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Established Birmingham based Alt-Electro-Rock band, THIS BURNING AGE, are looking for an experienced drummer to join their permanent line-up.

2020 promises to be an exciting year for the band which, amongst other things, will see the recording and release of their latest album. Interested musicians should have plenty of live/studio experience (being comfortable playing to click live is essential), be passionate about what they do and have the time and confidence to join a band that’s absolutely dedicated to making music.

Please email leigh.5thday@ (including your info plus recent photo, mp3s and video links where possible). Auditions to be held in South Birmingham.

Follow this link to our current releases (EP’s 1-4) and back catalogue plus music videos etc.:

The best new band in Birmingham - Birmingham Live

Nine Inch Nails meets The Smashing Pumpkins and Sonic Youth. 9/10 - Mind Equals Blown

We have something remarkable on our hands. 8/10 - This Is Not A Scene

Hits you like a tonne of bricks. 8/10 - Soundscape Magazine

They have set themselves up for a flourishing career - Bring The Noise UK

Definitely are a band to look out for - Mutiny Press

A chilling mix of gothic industrial menace and cutting alt rock riffs - Already Heard

A stunning release - a band not to miss out on - Shout It Loud Reviews

Interpol meets Sonic Youth in thoughtful, dark “alt-electro-rock”. They deserve attention - Birmingham Live Review

Instagram: @thisburningage
: www./thisburningage

Screen name:
Member since:
Jan 19 2010
Active over 1 month ago
Level of commitment:
Very Committed
Years together:
Gigs played:
Over 100
35 years


Smashing Pumpkins, NIN, Depeche Mode, Rammstein, Bowie, IAMX, QOTSA, Postal Service, VAST, Pixies, Joy Division, The Cure, Fischerspooner, TR/ST, Placebo, Silversun Pickups, Drab Majesty, Bauhaus.

Members Of Band

Friday (vox, guitar)
Jon Farrington-Smith (guitar)
James Morrell (bass guitar)