Meet The Band

Helen
Vocals & Guitar

Helen started her singing career at the tender age of 11. She has been singing in local bands for many years, as well as going solo. Helen and Paul have been in numerous bands together over the years and share lead vocal duties and harmonies.

Paul
Guitar, Vocals & Mixing

Paul started playing guitar in ‘The Concords’ at the age of 9 years old.

Paul mainly plays the guitar, but can play drums, bass guitar and keyboards as well.

Paul is the brains behind our live sound set up and mixing.

Previous Bands:
The Concords
Silky
KGB
Highway
Virtual Reality
Grand Design
Splitz
Collision
Animal Shakers

Favourite Band:
Queen

Riley
Drums

Riley is Paul’s Son and the youngest member of the band. He has been playing drums from a very early age and joined The Dark Tones at the age of 11. Riley is still only 16!

When not sat behind the drums, Riley enjoys mountain bike riding and football.

Riley is always the centre of attention at our gigs, not only because he is so young, but because he is a fantastic drummer!

Dave
Bass, Backing Vocals

Dave is the newest member of The Dark Tones,after joining us in September 2021. Dave is a self taught musician and has played the bass, drums, keyboard and guitar in local bands for over 35 years.

Previous Bands:
Strange Harvest
Free Spirit
Twice Two
The Mustangs

Dave takes care of the website and promo for the band.

Favourite Bands:
Iron Maiden
Thin Lizzy
The Temperance Movement

Mr Brightside/Seven Nation Army // The Dark Tones - Live In Portishead
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  1. Mr Brightside/Seven Nation Army // The Dark Tones - Live In Portishead
  2. Domino // The Dark Tones - NYE Live In Portishead 2021
  3. Learn To Fly // The Dark Tones - Live In Portishead
  4. Always Remember Us This Way // The Dark Tones - NYE Live In Portishead 2021
  5. Counting Stars/Message In A Bottle // The Dark Tones - Live In Portishead