DJ Storm

Storm has always been one of the most influential DJs within drum&bass, known for tight mixing skills and an exclusive selection. Affectionatelydubbed the ‘First Lady of Drum &Bass,’ she represents Metalheadzattheir residencies, label nights and tours as well as countless sologigs. Having been involved from the very start of the label alongsideher greatfriend and DJ partner Kemistry, Storm’s contribution has beenimmenseand critical in helping to build the reputation Metalheadz has today. She has toured the world over and continues to enthral crowds wherever she goes and has also linked withotherlike-minded female drum & bass artists to form Feline. Recipient of the best female DJ award 4 years running from2009- 2012 at the National Drum and Bass Awards, Storm’s powerful and professional style remains a strong favouritewithtrue Drum and Bass fans around the world.


With a reputation stretching back to the foundations of drum & bass, Storm’s early career was built alongside that of hergreat friend and DJ partner, Kemistry. Sharing a passion for music and clubbing, they were inspired by theemergingbreakbeat sound championed by the likes of Fabio and Grooverider at legendary club night Rage. Determinedtobecome involved in this new and exciting scene, they set out on a path to become DJs and bought their first deckstogether in October 1991. Around this time they met an aspiring young artist by the name of Goldie and beganaregularshow on London pirate Touchdown FM, with Goldie host- ing on the mic for the two upcoming DJs. In 1994, Goldiefounded Metalheadz with Kemistry & Storm at the core: recruiting new artists, building it’s reputation throughpressandpromotion as well as representing as the label’s Blue Note residency. 


The duo became highly respected as DJs through their hard work, determination, respect and kindness, andof coursetheir skills. They travelled across the UK and Europe and further afield with visits to Australia, NewZealand, Japanandthe USA among others. Frequently playing in Germany, the girls really felt a strong connection there andin1998released a high profile mix CD through German label !K7. Their ‘DJ-Kicks’ mix proved to be one of the most popularinthe series but sadly, soon after the promotional tour for the CD ended and at the height of their career, thegirls wereinvolved in a motorway accident and Kemis- try was tragically lost. Storm carried on with the music besideher, continuing the passion they had shared for drum & bass and leading the way as a role model for aspiring youngfemaleartists to break into what is still a male-dominated scene. She has since travelled the world over, withregularappearances taking her everywhere from Norway to New Zealand, and continues to do so whether performingsolooralongside the Feline and Metalheadz crews. 


In 2004, Storm helped to set-up the monthly Feline club night at London club Herbal. Bringing together thefinestfemale talent in drum & bass the collective proved that the Feline formula is no gimmick in what is still amale-dominated scene. Storm has also appeared regularly for Red Bull Music Academy, lending her experiencetoup-and-coming artists and giving presentations at workshops in Sao Paolo, Vienna and Zurich. First andforemost, however, Storm is involved with her longtime affiliate, Metalheadz touring the globe, and hosting themonthlyMetalheadz Show on Ministry of Sound Radio from 2010 – 2013. As a club DJ, Storm continues plays all across Europe and beyond, from Shanghai to Singapore and GlastonburytoSunand Bass, where she represents her beloved Drum & Bass music with the passion and integrity she has always had and that continues to confirm her as one of the scenes integral guiding lights.

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