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the hexmen

Rank #10 UK Liverpool, UK Blues / indie / pubrock


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Sounds Like: Nine Below Zero, Dirty Pretty Things, Lew Lewis, Rory Gallagher

Label: Emubands

Manager: George Wickstead/George Hexman

Bio: Blues band the Hexmen were a product of the post-punk creative maelstrom of Liverpool in the early 1980s. George Hexman(aka George Wickstead): singer, session blues-harp player and frontman, founded the band, joining forces with major movers and shakers of the scouse music scene. The Hexmen line-... See Full Bio

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Twitter_icon_for_status: the hexmen has a show on 2014-08-27 at 20:00 @ Aberjazz in Goodwick http://t.co/1shtbaGtsF #concert


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2008 album on HMV
Jan 4, 2014
https://www.hmvdigital.com/releases/1601731#t17580510 [more]
The Hexmen @ Dr Feelgood Th...
Dec 16, 2013
The Hexmen @ Dr Feelgood @ The Tivoli Venue, Buckley, N Wales Friday, 23rd May ... [more]
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  • Wed

    Aug 27

    Goodwick, UK | 8:00pm

    Goodwick, UK
    Wed Aug 27 8:00pm


    Ffwrn, Fishguard. doors open 8:30pm tickets 8.00 or members 5.00

  • Sat

    Aug 30

    Chester, UK | 9:00pm

    Chester, UK
    Sat Aug 30 9:00pm


    The band was founded by frontman vocalist and harmonica player George Hexman in the late 70s, joining forces with major movers and shakers of the Liverpool music scene. Throughout the 80s and 90s, The Hexmen line-up was a shifting collaboration of local luminaries including members of The Las, Edgar Jones (The Stairs, Oasis, Paul Weller), the Boo Radleys, Elvis Costello (Alan Mayes/Rusty), Electrofixion (Echo and the Bunnymen), Cast and Dr Phibes among others, side projects included Los Rackerteeros ( Charlie Whitney from supergroup Family) and Film soundtracks . Although they have always been known as a blues band, the Hexmen’s material is not that easy to categorise. The band’s music is blues based certainly but the defining quality of the Hexmen has always been energy with an aggressive, indie edge and a psychedelic undercurrent that lends extra dimensions to the music. Notwithstanding George’s historic links with the 80s and 90s Liverpool music scene, the current band members have an exciting pedigree. George himself, vocals (and a much sought after session blues harp player), has recorded with with some of the most significant indie bands of the past 20 years. On guitar is Colin Guthrie is one of Merseyside’s & UK’s foremost blues guitarists and has played alongside some of the greats including Steve Gibbons. His former bands include Gran Torino, Stadium, Cherokee and Wild Spirit. Influences include Ritchie Blackmore, Rory Gallagher, Jimi Hendrix, Stevie Ray Vaughan and Joe Bonamassa. Bass player Mike Cain and Mat Shaw on drums. Mike & Mat have gigged together for over 25 yrs before joining The Hexmen, their former bands include AgentX, PTP, Fallen Empire, Razor & The Cactus Elves amongst others

  • Sat

    Nov 22

    Ormskirk, UK | 8:00pm

    Ormskirk, UK
    Sat Nov 22 8:00pm
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  • Tommy Cole (Artist) Tommy Cole
    Killa Band! Bad IS Bad!
  • Zepher (Artist) Zepher
    Hey George. Thanks for becoming a fan of our page. Glad you like our tunes. ZEPHER
  • Nick Johns (Artist) Nick Johns
    Cool tunes George.... diggin' "Lonely Avenue"
  • MR SLIC (Artist) MR SLIC
    awesome music great work...... stopping thru to show some LUV to the movement.... 1LUV ~SLIC~
    Very cool guys , very cool indeed .
  • Ricky Alan Ray (Artist) Ricky Alan Ray
    Thank you for your support;. All the best to you and your music!
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Q: is mary jane a big influence in hexmen music
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