Dublin, County Dublin
'I'M DEAD' DEBUT LP OUT NOW ON TRANSDUCTION RECORDS
Press for Glimmermen’s I'm Dead LP:
Glimmermen have also manage to create a record of nine completely individual, unique songs – a feat which is surprisingly rare in a modern industry where musicians, especially smaller ones, rarely step outside of their comfort zone. I’m Dead really is a pleasure to listen to. Indulge Sound (UK)
"Glimmermen shine brightly. Look no further than 'Last Song', two and a half minutes of near-perfect power pop, or bittersweet lead single, 'This Town', as addictive as chocolate heroin" - Hot Press
There's a grittiness and urgency here that thrills, the debut album from this Dublin trio hits you like a punch in the midriff - Irish Independent
"A raw but engaging record full of accomplished and powerful songs" - Irish Daily Star
"The forces of light and darkness collide in fractured bass-and-guitar interplay and raw-throated bellows" -Spin (US)
BIOG -- GLIMMERMEN features former members of Boxes, Jackbeast and Holy Ghost Fathers.
Gavin Cowley (vocals, guitar and harmonica) is one half of 2-piece rock band Boxes who released 3 albums including the critically lauded “Bad Blood” recorded by Steve Albini in Electrical Audio Chicago, released on Dutch label Laterax. Boxes played gigs with Dinosaur Jnr., Nomeansno and The Ex.
J. Bassetti (double bass and vocals) played with Jackbeast an inspirational Post-Punk band and controversial Electro outfit ‘Burning Love Jumpsuit’ featured on John Peels ‘Festive 50’ in 2002.
Phil Murray (drums and vocals) played drums with The Holy Ghost Fathers between 2001-2007 their self-released ‘Cock of the Walk’ album received critical acclaim. Phil moved to Melbourne, Australia where he played drums with The Blue Poles.
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