Biography

Medicine hat was formed in London UK in the 1990's by 3 musicians - Mark Jackson [vocals, guitar] Jon Brown [Bass, vocals] and Steve Loveday [Guitars, vocals].

Inspired by Rock and Country music, the band has trailblazed a path across many musical landscapes, in the process releasing 4 albums, a live DVD and numerous singles and videos, gaining some chart success in the UK and Canada.

The bands touring resume includes the UK, Canada, the US, Austria, Italy, France and Spain.
Medicine hat have also produced programmes for Sky Sports and worked on music and live sessions for Radio stations worldwide [Bob Harris' Uncle Bob jingle amongst many others].
The bands albums have also gained critical acclaim by publications as diverse as Kerrang Magazine and the Times.

Currently the band are touring live with a rejuvenated line up - Jackson and Brown from the original line up, joined by superb guitarists Chris Borsberry and Steve 'Van' Gough, with the line up is completed by Cambridge session drummer Phil Bryant.

With a new album in the works, the band are continuing to play Live and loud Rock and Country to their enthusiastic fan base, so welcome to the band's website.

In the words of their UK chart entry from 1995...
C'mon here!

"A Little bit Country, a little bit Rock n Roll, but Medicine Hat are a whole lotta fun!"

"If Medicine hat were a TV Programme, chances are they'd be the Donny and Marie show, How many of you remember back in the 70's, when each week Marie Osmond would proclaim she was 'a lil' bit Country' and her grinning sibling Donny then raged right back at her with: 'I'm a lil' bit Rock n' roll'?
Well that's Medicine hat to a tee folks. Which side of the band's alter ego is the more dominant? That's probably a matter of personal opinion, but I myself have always thought of them as a full on Rock band with Country tendencies, a bit of a one off actually.
They certainly write songs with Rock solid backbones and colorful lyrical themes. I guess that allows Medicine hat to call themselves what they darned well please. One things for sure, when it comes to Southern fries, Bourbon drenched pop'n roll, few bands I've ever witnessed are capable of laying waste to a smoky club with such personable, purposeful ease.
They're a little bit Country, they're a little bit Rock n' roll, but Medicine Hat are also a whole lotta fun!"
Dave Ling for Classic Rock
UK southern Rock? Sounds like something from Brighton, however, Molly Hatchet, Blackfoot, Lynyrd Skynyrd...Medicine Hat match the aforementioned masters note for note, lick for lick in Southern fried style
Americana International Magazine
"A joyful celebration of Classic & Southern Rock"
Mark Blake
  "East Anglia based five-piece Medicine Hat, proof that you don't have to travel thousands of miles to the American South to experience good time, Bourbon steeped Southern Rock. Spread over two sets more songs than you could aim a Varmint rifle at. Original material from the CDs From Nowhere To Here, A Long Way Back Again plus songs from the upcoming CD Firebird and the odd AC/DC, ZZ Top and Steve Earle cover for good measure. Always packed to the rafters by loyal fans and punters lured in by good, honest BBQ Boogie.
Not just a gig but a party."
Paul Chamberlain - ARfm Radio
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