Coach Party Release New Single “Parasite”

Coach Party Release New Single "Parasite"
Coach Party Photo by Megan Doherty

Coach Party have released “Parasite” today, the new single from their forthcoming debut record KILLJOY arriving September 8th, 2023 via Chess Club Records. “Parasite” is a maximalist punk track that incinerates in under two minutes and eviscerates the people in life who feed off of the goodness of others. Naturally sliding in as the band’s set closer earlier this summer, the song has become a fan-favorite that’s had audiences thrashing during their recent live shows supporting Queens of the Stone Age on their EU.

Speaking about the song, Coach Party drummer Guy Page says: “Everyone has those people in their lives that they’ll do anything to avoid. If you don’t, you might be one of those people, and this song is for you: the parasite in human form, whose sole purpose on this earth is to drain the energy, creativity and enthusiasm of generous people. When you see their name flash up on your phone, you genuinely consider eating it. As what is arguably our most heavy track on KILLJOY, the pace and sonics are a direct reflection of how irritating and soul-destroying these parasites are. Take our advice: starve them of your good vibes, and eventually they’ll move on.”

A raucous 10-track album that triggers déjà vu of the lean alt-rock of the aughts, KILLJOY is an unapologetic introduction Coach Party: a foursome comprised of Jess Eastwood (vocals-bass), Steph Norris (guitar), Joe Perry (guitar) and Guy Page (drums); all of whom met while growing up on the rural community of Isle of Wight and eventually crossed paths working in venues, playing together and meeting at the same gigs. It’s an album created by a band with nothing to lose and no hesitation throw punches.


Aug 12 | 110 Above Festival, Twycross
Aug 18 | Cabaret Vert, Charleville-Mezieres
Aug 26 | Rock En Seine 2023, Saint-Cloud, France

Sep 2 | Getoese Festival, Rietberg
Sep 3 | Bruis Festival, Maastricht
Sep 26 | Rescue Rooms, Nottingham
Sep 27 | The Cluny, Newcastle
Sep 28 | The Caves, Edinburgh
Sep 29 | Stereo, Glasgow
Sep 30 | Gorilla, Manchester

Oct 4 | Castle & Falcon, Birmingham
Oct 5 | Thekla, Bristol
Oct 6 |Brudenell Social Club, Leeds
Oct 7 | Hangar 34, Liverpool
Oct 8 | Bullingdon, Oxford
Oct 11 | Wedgewood Rooms, Portsmouth
Oct 12 | Scala, London
Oct 13 | Patterns, Brighton
Oct 24 | L’Aeronef, Lille
Oct 25 | Trix, Antwerp
Oct 26 | Rotondes, Luxembourg
Oct 27 | Paradiso, Amsterdam
Oct 28 | Vera, Groningen
Oct 30 | De Helling, Utrecht

Nov 1 | La Cartonnerie, Reims**
Nov 2 | Stereolux, Nantes
Nov 4 | La Laiterie, Strasbourg
Nov 6 | Kesselhaus, Wiesbaden
Nov 7 | MTC, Cologne
Nov 9 | Private Club, Berlin
Nov 30 | Roisin Dubh, Galway
Dec 1 | The Workmans Club, Dublin
Dec 2 | Voodoo, Belfast

** Special Guests to Inspector Cluzo



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