Mike Kingswood

  • Glamour of the Kill

Photo Credit: Gary Barlow

About Mike Kingswood

"Glamour of the Kill" were formed in January 2007. They take their name from a line in a He Is Legend track – I Am Hollywood The band's mainstream popularity was assisted by a 10/10 Metal Hammer review for their debut demo ep Through the Dark They March. This led to tours with Bullet for My Valentine, Darkest Hour and Avenged Sevenfold.

In 2008, the band licensed their debut release with independent label Siege of Amida Records. The self-titled Glamour of the Kill contained a re-recorded version of the previous EP's popular track 'Rise From Your Grave'. This EP was also given high ratings from critics throughout the UK. They were also a part of the Main Stage at the years Download Festival.

2009 saw the band support the likes of Escape The Fate and Wednesday 13 as well as making as this, GOTK played at the UK leg of Sonisphere, a European festival Headlined by Metallica and Linkin Park. This later lead to the band touring with DragonForce in the UK in the winter of 2009. The track A Hope In Hell was also featured on the game Colin McRae: DiRT 2.

2010 has already seen the band playing Eurosonic Festival, Holland, a massive 38 date headline UK tour with support from Yashin titled "In For The Kill". The band have also appeared at Powerfest, Amsterdam, they also played the Red Bull stage at Download Festival 2010.