Music Gear News

At Gear4music.com we update our news channel daily to ensure you always get the latest and most important music news.

The Drums start EU tour

The Drums kicked off their European tour at London's Kentish Town Forum venue last night (24.11.10).
Great deals on musical instruments

The Drums kicked off their European tour in London last night (24.11.10).

The 'Me And The Moon' group played to a sold-out crowd in the city, which they return to for their biggest headlining shows to date.

The band's flamboyant lead singer, Jonathan Pierce, sashayed onstage in a varsity jacket before the group - with new touring guitarist Tom Haswell looking a comfortable addition to the band - launched into the opener of their self titled debut album, 'Best Friend'.

Although they remained fairly quiet between songs, Jonathan did address the crowd to give a number of thank you's.

The Drums' set included almost all the tracks from their debut, including fan favourite 'Let's Go Surfing' - which had been dropped from the band's set when they played at the Reading and Leeds festivals earlier this year - which received the biggest cheer of the night from the audience.

After the show a source close to the band told BANG Showbiz: "They looked so confident onstage and you can see they're riding high after a year which has really seen them explode, everyone in the house knew every word to 'Let's Go Surfing', it was incredible."

The group - which also includes guitarist Jacob Graham and drummer Connor Hanwick - ended with a finale of 'Skippin' Town' and 'Down By The Water', after which Connor pushed his drumkit over as the band left the stage.

Support for the show was provided by 'IO EO', Two Wounded Birds and Violens. The drums are on tour throughout Europe until December 17.

Posted on 25 Nov 2010 16:15 to category : Music News

Related Music News

thumbnail

Suffering an undisclosed illness, Hetfield takes things slow until his return to Denmark in September where he will "do their best to make it up to everyone".

6 Feb 2017 15:27
thumbnail

The band return to the studio to "make a bunch of racket" in a prelude to writing material for their next project. Recently interviewed bassist Mike Inez gives the lowdown.

27 Jan 2017 16:06
thumbnail

Research from the National Association for Music Education has recently highlighted the most fundamental aspects of an effective practice routine and how to be a better musician

30 Dec 2016 15:56
thumbnail

MusicRadar recently spoke to iZotope to get their opinion on intelligent mixers and how they are impacting the contemporary producer.

29 Dec 2016 13:11
thumbnail

The grandfather of virtual reality Jaron Lanier relays a time when the first explorations into virtual reality were concerned with how to create a real air guitar.

28 Dec 2016 16:46
thumbnail

In the wake of an increasing trend for musicians having to work for free or for less than they're entitled to, the Musicians Union show their support.

22 Dec 2016 12:01

Recent Music News

thumbnail

After changing hands several times over the years, Kurt's revered Hagstrom will now be auctioned today with all the proceeds of the auction going to charity.

16 Feb 2017 12:31
thumbnail

The M-Audio CODE 61 and CODE 49 has been released in a stylish new black design, combining a stunning aesthetic with classic tone.

15 Feb 2017 15:33
thumbnail

Featuring an abundance of exciting new features, the M2 series promises a vast amount of creative and auditory opportunities to the discerning DJ.

15 Feb 2017 10:55
thumbnail

Suffering from a shortage of funds in recent years, the Welsh educational system has experienced a slump in students who are expressing interest in music.

14 Feb 2017 13:19
thumbnail

An excellent audio solution to the mixing processes of the modern day producer, the JBL LSR6325P Studio Monitors are currently available with a huge reduction

13 Feb 2017 11:54
thumbnail

Never before has music been so accessible. With social media, tab sites and forums at your immediate disposal, learning your favourite song couldn't be easier.

9 Feb 2017 15:22