The Peppermint Apes started out in August 2008 as Ryan Stanton put together an acoustic set of songs as support for the fantastic Marc Bolan Tribute TooREX, at the Towngate Theatre in Basildon.
- Band members!
- Ryan Stanton, Lead vocals and guitars
- James Fox, Drums and backing vocals
- Lewis Brown, Bass and backing vocals
- Sean Markus, Guitars and backing vocals
- Luke Swift, Keyboards and backing vocals
The now five piece band from the wilds of Essex, delivers a unique brand of pop rock with melodic guitar solos, the main song writer Ryan Stanton draws a heavy influence from the likes of , The Kooks, The Beatles, The Feeling
The boys have had an amazing ride these past three years! Highlights include t v on Fox 7 Austin Texas, and Fearless t v, in New York!
They have played the world famous Americana festival two years running, and the I P O international pop overthrow festival four times!twice at The Cavern, Liverpool, once in New York and also this year London.
The guys have built up a loyal fan base not only the UK, but also in Belgium and France where they play as often as they can!
The track, “BE MY FRIEND” has been put forward with possible inclusion for the “ROCK BAND” electronic game for all console’s.
They continue to have radio play the world over! In April 2010 the guys were asked to perform unplugged for Janice Long on BBC radio 2.
YouTube Channel: http://www.youtube.com/v/R_sWQPJgon4
MySpace Profile: http://www.myspace.com/thepeppermintapes