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RTP

Rock

London UK-ENGLAND

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Royal Treatment Plant (RTP) is the classically trained London-based five-piece led by Australian-born, Papua New Guinea missionary kid Paula Steel. The pumped up punky avant-rock has grown up to huge layered melodic rock. RTP’s debut album ‘Hope Is Not Enough’ (2008) - produced by Teo Miller (Blur, Placebo) and mixed by Mike Chapman (Blondie, Suzi Quatro) - was heavily supported: 8/10 NME; Album of the Week on Huw Stephen’s BBC Radio 1 show; Nomination for Debut Album of the Year on XFM; BBC 6 Music Single of the Week (Steve Lamacq), MTV2 playlist. Having performed at influential UK showcases including In The City and Camden Crawl and support slots for the likes of Marina & The Diamonds, Micachu, Young Knives, and Los Camposinos! the band signed to Universal Music Group for Australasia in 2009 before signing to Tip Top Recordings in the summer of 2010 to record their sophomore record, due in May 2011 with lead single Battle Scars released in March.

Music Video

Time

Friday March 18

11:00PM

Venue

512 Rooftop

21+

408 E 6th St

Online

www.myspace.com/royaltreatmentplant

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