July 27 @ 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Tickets £10.00 + £1.00 P&P
Rocking the rafters at The Meeting Room Elland on Saturday 27th May – we’ll be giving it up for Gorilla Riot, the 5-piece dirty rock n’ roll blues machine from Manchester, playing some high energy, raucous blues-based rock with elements of grunge, stoner and country highlights!
Main man Arjun Bhishma is accompanied by Liam Henry and Charly T on guitars and vocals, with James Degnen on bass and David Thomas on drums – some of Manchester’s best musical talent that’s equally at home either acoustically or electrically.
Gorilla Riot is one of the best new rock bands in the country right now, mixing throaty rock’n’roll with a gritty AC/DC edge and classic acoustic songs inspired by Guns N’ Roses.
“Our main thing is electric, but the acoustic stuff is a big part of our sound as well,” says Arjun. “All of our favourite bands have done acoustic stuff – Guns N’ Roses, the grunge bands. But we’re not just doing electric songs on an acoustic guitar. We arrange them properly, they stand alone.”
So why Gorilla Riot? “Gorilla Riot is our favourite whiskey,” says Arjun. “We don’t have a sponsorship deal or anything, we just really like it. Booze isn’t essential to what we do, but it is a big part of it!”
Check out the video for the latest track ‘Down The Road Girl’ below.
Come along to The Meeting Room Elland and join in!