Bands battle it out

BANDS will fight it out for a place in the next round of a regional competition as the MMG East Midlands Battle of the Bands enters its second round tonight.

From the 70 bands who have played at the live performances in Stamford, Market Harborough, Coalville, Chesterfield, Nottingham, Grantham, Leicester and Lincoln, 36 have gone through to the second round.

Each of the bands will be playing to get through to the county finals, just one step away from the regional final which will be held at The Shed in Leicester, on April 30.

The second round heats at Stamford will be held at Mama Liz’s Voodoo Lounge tonight and the bands appearing are Rusty G’s (pictured left), Destroy All Humans, Center Excuse, Bride of the Atom and Blackhawk Down.