Royal Blood

  • alternative
  • rock
  • Brighton, UK

Some rides are so fast, so wild, so vertiginous that you never want to get off. And when they do end, they’re all the more dizzying once you’ve disembarked.“Going home was so weird,” says Mike Kerr, only now beginning to comprehend the incredible, inconceivable two-year ascent of Royal Blood, the Brighton bass-and-drums duo who shot to the stars between 2014 and ‘15. “I got so fidgety in the same place, really anxious. You’re hanging out with your mates in the pub and it’s

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Review: Royal Blood 

The one thing on my mind after seeing Royal Blood is "How in the world can only two men make so much noise?"

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Bonnaroo 2015: A Preview 

There is nothing else like the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival. Some festivals (Lollapalooza, Coachella) offer the same staggering scale, and others still (Electric Forest) offer the same 24-hour otherworldly escape. But none of them combine the two quite like Bonnaroo. For one weekend--this...

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Bunbury Preview: Royal Blood 

We were all taught that success comes with time and hard work, but the accomplishments of English duo, Royal Blood, seemingly occurred overnight. I made the trek to The Shelter in Detroit in July of last year to see Michael Kerr and Ben Thatcher bust open everyone’s eardrums while...

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Royal Blood Hits The Taft Ballroom Saturday 

Featuring the combined forces of 23-year-old Mike Kerr (vocals, bass) and 25-year-old Ben Thathcher (drums), Royal Blood produces a HUGE sound of ferocious drumming and bass. Influences heard in their sound include Queens of the Stone Age, Black Keys, White Stripes, Led Zeppelin, Death From Above...