credit: Samantha West
Roya is a six piece band from Brooklyn with a strong pedigree: singer Rahill Jamilifard fronts Habibi, drummer Hamish Kilgour is a member of legendary band The Clean, Jay Heiselmann is from Grooms, and also featuring bassist Alix Brown previously of The Lids and Golden Triangle. Their sound is a melodically driven somber post punk, with an earnest emphasis on lyrics. The band is set to release a full length in 2016.
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