Testimonials

Stampede Press is a dynamic PR and Marketing agency, dedicated to boosting the visibility and success of rock and metal music artists. Managed by musicians and music business professionals with proven track records in the industry and education sectors; we help boost artist profiles whilst professionally guiding musicians into getting the most out of their music aspirations. Our long term targeted promotion strategies can lead to increased visibility, fanbase growth, and revenue generation for artists with great music.

Producing great songs is only the start when it comes to high impact in the music industry. At Stampede Press we support artists and bands in connecting with dedicated fanbases that go beyond casual likes and streams, helping guide musicians towards industry success with sustainable result driven marketing solutions.

Over the years Stampede has been fortunate to work with a number of musicians, bands, artists and collaborators in the music industry who have entrusted us with their passions and been good enough to leave us kind testimonials.

Luna Marble Classic Rock Magazine Tracks of the Week Winners
"We reached out for a consultation to Rob and his willingness to help and transparency was remarkable. He offers you insightful guidance whilst helping you to achieve your goals."
Maria Rico
Luna Marble
AntiClone_nu metal band

“Stampede is the good guy. Committed, easy to communicate with: Rob is a fountain of knowledge, help and motivation. The services offered are invaluable.”

Mr Clone (Anti-Clone)

Bastette_female fronted rock band

“Rob’s support and guidance has been invaluable. He has a great personal relationship with a lot of people within the industry and is fantastic to work with.”

Caroline Kenyon (Bastette)

Courtesans_Better Safe Than Sober

“Fantastic to work with. Trustworthy and hardworking, Rob puts his heart and soul into working with you.

Highly recommended.”

Sinéad Labella (Courtesans)

Esprit D''Air _Japanese melodic metal band

“Rob is professional and pragmatic; above and beyond. During the (雫)(Shizuku) campaign, we ended up entering the Official UK Charts and sold out our entire UK tour. Stampede is one of the best in this business!”

Kai (Esprit D’Air)
great music stories

“Rob is the tonic that every young band can benefit from. Success is not about quick wins or chasing the rainbow of fame – If you want to win the marathon not the sprint, Rob is your man.”

Guy Bellamy (Great Music Stories)
Häxan female hard rock band

“Rob is one of the good guys in the music industry, which (sadly) is a rarity in our experience. So we were honoured to work with him and put our trust in him. We’d work with him again in a heart beat!” 

Sam Bolderson (Häxan)
Hell's Gazelles_classic metal band

“Rob has a friendly, honest, and open demeanour which made him incredibly easy to work with. We were deeply impressed with him, his work and advice for our music career.”

Cole Bryant (Hell’s Gazelles)
Internal Conflict_Aporia

“10/10. Rob knows his stuff, and it helped us understand what we can achieve. We’ve noticed a lot more eyes on us, and we credit that to Rob and his work.”

Adam Kyle (Internal Conflict)

Jordan Red_melodic hard rock band

“In an industry full of pretenders, Stampede stands out for their straight talking, real world approach to delivering results that matter. Rob walks the walk and backs it up with killer PR.”

Dan Baker (Jordan Red)
King Kraken heavy metal band

“Rob’s suggestions and guidance were paramount in our success on the release of our debut album, ‘MCLXXX’. We were astounded by his work and will definitely be back!”

King Kraken
Kerrang Logo

“Rob is a passionate guy, whose enthusiasm for the bands and music he represents shines through in his work.”

Nick Ruskell (Senior Editor)

Krysthla_Worldwide Negative

“The honesty, integrity & enthusiasm we have received is second to none. It is clear that Rob is pulling on the kind of experience that is only accrued through many years working in the music industry.”

Carl Davis (Krysthla)
Matt Mitchell & The Coldhearts debut album

“I can highly recommend Rob at Stampede Press. A strong & honest voice to have as part of your team. His vision and advice on PR/Marketing is second to none“

Matt Mitchell
Metal Hammer Magazine logo

“Rob is passionate about our scene and advocating for new bands, and always operates with professionalism and drive.”

