BandRockClassic Rock

A powerful hard rock, with all the taste of the 80/90s but in a very musical way. Rhode Island Red are a classic rock band with a hellfuelled mission to rock you up


Rhode Island Red are a London-based classic rock band formed in late 2009 by guitarist songwriter Dave Garfield (ex-Hunting Cows) and vocalist Lyla D'Souza.

Lyla is a London based rock/soul singer songwriter who has been performing across the UK, Europe and Australasia for the past eight years. Working with producers such as Mike Rowe (Rolling Stones, Oasis, Sheryl Crow), Clive Lendich (Boys II Men, Jermaine Jackson), Tim Dudfield (Ce Ce Peniston), Greystoke Productions (Elton John, Lemar) she has gained publishing credits with SonyBMG, Sony (France), Zomba Music (Australia) and Ministry of Sound.

Dave has recorded for EMI Germany and BMG Germany and has gigged and recorded all over Europe playing many festivals and TV shows and supported major artists on tour such as Joe Cocker, Rammstein and Die Arzte.

Now joined by Mike McGuinness on Bass, who has played with London based bands such as Ten Second Reload and The Sheen, Marco Tiano on Drums and Andrea Basiola on Guitar the band have recently been playing demos for their debut album to industry contacts and their songs have been described as Nickelback meets the Cult meets Garbage, whilst they have been compared to the massively successful Stereophonics.


Rhode Island Red (2009)


- Kerosene

Set List

our typical set list is about 1 hour long , we usually perform 12/13 songs.


- kerosene
- stalemate
- little wizard
- over and over
- fate insists
- hollow man
- history
- untouchables
- supernatural
- slip away
- too far gone
- rise (the cult cover)
- highway to hell (acdc cover)