“Smart, self-assured” – VENUE

“Female-fronted jerk-pop” – NME RADIO

“Melt down PJ Harvey & ELASTICA” – 24/7 MAGAZINE


Described by NME magazine as “Jerky girly post-punk”, CALL THE DOCTOR were born out of a mutual love of danceable, but dirty guitar.

CALL THE DOCTOR are musically strongly influenced most notably by acts such as Neil young, Pixies, Blondie, PJ Harvey, The Kills & the Yeah Yeah Yeahs. Despite having a real animal doctor in the band, the group are named after Riot Grrrl scene band: Sleater-Kinney and their seminal “Call The Doctor” album.

CALL THE DOCTOR have received airplay on XFM, BBC6 Music & BBC Bristol, performed a Marc Riley BBC6 Live Session and are toured across the UK and Europe to promoting their album.

CALL THE DOCTOR’s album was mixed by Greg Brooker (Glasstone Records, Space Fight, Run From Robots, You Love Her Coz She’s Dead (Engineer), Akyra, Showing Of To Thieves), with an additional 2 tracks mixed by Paul Tipler (Elastica, Idlewild, Forward Russia), 2 tracks mixed by Mark Underdown (Medallist, Gut Records, Fitness Club Fiasco, Loadstar), & 1 track mixed by Dan Goudie (Florence And The Machine, U2, KT Tunstall, The Saturdays, Lily Allen, Elbow, Friendly Fires, Mystery Jets).

CALL THE DOCTOR are state of “emergency doctor” lead vocalist Patti Aberhart, British bred “animal doctor” Robert Hallworth on riffs, hairy “witchdoctor” Chris Davis on basslines and “doctor of death” Jordan Cook on beat duties.

Single ‘Closer to Home’ plus B-sides were released 16th July 2012, with CALL THE DOCTOR’s full length debut album ‘Hands Will Shake’ out now on Glasstone Records, followed by single, ‘Wrecking Ball’ which is also out now on Glasstone Records.