The Vaulted Skies

Does Anyone Else Feel (Strange)?

The official website for The Vaulted Skies - an original four-piece rock band from the UK bringing together influences from Goth, Indie, Dance, Grunge and Psychedelia.

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Introducing...

Formed in 2013, The Vaulted Skies is a UK-based four-piece band, performing and recording original music written by James AJ Scott (Vocals and Guitar).

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For people who like The Cure, Nirvana, PJ Harvey, Placebo, Radiohead, Joy Division, New Order, early-mid-era Muse, Warpaint, Interpol and Yeah Yeah Yeahs.
Also for people who don't.


Line-up

James AJ Scott
Vocals, Guitar, Songwriter

James AJ Scott on stage at The Horn in St. Albans, supporting Reeves Gabrels and Lisa Ronson on the 2015 UK tour. Photograph by Rebel Crow Photography

James AJ Scott on stage at The Horn in St. Albans, supporting Reeves Gabrels and Lisa Ronson on the 2015 UK tour. Photograph by Rebel Crow Photography


Ben Singleton
Keyboards and Guitars

Ben joined the band as a keyboard player, and features on many recordings in that capacity, many of which he also engineered.  In 2016, he moved to guitar duties alongside James.

Ben Singleton shot by Pete Bilk at The Live Music Project, Trestle Arts Base, Halloween 2015. 

Ben Singleton shot by Pete Bilk at The Live Music Project, Trestle Arts Base, Halloween 2015. 


Karly Snarly
Bass

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Martin Walker
Drums


Collaborators, cohorts and conspirators...

The Vaulted Skies is proud to be associated with...

Joanna Scott

Joanna sang vocals alongside James in previous bands and is to all intents and purposes, a founder member of The Vaulted Skies, having performed under that name with James before the fuller line-up was formed. Joanna remains James' greatest muse and most honest critic, for which he is eternally grateful.

Pete Bilk

Responsible for many of the photographs on this website, Pete Bilk was also James' musical mentor when he first started setting words to music. Quite the renaissance man, Pete also produces other forms of visual art. 

Rupert Hobday

Rupert "Roo Hobbers" Hobday was The Vaulted Skies' original wingman guitarist, and played a significant role in realising the sound James was after. He performed live with the band during their first two years on the circuit, and appears on a number of the band's early recordings

Alex Walker 

Alex was in previous bands with James. Before Scott Bradley joined The Vaulted Skies, Alex stepped in to play drums on a number of tracks that feature on The Strange EP

John Melia & Scott Bradley

John (bass) and Scott (drums) were The Vaulted Skies' rhythm section until 2016. 

Jager 'Bom' Bomber

'Bom' has played drums with The Vaulted Skies on a number of important occasions... The first being the band's support slot on David Bowie and Cure guitarist Reeves Gabrels' 2015 UK tour (because Scott Bradley was overseas), and the second being on the 2016 'NO FATE?' EP recording sessions. 

Roger Millington

Roger played keyboards for The Vaulted Skies in 2016, contributing to the band's 'NO FATE?' EP, and performing a series of live dates.