The Edge – Live Review @ AIM’s Frequency, Southampton 08/11/2010

“…The headline act, Broken Links, brought a heavier alternative rock sound to Frequency. Built on Phil Boulter’s fantastic drumming, Lewis Betteridge’s fluent bass and the electrifying riffs of Mark Lawrence echoed by his haunting vocals, swept their way through The Bridge Bar. Hosting such talented musicians, Broken Links set-up a sophisticated and professional atmosphere, with music you can easily dance, jump around and sing-along too. The band, from Eastleigh, with such influences as Nine Inch Nails and Manic Street Preachers, challenged the previously set tone from ‘The Fruit Cellar’ and ‘Lyon Street’, with a much darker and booming sound. A sound that absorbed the crowd, holding all within its sway as it tumbled and consumed the atmosphere around them. As you sink deeper into the reverberating notes, it’s effortless to get carried off by it. And, with their 2nd EP already released and a studio album scheduled for May 2011, Broken Links are definitely a band to watch out for…”

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