PICS: Royal Blood at Observatory North Park

Observatory North Park spilled Royal Blood on Tuesday, Aug. 15, as the duo brought their modern English rock to town.

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Royal Blood are an English rock band.
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Formed in 2013 in Brighton, the band is influenced by blues, hard rock and garage rock.
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Their debut album was released in 2014.
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Drummer Ben Thatcher forms half of the band.
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Vocalist and bass guitarist Mike Kerr is the other half.
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When they first started they had trouble getting gigs and were forced to play open mics.
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They developed their sound at Brighton Electric, and were quickly signed to Warner/Chappell Music.
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They've managed to pick up quite the collection of celebrity endorsements.
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Jimmy Page, Howard Stern and the Arctic Monkeys' drummer are all big fans.
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At 2015's Brit Awards, Page presented them with the Best British Group Award.
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While the band lacks a guitarist, Kerr has modified the pickups on his bass for an altogether unique sound.
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Their second album, "How Did We Get So Dark?", was released in June of this year.
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