This is an archive of the band profile for Menbrain.
Simon Bell – Vocals/Guitar
Simon Mason – Bass
Richard Presley – Drums
Formed in 2003 the Leeds based bands first studio offering came in the form of a three track demo “Give Me A Reason”, “Turn Me On” & “Hottest Thing In The City” recorded with acclaimed local producer Phil Naylor (Bedlam Ago Go/Skin).
The band played a number of dates in Leeds, Manchester, Sheffield and Nottingham including supports with The Secret Machines and ex Terrorvision Malibu Stacey. Developing their own rock sound Menbrain headed back to the studios to record two more tracks “Blind Mercy” & “Till I Die”. With interest now building for the band, Menbrain went north to headline the Crail Music Festival. Following these dates they were named band of the month in Shaun Ryder’s weekly newspaper column and caught the ear of writer Irving Welsh.
Their most recent offering comes in the form of a new three tracker recorded in Manchester headed by “Gimme a Sign”, “Kids on Drugs” and “Dangerous Times”. Catch Menbrain live in the UK with dates throughout the coming months..