Eleanor Goodman (Editor)

Muddibrooke_Lunacy

“Everyone who I’ve ever spoken to in the industry who knows Rob always mentions how much of a lovely guy he is, I second that! He’ll take your project & put his all into it; with passion, care & professionalism.”

Harriet McDonnell (Muddibrooke)

Panic Cell_What Doesn't Kill Us

“As the singer of Panic Cell, I experienced first hand Rob’s passion and commitment to finding the best ways to move a band forward with music promotion, press, and marketing.”

Luke Bell (Machine Head TM/Ex Panic Cell)
Pluggin' Baby

“In an industry of untrustworthy people, Rob is a breath of fresh air. The fact he was a successful musician before setting up Stampede Press means he really understands how things work.”

Emma Scott (Pluggin Baby)

“I have had the pleasure of working alongside Rob for many years, he is one of the good guys and is constantly evolving through this ever changing industry, staying ahead of the game.”

Terri Chapman (RPM Management)
samarkind rock band

“When starting a Samarkind campaign Rob at Stampede Press is first on the team sheet. He’s professional, very effective, and more than just a PR, bringing a wealth of experience and knowledge.”

David Paul Byrne (Samarkind)
She Burns Red debut album Out of darkness

“Rob and Stampede Press took us to a whole new audience. We have gone on to become one of the most talked about bands on the rock scene as a direct result of their work.”

She Burns Red
Skinny Knowledge_punk rock band

“It’s rare to find a PR agent that invests into your band as much as you do. Rob did exactly this. His passion and work ethic has helped kickstart our journey massively!”

Andy L Smooth (Skinny Knowledge)
Smoking Martha_female fronted rock band

“Rob at Stampede has been instrumental in raising our profile in the UK/Europe. He’s an invaluable asset with a wealth of insight in navigating the shady waters of this industry!”

Mick Broome (Smoking Martha)
Separate Sides_Star Circus

“Rob is the epitome of integrity, honesty and hard work. With a wealth of knowledge of the music industry and boundless enthusiasm he goes the extra mile for the bands he believes in. “

Dave Winkler (Star Circus)
Soil_Whole

“A GREAT company and hard working good people. SOiL use Stampede for PR and they kick ass. Hire these guys now!”

Tim King (SOiL)
hard rock band

“Rob gave us creative ideas that pushed our presence and we are stoked by the results. His knowledge, guidance and communication are second to none!”

Joey Draper (South Of Salem)

“It’s clear Rob at Stampede has his fingers on the pulse. More importantly he is passionate about music. Fans should know what makes your fans tick!”

Terrorvision
stoner rock band

“Hands down Rob is of the most genuine hard workers in the industry. Very professional whilst having the ability to be approachable, and most importantly, his work gets results!”

Ryan Mills (Thuum)
classic rock band

“The insight and knowledge that Rob has passed onto us has really acted as a catalyst to help us pursue music further than we thought we could. He is dedicated, hard working and all round a brilliant guy to have on board.”

Alex Mancini (Unknown Refuge)
the third studio album by the Virginmarys

“We love working with Stampede.  Rob has been invaluable to us in the last couple of years, he’s without doubt one of ‘the good guys.’ He’s great at what he does and he cares a lot about the acts he works with.”

Ally Dickaty (The Virginmarys)
WaterBear The College Of Music Brighton and Sheffield

“I can’t think of anyone better to advise emerging rock acts on strategy, growing an audience and formulating realistic and obtainable goals with pr and marketing.”

Bruce Dickinson (Waterbear)
toby jepson little angels wayward sons planet rock

“Rob has a natural instinct for this work and is, above everything, a brilliant reader of people. Stampede represents the tip of the spear when it comes to modern day PR and Social Media.”

Toby Jepson (Wayward Sons/Planet Rock)
american rock band winger

“Stampede is an imaginative, cutting edge, technologically in the know and reliable one stop shop for all your publicity needs. We highly recommend them!”

Kip Winger (Winger)

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