Royal Blood is an alt-rock and hard rock band from Brighton. The band has released two full-length albums so far along with a few extended plays. Royal Blood's unique sound comes courtesy of some vocals, a bass guitar and a drum set. Guitarist Mike Kerr is known to use many effects pedals to get various sounds from his guitar, making for a unique concert experience.
Changing the Bloodline
The duo that would later become Royal Blood met each other at some point in 2005 when they began playing as part of a four-person band. However, despite the two teens knowing each other and playing together, Royal Blood started out differently from the group fans know today, and it was the one that really put the band on the map. After current duo Kerr and Thatcher starting refining its sound, it dropped its debut single, "Out of the Black," in November 2013. The band was nominated for an award from BBC Sound of 2014 shortly thereafter. While continuing to work on its sound, Kerr and Thatcher backed up the Arctic Monkeys and signed with the same company that managed the duo.
Where can I buy Royal Blood tickets?
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Who are the members of Royal Blood?
Royal Blood is technically the name of two bands co-founded by lead vocalist Mike Kerr. Kerr originally formed Royal Blood with his friend Matt Swan. He and Matt headed over to Australia and recorded an extended play. After that, the duo played various gigs around Australia. Kerr later decided to go back to the UK, and Swan stayed in his native Australia. Kerr's friend from his early band days picked him up from the airport, and the two of them reformed Royal Blood shortly thereafter. Ben Thatcher is now the drummer for the band.
What is a Royal Blood concert tour like?
Royal Blood is currently on a tour circuit around various large and small venues in Great Britain. However, the band has also toured around places such as the US as part of a headlining tour to support its latest album. You can grab tickets for Royal Blood at StubHub and catch the duo in areas like Margate, Nottingham and Newport.
What are some popular songs by Royal Blood?
Many of the songs on each of Royal Blood's two albums have been released as singles prior to the release of the full setlists. Some of these tracks have received considerable time on the air and attention from critics and fans alike. A few songs you might hear at a Royal Blood concert include "Lights Out" and "I Only Lie When I Love You."
What awards has Royal Blood won?
Royal Blood has been nominated for or won several awards from various programs in the music industry. Among these are awards for Best Live Band, Best New Band, Best British Newcomer and Best British Group. Global Metal Apocalypse even gave the band an award as the Best Breakthrough Non-Metal Artist/Group.
Which other artists or bands influenced Royal Blood?
If you've already grabbed your tickets to see the next Royal Blood live show, you might be interested in some of the acts that inspired the duo. Kerr and Thatcher claim that artists like Robert Plant or Dave Grohl, lead singer and founder of the Foo Fighters, have had a big impact on its overall style and sound. The band also cites The Dead Weather and other work that involves Jack White.Back to Top
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