“My new favourite band out of the UK. With Snub they explore new sounds and sonics that are sure to please your ears!” - Matt Sorum, Guns N’Roses, The Cult, Velvet Revolver
"Rooted in the best of Manchester’s guitar greats, drenched in reverb and punching through like Sam Fender." - Chris Hawkins, BBC 6 Music
It all started from playing grubby pubs in rural Lincolnshire (Preen) and Macclesfield (Burke), since they were 14, thinking they were rock stars. The buzz of playing live was exhilarating but they knew they needed to learn more. Both lucky to get a place at the Royal Northern College in Manchester where the duo went from Course mates, to house mates, to band mates both met likeminded people with so much talent to offer. Both Preen and Burke band did pretty well in their university band Cosmo Calling, but as relationships moved on and graduation dawned, the band split. Soon after the pair then decided to create their own band and own sound based around their love for storytelling and rich guitar sounds. .
Starting a band in the beginnings of the 2021 pandemic wasn’t that smart, and didn’t pay the bills so Harry signed up to train as a teacher whilst Darragh lived off baked beans, playing session musician opportunities when any venue was open. They say adversity focusses the mind, the pandemic did. The band worked tirelessly whenever they could to bring the dream to life.
Today, Sour Honey represents our most personal music yet. Stuck in a lockdown, or in a classroom, does make you focus on your past, your observations and your future. Set across a backdrop of loud guitars and pulsating rhythms listening to Sour Honey will lift you up and knock you down across and eclectic catalogue of music