Innovative live & in the studio, we create the sound of a four-piece band, which is a spectacle to see/hear live & is equally as impressive on record.


A Guitar/Bass & Drum duo from the North West of England with songs & a sound that not only separates us from other duo’s but other bands. Our sound has been described as Alt Rock/Indie/Dance/Funk (all styles we happily take influence from) but we see ourselves simply as a Music duo.


Originally a Bass & Drum duo created by Phil Ireland & featured Adam Darwen on drums, the sound has evolved into the range of a full 4 piece band, especially now Peat Hicks is back hitting the skins as the bands full time drummer. Peat & Phil played together for 5 years their previous band (Exit State) as Bassist & Drummer, which creates a metronomic groove/rhythm section connection like no other.


Together we have impressive musical accolades under our belts, playing along side Mallory Knox/Michael Schenker/Gun/Reckless Love/Marseille & touring all over the UK & Europe in venues such as The Ritz Manchester/02 Arena Glasgow/Shepard’s Bush Empire! We also recently hosted a gig at the 02 Academy Islington & have become regulars at Londons 229 venue!



Explosive & High Energy performers live, with a sound that matches our recorded material & a great imagination for music videos, check out our YouTube channel to hear & see more at www.youtube.com/breakingwavesband




'Innovative & very clever' - Real Radio XS


'Stadium Worthy' - The Indiependent


'It’s a clever hybrid of pop sensibilities and snarling rock n’ roll that is fun and incredibly danceable.' - Manchester Rocks


'Astounding Aural Delight' - Siren fm


'Something Different, Something Fun' - Get Your Rock Out


'A Breath of Fresh Air' - BR fm






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