Milk Teeth + Eat Me + Half Asleep @ The Rainbow, 7th May 2016

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Unfortunately Black Foxxes had to pull out of main support slot this evening due to their singer being ill, so it falls to Half Asleep to open the show and for Eat Me to step into the main support position.

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Hailing from Folkestone, it must be said that Eat Me were one of the most exciting support acts I’ve been lucky to see in a number of years. In a similar way to tonight’s head-liners, Eat Me mix pop melodies with a scuzzy sound that works wonders. Tracks such as new single Big Love do well to both engage and entertain the audience, if not aided by the lead vocalists interesting dress sense.

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Milk Teeth are a British punk rock band from Stroud, Gloucestershire who recently released debut album Vile Child on Hopeless Records which is what they’re touring in support of this evening.

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After releasing two EP’s ‘Smiling Politely’ and ‘Sad Sack’ the band released their debut record in January of this year. Opening with ‘Brain Food’ and ‘Brickwork’ the band are a fierce outfit live, especially drummer Oli Holbrook who gives an outstanding performance throughout. Highlights include ‘Swear Jar’ and older cuts ‘No Fun’ and ‘Vitamins’.

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Lead vocalist Becky Blomfield takes time to speak about her personal battles and relatable issues with mental health before a moving performance of ‘Driveway Birthday’. Tonight’s performance is certainly aided by the fact that there’s no barrier in place, allowing the audience the chance to get more involved including the odd stage diver.

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There’s also a nice touch such as the band leaving merch hidden around the venue for a fan to find. After recently coming off an extensive tour in the States, there are some points where you feel like this performance is going through the motions so to speak however the power and urgency of the songs soon remove this notion.


Milk Teeth Setlist

Brain Food


Melon Blade

Crows Feet

Moon Wanderer

Swear Jar

Driveway Birthday

Burger Drop



No Fun



Word: Dan Earl

Photographs: Dave Musson

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