Horns Of Fury RIP

Horns Of Fury RIP

Dear droogs. My heart aches and my fingers bleed, But indeed my deed is to write this read. Horns Of Fury, Rest In Peace. It is your time. Danny Fontaine & The Horns of Fury will be putting on a final show in London this September – it’ll be emotional, and it’ll be epic. More to come soon. The Horns Of Fury would never had existed without you. Thank you, thank you, and thank you again to all who have supported us over the last 10 years. We’ve sung, we’ve played, we’ve danced, we’ve laughed, we’ve cried, and we’ve drunk a lot of beer. We’ve done the Monday night dives, the hotels in Bournemouth, we’ve played pretty much every venue in London, we’ve done festivals, speakeasies, front rooms, churches, parties, weddings, fates, gardens, conventions, Christmas, and New years eve shows…and I’m gonna miss it like hell. And thank you to the band members who’ve been on this crazy train: TMAG, Tom Bone, Mister Tat, Jules, Missy, Big Dave, Mikey, Greg, Horse, Matt, Brendan, Griff, Joseph Le Strange, & Martin. You guys rock. Lord, strike me down if I’ve missed anyone out. Apart from the final show in September, we’ll also be working on finishing the first (and last) album, and goddammit, Chris Lincé and the crew have done it again. Please allow me to make the premiere announcement of “The Cowboy”, a brand new music video by Danny Fontaine & The Horns Of Fury, and guest starring Dylan Fontaine: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d4b5iUkTbHk I can’t thank everyone enough for the last third of my life in the band – hopefully we’ll see...
The Horns of Fury take on the Wild West and win, get a new trumpeter and then go one louder…GIGS!

The Horns of Fury take on the Wild West and win, get a new trumpeter and then go one louder…GIGS!

Hello. So it’s halfway through the year, and good fuck we’ve been busy. Firstly, our new song The Cowboy is done and dusted and available for listening and buying. Among the many flattering comments we’ve had: ‘yes’, ‘thanks’, ‘that’s good’, ‘a triumph’ (The Sun). Listen and download here. And send us your opinions and comments. Next up, our line-up has changed a bit. At the end of 2012 we waved goodbye to long-suffering serving trumpeteer Greg who is trying to break into the high-energy Putney badminton scene and so could not afford the time to be in the band. We replaced him with an impertinent young upstart named ‘Big Dave’ whose lips appear to be made from cast iron and who is undoubtedly a worthy addition to our ranks. Welcome Dave. Dave says hi. And then we thought, ‘is 7 members enough?’ Surely 8 members is better! So we recruited guitarist and general soundscape noisesmith MIKE PAIN. We’ve gone one louder. Mike made his DFATHOF debut at our June gig in Shepherd’s Bush. Welcome Mike. Hang on…is 8 members enough??? Etc etc forever, until everyone, including you, is in the band. Pics of these new people can be found in the pics bit. Next gig is the Hootananny in Brixton, Fri 5 July. Free in before 10! If you haven’t been to the Hooty you haven’t experienced its party atmosphere and general hedonistic abandon vibe (read: drunk). More gigs in the ‘gigs’ link. And more recording to follow in the coming months!...
Horns out on loan with Penny Black, and more gigs

Horns out on loan with Penny Black, and more gigs

They wanted to see what it’s like with a horn section. (Clue: excellent.) So they hired us… This Friday 27th July, approximately 42.85% of the Horns of Fury will be teaming up with good friends and lovers The Penny Black Remedy, in superband-stylee, for a gig at London’s 12 Bar on Denmark Street. Night kicks off about 8.30pm. So sod this Olympic business and come down to see TMAG (tenor sax) MISSY (alto sax) and TOMBONE (tombone) blow themselves silly! Back in pure Horns of Fury news, we’ll be playing later in August and through September, and with a flurry of new songs, so watch this...
A new video, goodbye Horse, hello Jules & Missy!

A new video, goodbye Horse, hello Jules & Missy!

So, yes. It took over a year in post production to finish, but our new video is OUT. Ladies and gentleman, The Butcher. Direct Link to Daily Motion [xr4rsv] With nearly 20,000 in the first weekend, were pretty stoked! The song is a tale about a WWI captain struggling with the guilt of sending his men over the frontline to their certain death. It’s prog rock, it’s got horns, it’s got about 49 different parts. The video features DFATHOF in full WWI military uniforms and was actually filmed in the place where they do Downton Abbey and a bunch of other BBC and ITV programs. It’s got guns, explosions, and we even managed to squeeze in a hot girl. The most extraordinary thing about the video is that the cast and crew, as well as the location owner, all worked for free. It’s amazing what you can do with a strong will and determination to succeed. I’d like to thank every single person who worked on the video, especially Chris Lincé who directed, came up with the concept, and did all the editing and post production. The good news is that we’re already planning our next video with him… To celebrate the release we premiered the video at The Hippodrome club in Kingston and played a set after with our good friends The Lagan. The night was extra special as we say goodbye to long-term member Horse, who’s moving on to pastures new in a 23 year old Mercedes with a map of Europe. Here’s been with us from the beginning and we’re gonna miss him. A lot. Of course every...