Irish Rock Bands

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by miko, Oct 30, 2001.

  1. Hello, again!

    Am I driving you batty yet? :p

    I'm supposed to do some research on Irish Rock Bands for a Guinness promotion one of my clients is doing. Anyone here from Ireland or thereabouts know who the hip new bands are? I know U2 has made a comeback, but I'm lookin' for fresh blood.

  2. ZuluFunk

    ZuluFunk Supporting Member

    Apr 14, 2001
    I was big into the Pogues. I think Shane MacGowan is making a run with the Popes.

    Raglan Road is an Irish band out of NYC.

    I thought they were awesome when I saw them this summer.

    I'd love to play some celtic-type music myself. I don't know who's hip back in the old sod though.
  3. Gia


    Feb 28, 2001
  4. jazzbo


    Aug 25, 2000
    San Francisco, CA
    Music-related. Off to MISCELLANEOUS.
  5. yawnsie


    Apr 11, 2000
    JJ72 and Ash (though I think they're from Northern Ireland) are apparently the next big thing, but I can't honestly fathom why - if you've Morpheus or whatever, try downloading Snow or Girl From Mars, and you'll see what I mean. :rolleyes:
  6. Black 47 is still out there.
  7. Guy


    Apr 26, 2001
    Washington, DC
    Weren't the Waterboys Irish?
  8. Dropkick Murphys and Flogging Molly, these bands aren't from Ireland, but they like Guiness and play Irish style music
  9. The Waterboys are Irish. They just put a new album out.

    Crazy 80's nostalgia...
  10. Guy


    Apr 26, 2001
    Washington, DC
    Wow. When can we expect a new Flock of Seagulls album?
    Also, don't forget Van Morrison and Them.
  11. flipperwhite


    Jul 12, 2001
    thin lizzy still rules the emerald isle.:cool:
  12. Acacia


    Apr 26, 2000
    Austin, TX
    Damned right they do!!!!
  13. What about Cactus World News?They may not be together anymore,but they had some cool songs off of "Urban Beaches." Then there's Clannad,I used to hear their music before and in between sets at U2 concerts.Oh yeah,this is definitely not new but worth checking out:"Dexy's Midnight Runners." Fun stuff.
  14. JMX

    JMX Vorsprung durch Technik

    Sep 4, 2000
    Cologne, Germany
    Thin Lizzy...and Gary Moore is still one of my favorite guitarists.