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MAY 2013

The guys come roaring back and with a new drummer, Asa, who replaces Matt.  During Dave's lengthy lay off, Matt understandably wanted to play and do live work and worked with other bands.  We wish him well.

Still no.1 on TBFM music video chart as 'Last Train...' racks up over 7,000 views

The band announce they are playing three summer festival, LIVE in Barnsley, Tramlines and Rock for Heroes (details on gigs page) and upload 'Human Disgrace' to Souncloud for streaming.

MARCH 2013

After being no.2 on the TBFM New Music Directory for 8 months, the guys finally hit the no.1 spot.

Also no.1 on TBFM music video chart as 'Last Train...' racks up over 4,000 views

'A Year and a Day' gets over 1,000 views on youtube

The band announce they are playing the LIVE in Barnsley music festival on 22 June

All live work continues to be put on hold as Dave continues his recovery



'Sin City' video gets over 2,000 views on youtube and 'Circus of Power' gets over 1,000 views

A new video for 'Supermad' is posted on youtube using old Soviet propaganda cartoons

Twitter page now has over 20,000 followers



Sadly Dave's illness prevents the band from performing or recording throughout the month.

A video for 'Last Train to Rocknrollsville' is posted on youtube and TBFM Radio decide to include it on TBFM TV.

CRY are played several times on Biker Rock Radio, TBFM and Sheffield Live 93.2fm



Twitter followers smash through the 10,000 mark

YouTube views go over 6,000 for the CRY channel

Soundcloud views top 4,000

'Circus of Power' is nominated as Best Song of 2012 in the TBFM Music Industry Awards

'Growing Old Disgracefully' appears in the Top 20 releases of 2012 by Alternative Barnsley

Sadly the band have to cancel two gigs as Dave falls ill before the first of those gigs due to take place in Doncaster.



BBC Radio Sheffield Introducing show plays 'Supermad' for the third time.

The guys play The Dove and Rainbow rock bar in Sheffield city centre with Sexy Heretics as support and a good time was had by all, despite some of the heaviest rainfall this year, the CRY diehards turn out in force in their t-shirts looking for a funsize Twix! :O)

A storming night of rock and metal at The Trade Club in Barnsley with Redmist Destruction, CRY, Undafret and For Petes Sake, all in support of The Strummerville Foundation.  Each band played a Clash song in their own style with highlights being CRY's rendition of 'London Calling' and Redmist version of 'Should I Stay or Should I Go'.

Twitter followers go through the 4,000 barrier and Facebook followers now top 1,000.



Custom Picks supply the band with a bunch of free picks with the band logo on

On the 21st the guys return to the live scene with a bang at The Londoner in Barnsley.  A big powerful snarling performance is highlighted with amazing renditions of 'Londons Calling' and new song 'I Took a Knife to a Gunfight'.



Radio stations around the world begin to pick up on 'Sin City' in one week alone, Rockprodigy Radio – Antwerp, Belgium, Rock 101 KLOL – Houston, Texas, Rock101 – United States, New York, BWD Radio - United States, New York, Radio Pato Loco - Spain, Radio KC – France, ADMM Metal Music Radio - Mexico City and Estacion De Radio Hermosillo, Sonora Mexico

At the end of the month Twitter followers topped 3,000

Dave plays a short accoustic set at Tedstock in Rotherham including versions of 'English Civil War', 'Teenage Kicks', 'So Once Was I' and a self penned tune 'Pray For Me'



CRY hit the no.1 spot on the Total Biker FM New Music Directory again and took the month off for hols and to go to Leeds Festival.


JULY 2012

BBC Radio Sheffield Introducing played 'Supermad' on their show for the second time.

The 'Sin City' video reached over 1,000 views in July and is still going strong

On the 6th the guys play at The RS Bar in Sheffield

On the 25th the guys return to Sheffield to play West Street Live and find that Matt gets dragged offstage by 3 security men at the end of the gig and thrown out on the street.  Following the subsequent confrontations the band are ejected and banned from the venue.


