logo

News

PHP blog post

There’s Something Afoot….

Purple Heart Parupdate. If you are worried that it’s been rather quiet on here recently don’t you worry your pretty little heads Purps. Things have been steadily bubbling away as we bed in the new/old line-up. More importantly – and hold onto your tiny chuffers here kids! We have been beavering away creating our long-awaited EP. I can confirm that Recording and Mixing has been done with the legendary Pat Collier (Jesus and Mary Chain, The Wonder Stuff fame) down at […]

Welcome to “The Nod” & Happy 2017.

We are delighted to announce that Chris “the Nod” Norwood is the latest PHP brother to join the fold following the departure of former sticksman Keith Pleasant. “The Nod” is a dear sweet man, friend and former drum-smasher for a former band of Peter and Ste’s. It is fairly safe to say that with the return of the dynamic guitar duo of Ryan and Budge, combined with “The Nod’s” wizardry – the PHP Sound is set to blow everyone away […]

Back to the Future

At PHP Towers, things never stay still for very long! It’s been a while since we caught up – so here is the latest PHP news…. MIKE BEE LEAVES PHP. It is with a sad-heart that our Purple Brother, legendary guitarist Mike Bee has called time on his time in the band. Citing personal reasons and looking to focus on other avenues, Mike has developed his own website which you can see here. Mike was with us for 2 years […]

reverence festival background

It’s All About The Rock

After what seems like a relatively quiet few months at the end of 2015 you can rest assured plenty has been going on behind the scenes at PHP Towers for a very busy and exciting 2016. With new releases and top gigs/festivals already being lined up, we’re putting the G in “Graft” to give all our wonderful fans a year they won’t forget! We will be drip-feeding the juicy stuff to you over the coming weeks and with new songs […]

Cosmosis

PHP to Support Jesus and Mary Chain, BJM and more…

This year’s line-up for the Cosmosis Festival in Manchester and we are delighted to be announced in this incedible stellar line-up. To find out more about this amazing all-dayer click on the image below to visit the Facebook home page.

Reverence Fallout Still Rolling On…

Following the life-affirming gig over in Portugal “Obrigado!” at this year’s reverence Festival, the good press and feeling towards PHP continues to gather pace. Ian Robertson, talented writer for Alan McGee’s “Zani” music mag and all-round good egg, caught up with us over there and compiled this brilliant review/interview/video clip from our set. To read the review and get access to the interview click on the image below.   Following on from this, we have played to further shows back […]

PHP at reverence

Nothing But Reverence for Reverence Festival

It’s been a couple of weeks since our first overseas Festival so it’s time to reflect on our trip to Portugal where we played a prime-time Friday night slot for the superb crowd at Reverence Festival! Right from arrival, the organisation of the festival was excellent, we were treated like Northern Gravy Kings, so we send massive gratitude and love to everyone involved from the organisers to the stewards to the ladies who made the Mash and Chicken. It’s been […]

PHP at Reverence Festival Velada

Reverence Festival – Portugal

We are delighted to announce that Purple Heart Parade have been asked to feature amongst the likes of The Horrors, Sleep, Jon Spencer Blues Explosion, Alcest, The Warlocks and many, many more esteemed acts for this years Reverence Festival in Cartaxo, Portugal. The festival takes place over the August Bank Holiday weekend – and with loads of acts to choose from spanning the three days, we are not only looking forward to taking part, but we cannot wait to watch […]

visit the Kendal Calling website

KENDAL CALLING!

If you venture into the Eden woodland in the Lake Districts in a couple of weeks, you’ll probably here the astral waves of Purple Heart Parade leading you deeper into the mystical wooded maze. That’s right, Purple Heart Parade are featuring at Kendal Calling 2015! Featuring alongside a DJ set from our good friends The Lucid Dream, our Saturday teatime slot should hopefully see a decent crowd be introduced to some of the new tunes which received high acclaim at […]

PHP t-shirts

NEW T-Shirts available on Bandcamp

They’ve finally arrived – 2 new cool T-shirt designs – courtesy of Simon and Mark Gardener no-less down at Ox4 – are now available to buy from our Merchandise stall on Bandcamp. The tee’s are priced at £12 and getting snapped up rather quickly, so get your skates on!       [Featured Pic Courtesy of : ©ASupremeShot]