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Original Bands 28

Up and coming Irish original bands playing all genres and styles of music, who are based in Cork. Listed randomly.

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Niall McCabe Band Featured Photo
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May 2014 2.7K views 3:55
Niall McCabe Band
Cork

With their genesis on a small Island off the West Coast of Ireland, The Niall McCabe Band have honed a sound that is structured around...

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The Magnapinna Featured Photo
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Oct 2015 8.7K views 5:41
The Magnapinna
Cork

No Wave from Cork City. On their latest EP, This is No-Wave raucous heavy metal riffs mix nicely with Talking Heads style vocals. Hot...

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Strange Attractor Featured Photo
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Apr 2018 1.6K views 4:29
Strange Attractor
Cork

Strange Attractor are a Funk/Pop outfit formed in Dingle, Co. Kerry. The band feature Fionn o' Neill on lead vocals and guitar, Mattie...

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Pale Rivers Featured Photo
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Nov 2018 727 views 4:01
Pale Rivers
Cork

Pale Rivers are a five piece alternative/rock band based out of Cork and Tipperary, Ireland. In 2017 the band began a trans-atlantic...

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The Shruggs Featured Photo
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Sep 2015 2.1K views 3:15
The Shruggs
Cork

Harmony loving Folk/Pop duo from Cork, ‘The Shruggs’, (comprising of long-time friends and Musicians James Downing and Kees...

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Columbia Featured Photo
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May 2019 175 views 3:43
Columbia
Cork

Columbia are a four-piece Indie rock band from Cork, Ireland who have set the scene in the south for a new wave of indie pop/rock...

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Castle Street Featured Photo
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Sep 2016 1K views 4:15
Castle Street
Cork

Castle Street consists of brothers Jordan and Ruadhán Mew, originally from Roscommon. The boys started their gigging careers in their...

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PARADOX Featured Photo
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Dec 2012 29.9K views 5:24
PARADOX
Cork

Paradox are an Alternative Rock/Grunge Outfit from Cork, Ireland. ...

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Blind Poets Featured Photo
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Jul 2017 2.7K views 5:03
Blind Poets
Cork

Blind Poet’s music lies somewhere between neo classical contemporary celtic folk and contemporary world music sound; a music which...

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The Burma Featured Photo
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Oct 2018 2.4K views 3:00
The Burma
Cork

The Burma are an indie rock n’roll band based in Cork City. Influenced by the American Indie scene of the early 2000’s and British...

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Rowan Featured Photo
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Jun 2018 575 views 3:03
Rowan
Cork

Introducing Rowan: A talented foursome of multi-instrumentalists creating melodramatic indie-folk songs soaked in sophisticated vocal...

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The Last Vinci Featured Photo
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Dec 2013 11.9K views 2:53
The Last Vinci
Cork

The Last Vinci is rock project headed by vocalist Alex Vinci, who moved to Ireland to release his own record. Alex was a member of a...

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Shookrah Featured Photo
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Mar 2015 2.7K views 2:55
Shookrah
Cork

SHOOKRAH are a 5-piece outfit from Cork, serving fresh helpings of synth-grooves, interruptive hooks and dystopian romance-themed...

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Emerson Featured Photo
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Dec 2014 1.3K views 4:04
Emerson
Cork

Emerson are a Rock'n'Roll band from Cork. The band has been together for 3 years and have achieved plenty of recognition in Cork and...

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Sillk Featured Photo
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Jan 2017 2.4K views 3:23
Sillk
Cork

The band formed out of Orla Travers’ necessity; a necessity to tell stories and to write songs. She and Julian Halpin got together in...

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The Shaker Hymn Featured Photo
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Oct 2013 4.6K views 2:48
The Shaker Hymn
Cork

As a five piece, The Shaker Hymn craft sharp and thoughtful pop songs - reminiscent of the lush and warm guitar music of the late...

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Stay Featured Photo
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Aug 2016 750 views 6:05
Stay
Cork

STAY are an original band from Cork, Ireland. They were formed in late 2014 when Lukasz Komonski and ‘Aido’ Adrian O’Connor got...

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Rough Sunday Featured Photo
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Nov 2017 1.5K views 3:26
Rough Sunday
Cork

Rough Sunday are the songrwiting duo Amhlaoibh McSweeney & Diarmuid Wolfe, two young musicians from the West Cork Gaeltacht. ...

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Atlas Zero Featured Photo
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Jul 2017 499 views 1:20
Atlas Zero
Cork

Atlas Zero is a 3 piece alternative rock band from Cork, Ireland. The band first formed back in 2013 when they were all introduced to...

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The Vercettis Featured Photo
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Mar 2019 1.4K views 3:05
The Vercettis
Cork

The Vercettis formed in 2016 and have spent the last few years gigging around Cork City, writing songs and experimenting with different...

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Happyalone Featured Photo
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Dec 2018 5K views 3:15
Happyalone
Cork

Definitely, one of the most unique sounds, Happy Alone’s idiosyncratic alternative pop sound is both memorable and expressive. Their...

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Pinhole Featured Photo
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Apr 2016 3.1K views 4:25
Pinhole
Cork

Pinhole are a quirky Cork-based 4 piece, brandishing the alternative flag but deliberately skating over genre boundaries creating their...

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Lλmbdancer Featured Photo
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Jun 2016 338 views 4:23
Lλmbdancer
Cork

Lλmbdancer is an intergalactic collaboration between Darqhorse and Moonbird, two space & time travelers who crash landed on earth...

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Lowlek Featured Photo
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Aug 2016 2K views 3:01
Lowlek
Cork

Lowlek are a Vaudeville-Funk band from Cork City. Existing originally as an anonymous solo outfit, the now six-piece band have evolved...

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Talking Waves Featured Photo
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Jun 2018 2K views 4:35
Talking Waves
Cork

​Joey Weidner (guitars) and Jonathon ‘JR’ Russell (vocals) are TALKING WAVES. Inspired by the Muscle Shoals Alabama story that...

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Order of the Mess Featured Photo
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Jul 2017 3.5K views 4:50
Order of the Mess
Cork

Order Of The Mess are an alternative/stoner-rock power duo formed in 2013 by Alex (guitar/voice) and Max(drums) and hailing from Cork,...

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Worn Out Featured Photo
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Dec 2017 4.6K views 3:18
Worn Out
Cork

WORN OUT are a 4-piece metal/hardcore band from Cork, Ireland. Since forming and releasing their debut single With False Hope in 2017,...

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Dagenham Yanks Featured Photo
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Aug 2019 1.1K views 3:10
Dagenham Yanks
Cork

Cerebral, mature, joyously melodic, a band that strives to make well crafted dance-able songs. Songs to provide joy even when dealing...

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