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Exit 24
Exit 24

Exit 24

Exit 24 from Street and Cheddar play powerful, energetic rock music. Find out more about the band, and listen to their tracks.

Who are Exit 24?

Rich from Exit 24
Rich from Exit 24

Dan Miller on vocals, James Packer on drums, and Richard Sleeman on lead guitar.

Where in Somerset are you from?

Street and Cheddar

When did you form?

In 2002

How did you get together?

We met at Strode College. Dan and James were doing the same course (popular music), and Dan and Richard were already good friends.

How would you describe your music?

Dan from Exit 24
Dan from Exit 24

Powerful, energetic rock music.

How did the band gets its name?

Dan used to practise with the old guitarist, just off exit 24 on the M5.

Who are your musical influences?

Feeder, Manic Street Preachers, and Lost Prophets.

What is your most memorable gig so far?

  • Dan - Ashcott Beer Fest
  • James - Ashcott Beer Fest
  • Rich - Lee Sounds Unsigned in Brighton

Where would you most like to play?

James from Exit 24
James from Exit 24
  • Dan - The New Wembley Stadium
  • James - A big party with all your mates there, or a big stadium
  • Rich - The Millennium Stadium, or the Olympia Theatre in Dublin

Finally, tell us some interesting facts about yourself

We were put in the top three unsigned bands in the south, in an NME competition in summer 2005.

We performed on Brighton beach with the top eight unsigned bands in the UK as a result.

We are currently playing with session bassists, while we look for a new player.

last updated: 16/03/06
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lucy and kelly
hi james its your amazing drumming student and her mate!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Not heard you, but I used to go to skool with James! How are you mate!?! Saw this when editin my boyf monty's bands site 'bone idol'!!! Cool to recognise your face!!!

Ben Kiwis
Hey Rich, cant wait to support for you [hint hint...]

Chris Daisy Cutter
Hey great guitar playing. Good stuff

Glad you like it! You can either pick one up at our gigs or alternatively e-mail us via our website (the link is on the right) and we can arrange to send you one for £5 incl. p&p. Cheers

quality tunes with quality vocals. great guitar solos compliment the very well written songs. eye of the storm is an especially good song. where can i get your cd?

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