Beats 'n' Pieces
INSPIRAL Carpets, one of the most influential bands to come out of Manchester, have re-formed with their online album Keep The Circle. And, after completing a sell out tour with them, ex-frontman of the group Tom Hingley will be making a solo appearance t
INSPIRAL Carpets, one of the most influential bands to come out of Manchester, have re-formed with their online album Keep The Circle. And, after completing a sell out tour with them, ex-frontman of the group Tom Hingley will be making a solo appearance this Saturday at Shorty's Bar in Hitchin. www.tomhingley.co.uk
* FORMED in 2005, the five piece "loud, explosive rock" band Look At It Go! have come far. The local boys are due to support American hard rock band Warrior Soul on the Camden leg of their UK reunion tour on March 20. Catch them at www.myspace.com/lookatitgo
* IT'S round three and it's getting competitive - The Cambridge Red Stripe Band Competition continues at The Junction on March 21.
Hitchin band Flamboyant Bella will be battling it out with Fingersmith, After 4 and Under The Streetlamp in a bid to win £1000. See www.thejunction.co.uk or www.myspace.com/flamboyantbella for more information. Voting opens on March 14 at www.unsignedheroes.co.uk
* MODEL Horror are five guys from Hitchin and Letchworth GC playing indie-tronic-screamo. Five soon-to-be pretty famous guys if the talk on the street is correct. Their myspace site says they sound like: "A gang of Yamaha keyboards and broken amps beating the s**t out of Morrisey". Catch them at Club 85 in Hitchin on March 24 and at www.myspace.com/themodelhorror
* THE Mighty Wonderfuls have jumped on the online media bandwagon and updated their site. Fans can also catch the live acoustic session that took place on Heartbeat FM recently. Catch them on March 17 at The Wilbury, Letchworth or at www.mightywonder fuls.co.uk