Damn Vandals announce new EP – The Beautiful Mind

Damn Vandals


EP: The Beautiful Mind EP Released 27th February

  • Beautiful Mind
  • He Pulls a Knife
  • Union Jack Boxes
  • Trouble With Jesus

Following on from the success of their recent single “Can’t Go Dancing When You’re Gone”, which saw the band receive BBC Introducing support from Tom Robinson“Great track!”, Artrocker, NME and BFBS Radio, and their highly successful “Bayonet” release earlier in 2011, Damn Vandals release their debut EP – The Beautiful Mind EP – which is also Record of The Week on BBC6 Music Breakfast show with Shaun Keavney in January ’12.

Their debut album is also due for release in June 2012.

The distinctive and powerful vocals of lead singer, London’s Jack Kansas, have already drawn comparisons ranging from Ian Curtis to David Bowie, from Billy Idol to The National.Oxford’s Frank Pick provides the jagged guitar riffs that epitomize the dynamic, taut, post-punk rocker’s sound along with Adam Kilemore Gardens from N. Ireland on
bass and Chris Christianson III from Sheffield via Switzerland on drums.

The London based band, who have been together for just 2 years, have already received support from BBC6 Tom Robinson, Artrocker Radio, Q Radio, Amazing Radio, Total Rock Radio, BFBS and Radio2XS to name but a few with their first 2 single releases.

They are now busy preparing for the highly anticipated release of this their debut EP which showcases all 4 immensely talented band members – it delivers, and certainly doesn’t disappoint. This will be followed by a UK tour, an expected busy summer festival season and their debut album release.

Forthcoming gigs with more to be confirmed:
Weds 18 Jan @ The Bowery, 36-38 New Oxford St  London WC1A 1EP. 9.30pm. £6
Sat 4 Feb @ The Workshop, 243 Old St, London, EC1V, 9pm. £6
Tues 14 Feb @ The Buffalo Bar, 259 Upper St, London N1 1RU, 10pm £5
Thurs 1 March @ The Underbelly, 11 Hoxton Square, London N1 6NU, 9pm £6 (EP Launch Show)

Fri 6 April @ The 12 Bar Club, 26 Denmark St, London WC2H 8NL, 9pm. £5


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