LIVE: Royal Blood

House of Blues downtown rolled out the red carpet for red-hot UK rock duo Royal Blood on Friday, Sept. 25.

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UK bass-and-drums rock duo Royal Blood reigned over House of Blues downtown on Friday, Sept. 25.
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The band consists of drummer Ben Thatcher (pictured) and bassist/vocalist Mike Kerr.
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The House of Blues crowd ate up the band's raucous, high-energy hard rock.
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The group formed in 2013 in Brighton, England.
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The duo rose to prominence almost immediately after Arctic Monkeys drummer Matt Helders was seen wearing a Royal Blood shirt during their Glastonbury Festival set.
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Royal Blood released their debut single, "Out of the Black," on Nov. 11, 2013.
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The band also played two shows in the UK supporting the Arctic Monkeys in May 2014.
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They released their debut self-titled album on Aug. 25, 2014, to instant commercial success and critical acclaim.
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The album was verified as the fastest-selling British rock debut album in three years in the UK.
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In 2013, when asked by an Australian radio station who his main influence was, Kerr answered: "Steven Hamblin from the rock band Graces Collide; he's so good it hurts."
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On Nov. 10, 2014, even "shock jock" radio host Howard Stern said on his radio show that he was a big fan of the band.
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Led Zeppelin's legendary guitarist, Jimmy Page, said about the band: "I went to hear them in New York. They were fantastic. Absolutely riveting. They're such fine musicians."
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Some of the singles released by the band include "Out of the Black," "Little Monster," "Come On Over" and "Figure It Out."
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Thatcher claims the band worked on writing a new record during their recent tour with the Foo Fighters.
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Royal Blood at House of Blues San Diego.
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