Ghostfire formed in 2007 and released their first demo, Drunk Lullabies in 2008.

Through energetic live performances around London, they gained attention and cultivated interest from the steampunk subculture.

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In 2009 they were invited to headline the very first Asylum Steampunk Festival in Lincoln. In anticipation of this they renamed one of their songs. Originally called Calibernus, the song discusses the sword Excalibur and her links to the earth, prominently mentioned in the legends of King Arthur. To honour steampunks attending the festival, it was re-christened The Last Steampunk Waltz. The Waltz was a hit, steampunks got up and waltzed and the rest is history.

In the following years there were further releases, gigs and lineup changes. Ghostfire retired from public life in 2015.

In 2021, original members Steven Sheridan (vocals), Andii Valo (guitar) and Alan Mogg (drums) reconnected during the long winter lockdown. Finding that the passion, fire and energy was still there, the trio decided to reform the band. Advances in both digital recording technology and the internet meant that songs could be written, recorded and released remotely, with no lockdown rules being breached. Many songs were recorded and Ghostfire's comeback single, Five Points West of Hell was released on July 12th, 2021. A further single is scheduled for release in September plus something very creepy for Hallowe'en. An EP is being planned towards the end of the year.

Ghostfire, Watford

music type
Steampunk - Originals band with backing tracks (3 members)
available for
Bar/Pub/Club, Events, Festival,
Watford, Hertfordshire, WD19 7PA
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