Palladium (band)

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This article is about the English pop rock band. For the Australian indie rock band, see Palladium (Australian band).
Background information
Origin England
Genres Alternative rock, pop rock, pop
Years active 2006–2009
Labels Virgin Records
Members Peter Pepper
Rostas Fez
Rufio Sandilands
Rocky Morris

Palladium were an English pop rock band, active from 2006 until early 2009. They are not to be confused with the Australian or American bands of the same name.


The four members became acquaintances through various tours on the session musician circuit and played their first gig together under the moniker "The Peppernotes",[1] at a Caribbean Restaurant dressed as Peter Pan in drag. Since then they changed their name to Palladium and played alongside Amy Winehouse, Alphabeat, Mika, The Thrills and The Kooks. They were signed to Virgin Records.

Palladium's debut single "Happy Hour" was released in July 2007. Their debut album, The Way It's Not, was recorded with Tony Hoffer in 2007.[2]

Palladium announced via MySpace in November 2008 that problems with their record label would be leading to a hiatus, and in January 2009 announced via their blog that they would be splitting up.[3] Band members Peter Pepper and Rostas Fez have since gone on to form a band named Soho Beach House.



Release date Title Chart Positions Album
UK Singles Chart UK Indie Chart UK Rock Chart
23 July 2007 "Happy Hour" - - - The Way It's Not
5 November 2007 "High 5" 44 - -


  • The Way It's Not (Unreleased)


  1. ^ [unreliable source?]
  2. ^ "Debut Album Recording". London: Guardian Unlimited. 9 July 2007. Retrieved 2007-08-01. 
  3. ^ "Palladium blog". Retrieved 2009-02-16. 

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