Poltergeist featuring original Echo & the Bunnymen members announce October UK tour dates‏

August 30, 2013
Gary Lornie

Gary Lornie



Poltergeist featuring original Echo & the Bunnymen members Will Sergeant on guitar, Les Pattinson on bass, and also Nick Kilroe on drums head out this October for their biggest UK tour to date.

According to founding member Will Sergeant, Poltergeist was formed in my head as a schoolboy in the 70s. Around that time my mind was awakening to music. I would dream of being Jimmy Page or some other rock god I had become aware of, mainly through the records of my mate’s big brother. My ridiculous dream of being in a band was just that, a dream. Now many years on after a good few solo musical adventures of an experimental nature. I was interested in being part of a working band. I remembered the name that had come up back then. It fitted well with the otherworldly nature of the ideas I had in my head. It is a German word and this is an unashamed nod to the likes of Can, Neu and Amon Düüll the greats of the 1970s Kraut Rock scene. Just as the name Pink Floyd is a nod to blues legends Pink Anderson and Floyd Council.’

Poltergeist’s debut album ‘Your Mind is a Box (Let Us Fill It With Wonder)’ is out now CD/180g Double LP on ‘92 Happy Customers’ via Proper Records and digitally via iTunes & Amazon.

Upcoming live shows:

10th October, Portsmouth – Wedgewood Rooms

11th October, Bristol – Start the Bus

12th October, Preston – Mad Ferret

13th October, Wolves – Slade Rooms

14th October, London – The Garage

18th October, Sheffield – Queens Social Club

19th October, Leeds – Brudenell Social Club

20th October, Manchester Soundcontrol

21st October, Glasow – King Tuts Wah Wah Club

22nd October, York – Fibbers

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