DRENGE are an English three-piece alternative rock band made up of
Eoin Loveless, on guitar and vocals, his younger brother Rory, on
drums, and Rob Graham on bass. The brothers grew up in Castleton,
Derbyshire , where they formed the band in 2010, relocating to
* 1 Background * 2 Band members
* 3 Discography
* 3.1 Singles * 3.2 Albums * 3.3 Live
* 4 References
Songlist, 2014 in Munich Eoin Loveless, 2014, Munich Rory Loveless, 2014, Munich
The band rose to prominence following the resignation of Labour MP Tom Watson from the Shadow Cabinet in July 2013, who wrote in his resignation letter on his blog "be that great Labour leader that you can be, but try to have a real life too. And if you want to see an awesome band, I recommend Drenge." However, they had a small following and had been picked up by national media at least some seven months previously.
Drenge have toured extensively in the UK, and have appeared at
In recent activity Drenge have toured the UK alongside American punk
rock band Radkey, appeared on
Later... with Jools Holland
Their self-titled album was released on 19 August 2013 on Infectious
Records. The artwork for the album features a photograph of Wardsend
On 27 January 2015, they made their US network television début on
Late Show with David Letterman
On 6 April 2015, the band's second album, Undertow , was released,
debuting at number 14 on the
UK Albums Chart
For their tour in 2015 the band included a bassist in their live line-up as well as in their new single "We Can Do What We Want".
* Eoin Loveless – lead vocals, guitar (2010–present) * Rory Loveless – drums, percussion, backing vocals (2010–present) * Rob Graham – bass, backing vocals (2015–present)
* "Bloodsports" (March 2013) on Infectious Records
1. "Bloodsports" 2. "Dogmeat"
* "Backwaters" (July 2013) on Infectious Records
1. "Backwaters" 2. "Necromance is Dead"
* "Face Like a Skull" (August 2013) on Infectious Records
1. "Face Like a Skull" 2. "Done Thing"
* "We Can Do What We Want" (January 2015) on Infectious Records
1. "We Can Do What We Want"
* Drenge (August 2013) on Infectious Records * Undertow (April 2015) on Infectious Records
* iTunes Festival 2013
1. "Dogmeat" 2. "Bloodsports" 3. "Nothing" 4. "Backwaters" 5. "Fuckabout"
* ^ https://www.theguardian.com/music/2013/jan/24/new-band-drenge
* ^ "The Impossibly Cool Sound Of The Impeccably Named Drenge".
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* ^ Patrick Wintour (2013-07-04). "Tom Watson resigns from shadow
cabinet". The Guardian. Retrieved 2013-08-23.
* ^ Paul Lester (2013-01-24). "Drenge (No 1,438)". The Guardian.
* ^ "New show: Drenge/