Viva Brother Biography
Formed in early 2010, Viva Brother started out with four members: Leonard Newell on guitar + vocals, Samuel Jackson on guitar, Josh Ward on bass and Frank Colucci on drums. Based in Slough, ENGLAND, from inception, this Alternative-Rock band, or according to them 'Gritpop', began their multiple U.K. tours as headliners. Their rowdy shows have gotten extremely positive reviews both in the States and Great Britain from outlets like The New York Times and the influential British magazine NME.
They were signed to Geffen Records, where they put out their first album, "Famous First Words", in August of 2011. The disc contained the Alernative Songs top 40 hit single "Darling Buds Of May".