the entitled sons
Performing on the Saturday!
Wed 7th – Sun 11th August 2024
Eastnor Castle, Herefordshire
As one of the premier independent festivals in the UK, Lakefest has bloomed beautifully from its modest roots more than a decade ago. Nestled within the serene valley of the Malvern Hills and spread over the picturesque estate of Eastnor Castle, its location is nothing short of breathtaking. Lakefest radiates a distinct charm and resonates with a strong sense of unity, lively enjoyment, and laid-back ambiance. It stands out as one of the rare festivals that genuinely embraces a ‘family-and-friends’ spirit, ensuring a welcoming and safe environment for all attendees.
Weekend Ticket with Camping
Join us for the whole festival which includes access from Wednesday evening to Monday morning (7-11th August)
Includes camping and parking. Prices from £149 for 5 nights.
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Emerging from the vibrant underground music scene of London, The Entitled Sons have established themselves as a musical force, unleashing a raw and energetic blend of drum & bass, jungle, and dubstep that captivates audiences worldwide. Their electrifying performances and genre-defying sound have earned them a devoted following and cemented their status as one of the most innovative and exciting bands in the electronic music scene.
Formative Years and Musical Fusion
The Entitled Sons’ origins can be traced back to the late 1990s when DJ and producer Ben “”DJ Slamboree”” Edwards began experimenting with various genres of electronic music, drawn to the pulsating rhythms and infectious energy of drum & bass, jungle, and dubstep. His passion for these genres ignited a creative fire, leading him to explore the boundaries of each and forge a unique fusion that would become the signature sound of The Entitled Sons.
In 2001, Edwards joined forces with vocalist and lyricist MC Slam, a charismatic performer with a knack for crafting powerful and socially conscious lyrics. Their collaboration marked the birth of The Entitled Sons, a musical force that would redefine the electronic music landscape.
Breakthrough Success and Genre-Defying Innovation
The Entitled Sons’ breakthrough came in 2003 with the release of their debut album, “”Rebellion Sound System.”” The album showcased their genre-defying fusion of drum & bass, jungle, and dubstep, infused with MC Slam’s socially conscious and thought-provoking lyrics. It quickly gained recognition among DJs and music lovers alike, establishing The Entitled Sons as a rising star in the electronic music scene.
Throughout the 2000s and into the 2010s, The Entitled Sons continued to push the boundaries of electronic music with their subsequent albums, including “”Rhythm of Rebellion”” (2005), “”Slamboree vs. The World”” (2008), and “”Unleash the Fury”” (2012). Each album showcased their evolution and willingness to experiment, incorporating elements of reggae, hip-hop, and even classical music into their sound, while retaining their signature drum & bass, jungle, and dubstep roots.
Electrifying Live Performances and Global Recognition
The Entitled Sons’ live performances are renowned for their electrifying energy and ability to connect with audiences on a visceral level. Their shows are a synchronized spectacle of pulsating rhythms, MC Slam’s powerful vocals, and DJ Slamboree’s masterful mixing, creating an immersive and unforgettable sonic experience.
Their global recognition has grown steadily throughout their career. They have performed at major festivals and clubs worldwide, including Glastonbury, Coachella, and Tomorrowland. Their music has been featured in numerous films, TV shows, and video games, further solidifying their reputation as a respected and influential act.
Social Consciousness and Beyond Music Impact
Beyond their musical achievements, The Entitled Sons are also known for their social consciousness and activism. Their lyrics often address issues of social injustice, inequality, and environmentalism, using music as a platform to raise awareness and inspire change.
They have collaborated with various charities and organizations, supporting causes such as human rights, poverty alleviation, and environmental protection. Their commitment to using their platform for positive impact has made them a role model for aspiring artists and music lovers alike.
The Entitled Sons Today: A Legacy of Innovation and Impact
Today, The Entitled Sons remain a vital force in the electronic music scene. They continue to produce music that is both innovative and impactful, captivating audiences with their genre-defying sound and socially conscious lyrics. Their legacy as pioneers of drum & bass, jungle, and dubstep is undeniable, and their influence can be heard in the work of countless contemporary artists.
The Entitled Sons’ impact on the music industry is profound. They have helped to shape the sound of electronic music, inspiring a generation of producers, DJs, and MCs. Their music has transcended genres and generations, connecting people through the power of rhythm, melody, and meaningful messages.
The Entitled Sons is a true icon of electronic music, a force that has consistently pushed boundaries and challenged conventions. Their passion for music, their dedication to their craft, and their commitment to using their platform for positive impact make them an inspiration to music lovers and aspiring artists alike.
Pioneers of the drum & bass, jungle, and dubstep fusion
Produced four critically acclaimed studio albums
Gained a devoted international fan base
Influenced countless artists across genres
Known for their electrifying live performances and social consciousness”
The Entitled Sons live at Lakefest 2024
Performing on Saturday at Lakefest 07-11th August 2024. Don’t miss out and get tickets now!