Dublin, County Dublin
'I'M DEAD' DEBUT LP OUT AUGUST 10th ON TRANSDUCTION RECORDS
Press for Glimmermen’s I'm Dead LP:
"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
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 Gluefoot and The Blue Poles.
Press for Glimmermen's Satellite People
"Satellite People, the trio's debut EP, turns out to be one of the best releases to invade my eardrums since the dawning of 2012...post-rock instrumental brilliance. Exceptional EP" - GMANWORLD http://www.thegmanworld.com/
"Ballsy, bluesy ..Satellite People is the debut EP from post-punk trio Glimmermen, a genre-hopping new band composed entirely of homegrown underground rock veterans" - HOT PRESS
"Glimmermen are a different sort of band. In a sea of Spector-like indie landfill fodder they wear their honesty & integrity on their black sleeves with a sound that goes straight to the heart. Glimmermen know exactly the sound they want to make & that's something we want to hear" - Le Cool Magazine Dublin
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