Fri 08 Jun 2012
At 08:00 PM
Abundant with talent Marner Brown are definately flag bearers for the next generation of Rock 'n' Roll.
The five members of Marner Brown are Fiachra Kerrigan (vocals and guitar), Aaron A. Grimes (lead guitar), John Wildgoose (keys and backing vocals), Jacob Hollebon (bass) and Coz Kerrigan (drums and backing vocals) all born and bred in Richmond (despite bassist Jacob being ‘definitely from space’, according to Fiachra).
At the end of last year the band were approached to write and record the track ‘Open Road’ by lager giant Grolsch for their television advert. With this endorsement it may be easy to pigeon hole Marner Brown as another rowdy indie band, but as The Fly magazine said, “The result's not lad rock, but something more delicate and precious.”
Balancing undeniable song-writing prowess with genuine charm, the band have always demanded attention. Hardworking yet instinctively talented, Fiachra has always had musical ability in the blood. His brother Coz shares the same musical ability, managing to sign to Warner with his former band Larrikin Love having only played drums for six months! In the live setting, lead guitarist Aaron never fails to impress, with glowing praise coming from Ronnie Wood who said:
“Marner Brown...are really good. They had a bit of a Led Zep ‘n’ Roses type thing".
"Aaron Grimes is currently THE best young guitarist in the UK and Marner Brown are possibly the best support we've ever had" - Steve Cradock, Ocean Colour Scene
Marner Brown is truly one band paving the way for the next generation of rock ‘n’ roll.
“Press lining up to lick their collective arse. Don’t you just hate it when a band lives up the hype”. Guilfest Review, Room13.com