Reading & Leeds 28-30 August 2009  

Sixty Watt Bayonets

Sixty Watt Bayonets are a female-fronted garage-punk band comprising Penny, Will, Mike and Billy who met at Reading University. Less than two years old, their sound is reminiscent of Siouxsie and the Banshees and Yeah Yeah Yeahs.

The band released their debut 7 track EP Pounding Hearts, Fighting Words in July 2009 and received good reviews from Rock Sound and Kerrang!. Since their first demo, the band have been working closely with Club Velocity who have helped to nurture the band's sound through a successful 12 month residency at the Club Velocity nights in Reading. They recently completed a mini UK Tour and are planning to release a download single in January 2010.

Reading Set List

  • 1. 1933
  • 2. Brighton Town
  • 3. It's Like
  • 4. Shoe Boxes
  • 5. Dance School
  • 6. My Heart Won't Rest
  • 7. Teenage Lovers


    • 1. At 4:34pm on 29 Aug 2009, markgolightly wrote:

      I saw this band a few years ago in Reading. They've come a long way! Awesome.

      p.s. the drummer's well fit.

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    • 2. At 3:28pm on 03 Sep 2009, Samuel Carlisle wrote:

      I just saw these guys at Reading. My friends and I agree that it was a really good sound and I will remember them as the band that opened to a great weekend of high quality music from the BBC Introducing Stage.

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    • 3. At 10:42pm on 19 Dec 2009, Miropa wrote:

      The drummer's not as fit as he could be Mark!
      I still beat him at badders every time. I'm his father!
      Coincidence? - your surname is not a common one, I once bought a kit car from a David R. Golightly. Are you perhaps related by any chance?


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