Protomartyr is an American post-punk band from Detroit, Michigan, consisting of Joe Casey, Greg Ahee, Alex Leonard, and Scott Davidson.
Formed in 2008, their debut album, 'No Passion All Technique', was released in 2012 via Urinal Cake Records ,earning them a deal with Hardly Art, who put out their next record, ‘Under Color of Official Right’ in 2014 and 'The Agent Intellect', in 2015. The band dropped their latest album ‘Relatives in Descent' via Domino Records in 2017.
The band have tour extensively across the USA and Europe, as well as performing at SXSW, CMJ Music Marathon, and Pitchfork Music Festival.
Protomartyr have headline UK shows lined up this month and in August. They also have a number of festival appearances in the diary for 2018, including Handmade, Stag & Dagger, Lowlands, Pukkelpop, and End Of The Road. Catch them live by checking out the tour dates and ticket information on Stereoboard below.
Fri 6th Oct 2017
Photo: Doug Coombe
Protomartyr won a lot of plaudits in 2015 for their record ‘The Agent Intellect’ and with good reason. Except for perhaps the-band-formerly-known-as-Viet-Cong, no post-punk act that year managed to make something with such sonic depth and rhetorical power.