Eternal Helcaraxe is an Irish black metal band, hailing from Co.Cavan. Eternal Helcaraxe was founded in May 2003 by Praetorian and Maulgrim. Between 2003 and Febuary 2004 they began writing "Palest Kingdom", a black metal project based on raw emotions and atmosphere. Musically and lyrically was exactly what they wanted to achieve. After several line-up changes both founding members decided to continue as a two piece until April of 2008 when were they joined by Kozel (Mincing Fury)(CZ) who added a new level of atmosphere and intensity to their sound.
Des Bishop (Deasún Mac an Easpaig in Irish) is a New York City born comedian. He is now primarily based in Ireland having moved to County Wexford in 1990. His comedy is heavily based on his observation of Irish society, and is supported by his talent for impersonating the regional dialects of the Irish accent. He reached a broader audience after his TV show The Des Bishop Work Experience screened on RTÉ Two in 2004.
Their are various bands that go by the name, Spiders. 1) Spiders are a band from G
XEROSUN are a four piece metal band originating from Dublin, Ireland. The band members are guitarists Fiachra Kelly & Gareth Jeffs, drummer Darrin Bell and bassist & vocalist Ivan O
Paddy Keenan (b.1950) is an Irish player of the uilleann pipes. Keenan was born in Trim, County Meath. His father and grandfather were both uilleann pipers, and his father, Johnny Keenan, spent many nights playing along with piper Johnny Doran. He began playing at the age of nine, and at the age of fourteen he played at the Gaiety Theatre, Dublin. He then turned towards blues and rock and toured England and Europe when he was seventeen.
Jape is the alter-ego of Redneck Manifesto member Richie Egan. Hailing from Crumlin, Dublin 12, he purveys an electronica-heavy music tinged with 'stoner folk'. Jape's most renowned song 'Floating' has been covered by The Raconteurs and The Mighty Stef, to name a few. His debut album 'Cosmosphere' was released in 2003 (Volta Records), followed by 2004's 'The Monkeys In The Zoo Have More Fun Than Me' (Trust Me I'm A Thief).
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FOAD records via CODE7 (distribution by PHD) www.paranoidvisions.com / www.myspace.com/paranoidvisions email: firstname.lastname@example.org release date: 2nd July 2007
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Paranoid Visions are Ireland’s longest serving punk band.
Simon Casey finally got his big break by being in the right place at the right time. Few people could have predicted that the contest to find an Irish representative for the 2003 Eurovision Song Contest would turn out to be one of the most popular TV shows ever in Ireland. Simon performed live on You’re a Star every Sunday night and his resulting high profile on prime time TV has given him the status of a superstar in Ireland. He has been a frequent guest on Irish entertainment shows, including the Late Late Show, Open House, Ireland AM, etc.