Stampede Press is an independent music promotion agency based in the UK that specialises in profiling rock and metal music. Keeping our finger on the pulse of the ever shifting music industry, Stampede helps bands music matter more.

Our core services include:

PR Campaigns

Getting your newsworthy content seen and heard by press and media outlets.

Music Career Consultancy

Discover ways to nagivate the music industry effectively and avoid common pitfalls.


Make the best possible first impression with our ready made Electronic Press Kits.

Social Media Marketing

Savvy digital strategies that stand out from the crowd and grow fanbases.

About Rob Town (MA)

“A qualified creative artist with business smarts and proven track record in the music industry.”

QUALIFICATIONS – Masters Degree: Music Industry Innovation and Enterprise + Professional Diploma (Distinction) in Social Media Marketing (SCQF Level 8 and EQF Level 5).

Rob’s mission is to help musicians understand the music industry better, avoid common pitfalls, and enable sustainable wellbeing and positive mental health. 

A musician for more than 30 years, Rob has worked in the music industry full time for over 17 years as a performing artist (Panic Cell) and music business owner (Stampede Press and Lightning In A Bottle). From performing on stages worldwide supporting prolific bands like Metallica, Disturbed, Alice In Chains, Slayer and many more, to operating music PR and Management companies; Rob has experienced the rollercoaster ride that comes from working in the music industry and truly understands what it is like to walk in both a musician and self employed business person’s shoes.

In his experience digital media is a powerful tool that’s helped lead Rob to incredible opportunities, but also at a cost to his own wellbeing.

The good news is by working with Rob, musicians can discover ways to use technology to enhance their lives, not hijack it.


See Red. Be Heard.

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