Mercury Machine are an 80s inspired dark electro rock five piece hailing from Manchester. Lead singer Lee Maguire and drummer Gav Foley ...
Mercury Machine are an 80s inspired dark electro rock five piece hailing from Manchester. Lead singer Lee Maguire and drummer Gav Foley have previously worked together (as drummer and bass player respectively) in melodic beat pop combo Alone, who were prominent on the Manchester music scene in the 90s, signing a three year record deal with BMG, playing a number of festivals (including Reading) and supporting Bon Jovi at Maine Road. They are joined by bass player Carl Street (former lead singer of Peacock Green, he also previously worked with Lee in indie rock outfit The Grain); keyboard player Kade Daniels (drummer of Highrise); and guitarist Tim Burge (formerly of indie trio Promise. Mercury Machine celebrate the 1980s influences in their music” … “Joy Division, Depeche Mode and The Cure” … “whilst their traces are evident, it is truly in the early recordings of Simple Minds and Ultravox, with their electronic underpinnings alongside guitar-driven high drama