Headpress is a four piece band formed in Stoke-On-Trent, UK in 1999. The line up consists of; Karl Lawton (bass/vocals), Oliver Darlington (guitar/vocals), Tim Paling (drums/vocals), and Martin Allen (guitar/vocals). The sound of the band is an amalgamation of the various influences that each member brings to the table. A fusion of styles including elements of Extreme Metal, Hardcore, Thrash, Death and Traditional Metal can be heard in the material. In 2014, after over a 10 year break in recording, the band are set to release their latest EP, Image of Atrocity. Recorded at Summerbank Studio’s in the bands home-town by producer Paul Hume, it is set to be the band’s greatest effort. More focused, more direct. The band set out to write catchy song’s rather than a selection of riff’s and beats, yet still pushing to remain crushingly heavy.