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The Crush – Photos by Linda Churchill

We are incredibly proud to present these brand new photos of the band taken by Linda Churchill. Thanks Linda, you’ve done us proud! Huge thanks must go to G&R Harris Ltd for letting us use their reclamation yard as the main location for this photo shoot.


by rich
Categories: Duncan, Misc, Pete, Rich
Published on: 01/01/2013

HAPPY NEW YEAR EVERYONE!!! May 2013 be a happy, healthy and wealthy one for us all. If nothing else, we’ve got some cracking gigs lined up for this year. Rock on!!


by rich
Categories: Duncan, Happy Crushmas, Pete, Rich
Published on: 25/12/2012

Duncan, Pete and Rich would like to wish all our fans, and all the staff at all the venues we’ve ever played at, a very, very, very Merry Crushmas! Peace and goodwill to all.

I tried not to, but I was weak…

by pete
Categories: Gear, Pete
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Published on: 29/09/2012

Okay, okay, I know I have a GAS (Gear Aquisition Syndrome) problem, I admit it, but you gotta be on my side this time. There was this Ashdown 8 x 10 on Ebay for really silly money okay, and I’d always fancied one as their cabs are so transparent and punchy. So… Well, that’s it. It’s in my house now. And it don’t half sound good! And it looks totally beautiful with my Ashdown Mag EVO…[more]

The end of an era

by rich
Categories: Pete, Photos, Rich
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Published on: 24/06/2012

It’s with a heavy heart that I type this. Sadly, Jamie has decided that it’s time to move on to the next chapter in his musical career and so is departing The Crush. There is absolutely no doubt what-so-ever that the band wouldn’t be where it is today without him and his last gig at The Carisbrook Arms, Gosport on 23rd June 2012 proved what an incredible drummer he is. Fear not, this all hasn’t…[more]

I GOT GAS* AGAIN (*Gear Aquisition Syndrome)

by pete
Categories: Band Member Blogs, Gear, Pete
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Published on: 24/05/2012

Well, it’s like this… I was looking at getting a bass cab lighter and smaller than the old Peavey 4 x 10″ (I’m not 21 any more) and suddenly on Gumtree this baby popped up for a paltry £60. I just had to try it out. It’s an Ashdown Compact ABM115, 1 x 15″, 8 ohm 300 watts, 500 watts program, two rear ports and sounds absolutely incredible with my Ashdown EVO2 300 head! It keeps…[more]

Introducing ‘The Crush Hub’

We’re very excited and pleased to announce the launch of ‘The Crush Hub’. THE resource for anyone of any age involved with music. Head over to to find out more and sign up

Gig reminder – The Wheelwright Arms, Havant – Friday 30th March 2012

Wotcha!!! Friday 30th March 2012 sees us play at The Wheelwright Arms in Havant for the first time and we really can’t wait. It’s a brilliant venue for live music and we’re honoured to have been asked to play there. The fun starts at 9pm so make sure you’re there in plenty of time to get a seat Rock on!

Gosport Festival – Monday June 4th 2012!! – YEAH BABY!!!

Flippin’ ‘eck!! This is what it’s all about!! We’re incredibly proud to announce that The Crush have been asked to play on the last day of The Gosport Festival (Monday 4th June 2012). Playing times etc are still to be confirmed so we’ll let you know nearer the time what the running order is. Who cares though? WE’RE PLAYING A MAHOOSIVE FESTIVAL!!!! Pete, Jamie and Rich are absolutely buzzing and we can’t wait to get…[more]

Gig reminder – The Waterside Club, Holbury – Saturday 25th February 2012

Heads up everyone!! We’ve got a mega-important gig coming up at The Waterside Club, Holbury on Saturday 25th February 2012. Please show your support by coming along to this fantastic venue. In return we’ll play our very best tunes for your entertainment. More details here Rock on!!

Gig reminder – The Loco Club, Eastleigh – Saturday 4th February 2012

by rich
Categories: Gig News, Jamie, Pete, Rich, Venue
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Published on: 31/01/2012

We’re live at The Loco Club, Eastleigh this coming Saturday (4th Feb 2012) and it’s going to be a stonker of a gig. We might even have some new songs for you to listen to ;o) Details here

Happy birthday Jamie!!!

by rich
Categories: Misc, Pete, Rich
Tags: No Tags
Published on: 22/01/2012

It’s J’s birthday today!!! Happy birthday pal – Pete & Rich

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