Kenelis was born 8 years ago as Alt Rock band lead by stomping front woman Mel Sanson. The sound of Kenelis progressed into faster up-tempo Punk/Rock. In 2011 after Kenelis released their second album 'Fake' Mel moved to Brighton. Kenelis, who are now all Brighton based musicians are writing and recording new material which is being produced by Chris Coulter (Arcane Roots), to be released in Summer 2012. Check current Tour dates
So far the bands career has included sharing the stage with the likes of Reuben, You Me at Six, The Blackout, Fightstar, Ghost of a Thousand and The Levellers (Mark Chadwick). Exposure includes MTV USA, Student TV, XFM, Total Rock Radio Metal Head Radio and various national and international Radio stations.
Kenelis have played various Festivals including 3 consecutive years on the famous Rock Sound Cave at Guilfest. Kenelis have played numerous UK Pride Festivals including London, Nottingham, Brighton, Cardiff, Bristol, Birmingham, Derby, and Sheffield, as well as playing Toronto Pride 2011! Kenelis have also played some of the most established London venues including the IndigO2, Relentless Garage, Borderline, Monto Water Rats, Jamm, 229 & The Cobden Club.
Kenelis have been winners of Londons highly acclaimed FeedMe Music's band of the month. Other success includes; NMT band of the year and G3 magazines band of the year.
Album releases: Fake (Release date 6th June 2011), Remember How It Felt (Release date:26th January 2009)
"One of the UK's next generation Stadium Rockers" Loud Horizon Magazine
“Keep a close eye on this lot” Rocksound Magazine
"We love… rock band Kenelis" G3 Magazine
"They know how to lift a crowd" Diva Magazine
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