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Matt Hayward

PERFORMS WITH: Band of Skulls

About the Artist

Matt Hayward is the drummer for English alternative rockers Band of Skulls. consisting of Russell Marsden (guitar, vocals)Emma Richardson (bass, vocals), and Matt Hayward. The group formed after meeting in college, although Marsden and Hayward have been friends since school.. The band soon discovered that having two lead singers and three songwriters in a band was always going to present unlimited possibilities.

With their creative process and sonic path fully intact the band quickly established themselves in the music and art community with a series of culturally inspired club nights in Southampton, London and further afield in Moscow and Tokyo.

From that point on, the progression of events from Southampton to global iTunes happened at lightning speed for Band of Skulls. Their music came to the attention of iTunes staff and made such an impact they were selected for the coveted iTunes Single of the Week campaign in April with the debut single 'I Know What I Am'. Within weeks of completing the album the band will be introduced globally to a digital audience in the USA, UK, France, Japan, Australia, New Zealand, Canada and the Netherlands via this free download. The album has also been speedily brought forward to be released digitally at the same time.

The band are now on the verge of releasing album number 3 in 2014 titled 'Himalayan', produced by Nick Launay and powered along by Matt on drums, evoking thoughts of the greatest rock drummers with well crafted songs and killer hooks.

Gear List:
Brooklyn USA - Satin Black
24”x18”, 13” x 8”, 16” x16”, 18” x 16”
Brooklyn GB4166B 6”x14 “10 Lug Black Nickel over Brass Snare Drum

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