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Drenge: 7 Terrific Photos From Their NME Awards Show, With Austin Texas

  • Drenge played three new tracks at a sold-out NME Awards show, with Austin, Texas at London's Scala last night (February 20).

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    Added: 21 Feb 2014

  • The new songs were the thrashy, chugging 'Running Wild', previously played at last year's Reading Festival, the grinding 'The Snake' and melancholy, bluesy number 'Standing In The Cold'.

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    Added: 21 Feb 2014

  • Their set, which drew largely upon songs from last year's self-titled debut album including 'Bloodsports', 'Backwaters' and 'I Wanna Break You In Half', saw intense moshing throughout the night.

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  • One shirtless stage-diver circled Eoin and Rory Loveless before jumping back into the crowd. At the climax of penultimate song, singer Eoin Loveless approached his brother’s drumkit and doused him with a can of beer.

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    Added: 21 Feb 2014

  • The venue, in north London was absolutely packed. Support on the evening came from Brighton's The Wytches.

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  • Drenge are set to play at the NME Awards 2014 with Austin, Texas ceremony alongside Metronomy, Belle & Sebastian and Godlike Geniuses Blondie (February 26), and have been nominated in the Best New Band supported by Mossimo category.

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  • They finished their set with chaotic run-throughs of 'Standing In The Cold', 'Let's Pretend' and 'Fuckabout'.

    Photo: Jordan Hughes/NME

    Added: 21 Feb 2014