Bang Bang Romeo and Pretty Vicious’ NME Lock In, in association with Estrella Galicia – the riotous evening in pictures

Last Friday (June 9), we invited a handful of competition winners to NME HQ to experience a pair of blistering sets from blues-rockers Bang Bang Romeo, and filthy garage-punks Pretty Vicious - and have a few cans of Estrella Galicia while they were at it. Here’s the full story from the rowdy evening.

 

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NME Lock In with Estrella Galicia

NME Lock In with Estrella Galicia

Estrella Galicia, with the help of artist Ben Allen, came and jazzed up some of NME HQ with a bespoke art piece for the mammoth gig.

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NME Lock In with Estrella Galicia

NME Lock In with Estrella Galicia

Punters on the evening were powered by Estrella Galicia, with thanks to Corkers Crisps and ID&C.

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Bang Bang Romeo

Bang Bang Romeo

Sheffield’s Bang Bang Romeo were up first, as they offered up searing cuts from their upcoming debut album.

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Bang Bang Romeo

Bang Bang Romeo

‘Chemical’, Bang Bang Romeo’s latest single, prompted the biggest response from the crowd.

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Bang Bang Romeo

Bang Bang Romeo

Bang Bang Romeo lead singer Anastasia took the opportunity to get up close and personal with the eager punters.

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Bang Bang Romeo

Bang Bang Romeo

With crunching a guitar/bass combo – the foursome whipped up quite the storm.

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Pretty Vicious

Pretty Vicious

Trekking down from Merthyr Tydfil, Wales were garage quartet Pretty Vicious.

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Pretty Vicious

Pretty Vicious

Brutal riffs and pounding drums reigned supreme during Pretty Vicious’ set.

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NME Lock In with Estrella Galicia

Wasting no time in whipping up the crowd, the Friday night attendees were in the mood for a big one.

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Pretty Vicious

Pretty Vicious

Bassist Jarvis Morgan lapping up the plaudits.

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Pretty Vicious

Pretty Vicious

But the dead serious teens found time for a few smiles, too.

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Pretty Vicious

Pretty Vicious

Pretty Vicious’ set-closer ‘Are You Entertained?’ commanded a gigantic sing-along from fans to wrap a wild night.

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