Salvation Bill – ‘Has Had It’ album review


Storytelling troubadour Salvation Bill (aka Ollie Thomas) returns with ‘Has Had It’ – a collection of seven songs that touch upon everything from financial struggles to the imminent and constant threat of death, although there’s some lightness along the way. The album opens with ‘Well Wishers’ and its slightly menacing and repeated mantra of ‘All…

Salvation Bill – FML (Feel My Lump)


Salvation Bill is truly a mesmerising prospect and now Ollie Thomas’ all-encompassing musical project is back with a new single – the self-depreciatingly titled ‘FML (Feel My Lump)’. With guitar work that has the essence of math-rock complexity looped around an altogether more tropical ambience, Oxford resident Ollie’s distinctive and slightly mumbled vocals are delivered…

Spring Offensive release free download ‘Speak’


Ahead of two major shows in England and a short European tour, Spring Offensive have released their new free download ‘Speak’. Self-produced, the song is three minutes of twisted pop that has a soothing quality as the rhythmic group harmonies sing: “I will speak now, or forever hold my tongue”. There’s also a searing honesty…

Salvation Bill


Formerly of Ute and The Old Grinding Young, Oxford resident Ollie Thomas’ new project Salvation Bill is one to savour. Equally at home as both a solo project and a four-piece band, Salvation Bill have already supported Stagecoach and Elliott Morris on various dates and are set to play Truck Festival and Spring Offensive’s huge…