Concrete Penguin was formed in 1996….
After performing at all the decent places to play in the UK over the past 6 years, Concrete Penguin have
worked with such people as Rock FM, 2BR Radio, BBC Radio 1 and many more… Playing in front of loyal fans
and influential individuals, spanning the whole UK, has spread the word of CP high and wide.
In 1999 the band became 6 with the addition of a successful DJ from the south, who had recently
moved up to Manchester and wanted to join a band that was going places. Concrete Penguin was the choice of
well known Scratcher - DJ Wonderhands..
1999 - Present has consisted of adapting current songs and new song writing by using innovative styles of
scratching to fuse funk rock with hip-hop. This has created the catchy, funky sound of Concrete Penguin
With electrical front man Mick Satiar, the blistering speed & precision of both guitarists, Adam
Smethurst and Chris O'Neill, the most solid back line from bassist Chris Bird and drummer Benj Ashmead and
the fresh new talent of DJ Wonderhands... Concrete Penguin is a force not to be missed.
So now, the phenomenon that is Concrete Penguin is set to ROCK THE WORLD!!!