Matt Helders side-project announces single and EP

Mongrel, the band made up of Arctic Monkeys drummer Matt Helders, his former bandmate Andy Nicholson, Reverend & The Maker's Jon McClure, Babyshambles' Drew McConnell and rapper Lowkey, have announced their first gig and debut EP.

The band will play The Boston Arms in London in 5 Nov (this coming Wednesday) and will release a download-only EP, 'The Menace', on the same day. They also recently completed work on their debut album, 'Better Than Heavy'.