Rotosound signs Pendulum bassist Gareth McGrillen

Press Release- May 2010

Rotosound Strings used by Pendulum

Rotosound are delighted to announce that bassist Gareth McGrillen and guitarist Peredur ap Gwynedd of the high octane phenomenon that is Pendulum are the latest to join their prestigious endorsee list.

Pendulum are renowned for presenting their dance sound with heaps of rock attitude combined with loads of electronic influences. They make successful music which defies categorization challenging every rule in the music production book.

The Pendulum sound mixes Synths, MCs & drums with conventional guitars. Gareth McGrillien, bass player and founder member of the band uses Nexus coated and Swing Bass strings. Rotosound launched the innovative Nexus strings in 2009 after extensive research to develop a special black polymer coating helping to prevent contamination and corrosion, significantly extending the life of the strings. Their Swing Bass strings were launched in 1962 and remain one of the most popular bass strings ever being used by many of the greatest bass players from Paul McCartney to John Paul Jones.

Pendulum release their new album "Immersion" in May 2010 and will tour the UK & Ireland to support it. Their latest single 'Watercolour' entered the UK charts on May 9th at number 4

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