“They may have stolen our takeaway but they left us with a six course feast! ”
“Suddenly the room is full to bursting, the energy is high, the crowd participation is immense, the music picks you up swirls you around and leaves you breathless...without a doubt they get my Band of the Weekend Award ”
Based in Blackpool UK
Formed in 2018
Label: COFFEE N MINT RECORDS
"The band have attitude, but its polite attitude. Not so much "Fuck You" as " Would you mind if I Fuck You”
Apr 2018 : Formed
Aug 2018 : #WaterlooCoustic EP
Sept 2018 : Management Deal - RPM
Mar 2019 : I Wish you were Dead single/video
May 2019 : This is RockNRoll EP
July 2019 : This is RockNRoll single used as theme tune
for Underkill TV and Anne Estella Rocks
Dec 2019 : This is RockNRoll EP of the year with Manchester Rocks and NWOCR poll.
Mar 2020 : FB Live stream watched by 15k viewers
raising £6k for charity.
Apr 2020 : This is RockNRoll fan lockdown video
Jul 2020 : Find My Way Home video/ single
Aug 2020 : One off 7inch Master vinyls released
Sept 2020 : First headline show sold out
Oct 2020 : Vintage Guitars and Acs Custom IEM endorsement.
Nov 2020 : Record Debut album 9
Jul 2021 : Soothe Me video/single First TT song played on Planet Rock Radio
Aug 2021 : This is RockNRoll single included in UK Top Ten Compilation NWOCR Album
Sept 2021 : Spider video/single and pc game
Debut Album 9 released First Rock Album
in the World to have NFTs
Dec 2021 : Lose it video/single Planet Rock Track of
2022 : Toured heavily including 3 Successful Tours and Festival dates
Apr 2023 : NewTone Guitar String Endorsement
May 2023 : Record 2nd Album again with Dave Draper
Aug 2023 : Re Release Remastered This is RockNRoll
Sept 2023 : Sync deal with BMW for 13 Feathers
Nov 2023 : First single from Album 2 Sundance video / single released
TAKEAWAY THIEVES ARE
Peter McLoughlin - Vocals
Neil Hunter - Rhythm Guitar
Ben Gibson - Lead Guitar
Adam Hall - Bass Guitar
Max Yates - Drums
Bio Shorter version below
Formed in April 2018, Takeaway Thieves played their debut gig in June, followed the day after with an acoustic lunch time gig which was recorded and released in early August "#WaterlooCoustic"
Featuring ex members of Hooker, Ten and Dragstrip Junkies the band have secured Live dates, supporting so far The Quireboys, Electric Boys, Massive Wagons, EnuffZNuff, Love/Hate, Towers of London, The Erotics and Shark Island and played at HRH Sleaze Festival, Rockwich Festival.
Securing Management they recorded their ep at John Sykes (Whitesnake/Blue Murder) Berlin Studios they released their debut single "I Wish You Were Dead" March 22nd and the four track Ep "This is RocknRoll" released May.
In 2020 Takeaway Thieves got fans to film a Lockdown video for "This is RocknRoll".
One of the first bands to play an online gig which was watched by over 15000 LIVE raising over £2000 that night ...and one of the last to play in a venue in the UK before Lockdown ..never asking for a tip with online gigs they have raised over £6000 for various charities.
Takeaway Thieves also self recorded and filmed a single "Find My Way Home".
Offering a Unique opportunity for every fan who ordered their Favourite TT song to be recorded was given a special personal version 7 inch vinyl master especially for them.
In September their First Headline gig at the Waterloo Blackpool SOLD out in 3 days.
The band also acquired endorsements from Vintage Guitars and ACS Custom IEM .
Announcing in March 2021 their DEBUT album entitled " 9 ", produced by Award Winning Producer Dave Draper would be released September 17th, first single "Soothe Me" dropped July 2nd. with the band being played on Planet Rock Radio for the first time. The album was one of the first Rock albums in the World that had Groundbreaking NFT's included in the presale and received glowing reviews.
Early August Takeaway Thieves appeared on NWOCR Compilation cd and reached the OFFICIAL UK TOP TEN Charts.
Second single "Spider" came out 27th August.
With 3rd Single "Lose It" being Track Of The Week on Planet Rock Radio.
Playing Festival shows in 2021 and 2022 and 3 Successful UK tours amongst other dates. The band acquired a further endorsement from NewTone Strings just before hitting the studio and recording album number 2 in May 2023 again with producer Dave Draper at the helm.. With Festival dates lined up throughout the year and the release of a new album Takeaway Thieves are going from Strength to Strength.