Four-piece rockers, The Sherlocks, were formed in Sheffield when brothers Josh (guitar) and Andy (bass) Davidson moved in next door to brothers Kiaran (vocals/guitar) and Brandon (drums) Crook’s grandparents. Bonding over their love of football and music, the two pairs of brothers were inspired by their favourite artists including Arctic Monkeys, The Beatles, Libertines, Oasis and The Jam. This led to several jamming sessions in late 2010, where they crafted their trademark sound and The Sherlocks were born.

Their debut single 'Live for the Moment' peaked at number 91 in Official UK Singles Chart and the second Single, 'Escapade', at number 45. They have sold out over 300 venues nationwide – the O2 Academy and Manchester Academy being two of them. They played Isle of Wight festival this year and were asked to perform again due to a great performance. Having supported bands like Simple Minds, Reverend & The Makers, The Buzzcocks and The Enemy – this band has plenty more gigs still in front of them this year.

“Hard work is what we are all about” says Brandon “we love playing live, we will play anywhere we can. We just want to get our music out there and see the reaction of the fans”.

It has been, and will be, a very exciting 2015 for these guys as they are both supporting and headlining shows. They will be hitting the stage once more with JAMES and The Enemy, debut with The Twang, CAST and The Beat and they also have several UK dates as Starsailor’s supporting acts in October.
A bunch of well-established festivals are also on the schedule for The Sherlocks; Reading, Bingley, Strawberry Fields and Leeds are just a few to be mentioned.

‘Heart Of Gold’ produced Gavin Monaghan packs a powerful indie punch, with a nod to the bands inspirations. It is a catchy sing a long track reminiscent of young love and the decline of a relationship. The new single shows that this dynamic bunch of musicians have come so far and there is no sign of them slowing down.


6th NOV - 53 Degrees, Preston (Supporting CAST)
8th NOV - The Duchess, York (Supporting CAST)
13th NOV - Manchester Ritz (Supporting Reverend & The Makers)
25th NOV - Newcastle Riverside (Supporting Reverend & The Makers)
3rd DEC - Nottingham Rock City (Supporting Reverend & The Makers)

23rd OCT - The Hub - Plymouth
24th OCT - O2 Academy - Leicester
29th OCT - Railway Inn - Winchester

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Mark Millar is the founder of XS Noize and looks after the daily running of the website as well as hosting interviews for the weekly XS Noize Podcast. Mark's favourite album is Achtung Baby by U2.

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