Wrest at The Deaf Institute


Following the acclaimed 2019 self-released debut album ‘Coward of Us All’ (BBC Radio Rapal Album of the Week, Best Scottish Album 2019 – Scots What Hae), Wrest have quickly secured a place as one of Scotland’s most popular emerging bands.

Poetic lyricism and soaring guitars meet in songs that combine crafted songwriting with heartfelt Edinburgh indie rock. Sold-out headline shows at La Belle Angele (Edinburgh) and Drygate (Glasgow) saw wrest step up as one of the country’s leading new live acts.A cult following across Scotland, the UK, Europe and beyond has seen the band become a best-kept secret in indie rock circles, with the release of 2020’s A World That Has Left You Unspoken EP widely winning critical plaudits and new fans alike.A run of sold out headline shows saw the band reach new audiences in the UK and Germany in 2021, with sold out tour dates in Europe to follow in 2022. With new music on the horizon and an ever-growing profile in Scotland and beyond, wrest stand poised for bigger stages.

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