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Big John Bates / Press

"Headless Fowl is indeed cool" - Jello Biafra


"A high-octane musical experience"

Orange County Examiner (Los Angeles)

"Big John Bates is one of Vancouver's most notorious musicians"

The Globe & Mail

"Big John Bates is an irresistible hipster draw"

The Telegraph (Illinois)

"Without a doubt, Big John Bates would scare the accountants at any major record company out of their neatly pressed pants. Like a '57 Chevy on the road out of Helltown, Big John Bates is not stopping for anyone."

Mclean's Magazine

"Big John Bates is not only a band; they are an infectious lifestyle choice that needs to be absorbed by all of humankind."

Minneapolis - Twin Cities