Lee Kiernan

Watch Lee Kiernan of IDLES discuss his gargantuan studio pedalboard

Capable of creating synth-like textures and huge walls of feedback.
Sharon Van Etten / Idles

IDLES release cover of Sharon Van Etten’s Peace Signs

It comes as part of the 10th anniversary edition of Epic.
IDLES YouTube Carcinogenic

Watch: IDLES perform Carcinogenic across Bristol for Independent Venue Week

The performance was filmed live at the Louisiana, Exchange, The Mother’s Ruin, The Old Duke, and Trinity Centre.

The 10 Best Guitar Tracks to Hear This Week

This week's playlist features forgotten recordings, new reissues and monster riffery

IDLES announce amplifier raffle in support of #saveourvenues

It's a chance to win a Hiwatt stack, and contribute to a good cause.

IDLES announce 2021 EU tour, with support from Porridge Radio, Girl Band and more

Following the announcement a huge UK tour.

“It was more is more, is more, is more!”: how Idles refused to restrain...

We sit down with guitarists Mark Bowen and Lee Kiernan to discuss the Bristol band’s meteoric rise, drugs, alcohol, mental health, the restorative powers of a good baritone, and the paths that led them to become the unlikely standard-bearers of a new kind of rock ‘n’ roll masculinity.
Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder

Pearl Jam confirm two Hyde Park 2021 appearances

Alongside IDLES and Pixies.
IDLES Live: IDLES’ Lee Kiernan says “for me, playing live is therapy”

The guitarist spoke to us about pedals, feedback, practice and more.
Lee Kieran and Lee Talbot of IDLES

The Big Listen: IDLES – Ultra Mono

A third album in four years sees IDLES sharpen both their sound and their knives for an uncompromising attack on austerity, political incompetence and the patriarchy. There’s a lot more resistance than joy here.


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