Watchtower are the most ambitious, energetic, talented Psychedelic Rock ‘n Roll band to hail from Liverpool in a long time. They are;
Jack McAllister – Guitar/Vocals,
Jack Sanders – Guitar/Vocals,
Andy Hawley – Drums, &
Jay Burns – Bass.
Their abundance of influences range from The Beatles, Chuck Berry, Queens of the Stone Age, Band Of Skulls, Foo Fighters, Led Zeppelin and many more combined into something new which can only be described as psychedelic rock and roll!
Watchtower have gained a lot of popularity from their short time upon the music scene. They have been interviewed and are frequently played on the popular Merseyside radio station KCC Live (99.8FM). They have also come to the attention of BBC Radio through the BBC Introducing stations and should shortly be aired on National Radio.
After playing many gigs around the Northwest, they have been given a residency in a popular Liverpool music club (The Cabin Club) - A venue where popular bands in the city are gathered together once a month to put on a great night of live music.
After about a year of none stop gigging, Watchtower have achieved a large and growing fan base and became instantly recognizable in and around their city for their legendary interaction with their audiences, paisley shirts and unmistakable stage presence.
They are to release their debut self-titled EP ‘Watchtower’ on or around the 1st of February 2013. This will be available on Digital download sites such as itunes, Amazon, Facebook, Spotify, Google Play and also international CD websale sites such as CDBaby to name just a few. Plus a few EP launch parties are being arranged.
Future project include an already confirmed 2 spots in the International Pop Overthrow Festival – an American-based major music festival which only takes place outside of the US in Liverpool and London. Also, they have come to the attention of a Music Festival in Somerset, and the internationally renowned Surface Festival - Another major music festival. They will also get radio play across Europe as details are confirmed.
To see a live Watchtower gig is unforgettable, their reviews unmistakable in their clarity – In one of their gigs in the Huyton Civic Suite, they were unknowingly reviewed and received excellent comments upon their catchy songs, eye-catching image, charisma and stage presence.…definitely one to watch!