Y&T (originally Yesterday And Today) are an American hard rock band formed in the 70s. The band features founder members Dave Meniketti (guitar/vocals) and Leonard Haze (drums) with long-term guitarist John Nymann handling rhythm guitar and backing vocals. Original bass player Phil Kennemore died in 2011.
The band's key period was the early to mid 80s, including the hit 'Mean Streak', plus the albums 'Black Tiger', 'Mean Streak' and 'In Rock We Trust'.
Stampde are on tour in support of their brand new studio album 'A Sudden Impulse' released in May this year on Rock Candy Records. Stampede are delighted to be supporting Californian rockers Y&T this autumn on the UK leg of their 'On With The Show' tour, as part of their 2011 touring schedule.
Stampede and Y&T play The Relentless Garage, Highbury on Friday October 14th.