Hats Off Gentlemen It's Adequate

Hats Off Gentlemen It’s Adequate have been developing a cult reputation through their award winning albums, endorsements from rock legends (including former Genesis guitarist Steve Hackett) and passionate live performances, however they came to wider attention when they stepped in at the last minute to replace an injured band on the main stage at Hard Rock Hell’s Prog Festival in Wales on November 2017, one of the world’s leading indoor progressive rock events. They performed to over 1000 people, opening for Magnum, Focus and Carl Palmer. They were described by Hard Rock Hell magazine as ‘unlikely stars who stole the show’, by eFestivals as the ‘highlight of the festival’, and now have a busy festival schedule for 2019.

Hats Off Gentlemen It's Adequate are Malcolm Galloway (vocalist, multi-instrumentalist and producer) and Mark Gatland (bass, backing vocals, keyboards and co-producer), on their own, or with Kathryn Thomas (flute), and other guest performers including Rudy Burrell (drums) and Ibon Bilboa (guitar). 

Malcolm and Mark have been playing together since they were at school. Malcolm and Kathryn are married (to each other). 

Their music combines progressive rock, classic rock, acoustic, blues, metal, folk, funk, minimalism, and electronica, and often explores scientific and philosophical themes.

They regularly play at leading London venues and regularly put on charity gigs (including for Save The Children, Cancer Research UK, Marie Curie Cancer Care, Ehlers-Danlos Support UK, and Brain Tumour UK).

They have been broadcast on over 100 radio stations/shows/podcasts/TV channels.

Beastie's Rock Show Album of The Year 2017 (jointly with Roger Waters and Alice Cooper)

Beasties Rock Show's Prog Album Of The Year Award 2015

American Veterans Radio artist of the week

Featured on Prog magazine covermount CD and in Bass magazine.

Bandwagon Network Radio CD of the Month, July 2018

They were shortlisted for Radio Wigwam's Single Of The Year award, and were finalists in Banks Radio Australia's awards in the best album and best producer categories.

Rock FM (Canada) Artist Of The Week

Hats Off Gentlemen It's Adequate regularly play at leading London venues and regularly put on charity gigs (including for Save The Children, Cancer Research UK, Marie Curie Cancer Care, Ehlers-Danlos Support UK, and Brain Tumour UK).

They are very grateful to the many broadcasters and writers who have featured their music (either HOGIA tracks or solo tracks by Malcolm Galloway), including


365 Radio Network

5D Blog

6 Towns Radio

Actual Radio Colchester

Addictions and Other Vices

All About The Rock

Ally’s Attic

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Amazing Radio

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Among Dreamers

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Bandwagon Network Radio

Banks Radio (Australia)

Bass Magazine

BBC Radio 3

Beastie’s Rock Show

Betreutes Proggen

BMans Blues Report

Bombshell Radio

BRFM 95.6 (Kent)

Bullet Proof

C and C Indie Show

Captain Captain


CastleDown Radio

Clair + Obscur

Closet Concert Arena

Coast And Country Radio




Expose Online

Fab Radio International

Firebrand Rock Radio

Flobcast Radio

Flyde Coast Radio (Blackpool)

Gareth’s Prog Blog

Gigride Radio

Harborough FM

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Hard Rock Hell Radio

Headbanger Reviews

House Of Prog

HRH Magazine

Improvijazzation Nation

In Yer Ears

Independent Share Show

Indie Bands Blog

Indie Popups

Indie Radio Network

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Insomnia Radio UK

It’s All About Bands

It’s Only Rock’n’Roll

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Keith’s Reviews

Kelly’s Heroes

KYBN Radio

LA Rocks Radio

Liege Of Cookies

London Unsigned

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Music Street Journal

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Musician (Musicians Union Magazine)

New Music Saturday


Notty Nation

OMG Staffs

Only Rock Radio

Open The Door Music Blog

Optical Zoo Radio

Oystermouth Radio

Permafrost Today (Norway)

Pete’s Rock News and Views

Planet Indie

Positive Chillout

Prime Cuts – The Music Butcher

Prog Archives

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The Prog Mill

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Psych Insight Music

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Ralphy’s Music Of The World

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Review Fix

Ridge Radio (UK)

Riviera FM

Rock Bandom

Rock FM (Canada)

Rock Metal Mag (France)

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Rock Til You Drop

Rocking The Blues From Canada

Rockportaal (Netherlands)


Rokout Radio

Rowan Blair Colver

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Ryan’s Smashing Life

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SHMU FM Breakfast (Aberdeen)

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Spin Sundays

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Syndae Electronic Music Podcast

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TriLakes Radio

Troy's Room (LA Talk Radio)

Tudno FM

Twisted Mixtape (Pulse 98.4 Glasgow)

Unsigned Revolution

Valley FM (Australia)


Victoria D Live

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Welsh Connections

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World Of Metal

Wrinkly Rockers Club

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