Strange Bones

Award: MOBO Help Musicians Fund

Year: 2018

Genre: Alternative Rock

Location: North West


Strange Bones is three brothers; Will, Bob and Jack Bentham and childhood friend Spud Newburn. They grew up in the seaside town of Blackpool, on a eclectic mix of everything from jungle to punk and have been making music together in various outfits since high school. Strange Bones was born from disaffection in a bleak neo-political climate, the band points fingers at tyrannical powers and commentates on the contradictions of modern life. Having feverishly honed their craft, the band have relentlessly toured with the likes of Frank Carter and the Rattlesnakes, Yonaka and Cabbage. As well as 8 headline tours and appearances at Reading and Leeds, Isle Of Wight, Download UK/FR, TRNSMT, 2000 Trees and many more, receiving widespread attention towards their explosive live shows. They have also had great Radio support from the likes of Annie Mac, Mistajam, Dan P Carter on Radio 1, as well as BBC Introducing, Julie Adenuga on Beats1, Jon Kennedy at XFM, and Alex Baker on Kerrang Radio. Strange Bones are currently writing and recording their next arsenal of deafening anthems ahead of a UK tour at the start of 2019.