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The Cathodes

The Cathodes are a synth-rock band based near Manchester in the United Kingdom.

The Cathodes officially came up with the band name on 21st March 2020, two days before the first lockdown here in the UK. The band primarily consists of Dave Forward (vocals and guitar), Barbara Verrall (keyboards) and Paul Cargill (bass). The band is sometimes joined by guests Vince Walton (drums) and Dave Townson (lead guitar). All band members have been in other bands in the past and are very experienced musicians.

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Published Tracks

Believe In Me

The band's latest track (published 27th August). Click below to view the video. To listen or buy the digital track, go to our Bandcamp page. Also available on SoundCloud, Spotify and all major streaming platforms.

 

Light My Fire (cover - video only release)

Published 17th June 2021. Click below to view the video.

 

In From The Cold

Published 18th April 2021. To listen or buy the digital track, go to our Bandcamp page. Also available on SoundCloud and Spotify.

 

White Wedding (cover)

Published 12th March 2021. Click below to view the video.

 

Life In Make-Believe

Published 5th February 2021. Click below to view the video or listen via SoundCloud.

 

Dr Fell

Published 27th November 2020. Click below to view the video or listen via SoundCloud.
We are very pleased to announce that The Cathodes track "Dr Fell" has been released as part of a compilation album released by Red Manor Records called "Guitars Of The Underground". This is available on heavyweight red vinyl, CD, cassette and MiniDisc. The tracks have been remastered in Australia specifically for the vinyl pressing with the emphasis on producing a record of exceptional quality. For a preview of the full album on YouTube including videos, please click here.

 

 

The More You Live, The More You Love (cover)

Published 30th October 2020. Click below to listen to the track.

 

Time

Published 13th October 2020. Click below to view the video or listen via SoundCloud.

 

Empty Rooms (cover)

Published 20th August 2020. Click below to view the video.

 

Spies - latest single

Originally pubished 8th July 2020 and released as a single on 29th May 2021. To buy or listen to the digital track, go to our Bandcamp page. Also available on Spotify and other streaming platforms. Click below to view the video on YouTube or listen via SoundCloud. Quote from radio presenter Mike Read - "I listened twice. Love the song & the video. This should be on the radar for Radio Two & the Commercial Networks but I fear it won't be. We play 7 decades & have the Heritage Chart...but always room for a good song!"

We are very pleased to announce that The Cathodes track "Spies" has been included on a compilation album from Red Manor Records called "Retro Nouveau Vol.1 released 1st July 2021". This is available on CD, cassette and MiniDisc. For a preview of the full album on YouTube including videos, please click here.

 

 

Being Lonely

Published 4th June 2020. Click below to see the video on YouTube or listen via SoundCloud

 

Mad World (cover)

Published 2nd May 2020. Click below to see the video on YouTube.