Jamie Lenman is best known as the singer, guitarist and songwriter for underground heroes Reuben, who toured and released relentlessly for most of the noughties. Their combination of brutal riffs, heartfelt melodies and frank, intelligent lyrics, together with their explosive live shows and innovative promo videos won them a hard core of dedicated fans and respect amongst peers and critics alike. Eventually, the pressure of being in the band as well as running their own label and working full time jobs became too much, and they called it a day in 2008, releasing a posthumous rarities collection through Xtra Mile in 2009. In 2011, after over a year without playing any music, Lenman began working on an ambitious double solo album of folk/blues and thrash metal, which was released on Xtra Mile in 2013 to critical acclaim. After a dazzling live tour featuring a three-piece brass section, Lenman returned again to his illustration work and began recording new music with Prodigy and Idles producer Space in his Guildford hideout. He shortly signed with indie giants Big Scary Monsters and released his sophomore record 'Devolver' to widespread praise, following a lengthy and innovative pre-order campaign, and heralded by a sold-out mini festival entitled 'Lenmania', and he has continued to perform solo since.
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Signed to Earache Records Haggard Cat are a two piece band who made their names in their previous act, the acclaimed UK hardcore band HECK. Haggard Cat aim to carry that same attitude and fire, creating a two-man beast of a band set to reignite the UK rock scene.
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- Valette Street
- Old Trades Hall
- E9 6NU