An unsigned Cardiff rock band is dreaming of a massive fan-base and headline gigs at the
Millennium Stadium after beating more than 300 grassroots entries to win Firestone’s Battle
of the Bands competition.
Fire Fences, formed by four Bridgend Brynteg School mates in 2013, have made their
biggest breakthrough to date by triumphing in the nationwide competition, beating
Worcestershire band Nuns of the Tundra and Suffolk hip-hop act EL-Emcee.
The final, at the British and Irish Modern Music Institute (BIMM) in Birmingham on December
14, was screened live on Firestone’s Facebook page to 50,000 people, with a five-strong