40 shades of gangreen
FOAD records via CODE7 (distribution by PHD) www.paranoidvisions.com / www.myspace.com/paranoidvisions email: firstname.lastname@example.org release date: 2nd July 2007
“HIGHLY MELODIC AS WELL AS BEING DEEPLY, DEEPLY RAUCOUS” … “A BLISTERING COLLECTION OF ANTI-ESTABLISHEMNT POLEMIC” (hot press) In summery:
Paranoid Visions are Ireland’s longest serving punk band.
40 shades of gangreen
The band started off as 'Slainte' cutting their teeth on the Irish scene in London, England. They played the circuit for a few years with various friends and line ups until they finally settled on the one we see today. The band proved to be a popular one on the London Irish scene and were voted by the readers of The Irish World newspaper for the award of 'Best Band on London Circuit 2006'. The lads picked up the award in at a big ceremony in Feb and after their performance on the night were described as "a breath of fresh air for Irish music.
Greenland Whalefishers started out in Bergen Norway in 1994, long before anyone had heard of bands like Flogging Molly or Dropkick Murphys. Combining british punk with celtic folk influences, the band soon became one of the most interesting post-pogues bands . Almost two decades of touring all around the world, releasing seven full length albums, piles of singles and EPs and an uncountable number of split-releases, contributing with music to the movie
From an elementary foundation of punk and oi, Runnin' Riot have developed a really solid stock of melodic punk gems, skinhead anthems and street rock attitude. Having now seemingly played everywhere from Michigan to Llandudno, they’ve honed their live presentation even further and serve as a guiding light for the Irish punk underworld. Taken from http://www.nosebleedpress.com/nbrunninriot.htm
London group Death Cigarettes comprise that great mix of raw basics and an enigmatic quirkiness this is embodied in the front woman who sponges attention from the audience. Her presence on stage is glowing and the use of her voice is confident and brave. The band have that edginess captured by the likes of the Yeah Yeah Yeahs and the Throwing Muses. Death Cigarettes are a newish band and promise much.
There are 2 bands with the name Protex:
1) A punk band from Belfast, Ireland, formed in 1978.
2) A punk band from Cluj, Romania, formed in 1993. 1) In 1977, four schoolfriends formed the Incredibly Boring Band and did a few gigs playing covers of Thin Lizzy and Dr Feelgood songs. However, they were soon smitten by the punk bug and decided that they wanted to play energic pop like the Buzzcocks and the Ramones.
Irishman Mr. Irish Bastard, or that f@@@ing bastard, as he is fondly known to friend and foe alike, writes drink-drenched songs that capture the spirit of the country and the raw energy of his punk roots. It's rough, it's dirty and it's straight from the heart. The boys and girl have released "St. Mary's School of Drinking" and "The Bastard Brotherhood" in February 2008. The band is now going to hit the road, drink, party...
Momma's Slippers are a five piece punk/ska band from Enniskillen, Co. Fermanagh. Formed in March 06, the band have already released a 7 track demo called "Punk Chaos" and in the summer of 2008 the band released their debut 13 track album "Walking With The Zombies". The band are currently writing their second album. Proud members of the Erne Music Collective! "Exuberant youthful punk and gottadanceto ska, is delivered here with verve and enthusiasm" Hardcore Times