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Sincere Flattery – The World of Tribute Bands

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Tribute bands are big the world over, some like the Bootleg Beatles have definitely played to more people than the originals did during their career. What’s so great about them is not just their dedication to the cause but the creativity that goes into their names…some more than others!

Nearly Dan
Björn Again
The Bootleg Beatles
Badness (A combined Madness and Bad Manners band)
The B, Eagles
The Australian Pink Floyd Show
The Australian Doors Show
No Way Sis
Food Fighters (fat foo fighters tribute)
The Counterfeit Stones (theirs was ‘The Flyovers To Basildon’ Tour)
Sticky Fingers (Dick Swagger & Keith Riffoff are two of the members)
Seismic Ring (Jethro Tull tribute band formed in Scunthorpe)
Who’s Who
The Cosmic Charlies (Dead tribute)
The Backbeat Beatles
The L.A. doors
Eton Rifles (The Jam)
Male Order
Purple Reign
One Step Below (Madness)
Born Jovi
Whole Lotta Led
The Analogues (Beatles tribute band out of Holland)
Lez Zeppelin
Iron Maidens (all girl tribute)
The Beached Boys
The Red Hot Chilli Pipers (not actually a tribute act but a bagpipe playing band)
Gabba (Abba songs in the style of the Ramones)
Sweet & Tender Hooligans (Smiths tribute)

Until recently there wasn’t The Australian INXS Show…but now there is!

Have you any favourites?



  1. Aldoux

    August 16, 2015 at 7:02 pm

    One of the best Led Zeppelin all-girl tribute bands around is Zepparella. Sad they’re not even mentioned!. Check YT for their fantastic cover of “When The Levee Breaks”…

  2. neil

    September 6, 2015 at 6:44 am

    Where are The Musical Box? Best Genesis tribute of all time.

  3. Herb Hesse

    June 25, 2017 at 10:36 pm

    The Fab Faux (Beatles). Brit Floyd (Pink Floyd). Hammer Of The Gods (Led Zeppelin). Almost Queen. Warchild (Jethro Tull). Who’s Next. Beginnings (Chicago Transit Authority). Milagro (Santana)

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