June 8th 2011
When & Where: 10 p.m., The Other Tent
What They’re Like: Sleigh Bells make electro-rock that’s capable of pumping up dancefloors and pep rallies.
Why They Matter: Singer Alexis Krauss and guitarist/producer Derek Miller broke out at CMJ 2009 with a couple dynamic performances and just a few songs on their MySpace page. Their music is pure, raw energy: Krauss’s voice can switch from rowdy shouting to sweet singing within seconds, and Miller provides ravaged riffs (not far off from his metalcore past in Poison the Well) and pulsing electronic production. — Laura Leebove
Read the full list of acts to see at Bonnaroo over at emusic.
May 17th 2011
Read the write-up over at Rolling Stone.
March 25th 2011
“In the video for ‘Tell ‘Em,’ Alexis Krauss takes to the streets brandishing a baseball bat, and in ‘Rill Rill,’ she finishes off her beau by shoving him out of a moving car. She’s basically a badass schoolgirl without a pigtail in sight. Could we love her any more?”
Read more over at Spinner.
March 18th 2011
Sleigh Bells needs your help against Linkin Park! Click here to vote.
March 2nd 2011
Don’t miss Sleigh Bells perform at the MTV Woodie Awards on March 16.
Sleigh Bells are also up for a Woodie in the breaking category. Vote for them here.
February 28th 2011
Sleigh Bells have been nominated for a Woodie in the BREAKING artists category. Click here and vote for Sleigh Bells!