Guava, formally known as Arcadian, are a Synth Pop band from St Albans
Local post-punks Jargon Lynch are heading to The Half Moon
Twisted Wheel have supported every rock n roll heavy from Kasabian, Paul Weller, Ian Brown,The View, The Enemy to Oasis’s final tour. Indeed, the Wheel defies definition with its raucous punk spirit and musical influences spanning, The Stooges, The Clash, The Who, The Jam… They are the return of the melody, the return of real punk.
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HVMM - Guitarist Ebony Clay and bassist Jack Timmis smash out brawny, off-time riffs that evoke the darker moments of Led Zep IV. The space they and rampant drummer Sam Jenkins create offers singer Andy Teece room to spit rhythmic vocals that suggest a supercharged Tom Waits is front and centre.
"Putting punk and protest back into the mainstream" - The Guardian
"The female Frank Carter, the Brody Dalle of the North of England; She's original, humble and articulate, with a voice that can give you goosebumps and a kick in the c**t at one fell swoop. Distras is the TITS!" - Trash Magazine
"Given the Frank Turner stamp of approval Louise whips up a storm of passionate, political punk'n'roll, somehow conjuring up both Kathleen Hanna and Roy Orbison." - John Kennedy, Radio X