Steel Pulse Artist Profile | AAE Music
Fee Range:$30,000 - $50,000
Availability:On tour
Years Active: 1975–present
Genre:reggae, dub

Steel Pulse is a Grammy Award-winning roots reggae band from the Handsworth area of Birmingham, England, which has many Afro-Caribbean, Indian and other Asian migrants. They originally formed at Handsworth Wood Boys School - composed of David Hinds (lead vocals, guitar), Basil Gabbidon (lead guitar, vocals), and Ronald McQueen (bass); along with Basil's brother Colin briefly on drums and Michael Riley (vocals, percussion).

Steel Pulse was the first non-Jamaican act to win the Grammy Award for Best Reggae Album when they won it for their 1985 album Babylon the Bandit. In 2019, Steel Pulse released their first new album in 14 years, titled Mass Manipulation.

Mass Manipulation was nominated for the Grammy for Best Reggae Album in the 62nd Grammy Awards.


Steel Pulse performs reggae, dub music and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, or other music performances. The estimated booking fee range to book Steel Pulse for your event is $30,000 - $50,000. Steel Pulse has more than 321.9K listeners worldwide and really knows how to entertain your audience. Similar artists are  Israel Vibration, Black Uhuru, The Abyssinians, Burning Spear, Barrington Levy, Ijahman Levi, Max Romeo, Pablo Moses . Contact AAE Music agency for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Steel Pulse for an upcoming event.

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