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Bosco Ramos

Alternative // Belfast, Antrim

Fuelled by fuzz riffs and punk energy, Belfast duo Bosco Ramos is emblematic of a Northern Irish rock scene in rude health. Friends and collaborators since their early teens, Phil Brown (vocals and bass) and Calum McGeown (vocals and drums) found themselves without a band in 2015 and decided to jam as a two-piece. It turned out that necessity was the mother of invention. And between them they magnificently blend the raw energy of Nirvana and the triumphant melodies of Torche, with the attitude and songwriting chops of local heroes Axis Of. The sound is massive.

Their 2017 release ('Signs of Life') is a 3-track EP, featuring the groove-heavy, ear-worming lead single Rolling Sea.

“a ferocious wall of sound from just two people”
- Across The Line, BBC Radio Ulster

"arresting punk rock music which straddles the 80's / 90's and 00's with aplomb”
- REMY blog

"lead track Rolling Sea is a tuneful heavy pop groove powered by thick fuzz riffs"
- David Roy, Irish News