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 , and their single "Bloodsports" was used for an advert for British TV show Misfits , fitting the crude, aggressive nature of the show. They were also nominated for Zane Lowe's top 100 hottest records of 2013 with the single "Bloodsports".
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 the 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)