Born in 2004 & based in London, Amplified has evolved into one of the hottest street-wear labels in Europe.
Music is the absolute inspiration behind Amplified…...... the main licensing partners Universal Music Group & Livenation hold the rights to the worlds biggest names from the Rolling Stones, Lady Gaga, ACDC, Ramones, Kasabian & Run DMC…
Innovation, newness, celebrity endorsement & the best retail partners in Europe are key to the brands success over the past 5 years.
Amplified's brand portfolio now includes the IKON range which is new for 2010…..
Amplified's 2011 Watch List.......
Like every music lover in the land, as well as proudly flying the flags of the bands of old, Amplified loves to keep its finger on the racing pulse of the music world and snoop out hot up and coming artists and bands.
To get you in on what they are looking forward to this new year, they thought they’d rustle up a little list of who they think will be the next chart toppers and festival rockers in the exciting times ahead. Click the images for a sneaky peek at the bands.
Well! Kicking things off with this four piece from Tennessee who have been referred to as ‘somewhere between Kings of Leon and U2’, that’s right! The big boys! Very much a band of big songs, loud choruses and buzzing guitar riffs, rounded off with the gutsy voice from front man Nick Brown. Winning combination in our eyes!
The Naked and Famous
This fresh faced electro pop rocked up band spurring from that distant land New Zealand, has already made a place for themselves in the charts with their debut release of their album ‘Passive Me, Aggressive You’ back in September. We really hope they will continue to flood bedrooms and in student parties with their feel good beats. Stay tuned!
For a band that have yet to release their debut album, there is already an impressive buzz surrounding this London indie group! The limited but impressive exposure of this band including a Later…With Jools Holland appearance was enough to get us and many others freeing up oh so precious space on our mp3 players in preparation for their album ‘What Did You Expect From The Vaccines?’ which will be hitting the shelves in March.
Meet Australia’s entrance into the indie-folk scene! Formed to take part in a music competition, the band has been lucky enough to support the likes of Vampire Weekend, Temper Trap, and Local Natives. With friends like that, watch out for these guys!