THE TERRAPLANES BLUES BAND
"The Terraplanes are a band at the very heart of the British blues scene!"
- Blues In Britain Magazine
Nick Scrase - Guitar/Vocals Eduardo Allen - Harmonica Tom Turner - Drums Pete Tyler - Bass
The Terraplanes have have just made the shortlist of nominees in two categories of The UK Blues Awards 2023.
UK BLUES BAND OF THE YEAR
UK EMERGING BLUES ACT OF THE YEAR
Hailing from Bristol UK, The Terraplanes Blues Band have established themselves as a force on the UK blues scene with their brand of authentic, hard hitting R’n’B. In March 2022 they released their debut album “Stepping Stones”. Twelve original tracks full of swagger and style, reminiscent of the British R'n'B boom of the 1960's. Recorded at Foel Studio, Wales and Pirate Studios Bristol, The Terraplanes debut album follows on from their critically acclaimed E.P Midnight Train (released May 2020).
As the band head into 2023, their calender is filling up quickly with appearances at some of England's best known blues clubs and Festivals, sharing the bill with the best talent the blues world has to offer. Starting with a return to Butlins, Skegness to play at The Great British Rock & Blues Festival in January, the band enjoyed one of their greatest gigs with a packed festival crowd really feeding off the band's energy to make thei slot one of the best atmosphere's across the whole weekend! Recent live radio sessions have also seen the band gain more exposure and fans of authentic blues, played with such confidence and style.
The debut album Stepping Stones hit #14 for the whole of 2022 for radio plays on the IBBA Blues Chart. Sitting comfortably in the top 20 artists of the year has now allowed the band to fulfill their original ambition...to play on the big stages in the biggest events in the world of Rhythm & Blues!
Formed in 2013 as a duo, Nick and Eduardo expanded the band to a 4 piece in 2014. The chemistry between the two founding members is the driving force of the band and their reputation as a formidable live act continues to grow. In 2020, under the wing of MAS records, a scheme with patrons like Led Zeppelin frontman Robert Plant, the band gained mentorship and guidance in helping them achieve their goals. The Terraplanes have been on the rise ever since.
Singer Nick Scrase - "We're so proud of what we've achieved so far as a band...there’s plenty more to come!”