Created in the South of England, The Bottom Line was part of a pop-punk revival. Citing influences from Simple Plan, All Time Low, and Sum 41, the band turned the genre’s famous sound into their own style.
The Bottom Line is made up of Callum Amies (vocals and guitar), Max Ellis (bass), Matt Bicker (drums), and Tom Newton (guitars). Originally a trio with the name ‘Thursday’s Bad Luck’ they then met Tom Newton and changed their name, thus The Bottom Line was born.
Tom Newton is a founder of Teddy Rocks festival, helping raise money to fight children’s cancer. Now in its 8th year, the festival started out in a pub and has grown massively over the years. On the festival’s site, Tom states, “It’s amazing what we managed to achieve in just a few years, from raising £400 at a small gig to organising an awesome festival and raising over £250,000 so far. And it’s all thanks to our generous and loyal supporters. Thanks to them, we’ve made a huge difference to hundreds of children’s lives.” Nice one, Tom.
Releasing their debut EP ‘Another Pop Punk’ in 2011, The Bottom Line began to gain attention in the music world. They then released debut album ‘Role Models?’ in 2012 and then another EP ‘I Still Hate You’ in 2017.
The Bottom Line eventually started supporting Simple Plan on tour in 2016 and appeared at the well-known rock festival Download in 2018.
They stop off at Newcastle’s Riverside 2 on July 10th – grab your tickets here.