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The Stunning Announce December Tour

November 1, 2012

Irish rockers, The Stunning are coming to a theatre near…some of you this December! The band are set to finish of a very successful year celebrating the twenty-fifth anniversary of their classic album, Paradise In The Picture House. The band will play five dates in Kilkenny, Dublin, Cork, Castlebar and Galway. Not being lazy, the band […]

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The Stunning Announce Vicar Street Support

September 7, 2012

With just two weeks to go, The Stunning have announced The Would Be’s as special guest for their Vicar Street show on Friday, September 21st. In May the band announced plans to perform their classic ‘Paradise In The Picturehouse’ album in full at the show. Tickets are on sale for just E28 plus booking fee.

The Stunning to Reunite and Perform Classic Album In Full

May 29, 2012

Some of you will find this very hard to believe, but it’s been twenty five years since Irish rock legends The Stunning formed!! Fear not though, the band aren’t letting the significance go unnoticed. To celebrate the twenty fifth anniversary, The Stunning have announced they’ll be reforming for a show at Dublin’s Vicar Street on […]

NEW MUSIC: The Walls ‘Stop The Lights’ & The Stunning’s 25th Anniversary

January 26, 2012

It’s all go at the Wall household this year. First of all 2012 seems to be the year The Walls will finally release their third album, Stop The Lighst. This one’s been a long time coming but anyone’s that’s heard previous releases like Bird In A Cage, Phantom Power and Carrying The Fire will agree […]

Dublin ‘Gig for Michael D. featuring The Stunning’ Announced

October 21, 2011

That’s right, one of Irelands most successful bands, The Stunning are coming back to Dublin…This SUNDAY! A Gig 4 Michael D. has been set up to raise funds for presidential hopeful Michael D. Higgins and the Stunning are lending a hand. This will be the group’s first Dublin show in two years and promises to […]

The Stunning – Leopardstown Racecourse, Dublin (July 23rd – Live Review)

July 27, 2009

Every few years, the mighty Stunning emerge from the bowels of County Clare, Galway and Dublin to assault the Irish people with their infectiously catchy, effortlessly cool and charismatic back catalogue of Hits that still need a good milking. Their career was sadly cut short in the mid-nineties but only after the band became one […]

Arthur’s Day – The ‘Hot’ Stuff?

October 9, 2012

Now that things have calmed down, Tickets There would like to further explore the Arthur’s Day controversy the erupted within certain circles of the Irish music scene last month when Walls / Stunning front man, Steve Wall, attacked the day for promoting English artists ahead of Irish talent, given that the spirit of day is […]

The Walls – Stop The Lights (Album Review)

March 7, 2012

If there’s one thing The Walls can never be accused of, it’s rushing things. It’s been a seven long years since the release of their last album, ‘New Dawn Breaking’, but the brothers haven’t been hanging on their laurels. They’ve toured, both as the Walls and The Stunning, released singles, an EP; all the while […]

The Walls Announce :fund:it Campaign

January 30, 2012

Perhaps a slight touch of Déjà vu  this morning for our readers, but The Walls have announced details of their Stop The Lights album :fund:it campaign. Steve and Joe have set themselves 27 days to raise €10,000 to help complete the mastering, artwork and manufacturing of the record which they hope to release in early […]

Mastodon – The Hunter (Album Review)

September 29, 2011

Review by: Brian McCaul Hard rock heroes Mastodon return with their fifth album, ‘The Hunter’. Named after Brent Hind’s brother who was killed in a hunting accident, it is not the morbid affair you would think. The band have described the album as “Like a Really Super-Heavy Led Zeppelin” and will make you want to […]

Green Village ‘Music & Arts Festival’ – This Saturday

September 20, 2011

Look what happens, we go quiet for a few months and ye stick The Stunning and The Aftermath on a festival bill together to entice us back! It worked J The Green Village Music and Arts festival takes place this weekend (Saturday, September 24th ) in Co. Westmeath and promises to be a terrific, recession […]

Review: ASH – Live @ Whelan’s, Dublin (June 6th, 2011)

June 13, 2011

Ash, Ireland’s favourite pop rock trio are back in Dublin tonight for a highly anticipated appearance at local indie haunt, Whelan’s of Wexford St. Excitement’s been building for weeks so it’s no surprise to see queue’s of hungry Ash fans geared up for a night of sweat, pints and tuneage. Entering the packed venue it […]

PREVIEW: Temple House Festival 2011

May 26, 2011

Feel the excitement building? Anyone who was there last year is and with just over two weeks left until launch, Temple House Festival fever has well and truly begun. Over one hundred incredible bands, 4 stages, countless events and quirks, a medieval village, an arts trail, excellent food and a thousand other attractions, all set […]

Tickets There – Off To Temple House Music Festival!!

September 9, 2010

Well folks, the time has pretty much arrived. This evening we’ll be grabbing the train with our glorious Editor to Sligo for showers, Big 4 (and maybe a pint if we’re allowed) and tomorrow it’s off to the Temple House Music Festival In Ballymote, Co. Sligo. If you want to see updates, head over to […]

Temple House Music Festival Preview!

August 28, 2010

The Temple House Music Festival is just two weeks away and Tickets There is finding it hard to keep the excitement down. Three days of music, drinking, music, drinking, drinking, drinking, music and camping sounds like a lovely way to end a summer that’s already been pretty fantastic. So now that the date is getting […]

Temple House Music Festival – New Additions

August 12, 2010

The line-up for this years Temple House Music Festival in Sligo just keeps on growing. TH has announced the following additions the their lineup. Preachers Son, Bipolar Empire, Majella Murphy, The Dub Doctor Sound System, The Curtain Thieves, Shouting At Planes, The Revolutionary Commandos Of The Third Secret Of Fatima, The Little Beauties, The Trampz, […]

Review: The Walls – Live @ The Odessa, Dublin (July 8th, 2010)

July 9, 2010

Recession or no recession, the Odessa hasn’t changed a bit. Tickets There’s willing to bet that every man who gets their hair styled in Dublin is in tonight to sample the fine food, drink finest bottles of wine from the bar and soak up the pompous, ego pumped atmosphere. Why do we do bother? Because […]

The Walls – Carrying the Fire / Phantom Power (Single Review)

June 1, 2010

If you’re going to start a band in Ireland there are several bench marks of comparison. Do you aim for the hard rock hero status of Phil Lynott and Thin Lizzy? Or go a traditional direction and aspire to bands like The Dubliners and Planxty. Maybe, since this a recession and we’re all broke and […]

Sligo – Sony Ericsson Temple House Festival: Line up Announced

May 20, 2010

*** – Read our TEMPLE HOUSE FESTIVAL PREVIEW by clicking this sentence – *** Seems there’s a new festival down ion Tickets There’s neck of the woods. With the Sligo Live festival turning a tad stale, we must look to new blood to liven things up…no pun intended. Temple House seem to be the guys […]

The Aftermath Live @ Academy 2 Tomorrow Night!

February 11, 2010

Mullingar, Longfords and Leeds leading legendary pop rock outfit, The Aftermath are coming to Dublin tomorrow night. For a measly €12 on the door of The Academy 2, you can experience some of the finest sing along guitar pop classics that this country’s produced since The Stunning. Their 2008 debut album, Friendlier Up Here was […]