Bassist for all-girl Ramones tribute act The Ramonas, BIMM Brighton graduate Victoria is also a highly regarded session musician who’s played with a variety of bands including alt-rockers McQueen and fellow BIMM Brighton alumni Dani and Will Wilde. In 2013 she was nominated for Best Bassist at the British Blues Awards.

She’s shared bills with the likes of Ocean Colour Scene, Hanoi Rocks, Bad Company and the Misfits, playing throughout the UK and Europe, and has also performed in theatres for shows such as Les Miserables, Guys and Dolls and Little Shop Of Horrors.

Victoria has gained a wealth of live performance experience, playing at top festivals such as Isle of Wight Festival, Rebellion Festival and Wickerman Festival among others. As well as all these live appearances, Victoria has played live on the radio as part of BBC Maida Vale Sessions on Radio 2.

But it’s not just live performances and radio, Victoria has also featured heavily in print – she made the cover of German magazine Bass Quarterly, and had a feature in Bass Player magazine in the UK. She’s also been busy making contacts, with endorsements from Rotosound Stings, Orange, Fender, and Girl Rock Nation.

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