Okehampton Battle of the Bands is the South West's premier Battle of the Bands competition boasting a 13 year pedigree. We welcome applications from acts of all ages and covering all musical genres. There are only two main rules - no signed acts and no tribute bands and every year the event gets bigger and better as it reaches a wider audience.
About Okehampton Battle of the Bands
Okehampton Battle of the Bands and The Party in the Park is a community event organised by volunteers on a not for profit basis.
We are very grateful to all the organisations listed who have supported this years events with funding and grant aid, making the whole thing possible.
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Solo acoustic artist hailing from Okehampton. He takes his influences from Ed Sheeran, Jamie T, The Wombats, Jake Bugg.
A 3 piece indie/punk band from Launceston they list their influences as Paramore & Don Broco.
A melodic metal/rock band from Plymouth, influences such as: Alter Bridge, Soundgarden, Metallica, In Flames, Queens of the Stone Age & Tool.
Pirate tinged punk, songs about rum!
They are a young, energetic Garage Rock band. Influences come from: Nirvana, Arctic monkeys, blink 182, fidlar, & The Beatles etc.
All the way from Brighton, these 3 guys say the are influenced by Muse, Radiohead & Placebo.
This 4 piece, rock, metal, prog, indie, rock 'n' roll band are from Exeter and mention influences such as Tool, Faith No More, Lamb Of God, Pink Floyd, Deftones, Iron Maiden, Black Sabbath,
Isis & Clutch.
This 4 piece rock band from Tavistock mention influences such as AC/DC, Neil Young, Jimi Hendrix & Pearl Jam.
These Plymouth boys bring a varied mix of influences into a straight up energetic rock show.
A five piece energetic rock band that take influence from Priestess, ZZ Top, Foo Fighters, Maylene and the Sons of Disaster & Velvet Revolver.
This Progressive Folk Rock foursome take their influences from the likes of Pink Floyd, All About Eve, Marillion, Jeff Buckley.
An 8 piece Rock-Taiko fusion band from Okehampton.
A 5 piece Indie/Electro/Punk band from Plymouth, who mention influences such as Weezer, Blue, The Clash, Metric.
This Blues-Rock duo take influences from The White Stripes, Drenge & Black Keys.
Exeter's Out of Enemies will be bringing us some heavy this year, they mention influences such as Killswitch Engage, In Flames, Lamb of God & 36 Crazyfists.
Their songs are populated by a cast of gothic fairy tale characters including Rapunzel and a dead poet.
An ensemble of 8 musicians describing themselves as Victorian era music hall crossed with classical.