While playing at the Black Heart in Camden in November 2015, False Heads caught the attention of former Ramones manager Danny Fields also famous for signing Iggy Pop & The Stooges and The MC5. Fields began to take an interest in and to mentor the band, even declaring that they were “the future of Rock and Roll”.
After releasing a number of singles in 2016 and playing venues including the Roundhouse in July 2016 for the 30th anniversary of the Ramones’ performance, False Heads released their debut EP Gutter Press in March 2017 receiving critical acclaim and extensive radio play, both domestically and internationally being played on Radio 1, recording a live session on Radio X being championed by Iggy Pop on his Radio 6 Music programme. In the United States Rodney Bingenheimer regularly praised the band and played Gutter Press tracks on his Sirius XM shows.
The band also performed at a number of festivals – including Isle of Wight Festival, Y Not Festival, Reading Festival and supported The Libertines on their ‘Tiddeley Om Pom Pom Tour’ later that year.
False Heads were included in The Independent’s list of bands to watch in 2018 and released their single “Retina” via Vallence records in March 2018. The subsequent release of the bands acclaimed EP ‘Less is Better’ co-incided with their appearances at Liverpool Sound City, The Alternative Escape in Brighton, Liverpool Calling, Camden Rocks & InMusic Festival in Croatia playing alongside Queens Of The Stone Age & David Byrne.
2019 brought their music onto BT TV’s playlist, YouTube’s ‘New Rock and Metal’ playlist, Soccer AM, Spotify’s ‘New Noise’ and ‘All New Rock’ playlists, Apple Music’s ‘Breaking Rock’ playlist and Amazon’s ‘Best New Bands’ playlist, not to mention constant radio support from Jack Saunders (BBC R1), Rodney Bingenheimer (Sirius XM), Steve Lamacq (BBC 6 Music), Gordon Smart (Radio X), John Kennedy (Radio X) and Huw Stephens (BBC R1) to name a few.