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Vendettas

Band page created in 2013.

 

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Vendettas are a 3 piece 60's inspired britmod band from Leeds

Vocals/Guitar - Luke Holdsworth
Vocals/Bass - Ryan McIlorum
Backing vocals/Drums - Robert Hough

The band have been labeled 'mod revivalists' and have gained them selves a loyal following of local sharp dressed, parka wearing fans.

Leeds music scene describe them as "infectiously energetic" and 'foot stomping fabulous"

"Vendettas absolutely had to be featured in the BBC introducing best of 2014. Great fun!" - Alan Raw-BBC introducing

"Vendettas are an insanely talented band who are set to be at the heart of the mod scene for a long time to come. This EP is a belter, one of the best things I've heard all year!" - Emerging North

"Mod revivalists Vendettas sound like two tone suits, button down collars, parkas and Lambrettas. They couldn't be more mod if they'd been born on Carnaby Street in swaddling clothes fashioned by Ben Sherman"-The Devil has the best tuna

"It's bands like you that give the music world of today some hope!"-Holly Wilkinson - Hull Radio

Leeds trio Vendettas ride the wave of the northern indie scene with their mod revival 60s inspired rock and roll. Showcasing quintessential mod and garage influences, Vendettas have taken Leeds by storm with their bluesy guitar riffs and infectious attitude at their notorious and energetic live performances. Their huge, loyal, sharp dressing, parka wearing following has seen them play at respected venues across the North, including the legendary Cockpit in Leeds, and a sold out EP launch at The Wardrobe. 2014 brought support for bands such as The Family Rain, The View, Skaters and Steve Craddock (Ocean Colour Scene/Paul Weller). Vendettas also performed sets at Tramlines, Live At Leeds, and the BBC introducing stages at the Leeds & Reading festivals, making their mark as front runners of the unsigned scene. Recorded with Mike Heaton (Embrace), Double A-side; 'Stuck In Your World' and single; 'You Should Know' showcase the trio at their 'Britmod' best; with sounds from 60s garage rock and roll to 80s mod revival merging to create a distinct raw and retro sound. Championed by BBC Introducing and lauded by music journalists, Vendettas have a promising 2015 including a full UK tour and more releases.

 

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Long Island Ice Tea

 

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What You Say Girl

 
 

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Live @ The Wardrobe on Friday, 11th July 2014

 

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Live @ Cockpit on Thursday, 5th June 2014

 
 

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