22-20s : 22-20s

22-20s : 22-20s

The 22-20s story goes something like this. The band formed in August 2002 and began gigging in pub back rooms. Four short months later their injection of rugged youthfulness into good ol' fashioned blues (the musical equivalent of Wayne Rooney...

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22-20s : Shoot Your Gun

22-20s : Shoot Your Gun

If The Open are going to be providing the soundtrack for romantic reconciliations and football clip shows, it's fair to say that this is going to be doing the exact opposite - this is vengeful, stewing-in-your-own-juices rock for the recently...

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22-20s : Why Don't You Do It For Me?

22-20s : Why Don't You Do It For Me?

NME Brit Pack headliners bring the blues bang up to date Pity the 22-20s . Where Blind Willy Tangerine McGrubber had nowt to contend with but the odd hellhound on his trail, the Lincoln trio had a howling pack of bloodthirsty A&Rs snapping at...

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22-20s/The Zutons/The Ordinary Boys/Delays/The Cribs : Newcastle Northumbria Uni/Manchester Academy

22-20s/The Zutons/The Ordinary Boys/Delays/The...

Keeping track of the country's youngest, craziest and most wild-eyed rock bands isn't a job that any old monkey can do - it's a task that requires great skill, insight and the latest in state-of-the-art journalistic tools. Which is why NME finds...

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22-20s : Manchester Hop & Grape

22-20s : Manchester Hop & Grape

For a new band, a barrage of relentless hype is a millstone. 22-20s ? 22-20s are just too cool to care. Effortlessly stunning completely unfazed by the whirlwind of A&R attention that surrounded them earlier this year tonight the Lincoln...

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