Andy Mackay + The Metaphors

Andy Mackay + The Metaphors on stage

The Metaphors are a unique instrumental group with vocals, gathered to extend the sax, oboe and wind synth playing of Andy Mackay of Roxy Music.

Falling into no obvious existing genres, this post-rock combo crosses experimental, electronic, ambient, classical, jazz and R&B; with Roxy's Paul Thompson on drums, Julia Thornton on concert harp, Bristol-based experimentalists TJ Allen on guitar and laptop, and classical avant-garde influenced Hazel Mills on piano and vocal loops.

New Gig Dates in London

9 October 2008

18 and 25 November - these are the confirmed dates for our gigs at The Pigalle Club, Piccadilly. Tickets are now on sale through the The Pigalle Club's website.

We look forward to seeing you there!

In Rehearsals

10 July 2008

We're currently in rehearsals and working on new material. We're hoping to be playing some dates in London towards the end of 2008 - including a residency at The Pigalle Club. To view a list of all our gigs, visit the Tour section of this website.

Our New Website

9 July 2008

Welcome to our new website - we hope you like it. We will be adding more music, pictures, video footage and news about the band as we get the chance, so keep an eye on the site for all the latest info on The Metaphors.

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