Megacone are a 5 piece instrumental band from Dublin, Ireland. The band are best known for their triple lead guitars and energetic live show, Megacone combine strong, memorable melodies with addictive grooves and ambient soundscapes. This has earned them a loyal fanbase and escalated them from 5 ambitious music students into professional entertainers capable of enthralling a festival crowd of thousands.
The band signed a record deal with Dimestore Records in late 2015 and promptly released 'Absolute Magnitude EP' to a sell out crowd in Whelan's, Dublin. The EP was critically acclaimed and landed the band a full page spread in Prog Magazine (UK).
This was followed up by a headline tour of Ireland and appearances at major festivals including Electric Picnic, Vantastival, Barn Dance, Bare in the Woods and a headline slot at Knockanstockan.
2017 has seen Megacone complete a 2 week tour of the UK. This Summer the band will be performing at Body & Soul, BARE in the Woods, Fuinneamh, and Electric Picnic.
'Jewels of the emerald isle prog scene' - Prog Magazine, April 2016
Zombie Picnic is a four-piece, prog/post-rock
instrumental band from Limerick, Ireland. Formed in the summer of 2012 by Jim
Griffin (guitar), Dave Tobin (guitar), Brian Fitzgerald (bass) and Brendan
Miller (drums), they released their debut album 'A Suburb of Earth' in May
2016, which was distributed by the UK-based progressive music specialists,
The album has reached and received airplay
all over the world from Brazil to Australia and received positive reviews at
home in Ireland. Drawing on influences from old school progrock of the '70s to
modern post-rock, Zombie Picnic have crafted their own sound to both attack and
soothe your eardrums. Currently finishing their sophomore album, be ready for
more Zombie Picnic action in 2017.
“This isn't your dad's prog-rock” Overblown.co.uk
"[A] band I find to exist just a bit outside of the common conventions" Progressor.net
“With careful, attentive listening, this record can be appreciated for its complexity
and nuance. The craftsmanship is generally admirable and the musicians are top