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Braver than Fiction #ToolmakersLive Stream - Photo' Credit: Martin Tune

On 11 May 2017, Toolmakers Recording Studio in Sheffield debuted their #ToolmakersLive Stream set-up featuring, Braver than Fiction. #ToolmakersLive Stream Sessions are high quality live video sessions with pristine audio filmed in Nathan Bailey’s amazing, custom-built recording studios in the industrial heart of Sheffield, UK.

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HALLOWE’EN 16 #halloween16

Cover Art from The Fool EP by Braver than Fiction

Three years ago today, Braver than Fiction first took to the stage as a brand new band (that makes this kind of our birthday). A lot has happened during those thirty-six months and it is with some degree of pride (if not amazement) that we find ourselves still together and continuing to make music – despite some pretty scary stuff happening in between.

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16 DISTURBING COVERS OF “SANTA CLAUS IS COMING TO TOWN”

[IMAGE] "Santa Claus is Coming to Town" Sheet Music

Boxing Day has arrived and we hope you have all had an incredible Christmas so far and if celebrating Christmas is not your thing, we still hope you’re doing fine! To those who do, now that the magic of the big day has lost its glitter and the fridge is full of left-over turkey and brussels sprouts, you could throw on some tunes and relive the wonder and anticipation of Christmas with joyful renditions of festive classics – unless you are these guys:

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FIVE ROCK N ROLL DEATHS…

[Photograph] Raven by revwarheart / Morguefile

…without even a hint of suspicious activity; no media circus nor speculation of scandal, not a sniff of a drug overdose or any other kind of sensationalist nonsense. These super-talented artists were ill or it was simply ‘their time’ and they are all most certainly amongst our influences so, we’ve listed them here, not to be ghoulish but, to celebrate them. Continue reading

MUSICIANS IN CAHOOTS

[Photograph] Rock Fans via Wikipedia

It has been an interesting, exhausting, thrilling and sometimes scary fourteen months since we first took to the stage as Braver than Fiction. There have been the inevitable line up changes, the occasional accident, a few near-disasters but a lot of fun. We have made some amazing friends on this journey and had to honour of sharing various stages (of many shapes and sizes) with an equally eclectic variety of outstanding acts. Continue reading

KING OF CROWS #kingofcrows

[GRAPHIC] King of Crows poster

Click on the image to download this poster, which is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.

King of Crows is the first EP recorded by Braver than Fiction, which was released on 24th July 2014, a day prior to us opening up at The Leadmill, Sheffield for Tramlines Festival 2014, supporting Cut Ribbons, JOLTA and The Wedding Present.

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YOUR LITTLE FANTASY #yourlittlefantasy

[GRAPHIC] Your Little Fantasy poster

Click on the image to download this poster, which is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.

“Your Little Fantasy” is Braver than Fiction‘s début, demo single and has enjoyed a wealth of positive attention since it was launched at the close of 2013, including being chosen by Tom Robinson as one of his ‘top tunes’ in BBC Radio 6 Music’s Fresh On The Net’s EXTRA GEMS 14 DEC 2013.

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