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John Hoyles – Can’t Fight Change

Celebrated guitarist John Hoyles (Spiders, Big Kizz, ex-Witchcraft) releases a two track 7″ of new material titled ‘Can’t Fight Change’ / ‘Leavin’ Tonight’ on September 27th 2019

Born and bred in London, John Hoyles moved to Sweden in his early teens where he became the lead guitarist in the legendary doom metal band Witchcraft in the year 2000. Nine years later he founded the band Spiders, and in 2016, he formed the group Big Kizz, together with his friend Axel Sjöberg from Graveyard. Whether creating in tandem with his fellow musicians or flying solo on his own, Hoyles creates music from the heart: some punk, pub rock, a little 70’s glitter, heavy psych and a touch of vintage metal. His playing and singing are honest and accomplished while his warm, wicked tone is unmistakable.

On the 7″ / digital release, Hoyles further solidifies his stake as one of the aughts’ most exciting and magnetic underground rock players. “Can’t Fight Change” is a hooky, summertime single driven by a memorable wah-wah melody and indispensable lyrical messaging. “Leavin’ Tonight’ is a swift, surging song propelled by a UFO-inspired main riff and take-charge urgency that will instantly have heads nodding and feet moving.