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The Bushmonkeys
The Bushmonkeys

The Bushmonkeys

The Taunton three-piece are at their happiest just chillin' by the roadside and talking to 'randomers'. A Glasto gig would be ideal then...


Who are The Bushmonkeys?

Nick on guitar, Nath on bass and Sam on drums

Where in Somerset are you from?

Taunton

When did you form?

2004

How did you get together?

We have known each other for a long, long time, and we all played instruments so we decided to make a go of it. It just so happened that we clicked as a band and were able to make an awesome sound.

How would you describe your music?

Our set is extremely varied, going from heavy and meaningful to light and funky.

How did the band gets its name?

'Bushmonkeys' are Rastas from the Caribbean who just chill all day by the roadside and talking to randomers. Much like us.

Who are your musical influences?

We all have very different tastes in music, therefore having different influences. Some of them are: Red Hot Chili Peppers, Nirvana, Oasis, Arctic Monkeys, The Kooks, Foo Fighters, Deftones, The Snakes, Treefrogs and much, much more.

What is your most memorable gig so far?

New Year's Eve 2005-2006 in Taunton supporting The Snakes. Awesome gig, played really well, the place was packed, great atmosphere, wicked night.

Where would you most like to play?

A popular choice for any band including us would be Glasto! We as a band have such a passion for music and playing we would play anywhere.

Finally, tell us some interesting facts about yourself:

The main fact about myself and the rest of the band is our love for playing live music. Anyone who knows us as individuals or as a band will tell you that.

last updated: 31/03/06
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dave
yeah man i agree, u guys sounded awsome at the fest!!let me know when the next gig is!!

monqua #1
saw u at the sunrise fest, i was very inpressed once again!!!

the tooth fairy
sexy, awesome people! x

josh mcmahon
i know sam who is the drummer of the band and he let me listen to some of the stuff, it does sound cool!

monqua #1
WOW!!! saw these guys on friday nite, amazing is the only way to describe them!!!and they have more gigs coming up!!cant wait!!!love u guys!!xxx

steve from steves cakes
pretty lush give em a free sample any time.......mint

timmy
bloody bombastick

john the hot man
bloody great at half time when they wernt playing and when they were playing it was absaloutly mind blowing and sexy

brendo bb
awsome, a must see act!!!!

Lewas
Good bunch of boys! great individual talent!! always create a good atmosphere can make any one tap there foot !!! xxx kiss kiss

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