Spreading the Disease Bio

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“Spreading the disease” is a contemporary metal band, the baby of “Steve Saunders” ex bassist of “The Self titled”. The band is based in KENT. UK. Born in late 2014.


Having spent five good years with the above mentioned band Steve decided to move on and create a band that allowed for a different approach to both band policy and creativeness.


Almost immediately and by sheer coincidence making contact with “Edd Saunders” through a dear friend. Edd offered his services as Drummer for the band. It very soon became apparent that Edd is a great addition to the band being a very versatile and experienced musician indeed who fitted the writing style perfectly.


Next on the list is “Julien Riquelme”. Jules made it clear he wanted to be the lead guitarist. We soon found out why. He’s a very talented musician who having worked with the band pretty much from the start has shown his knack for creating riffs and flair which make the songs complete and stand out. In essence gives them that extra “Je ne sais quoi!.


Writing began approx. began in 2015 which developed into some very original tracks with widespread influence ranging from “Pantera, Kill or be killed and Stone sour to Slipknot, Machinehead, Breed 77 and many more. The band’s music is contemporary and modern with amazing riffs, hooks and licks multi layered full of groove that hit you like a freight train.


Clearly the band needed a rhythm guitarist too to enhance the sound and allow Julien to explore further. The band found him in the shape of “Martin Osborne” who had been working with Steve for a few months elsewhere. Steve felt that Martin was the right man for the job and having joined the line-up. He has become an integral part of the band and song writing team with fresh slick ideas that have added even more heaviness and groove to the band’s music. Martin also shares some vocal duties too.


Finally after much searching, auditioning and persistence the last link to the machine was found in the form of “Adam May”. The band were looking for a singer with presence, aggressiveness and stance who can command a stage and the crowd. A voice full of anger and rage that is no nonsense in your face


Balls out vocals that put the point across full stop. Sounding like he’s about to tear ya head off!.


“Spreading the disease” have just recorded the debut EP called “VIRAL” to introduce the band, aiming to start performing live from February 2016 when the album will be launched officially supported by a video clip the band has just filmed and a “Live video” on its way too. The band will be recording the it’s full length album and video around late spring/summer time 2016 and shall continue to play every where possible, having now tied up with a US Management Company “MC Management” for Worldwide and European business, some great reviews coming in including a 4 out of 5k review from the prestigious “Kerrang! Magazine UK and radio airplay all over the globe also with great acceptance things are looking up.. Catch them on the road soon to see their full on metal onslaught live and loud !.



Management and bookings:

Motivated Music Mgnt Co.

14. .Bunkers Hill Ave,



Tel: 07462931023

E mail: motivatedmusicmgnt@hotmail.com


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