Fans of UK melodic hardcore should kee their eyes peeled for Nieviem. Having formed in Lincoln in 2016, they’re a reliatively new group that breathe life into 90’s-style melodic skatepunk with a does of heavier, nu metal influenced backline.
We spoked to guitarist Bart Stanczyk and vocalist Hope Bateman to learn more.
How would you sum up Nieviem for someone who’s just discovering you?
Hope: A Tony Hawk soundtrack, or as I think we’ve previously been described, think of Bad Religion with a lass on the mic.
Bart: Female-fronted mixture of Pennywise, BigWig, Millencolin and Bad Religion.
Tell me a bit about how Nieviem came to be – how did you meet?
Bart: I met our previous drummer Tomek at work. As far as I remember we started jamming together in 2010. Few years later our bassist Kuba joined us but we still used to play covers just for fun. Nieviem were officially established when previous vocalist Vicky joined us in on April 2016. One year later she had to leave the band due to health issues, but thanks god we found Hope and we carry on until now together. Continue reading “Band Spotlight: Nieviem [Interview]”