Russell Marsden / Band of Skulls

Hometown:
Southampton, England
Music Style:
Gritty garage indie rock with a blues twist.
The Lineup:
Russell Marsden (guitar, vocals), Emma Richardson (bass, vocals), and Matt Hayward (drums).
Influences:
Red Hot Chili Peppers, Queens of the Stone Age
Has Toured With:
Muse, The Black Keys, Red Hot Chili Peppers
Fun Facts:
In 2009, iTunes featured their single "I Know What I Am" as their free Single of the Week, helping the band to build some buzz.

Their unreleased track "Friends" was included on The Twilight Saga: New Moon soundtrack.
Did You Know?:
Marsden and drummer Matt Hayward met when they were 11 years old.

Their latest album By Default was recorded in a church in their hometown Southampton. An image from the church graces the cover of the album.
Quotable:
"Gretschs, particularly the Falcons, I've got a couple of them now, it was like upgrading the sound a little bit to be a bit bigger and a bit fuller." - To Nuvo webzine

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