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Hands Off Gretel announce ‘The Angry EP’ and 2020 UK tour.

As if 2019 wasn’t a big enough year for Yorkshire four-piece Hands Off Gretel: an epic album, a headline UK tour, a new album for front-woman Lauren Tate, they have already announced their next release – The Angry EP. The band told us in a statement this was all the songs performed live, but never released. The statement reads: “WOOP!! ...

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RAMzine 25

RAMzine 25 | Bloodstock, A Jokers Rage, Burn It Down Festival

RAMzine Issue 25 is out now featuring this years Bloodstock Festival; a turbulent year for some due to the weather, but spirits remained high. We talk though which bands caught our eye over the festival weekend and what happened with this years headliners. We also catch up with York based rockers A Jokers Rage to talk about the new record, what GAMEFACE means, ...

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Hands Off Gretel vocalist Lauren Tate reveals solo album ‘Songs For Sad Girls’

As if singer/songwriter Lauren Tate hasn’t already had a great 2019 with her band Hands Off Gretel, the Yorkshire lass has just announced she is about to release a solo album entitled Songs For Sad Girls. The album will be released on September 20th, via Lauren’s own label Trash Queen Records. 11 of the 14 tracks are produced by Lauren ...

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Hands Off Gretel prove all the haters wrong, live in Newcastle.

“Female-fronted band”, “chick rock”, “girls who rock” – a few terms that need to be wiped from the vocabulary of fans and music journos alike. This is 2019: your gender, sexuality, disability, race or religion do NOT define who you are and should not be who you are identified as. So why did Hands Off Gretel vocalist Lauren Tate have ...

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Hands Off Gretel may have an album of the year contender with ‘I Want The World’

If you have never listened to Hands Off Gretel – you need to start now. Start with this record. No kidding. Let me explain… Hands Off Gretel were a bunch of grunge-loving guys and girls in Yorkshire in 2015 and decided to form a band making music you just don’t hear anymore. Fronted by songwriter Lauren Tate, with a clear ...

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Hands Off Gretel “[Music] saved me in many ways and I’d love to do that for someone else”

Yorkshire alt-rockers Hands Off Gretel (HOG) are in a sweet spot right now. Their album has just been released with a bit of help from their expanding fanbase, they have many festival appearances booked and this is just the beginning. We talked to HOG about their new album, their style and why they released their latest album on cassette… RAMzine: ...

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Hands Off Gretel are the well-oiled alt-rock machine you never knew you needed

Venue: The Globe, Newcastle If you read a lot about newer bands, or bands ‘on the rise’, it might mention something to do with this fictional ‘new wave of classic rock’. Something I don’t really subscribe to. When did the ‘classic’ style of rock go away? Also, how can something be ‘new’ and ‘classic’ at the same time? It’s like ...

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New Music Mondays: Hands Off Gretel ‘S.A.S.S.’

Yorkshire grungers Hands Off Gretel have been making a name for themselves on the live scene recently, and their new video for ‘S.A.S.S.’ is a testament to why they are attracting such positive attention. Check the video out below: The track is taken from their upcoming debut album, due out next year. The video was directed and edited by front-woman Lauren ...

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