Rob Town

Portrait of Rob Town


+ Business & Innovation Tutor

Previously a member of British rock group Panic Cell, Rob has toured the world and shared stages with the likes of Metallica, Papa Roach, Alice In Chains, Alice Cooper, Disturbed, Skindred, and played Download Festival, Sonisphere, Bloodstock Festival, Wacken Open Air, SXSW and more. Through his PR/Marketing agency Stampede Press, Rob has worked with Terrorvision, Wayward Sons, The Virginmarys, Winger and more, as well as helping profile up and coming artists like The Rocket Dolls, Samarkind, Buffalo Summer, Krysthla, Courtesans, Haxan and others establish themselves in the music industry. In 2018 he co-founded music management consultation firm Lightning In A Bottle with Toby Jepson (Planet Rock/Wayward Sons/Little Angels) and in 2019 Rob graduated with an MA in Music Industry Innovation and Enterprise.

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