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#Band

# band - Friday 29 March, 2019

'We are distraught': Liverpool band Her's killed in US crash RIP This post contains videos

'We are distraught': Liverpool band Her's killed in US crash

The British duo had recently released their debut album.

# band - Monday 19 March, 2018

Challenging the music industry: 'We'd get a cheque in the post for 10c'

We speak to Deadbots, who have found their own way of working within the music industry.

# band - Thursday 14 December, 2017

The Garda Band has cost taxpayers €5.5 million over the past three years

Members of the band, none of whom are involved in policing duties, were paid an average of €58,985 each last year.

# band - Sunday 19 November, 2017

The truth about being a musician: 'They see you on the Late Late and think you're making a fortune'

Being an Irish headline band doesn’t mean that you’re rolling in it – and you might be facing serious financial challenges. We talked to three musicians.

# band - Monday 1 August, 2016

Viola Beach debut album headed for Number 1 after band's tragic death

The British band were killed in a road accident while on tour in Sweden.

# band - Saturday 25 June, 2016

From The Daily Edge So there's a death metal band from the US called 'Drogheda' Dwaawda

# band - Monday 23 May, 2016

Irish band rescue family, including a baby and three children, from US house fire

The band are donating the proceeds from their merchandise sales to help the family rebuild their home.

# band - Monday 15 February, 2016

Viola Beach investigation: Police examine car as probe into indie band's death begins

Safety barriers were in place and red lights were flashing as the band’s vehicle approached, police in Sweden say.

# band - Saturday 30 January, 2016

'I turned into a blubbering mess when I found my wedding dress'

I never believed you would just feel the right dress for you, but it is absolutely true, writes Pamela Tully.

# band - Monday 23 November, 2015

Excitement from faraway and so close as U2 prepare for tonight's homecoming show

The band play the first of four Dublin shows tonight.

# band - Sunday 22 November, 2015

Here's what fans can expect from U2's Dublin shows

What songs have they been playing? What’s the stage set like? And what have fans made of the tour so far?

# band - Tuesday 6 October, 2015

From The Daily Edge This reporter lost his mic down a tuba in the biggest facepalm moment ever Goodbye Mic

This reporter lost his mic down a tuba in the biggest facepalm moment ever

Prepare to have your mind blown.

# band - Tuesday 5 May, 2015

A disguised U2 busked at New York's Grand Central station

Nice cowboy hat, Bono.

"It's vile": Irish metal band's shock after being linked to anti-gay game

Cruachan has now pulled out of a US project that was to use its music and star its lead singer.

# band - Saturday 21 March, 2015

Russell Crowe had a great time altogether on the Late Late

He even played a Johnny Cash song.

# band - Monday 16 March, 2015

Toto's bass player "now at peace" after dying in his sleep

He had been diagnosed with Motor Neurone Disease in 2007.

# band - Saturday 21 February, 2015

Rumours Christy Dignam has died are "just rumours", say bandmates

The Aslan frontman was hospitalised on Thursday.

# band - Friday 2 January, 2015

PJ Harvey's recording her new album inside a box in an art gallery

And you can go and watch the whole thing.

# band - Wednesday 31 December, 2014

QUIZ: How Much Of A Music Snob Are You?

Have we even heard of your favourite band?

# band - Thursday 6 November, 2014

Microsoft is hoping this device will make you a more active person

Microsoft has entered both the health and smartwatch industry with its new wearable, Band, but what is it like?

# band - Wednesday 13 August, 2014

From The Daily Edge Korean schoolkids make adorable stop-motion video for Irish band’s tune It All Works Out

Korean schoolkids make adorable stop-motion video for Irish band’s tune

Need cheering up? This will do it.

# band - Wednesday 27 November, 2013

Lostprophets lead singer pleads guilty to attempted baby rape

The 36-year-old admitted to 11 offences at Cardiff Crown Court yesterday.

# band - Tuesday 22 October, 2013

Irish band "deeply saddened" after bassist dies following collision

The young man’s mother has asked people to stay safe on the roads.

# band - Sunday 9 June, 2013

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

# band - Tuesday 4 June, 2013

From The Daily Edge VIDEO: Kid's cymbal breaks mid-performance, hilarity ensues Star Spangled Banner

VIDEO: Kid's cymbal breaks mid-performance, hilarity ensues

No one could have predicted that reaction.

# band - Friday 31 May, 2013

On this night in 1997 you were listening to... Hanson

A Friday flashback to get your weekend started…

# band - Monday 17 September, 2012

From The Daily Edge VIDEO: Here's what Lady Gaga's band did in Dublin on Friday night Night Off This post contains videos This post contains images

VIDEO: Here's what Lady Gaga's band did in Dublin on Friday night

Bit of a busman’s tour for them at Whelan’s – but they looked like they enjoyed it.

# band - Tuesday 21 August, 2012

Pussy Riot protest held outside Russian Embassy in Dublin

Amnesty International is holding a “demonstration in solidarity” with the three women jailed in Moscow last week.

# band - Monday 20 August, 2012

Pussy Riot: Police "pursuing other band members"

Meanwhile, former world chess champion and opposition leader Garry Kasparov has been questioned by police over allegedly biting a police officers’s hand at a protest.

# band - Saturday 18 August, 2012

Pussy Riot trial reaction: band members' conviction criticised by EU, US Pussy Riot This post contains videos

Pussy Riot trial reaction: band members' conviction criticised by EU, US

Two-year sentence for hooliganism conviction criticised as ‘disproportionate’ and impacting on freedom of expression.

# band - Wednesday 8 August, 2012

Pussy Riot trial: singer compares prosecution to Stalin-era repression Russia This post contains videos

Pussy Riot trial: singer compares prosecution to Stalin-era repression

Band’s final statement before verdict delivered amid high-profile calls for leniency.

# band - Tuesday 27 September, 2011

From The Daily Edge Irish musician becomes new INXS frontman Rock

Irish musician becomes new INXS frontman

Belfast-born musician Ciaran Gribbin has been hired as the new frontman for rock band INXS. He replaces JD Fortune and becomes the band’s fourth lead singer.

# band - Monday 29 August, 2011

From The Daily Edge Dublin band has gear stolen days before Electric Picnic EP11

Dublin band has gear stolen days before Electric Picnic

Musos appealing for donations to The Cast of Cheers who had travelled to London to work on their second album but had thousands of euro worth of equipment stolen in burglary.

# band - Monday 1 August, 2011

From The Daily Edge OK Go release new video... featuring a special message from TheJournal.ie Ok Go This post contains videos

OK Go release new video... featuring a special message from TheJournal.ie

The band, best known for their epic treadmill dance promo for ‘Here it Goes Again’, have produced a HTML5 video for their new song in conjunction with Google.