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Lyoness roar

People are coming back to live music as an antidote to digital,says Steph Carter, who has performed on stages all around the world. With his brother Frank, he formed Gallows in 2005, releasing critically acclaimed debut hardcore LP ‘Orchestra of Wolves’ and touring the US and Europe, before reportedly signing to Warner Bros. for £1million and releasing brutal second record, …

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VBAH Talk to Empty Events

Empty events have been very busy in 2019, very busy indeed. Responsible for a huge amount gigs and events in St. Albans, while working with leading local talent, it’s been a fast rise for Jack Lawrence and Owain Page. The lads managed to get a minute from their hectic schedule to talk to VB@H about their achievements and vision for …

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VBAH talks to TV COMA

Interview by Spike Hailing from posh old uncle St Albans, TV Coma have hit the local scene like a blizzard of songs erupting from an avalanche of tsunami like earthquake lightning tornadoes surrounded by a massive whirlpool. Yes, like that. And it was into this maelstrom that the good ship VB@H bravely plunged to shout some questions at the band …

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Musicians Against Homelessness

Musicians Against Homelessness (MAH) has been raising money for the charity Crisis since 2016. And when it comes to MAH in Milton Keynes one name springs straight to mind — Suzanne MK, the Regional Manager who has worked so hard to help promote this amazing cause, and also push the best talent that Milton Keynes has to offer. Lee Grote …

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VBAH Talks to The Reformers

Bedford stalwarts the reformers checked in to discuss their adventures in sound, their love of their hometown venue and to take us back to where it’s at… When did it all start for the reformers? We’ve always played in bands, Andy fronted The Backroom Boys, Mark played bass with Granola and it was one Neil played guitar in called Brilo …

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Easydread

Easydread have been taking over with their irresistible reggae rhythm and high energy live shows.  With their own one day festival ‘Scrotefest’ approaching, singer & guitarist Steve Alger spills the reggae beans. What have been the highlights so far this Summer and what else is in store? We’ve had some fantastic gigs so far over the summer and we always …

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Rylands Heath

The soundtrack to back-to-back promotions for Luton Town Football Club,  Rylands Heath talk to VB@H about where they’ve been, where they’re heading and their love for the town.   When did Rylands Heath form? We formed in the summer of 2016 in a roundabout way. We’d been in another band previously then it evolved and eventually we found ourselves just …

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Aiden Dale

My brain likes Aiden Dale’s music so much that I have to strictly regulate when I listen to his tracks on Spotify as I will have one, two or all of the songs winding through my head for days afterwards. Seriously, it’s like the plague or something; just sorting this interview into publisher has unleashed his song ‘Head/Heart’ on an …

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An Interview With The Dirty Tales

The Dirty Tales have made a name for themselves with their raucous live performances, fuelled by politically charged Celtic-rock and booze, plenty of booze.  With the release of their debut EP ‘Blackout Drinking’, VB@H get to discover just who this wild bunch are. For the uninitiated, who and what are The Dirty Tales? We are a 6 piece band from …

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Mark Tattingham

One of the busiest DJ’s in town, Mark Tattingham found time to guide VB@H through Luton’s Soul & Motown scene and explain why vinyl’s the only way. How did you start Djing and which local events are you involved in? I began Djing mainly performing guest slots back in the day, then had a bit of a break before getting …