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Headshrinkers

Headshrinkers

Unflinching poetry set atop confrontational searing lead guitar riffs, thunderous, driving bass-lines and pummelling drums is the unmistakable sound of Headshrinkers. They were formed in 2019 built on a vision of capturing modern life within their music, Headshrinkers have been quick to create a name for themselves in their local music scene and beyond. Headshrinkers were named on This Feeling’s ‘Big in 2021′ list, as well as being Brum Radio’s band of the year in 2020.

Headshrinkers’ sound has been described as ‘incendiary Post-Punk laced with stunning poetic majesty’ by This Feeling. Their frantic, full-force live shows are the best way to experience the band. Frontman Garran Hickman’s captivating, visceral performances take the audience on a journey, as they are simultaneously blasted with Headshrinkers’ unrelenting brand of noise.

Following a packed 2021, which included the band recieiving backing from BBC 6 Music and Radio X, as well as performing at Isle of Wight Festival and in The Netherlands, Headshrinkers are working on the release of their debut EP, ‘Doorway Conversations’, scheduled for Summer 2022.



“The idiosyncratic, yet charismatic singer has no qualms about whipping up the audience. Punk may be dead, but post-punk is alive and kicking.” – 3 For 12, review of their VESTROCK NL performance

“Punk riffs and jangly guitars combine in an eclectic cacophony with stomping drums and pounding bass lines. The result is a full-force live show in which the entire band at times… steals the show.” Muziscene, review of their VESTROCK NL performance

“The intensity is real. With echoes of Joy Division, Headshrinkers are a band with clear intellectual depth”- Our Sound Music

“6:41 Sapien is noisy, moody, and absolutely brilliant.” – Happy People

“Incendiary Post-Punk laced with stunning poetic majesty.” – This Feeling

“You won’t be in two minds when it comes to Headshrinkers – you’ll be firmly in the ‘pro’ camp.” – Louder Than War

“Headshrinkers are specifically taking Post-Punk to creepy, eerie and cinematic heights” – The Revue, Canada

“It’s clear Headshrinkers have a lot to say” – Madlands Media

“Pounding, high energy instrumentals combine perfectly with vocals akin to the most exciting bands in the UKs thriving punk scene.”- After Paris

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