Swindon Students Form The Band Misfires:
Young, Swindon-based indie-rock band Misfires are currently making waves on the underground music scene. Their number are comprised of both former and current Swindon students: Mert Benning (guitar), guitarist/vocalist Matt Owens, Jake Dodwell (bass) and James Thomson (drums).
Described as ‘the love child of Catfish & the Bottlemen and The Libertines’, the band have been furiously writing music and playing shows around the UK since their formation in February 2016, supporting acts such as The Night Café and Johnny Foreigner. Keep an eye out, this band are definitely one to watch in 2017.