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No Devotion: Islington Academy, London

Caroline Sullivan, The Guardian, 28 July 2014

FOR A NEW STARTUP, the Welsh-American sextet No Devotion come with disproportionate baggage. Five were members of Lostprophets, whose name became tarnished when singer Ian Watkins was convicted of child-sex offences. Starting afresh with New Jersey-born hardcore veteran Geoff Rickly on vocals, and a sound informed by 1980s rocktronica, they're treading lightly for the moment.

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