- The John Preston Tribute Band
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Although they have all worked together for many years, the band formed sometime in 2007. Catchy snatches of half familiar chants, protest jingles, rants and anthems over recycled minimalist riffs and grooves, with a sprinkling of something disturbingly profound. With songs about shopping, riots and the insubstantiality of the self.

Les Chappell
Drums and noise.

Mr Les has an instinctive approach to a drum kit. Built from car boot acquisitions, it can be set up for busking or stadium rock formats. The outcome is hard to predict, but the commitment is total. Les has recorded and performed with many notable artists, but more significantly he has had dinner with Arthur Brown, Frank Zappa and Donny Osmond.

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Mark Fawcett
Acoustic/electric guitar.

Mark has a really cool guitar and amp and is now eyeing up Les's 1960 Stratocaster. He has recorded three solo CDs and has made recordings for Steve Bingham and the Britten Symphonia amongst others, as well as being founder member of Don't Spook the Horse. He has played in most bands of worth in Norfolk but only a few will tolerate his Neil Young obsession.
www.markfawcett.co.uk


Carol Hunter
Keyboards, Noise.

We call her the MD, and appreciate a forthrightness with her attention to detail. A subtle marbling of classical piano has morphed into full-on anti-rock crunches and glitter dust. Mainly gigged in psychiatric services before joining a thuggish rock band. Experienced vegetable grower and Zen student, Carol has little time for the shallow frivolities of Rock Chic.

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John Preston
Vocals, Bass / String bass.

Began playing in the Punk scene in Guildford and later stumbled into the bizarre world of function bands in Norfolk. A late developer, he realised, despite an earnest effort, he'd left it too late to become a "proper" musician, so fronting his own tribute band was the only option left. John is no longer happy to work for a living as it just seems to make matters worse.

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