Cast your minds back, dear readers, to a time where Celebrations were scoffed at every meal time, and it was perfectly acceptable to be a bit boozed up 95% of the time. It was December, and we had just launched our latest Class Of issue, profiling the bands and artists we think are set for huge things the following year. And that wasn’t all: we’d also thrown a bit of an early-Christmas shindig to celebrate the entire thing.
Taking place down at the House Of Vans London, we invited three of our esteems Class of members - Sports Team, Anteros and Lady Bird - to launch things in style. And that they did…
Across the evening, Lady Bird offered up their razor sharp punk, before Anteros incited a new kind of delirium, with frontwoman Laura Hayden whipping the crowd into a frenzy. It was left to Sports Team, however, to end the night in a huge manner, with passionate singalongs and stage invasions galore. And the best news? You can relive the whole thing right now.
Get a glimpse inside our Class of 2019 launch party below.
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