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Video: Norwich band Enigma wows in national contest

12:14 02 August 2014

Norwich band Enigma, who were big hits with the crowd at the national final of a battle of the bands contest. Photo: Chris Wright.

Norwich band Enigma, who were big hits with the crowd at the national final of a battle of the bands contest. Photo: Chris Wright.

Submitted: Chris Wright

A Norwich band is celebrating after triumphing in a national battle of the bands contest.


Enigma – James Vivian (bass), Ryan Aldred (lead vocals/guitars), Jack Wright (rhythm guitar) and Jordan Groves (drums) – made it to the final of the Majick Music Group’s Battle of the Bands UK final after progressing through the regional heats.

The band took 50 of their fans, family and friends to London for the sold-out show at The Barfly in Camden.

The group, regular performers at The Waterfront, were up against five other bands, the winners from various regions across the UK.

And the band won the crowd vote, with music industry professionals watching on.

Mr Vivian said: “We had such an incredible time in Camden... and cannot wait to come back and play again. It was a truly unbelievable experience for us, we have worked so hard and regardless of the result decided to give it 100pc and show everyone watching who we where.

“We just want to say a massive thank you to everyone who watched and voted for us.”

The band has recently released a new single called Diary of the 
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