"Heavy Oil can really play. There's guitar work of the highest order from Lance Perkins and the rhythm section of Matt Gill on bass and Ric Jones on drums backs him fantastically."

- Andy Thorley, Maximum Volume - Dec 2015



Heavy Oil are filming the V8 red line video with lensman Ben Parry to Standing in the Road next Sunday on green screen! We are planning to go back into the studio this year to record two new songs both of which will be made into full scale  videos.
We are currently setting up a 10 date tour for next May which will include local record shop acoustic jams and radio interviews along the way. First date confirmed, see Live Dates below for details!

Classic Rock fans voted!

Classic Rock Magazine readers have voted Lance Perkins debut album, Stakk Attack recorded by Wrathchild, number 71 in Top 100 best debut albums of all time! - Read the review
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Heavy Oil playing live

Live Dates

2017 dates

Heavy Oil will be playing the Robin 2, Bilston on Monday 23rd October supporting Skinny Molly.

Venue and ticket info:


Heavy Oil will be playing at The Barn Venue, Bewdley, on Saturday 28th October

The Barn Venue on Facebook

2018 dates

The Crew Rock Bar, Nuneaton - Saturday 11th May 2018

Venue info - www.crewrock.co.uk




Press and Media

Heavy Oil have released a 3 track promo CD which is available at shows. It was recorded by Chris D'adda at the Mighty Vale Studios, Worcestershire and mastered by John Davis (Led Zep, Royal Blood) at Metropolis London. Tracks are "Midnight Train", "Save Yourself" and "Standing in the Road".

Heavy Oil Promo CD

Maximum Volume review of the CD can be read here.

Listen to the tracks

Heavy Oil - Save Yourself

Heavy Oil - Standing in the Road


Heavy Oil are an all-original, high energy explosive hard rock trio based in the Midlands who are currently playing shows across the country.

Lance Perkins: Vocals/Lead Guitar
Ric Jones: Drums/Vocals
Matt Gill: Bass/Vocals

Performing original groundbreaking material combined with improvisation and audience participation in the great tradition of Free, Led Zeppelin, Cream and Bad Company.


To book this incredible band contact management on:

Tel - 01386 861873

Or email using the form below:

Lance Perkins

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 Photography credit: Sara Hayden

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