Hailing from Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, England, Nomad Anthem is a punk-rock trio bringing the 1990s American punk scene into the 21st century. Known for their high-energy performances, Nomad Anthem has already had the chance to perform at notable festivals with big-name artists. For instance, they were scheduled to perform alongside Stiff Little Fingers and The Undertones at the Great British Alternative Music Festival 2020 – thank you COVID for ruining that little treat. The latest single from the group is ‘Rising Up’.
After their well-received debut single ‘Endeavour’, Nomad Anthem released two additional singles before ‘Rising Up’. From their first to most recent single, the trio shows a strong similarity to old-school Green Day with a bit of their own flavour thrown into the tune. Despite only forming last year, the unity of vocalist/guitarist Bob Douglas (Doogy), bassist Andrew Wigham (Wif) and drummer Mat Frost (Mat – no nickname here) is that of a more matured band.
As I grew up with the pop-rock/punk sounds of Green Day, Sum 41, Blink 182 and Good Charlotte, ‘Rising Up’ makes me a little nostalgic. Catchy, energetic, dynamic and addictive, Nomad Anthem is a group I won’t be forgetting any time soon.