Formed in 2006 The Mentulls are a young blues rock band full of energy and typically play up to 30 gigs a year. Inspired and influenced by bands and artists such as Jethro Tull, Wishbone Ash, Joe Bonamassa, Gary Moore and Jimi Hendrix.
The band has performed with Sherman Robertson, Chantel McGregor, Virgil & The Accelerators, Oli Brown Band, Aynsley Lister Band and Larry Miller Band and are booked to perform with Jon Amor Blues Group, Dr Feelgood and Wishbone Ash later this year. They also headline their own gigs too.
The Mentulls have also played at The Hebden Bridge and Newark Blues Festivals and are due to perform at The Maryport Blues Festival and Burnley International Rock & Blues Festival later this year. The band have been booked to support Wishbone Ash in The Netherlands in January 2013.
In addition, Andrew Pipe the guitarist, is one of the most sought after young guitarists in the the UK having already performed on stage with Wishbone Ash, WT Feaster, Virgil & The Accelerators, Ian Parker, Mitch Laddie Band and Oli Brown Band.
The latest CD named "The Long Road To Home" is available at gigs and from CD Baby and Amazon. The band are due to record a new album in July 2012 for release in September 2012.
More at : www.thementulls.com
“The Mentulls shone out as an act to watch”
Blues Matters Magazine"
"Good stuff - a lotta energy. Keep up the good work"
Andy Powell - Lead guitarist and founder member of Wishbone Ash"
"Sounds awesome guys! Light it up!"
Philip Sayce - Blues Guitarist"
"The Band look and sound good and are going to be great"
Dave Pegg - Ex Jethro Tull - Farport Convention
"Andrews Playing impressed us all. I hope he sticks with it, and i am looking forward to hearing The Mentulls live in the future"
Ian Parker - Blues Guitarist