The Hostiles

The Hostiles are a ska-punk band from Ayr, Scotland, described by Punktastic.com as ‘upbeat, effervescent, bouncy and danceable’. Reflecting the transatlantic origins of the band members themselves, their sound introduces sunny US ska-punk to slamming Scottish ska-core, dragging the best of both of these musical worlds kicking and screaming onto the stage. The Hostiles’ live show is detonated by the meeting of these highly-combustible elements, underpinned by the two-pronged brass backbone of trumpet and trombone, and the band’s relentless drive to perform.

Since releasing their debut album in 2009, The Hostiles have played hundreds of gigs and captured cult followings in Scotland, England and far beyond.

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