Artio are a Leeds based, alt-rock quartet.
Leeds Gen-Z quartet Artio forge ferocious and incendiary electronica-infused alt-rock in the vein of Cassyette, Nova Twins and YONAKA.
Explosive new EP ‘Pyrokid’ is a self-produced coming-of-age record with cathartic themes of change, maturity, and struggling to navigate the current chaotic state of the world.
Out 5th May 2023 via Slam Dunk Records following a string of singles in 2022 and early 2023.
Championed by Kerrang!, Upset Magazine and Rock Sound with multiple BBC Radio 1 plays under their belts.
“Artio have just revealed that they have signed to Slam Dunk Records, the home to all of the best up-and-coming rock and alt coming out of the North of England… It’s called ‘Pyrokid’ and whizzes and bangs with throbbing pop electronics alongside foot-tapping melody and rhythm.
The result is an infectious and instantly smile-inducing piece of modern rock brilliance that feels like the start of a fascinating story.” – Rock Sound
“From their hard-hitting lyrics, to their instantly memorable, soaring choruses, to their impactful, cutting-edge instrumentals and atmosphere, Artio couldn’t feel more exciting and dynamic, and look set to establish themselves as a key component of a fiercely exciting new generation of sharp-edged, alternative rock innovators.” – Clout