The Van T’s

The Van T’s

“...music that deserves to be played at

ear-threatening decibels to as many

people as possible.”
- Noisey



"...a surf rock band, but only if your idea of

surfing involves getting pummeled by a giant

wave..."
- Consequence of Sound



“...a delicious delicacy that you’ll want to taste even more of.” - DIY



Bitter Sweet is the latest single from Glasgow four-piece The Van T's, out now via LAB Records.

On the back of a support slot with Wolf Alice in Dundee and The Jesus & Mary Chain in Glasgow, The Van T's continue their assault on the music industry with another killer track. Drawing you in through their now trademark surf-rock, feedback-laden guitar segments, accented beautifully by glorious harmonies and killer choruses, The Van T's continue to illustrate why they are considered to be the most exciting young band in Scotland.


Comprised of twin sisters Hannah and Chloe Van Thompson (guitar, vocals), Joanne Forbes (bass) and Shaun Hood (drums), 2016 was a breakout year for the band. Premiere’s on the likes of Huw StephensBBC Radio Introducing show, Noisey, Consequence of Sound, Clash Magazine, The Line of Best Fit and Dork were followed by support slots with Yuck, Rat Boy and Honeyblood. The band also appeared at festivals T in The Park, where they headlined the BBC Introducing Stage, Electric Fields, Wide Days and Stag and Dagger. 2017 has seen the band continue to make their mark having supported The Jesus & Mary Chain in Amsterdam at the renowned venue Paradiso, played a support slot with Clean Cut Kid at London’s Scala following this up with two packed shows at this years Great Escape.

11th November - North Britain Festival, Stockton
21st November - The End festival - The Social, London
22nd November - Jimmys, Manchester

Bitter Sweet by The Van T's is out now via LAB Records.

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