The brash rockers with a pull on the gate from Sheffield, England, will return to the Czech Republic after a year, when they put on an unbeatable show at the Fortuna Sports Hall in Prague at the beginning of 2023. It was this that contributed to their huge local popularity, which is still rocketing. The audience’s favourite is the band’s charismatic frontman Oliver Sykes, whose croaky, expressive voice encourages togetherness in times of anguish and sorrow. He sends a clear message to the fans that no one is alone! Unbridled energy, rebellion and controversy – that’s Bring Me The Horizon. That the guys in the band aren’t afraid of this is proven, for example, by their live performance at the 2016 NME Awards, when during the song “Happy Song” frontman Oli demolished the Coldplay table he climbed on.
Bring Me The Horizon, whose name comes from a catchphrase in Pirates of the Caribbean, got together in 2004 and have been on a roll ever since. They have sold over 5 million albums and have legions of fans around the world. Their last two albums “Post Human: Survival Horror” and “amo” debuted at #1 on the UK Albums Chart, 2015’s “That’s The Spirit” debuted at #2 and 2013’s “Sempiternal” debuted at #3 on the same chart. Aggressive melancholics who disregard tradition along the way, they oscillate between deathcore to electro metal, here with elements of pop, heavy rock, punk, numetal and of course their creeping emo style can’t be denied. With their work they honestly work on dismantling the old emptied world, trying to hasten its end with soundscapes, massive guitar walls that overwhelm you like a tsunami. The lyrics tear deep, and the melodic vocal refrains that the musicians can write fight their way forward with ease. Oliver Sykes and Jordan Fish are the main songwriters. The sound is powerful to the point of bombast, backed by keyboards and multiplied guitars, a testament to BMTH’s multi-genre span, with inspirations ranging from Linkin Park to Justin Bieber. They have collaborated with stars such as Ed Sheeran, Machine Gun Kelly, Yungblud and Sigrid.