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Sound + Vision festival back in Ballina

Sound+Vision, Ballina’s annual film festival, returns this year celebrate music in film once again. Through a week-long programme of film screenings and other events, Sound+Vision this year celebrates the music of Generation X – the 1990s youth culture phenomenon. When American author Douglas Coupland published his debut novel Generation X: Tales for an Accelerated Culture in 1991, he was inadvertently labelling the coming decade’s generation of alienated, disaffected young adults. His book sought to capture an ennui which became something of a zeitgeist for the period. This culture of the Generation X ‘slacker’ found a musical voice in the guise of grunge – a musical hybrid inspired by punk rock, heavy metal and indie rock, and characterised by contrasting song dynamics and apathetic or angst-filled lyrics.

Walpurgis Night II - heavy metal thunder

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WALPURGIS NIGHT II, a night of heavy metal by some of the best bands working in that diverse genre, takes place in The Cellar Bar tomorrow night from 7pm.

Fleetwood Mac tribute

IN THE late sixties they played expressive blues and paved the way for heavy metal. In the seventies and eighties they were globe gobbling pop superstars.

Rites - The epic sound of Galway Doom Metal

WHEN BLACK Sabbath’s Tony Iommi struck the opening G5 chord on his Gibson SG on the song which bore his band’s name, during a recording session in London in 1969, he not only created a new genre of rock, but a sub-genre as well.

Kerbdog to play Mayo’s largest Halloween fancy dress ball

Legendary Kilkenny grungers Kerbdog have just announced an exclusive show—Night of the Living Freaks—Halloween Fancy Dress Ball, Mayo’s largest Halloween fancy dress party at The Ruby Room in the TF Royal Theatre, Castlebar.

Wrestling stars at Salthill this weekend

Galway wrestling fans are in for a treat as stars of American wrestling will again make their way to Leisureland in Salthill on Saturday August 18, at 7pm.

Tickets going fast for Kerbdog’s Castlebar visit

Kilkenny grungers Kerbdog have just announced an exclusive show titled Night of the Living Freaks Halloween fancy dress ball, Mayo’s largest Halloween fancy dress party at The Ruby Room in the TF Royal Theatre in Castlebar on Friday, October 26!

Irish legends Kerbdog are coming to Live and Loud at the Clubhouse

Kilkenny grungers Kerbdog have just announced an exclusive show titled Night of the Living Freaks Halloween fancy dress ball at Castlebar’s new independent music venue The Clubhouse in Castlebar Celtic this October.

Italian stoner rock/indie band for The Cellar

ITALY’S TALISMANSTONE will play The Cellar Bar’s underground venue tonight from 8pm displaying a bass driven approach to metal, stoner rock, and indie.

And So I Watch You From Afar

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TRAVELLING HOME to Portrush from Oxegen 2005 found four Ulstermen a bit worse for wear after the weekend’s revelries. “We were feeling terrible!” admits Rory Friers, during our Thursday morning conversation, but amid the post-festival comedown emerged an inspired idea.

 

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