Hailing from the Glaswegian satellite town of Cumbernauld, they comprise of three brothers - Brian (vocals/synths), Alan (guitar) and Andrew Henderson (bass) - and two childhood friends, Steven Ramsay (guitar) and John Kerr (drums), all aged between 20 and 25.
Since they formed in the summer of 2005, The Dykeenies have played numerous sold out shows around Scotland, as well as supporting the likes of Maximo Park, The Fratellis and Mystery Jets.
They are now turning their attention to south of the border. Having been championed by the New Music editor at NME after he received an early demo, they are currently on the road as part of the NME Rock 'n Roll Riot tour with The Horrors, The Maccabees and The Fratellis.
Now signed to Lavolta Records, The Dykeenies will release their debut EP, "Waiting For Go", for the label in November. Written by the band, the eighties inspired, anthemic lead track was produced by Jim Abbiss (Arctic Monkeys/Kasabian/Editors) and mixed by Cenzo Townsend (New Order/U2/Kaiser Chiefs).