social Club
August 19th – The Garage London
August 20th – Glasgow Broadcast

The band are understandably chuffed about the invite and it’ll keep them sharp before they head back into the studio to gestate their next prog-metal masterpiece.


You can also catch Fat Goth at a few Scottish festivals this Summer including T in the Park, Wickerman, Belladrum (all in Scotland), and ArcTanGent in Bristol (not Scotland).

Of course, no matter how much you achieve as an artist, you can’t please everyone. In the interests of imaginary journalistic integrity and balance, here’s an alternative viewpoint. Personally, I’d like to see it printed on a t-shirt and sold at shows. Not since Mclusky had ‘fuck this band‘ has there been a decent follow-up…



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