Sham 69 were quite simply one of THE top punk bands of the late seventies. Led by the charismatic and irrepressible Jimmy Pursey they produced a stream of catchy, populist, short and sweet punk tunes including 'If The Kids Are United', 'Hurry Up Harry' and 'Angels With Dirty Faces' that made the British charts.
But above all Sham 69 are a fantastic, full on punk band with great tunes, a top singer and a dynamic live act: “One of the best live bands in the fucking world”.
Criminal Mind formed as a four piece punk band in September 2008 on the outskirts of Bristol. Inspired by bands such as The Clash, Dropkick Murphy’s & The Ruts, Criminal Mind deliver an original street punk sound. With Radio airplay from BBC Radio 1, they have also been given great reviews; labelled as “the best unsigned punk band around”.
Criminal Mind play until death, which could be any time now. Let’s fucking go!
Mick O'Toole formed in 2012 in the Wiltshire town of Calne. Their style is chaotic English Punk fused with ancestral Celtic and English Folk; inspired by local legends ‘The Boys From County Hell’ and by the likes of The Dropkick Murphys, Flogging Molly, Gogol Bordello and The Pogues.
Mick O'Toole's goal is to keep making music that brings people together for a good ole knees up and a grand old sing along. No egos, no divas just working class men having a good time.
Dirt Royal are a three piece Rock and Roll band from Brighton. They have been performing together since 2013, and released their debut album 'This is Now' in 2014 with Time For Action Records. The band have embarkied on several tours around the U.K and Germany, receiving great results.
Rotten Foxes sound like Turbonegro covering the Misfits on a night out fuelled by Buckfast shandies!
Their brand of visceral infused incendiary rock is a total breath of fresh air. The majority of their songs are about going out, drinking, a slightly unhealthy obsession with Danny Dyer and basically having a laugh. In all fairness what isn’t to like about this quartet?
Disruptive influence originated in a Bristol music college. Influenced by the Sex Pistols, The Ramones, Black Sabbath and Angelic Upstarts, Disruptive Influence shows promise to be loud, lively and in your face.
Their first headline show was at the notorious Croft in Bristol, the boys have since started recording their first EP and played venues all over their home city and the South West.
DELINQUENTS are a three piece punk outfit with influences ranging from Green Day to The Smiths, from The Replacements to GBH.
With an ear for a good old-fashioned melody and an ability to throw a punk influenced shoe-gazing number together, it all ends up as a glorious melodic fast-paced mess. The band have putting on their own shows in intimate venues in Dundee to raise donations for their local foodbanks as well as playing all over Scotland. Sharing stages and making friend with their heroes, DELINQUENTS make as many friends off - stage as they do on it.
Hazard are a young band from Luton, formed in 2010. With rough vocals, knuckle dragging guitar riffs, driving bass and drums as loud as howitzers; HAZARD deliver a gut punching set.
Audiences liken Hazard to bands such as The Clash, U.K. Subs, Stiff Little Fingers, Nirvana and Fugazi.
Face Up are a hardcore punk band from the West Midlands, UK. Fronted by singer Roxanne, and backed by Tom, Dave, Gav and Bez.
Young Francis is a one man Ramones, with a touch of John Cooper Clarke wit. Playing infectious bite size punky pop with great crowd interaction and banter, he captivates with snappy tunes and buckets full of enthusiasm.