- 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
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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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Brian Eade
Guitar
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Brian sang backing vocals on our "Reduced To Clear" EP, but joined the band in 2016, taking over from Mark Fawcett with whom he plays in Don't Spook The Horses. A member of the Will Hay Appreciation Society and The Historic Lightning Club, Brian is renown for his expertise with the early mechanical Colza oil lamp as well as how Neil Young gets "that sound". His favourite chord is the G opening to "Powderfinger", and he holidays in Newark in order to check out the English Civil War Museum. With a CV like that, he's perfect for the band.
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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.

John Preston
Vocals, Bass / String bass
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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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© Dan Donovan
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© Dan Donovan