The Run Up are a 5-piece melodic punk rock band from Bristol (UK) who have carved out a strong reputation in the scene on the basis of their fun, energetic and passionate live shows. Relentlessly touring, The Run Up play around 100 shows a year with their last tours including USA, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Italy, Poland, Czech Republic, Belgium, France, and Denmark. In early 2020 the toured Japan.
Mixing melodic punk rock and pop punk, The Run Up have a unique and versatile sound which has lead them to play alongside an array of bands from hardcore to straight up pop-punk.
The band formed in autumn 2014 and set out to have as much fun as possible. Along their travels the band have played / toured with Such Gold, A Wilhelm Scream, Off With Their Heads, The Flatliners, Iron Chic and Red City Radio, Spanish Love Songs.
With their roots and hearts still firmly in the DIY scene, The Run Up are progressing to become one of the most exciting bands on the punk rock scene.
Hometown: Bristol, UK
Genre: Melodic Punk Rock
- Demo (2014)
- Scared of Everything - Paper + Plastick (2015)
- Sink or Swallow / North (2017)
- S/T LP - Real Ghost Records / Get Party Records (2017)
- Good Friends, Bad Luck - Uncle M / Real Ghost Records (2018)
- In Motion - Real Ghost Records / Gunner Records / Get Party Records / La Escalera Records / Money Pit Music / Swamp Cabbage Records / &Vinyl Records (2019)
Larry - Vocals // Daniel - Bass // Stu - Drums // Charlie - Guitar // Loz - Guitar