Jason Bishop of Bristol-based rock newcomers Montroze rushes onto the stage at the 200-year-old Barley Sheaf. But despite the dated stone walls, wooden beams and unbelievably low ceilings, the band somehow makes their pop punk riffs feel completely at home.
Having previously seen Get Inuit play live, I had a good idea as to what I was getting myself in for. The self-proclaimed “dirty pop” band even exceeded my expectations and bought more personality to the stage than I’d imagined.
Call it pandering to the crowd or a shameless way to get free promotion, it is nonetheless a solid fact that Galactic Empire can call themselves the world’s first touring Star Wars cover band