The Cockroaches are a 5 piece ‘60s Garage Band from Tunbridge Wells. Started by Chris Exall founder member of the Anti Nowhere League, the band comprises of Chris on Guitar, fellow original ANWL member PJ on drums, Tom Meyritz and Julia D vocals and Pete Lee on Bass..

After 21 years playing in the League, Chris left in 2001 to concentrate on his various motorbike interests and only started playing again when he started listening to old records that had inspired him in the first place. This band are playing great classic 60’s songs their own way, rather than trying to rehash old punk songs. They tend to do lesser known covers by such artists as The Who, Tina Turner and Screaming Lord Sutch in their own raw style which gives the songs plenty of edge and bollocks.

What you will get a a Cockroach gig is raw energetic dirty rock n roll in it's purest form, spontaneous show theatrics and most of all excitement by the bucketload.

Next Gigs;

The FORUM, Tunbridge Wells on Sunday March 31

Private Function Friday May 3

ANGELFEST Longmead Stadium Tonbridge Saturday May 25

UNFEST Sussex Arms Tunbridge Wells Sunday May 26


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Available for gigs and parties in the South East. For bookings and further info email: