AWOOGA

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AWOOGA - Alternative Grunge Heavy Metal Stoner Rock Spacerock Live Act in Sheffield

AWOOGA Short Info

AWOOGA are a Space-Rock band forged in the Steel City of Sheffield, UK. They were formed in 2011 by brothers Tam and Taz Ali and ex-Naisian guitarist James Borrowdale. Their now signature sound is riff heavy, atmospheric and intense, their music is often compared to bands such as Deftones, Tool, Isis and Alice in Chains whilst remaining unmistakably AWOOGA.

2011 saw the release of their debut EP 'V Column' which earned the band rave reviews Internationally and led to their first UK Headline Tour and numerous festival slots supporting Rolo Tomassi, Yashin and Mallory Knox

In July 2014 AWOOGA released their 2nd EP 'Artifacts', again to uniformly triumphant reviews. Following headline shows at both The Great Escape Festival and Britain's biggest urban Festival, Tramlines, the band were given the opportunity to support Manchester's Space-Rock legends AMPLIFIER on their 2014 European Tour together with KNIFEWORLD. Tour supports also then followed with Platinum selling bands COMA and ANATHEMA.

In 2015 AWOOGA signed to Amplifier's label, ROCKOSMOS and are currently demoing for their debut album which they are recording at Planta Sónica in Vigo, Spain in early 2016.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to their new record deal all previous material has now been removed from the internet whilst publishing is being resolved. Please either view their videos or email the band for further music/info.

AWOOGA are a Space-Rock band forged in the Steel City of Sheffield, UK. They were formed in 2011 by brothers Tam and Taz Ali and ex-Naisian guitarist James Borrowdale. Their now signature sound is riff heavy, atmospheric and intense, their music is often compared to bands such as Deftones, Tool, Isis and Alice in Chains whilst remaining unmistakably AWOOGA.

2011 saw the release of their debut EP 'V Column' which earned the band rave reviews Internationally and led to their first UK Headline Tour and numerous festival slots supporting Rolo Tomassi, Yashin and Mallory Knox

In July 2014 AWOOGA released their 2nd EP 'Artifacts', again to ...

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Past Gigs AWOOGA

  • 12 | 2014 Sheffield, UK Final Show of 2014
  • 11 | 2014 Preston w/ Sky Valley Mistress & Doppelganger
  • 10 | 2014 Switzerland (2 dates) European Tour w/Amplifier & Knifeworld
  • 10 | 2014 Netherlands (2 dates) European Tour w/Amplifier & Knifeworld
  • 10 | 2014 Germany (9 dates) European Tour w/Amplifier & Knifeworld
  • 10 | 2014 France (2 dates) European Tour w/Amplifier & Knifeworld
  • 07 | 2014 Sheffield, UK Tramlines Festival
  • 06 | 2014 Pontefract, UK Crooked Ways Festival
  • 05 | 2014 Brighton, UK The Great Escape Festival

Discography AWOOGA

  • 2016 Conduit Album | ROCKOSMOS
  • 2014 Artifacts EP | Fourth City Music
  • 2012 V Collumn EP | Fourth City Music

Media

  • Video Awooga - 'Where The Others Go'
  • Video Awooga - 'Tide'
  • Video Awooga - 'Where The Others Go'

Fan Radar

4,591 Fans

Origin

  • Sheffield GB

Founded

  • 2012

Members

  • Tam Ali Vocals/Bass
  • James Borrowdale Guitar
  • Taz Ali Drums