Hole Tripper


Hole Tripper are a two‐piece UK rock band. The band live in the South West and the first album was recorded and produced in two separate studios; a hundred miles apart with the band never playing a note together in the same place. GD writes and sings the songs, with GDC playing, recording & producing the music. Cancer gave the band purpose and Covid gave the band focus. The brothers have been playing and writing songs since the early 1990s, but the band essentially did not exist other than a few poorly organised meet-ups that quickly devolved into drunkenness and hilarity. A terminal diagnosis even if that diagnosis could be a long time coming was the slap in the face required to provide the impetus to get the songs down. Covid allowed the band to focus entirely on recording the songs and not all the other distractions. Not traditional rock and roll but that’s the point, isn’t it? The music was born in the early 90’s – some of the tracks on their debut album were written at that time and some of them during the pandemic ‐ other than a few notable exceptions the bands influences remain firmly in this era. Independent reviewers of the band’s opening track “Ocean” identified a sound reminiscent of AC/DC, Live and Soundgarden. The band would also add to that esteemed list other key influencers including Grant Lee Buffalo, Reef and Helmet as well as the traditional grunge heavyweights. All have helped to shape the bands direction of travel. The band always wanted to be a band that didn’t play the same type of song over and over which accounts for the combination of more traditional hard rock as well as a heavy acoustic presence.







What is music to you? What does it give you?

Something nice to listen to.... ​

What is your music dream?

to get 1 million hits on music platforms

If you could change the world - what would you start with?

Dunno - big job

Which is the most memorable song from your childhood?

Yellow submarine or the theme music from He-Man Master of the Universe

Who are your favorite musical artists or bands?

Pearl Jam, Reef, Audioslave, Bush, Rage against the Machine, Helmet, Grant Lee Buffalo

What inspires you to make music?

1. Got to get it out of our heads and make it a real thing..... 2. Best fun ever 3. Only live once

What is the message you want to send with your music?

In misery you can always find the fun if you look hard enough

How do you feel when you perform in front of an audience?

Let you know after first gig ....

How do you see the musicians’ reality nowadays? What could be improved?

Don't care about the "musicians reality" - there are bigger issues in the world.

What do you think of Drooble?

We like it! Its fun

What frustrates you most as a musician?

Admin and marketing and social media and all the faff

Do you support your local scene as a fan? How?

Not really at the moment - sorry - could do better on this for sure!

What qualities should a musician nowadays have in order to get their music heard by a larger audience?

When we get a larger audience we will let you know how such wizardry was accomplished....

Share some awesome artists that we’ve never heard of.