In Session With: Fireball's Hottest Band 2019 - Thieves Of Liberty

Posted: Monday 15 July 2019

Last year, Thieves Of Liberty entered a competition to open up their local night of the Fireball: Fuelling The Fire Tour 2018. They won their local heat and got to play alongside Flogging Molly, The Bronx and more, but not only that, they went on to be crowned as Fireball’s Hottest Band 2019!

Winning the award meant that they’ve earned themselves a spot on this year’s Fireball Fuelling The Fire Tour with Less Than Jake, Goldfinger and Save Ferris and has given the band so many opportunities. Ahead of their upcoming stint as part of the tour, we caught up with them to hear about how the competition has helped them as a band as well as finding time for two exclusive live sessions.

First up, we've got their epic performance of 'AWOL'

What did being crowned as Fireball's Hottest Band 2019 mean to Thieves Of Liberty?

"Winning the Fireball’s Hottest Band Competition was amazing for us because we got to play our first main stage O2 Academy show, then through our partnership with Fireball and Academy Music Group (AMG) we’ve been given lots of opportunities to support big name bands and play shows as Fireball’s Hottest Band, and the support and advice we’ve received from everyone involved has been invaluable."

Here's another live session from the band, this time performing 'Divebomb'

Don't miss your chance to follow in Thieves Of Liberty's footsteps, as this year's competition to find Fireball's Hottest Band 2020 is live! To enter, just hit the button below. T&Cs apply.


Want some advice? This is what Thieves Of Liberty have to say:

"Our advice to bands entering the competition this year is to stand out in your application to open the show in your local area, then if you’re chosen, play your hearts out and enjoy the occasion!"

Fancy seeing Thieves Of Liberty alongside Less Than Jake, Goldfinger, and Save Ferris? Get your tickets to the Fireball - Fuelling The Fire Tour 2019 now:

O2 Academy Sheffield: Thursday 19 September Buy Tickets

O2 Academy Leeds: Friday 20 September Buy Tickets

O2 Academy Birmingham: Saturday 21 September Buy Tickets

O2 Ritz Manchester: Monday 23 September Buy Tickets

O2 Academy Newcastle: Tuesday 24 September Buy Tickets

O2 Academy Glasgow: Wednesday 25 September Buy Tickets

O2 Academy Bournemouth: Friday 27 September Buy Tickets

O2 Academy Brixton: Saturday 28 September Buy Tickets

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