"Think Bing Crosby with a four track and loads of mulled wine on his hands" - No Shit Bands


Stags are an Independent Rock outfit from London, UK, formed in 2010. The band's line-up consists of Chris Finney (lead vocals, guitar), alongside Alessio Pesaresi (Lead guitar, backing vocals), Oisin Walsh (Bass guitar) and George Vallack (Drums). The Band met while living in a Student halls of residence in Hackney, London, where they quickly discovered each others talents and started practicing together. In 2011 they recorded a 3-track demo in the drummer's shoebox of a room, and started to get their name into the London live scene.

In 2012 the band started the recordings for their 4-track EP "Emotional No", which was released under a small label in the summer. Stags have had the pleasure to support Brooklyn band Peanut Butter Lovesicle on their London tour 2012 and other overseas and signed acts, such as Queen Kwong from L.A.

Emotional No - EP is available worldwide for digital download on iTunes, Amazon & Spotify.


(The) Stags Demo [2011]
Live Recordings @O2 [2012]
Emotional No - EP [2012]