Interview: Counterfeit

Counterfeit - AIM Awards 2017 interview

If loud, heavy and angry are three adjectives that get your musical juices flowing, punk rockers Counterfeit are your band.

Signed to Xtra Mile Recordings, the rising London five-piece have fast become a live favourite for their anthemic, chaotic shows – so much so in fact, that Songkick music fans voted them as Best Live Act at the AIM Awards 2017.

Debut album Together We Are Stronger was released in March this year, picking up acclaim for its powerful sonics and dangerous riffs.

Then of course there’s the fact that the band is fronted by none other than Hollywood actor and model, Jamie Campbell Bower (Sweeney Todd, Twilight, Harry Potter), who traded in scripts for screamo, becoming a formidable frontman in the process.

Here, the band talk about they how prepare for their ‘crazy’ live shows, what live acts they’re digging and what’s coming up next…