Mansfield band Dead Harts to play Hevy Festival in Kent

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A HARDCORE band from Mansfield are getting set to round up their festival tour this week with a gig at the Hevy festival in Kent.

Dead Harts, who are made up of lead singer Matt Baxendale (23), guitarists Matt Pask (25) & Josh Ward, bass player Matt Sharpe (21) and drummer John Timson (23), are one of eight bands to join the Red Bull Bedroom Jam tour.

They will be hoping to impress the Bedroom Jam judges who will choose three bands to battle it out to become champion. The three bands will all have music videos made for them and the winner will record in the Red Bull Studios London before joining a well-known act on national tour.

The band uploaded a video to the Red Bull Bedroom Jam website and after securing public support, they played a gig in their bedroom before gaining a place on the tour.

They went on to play at various festivals including Download in Derby in June.