JUNE 2012

CRY hit the no.1 spot on the Total Biker FM New Music Directory for a couple of weeks and have remained at no.2 ever since.

CRY hit the no.4 spot on the weekly chart on Roadrunner Records Signmeto charts

On the 22nd the guys play The Lucorum with Velozity and Undafret


MAY 2012

On May 25th Steve and Dave played live onstage together as CRY for the first time since headlining the Marquee Club in London in October 1988.  It was a great night where the boys played the whole of the new album in full, plus a couple of old favourites

Dave is interviewed by WAB Radio and four tracks are played from the forthcoming album.

On May 8th the band re-entered the Roadrunner Records Signmeto weekly rock charts at no.8.

'A year and a day' is released on May 1st as a single to promote the album.  The guys appear again on Radio Sheffield Live 93.2fm and air the single and two other tracks from the album.

The bands first live action video is aired on youtube.

Sin City is aired on the 10 o'clock Rock Show on Total Biker FM


APRIL 2012

Dave and Steve are interviewed on Radio Sheffield Live 93.2fm and preview three tracks from the forthcoming album.

Sin City is aired on Total Biker FM

The guys also recruit a second guitarist in the shape of local boy, Pete Horsfield.  Rehearsals begin in earnest for the albumlaunch night on May 25th.


MARCH 2012

The band announce the release date for their debut album will be May 25 2012 and there will be an official launch night at The Trades Club, Racecommon Road, Barnsley where the band will play the album live and in full.

BBC Radio Sheffield's Introducing show play 'Supermad' from the forthcoming album.



Back in the studios in sunny Sheffield and this time we record 'Rocket Baby 54321' and 'Human Disgrace', a good feel out of this session and the album is really taking shape now.

We begin work on the album artwork and lyric booklet that will accompany it, the track listing is also agreed. 



Back to the studios and two more songs for the album are 'Supermad' and 'Take Me With You'.

The band also release 'Circus of Power' as a promo single for the forthcoming album and a new video was posted on Youtube



We are currently working on the next two tracks for the album and we're working on a ballad for the first time which will be something very different for us. We hope you like the finished product.



We've now recorded and mixed three more songs for the album, 'Pefect Bitch' and 'Circus of Power' were written earlier in the year and 'Don't Get Mad, Get Even' is an old live favourite thats had new lyrics written for it and a whole new middle eight, so it will be quite interesting to see what older fans think of the new song.



Dave decides to drop bass playing duties and the band enlist the help of Perry Duke, an experienced bass player and friend of Steve’s.  Perry is thrown in at the deep end and makes an immediate impact in contributing towards songs being readied for recording.



We are currently writing and recording for the album, 'Growing Old Disgracefully', which is being recorded at G2 Studios in Sheffield with producer Paul Harris. The album will be released in early 2012.

The album will be available to purchase at gigs or online to download via the band website. We are also looking at making the album availabe throug iTunes and Amazon.


APRIL 2011

Videos for 'Sin City', 'Last Train to Rocknrollsville' and 'My Plastic Clowns' are now available to view on YouTube


MARCH 2011 

‘The G2 Sessions’ is released on the bands own Crazyflowerpot Records label and the tracks 'Sin City', 'Last Train to Rocknrollsville' and 'My Plastic Clowns' are all made available for download from the bands website.  Also available for FREE download are previous singles ‘Give Her An Ice Cream’, ‘Star’, ‘Crazy Days’ and ‘Party After Dark’.  There is also a previously unreleased track ‘Friday After Work’, recorded at the time of the bands second single but never released.



The band enter G2 Studios in Sheffield, just around the corner from Bramall Lane football stadium and record 'Sin City', 'Last Train to Rocknrollsville' and 'My Plastic Clowns' with producer Paul Harris.



Steve and Dave are joined by excellent young drummer, Matt Townsend, and they being writing and rehearsing new songs together at the excellent facilities provided by Barnsley College music campus.

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