About Spotty Dogg
Inverness, United Kingdom
Spotty Dogg formed in 2005 and hail from the North of Scotland – Inverness / Nairn & Elgin.
The band was originally formed by Alan and Jamie who wrote and recorded a few demo tracks. The need for drums recruited Fraser and then later, after a few ex band members, Gary on guitar and Stu on bass completed the line-up. Spotty Dogg have performed many a live gig in and around Inverness attracting a local following. Through the official Spotty Dogg website and myspace, the Dogg’s have caught the attention of many fans from across the globe.
In December 2005, Spotty Dogg released their debut single “High Heels” which charted at No.1 online at Beta Records for 5 weeks. The debut album was released online and locally in October 2006 and promoted by a mini UK tour. The Doggs have been supported by many radio stations who have given regular airplay especially Dave Charles at HFM and Jason Shand at MFR. Recently Spotty Dogg revamped their studio equipment to achieve an improved fresher sound. The Doggs went back into the studio in 2007 and recorded a six track EP, Push to Perfection, which was released in March 2008. After a two year absence from the live scene, the Doggs are now back on the road sounding better than ever performing only original material which has ripened nicely during their time out.
A list of some of our accomplishments to date:
A full UK tour.
Holding the number 1 slot on American download chart for 8 weeks with competition from hundreds of other bands.
Independently recording and releasing our debut album “Unleashed” as well as 4 singles, with over 1500 copies sold so far.
Our official website has over 24,000 hits currently.
We have over 19,000 friends on our Myspace, many of them are active fans from across the globe who post everyday.
Through our hard work and determination, we have managed to build ourselves a large and loyal fan base, which visit our band forum daily.
My Visual Pitch
We were featured in the “One2Watch” column in “My Visual Pitch” an industry wide newsletter printed on Aug 8th 2007, courtesy of the same person who screen wrote Legally Blonde and its sequel Legally Blonde 2. She also screen wrote “10 Things I Hate About You” and “Rounders”
We recently won the “Shandy Showcase” on MFR (Radio Station)
A feature slot on SKY TV’s “Pulserated” show with our track “Lets Go to War”
We are also currently enjoying airplay in the UK, France and the US on 9 separate stations.
We have been asked to write a song for a possible “Robert Burns” film to star “Gerard Butler” in 2009. We have written and recorded a track called “The Bard” with guest vocals from local girls Sandra & Sally from “The Spangleshifters”
The Actors Checklist
Our video for Lets Go To War was featured in “The Actors Checklist” and distributed to 1000's of blogs world wide.
Our music is currently being used in short films by Sketchbook Films.
Our track “The Cheater” was chosen from thousands of myspace acts by Alex Zane presenter of ”Myspace Mars Planets Radio” for airplay on his radio show.
Push To Perfection
Released our second album (6 Track E:P) in February 2008
Tour From Hell - On The Road
Created a music video of The Doggs on the road touring.
We are currently working on our 3rd album due for release later in 2009