Band Details

Paper Beats Rock

Genre Punk
Home Town Edinburgh
Country Scotland

Formed through the demise of a previous band, Robert Fairfoull (Idlewild, Degrassi), Christian Kimmett (The Gents), and Simon Gowans emerged as 3 with a new raw sound. A heavier and edgier band began playing gigs in Edinburgh and Glasgow. Gigging with various bands, charity events and local festivals saw the bands following grow. Radio airplay and a broadcast set from the Edinburgh Festival came along with notable supports early on. Supports have included Blood Red Shoes, Electric Eel Shock, The Plight, Warrior Soul, Holocaust and Goat Leaf.