The Van T’s

The Van T’s

“ 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

- Consequence of Sound

“...sounding big, drenched in feedback...”

- Huw Stephens BBC Introducing

"...musical equivalent of a John Hughes movie..."- Clash

Glasgow based four-piece The Van T’s have imposed their reverb-laden brand of alt.rock upon the musical landscape over the past twelve months or so. Their relentless sound has resonated on both sides of the Atlantic; picking up impressive support both at home in the UK and Europe as well as some of the most notable North American tastemakers. The Van T’s continue their impressive run of releases with their new single Fresh Meat, out now via LAB Records.

Caustic, jagged yet endearingly melodic, The Van T’s are one of the most exciting young bands to emerge from the Scottish music scene in quite some time. Fresh Meat further enhances The Van T’s burgeoning reputation. Waves of gutsy, riff-driven guitar soundscapes wash over you and are accented beautifully by a rhythm section creating foot-tapping, hip-shaking grooves, neatly fused together by the effected harmonised vocals bleeding out from the speakers.

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 Stephens BBC Radio Introducing show, Noisey, Consequence of Sound, Clash Magazine and Dork were followed by support slots with Yuck and Rat Boy as well as appearances at 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 And Mary Chain in Amsterdam at the renowned venue Paradiso, confirming a support slot with Clean Cut Kid at London’s Scala (10th May) culminating in a two day stint at the Great Escape Festival on 18th and 19th May respectively.

Fresh Meat by The Van T’s is out now via LAB Records.

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