Amongst their influences Yr Angen names huge bands such as Stereophonics, Kings of Leon, U2 a'r Artic Monkeys.
The band formed in 2007 when they were all pupils in Ysgol Gyfun Gwyr. They compose their own songs and won the Radio Cymru C2 and Mentrau Iaith Battle of the Bands competition 2010.
Since winning the competition they have gome on to play in all manner of places and have a very busy summer ahead of them. Within their busy schedule is Maes B and the National Urdd Eisteddfod.
The band have won critical acclaim: DJ Ian Cottrell described their song 'Nawr Mae Drosto' as a "Huge radio hit...huge stadium hit!"
Rhodri Llwyd Morgan, musician and singer with Cerrig Melys said: "The band has developed beyond everybody's expectations."
Bethan Elfyn, radio and television presenter added: "They are a really exciting band for the Welsh scene and I'd be more than happy to offer them a session on my show."
If you'd like to see the band alongside Dafydd Iwan a'r Band please contact 01554 783910 for tickets.
Dafydd Iwan a'r Band, Yr Angen - Friday 24th June, Delme Thomas Centre, Parc y Scarlets.