Artist biog

Union State

Hailing from Lanarkshire, Scotland, Union State are Ails (vocals),Rico (drums), Scott on guitar and vocals, Kevin (guitar), Grant (bass), Paul (vocals and guitar) and Sheep on keys. The band are currently gigging all over Scotland.

Union State formed in 2009 and quickly released their debut ep "The way you love." This was followed by their album "Unarmed truth"  The album was recorded in Foundry Music Lab, Wishaw ( and was produced by Sandy Jones. "Unarmed truth" is from the Martin Luther King quote: "I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. That is why right, temporarily defeated, is stronger than evil triumphant."

Influenced by U2, Snow Patrol Lone Justice and delirious Union State are currently working on the follow up album to “Unarmed truth” with a scheduled release date of May 2013.

Unarmed truth is available for download at

Union State’s sound is guitar driven, emotional, big music similar to David Crowder, Chris Tomlin and delirious? with shades of Snow Patrol, U2 and Lone  Justice.

Union State can be contacted by email at or via Facebook at and Twitter @unionstate7.

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