KEY

Alternative
Dublin 1, County Dublin
5954

"As I've mentioned previously over the last few months it is refreshing to see more local bands producing high-quality rock-based sounds. Dublin band KEY certainly slots into this new and gradually expanding category with new single 'Show Me'." - (Remy, 2017)

"KEY write rock music with a grungy, groovy undertone that can be compared to Nirvana and Pavement" (Dermot Lambert - RTE 2XM, 2016).

Irish Rockers with an English front-man KEY are a 4 piece alternative rock/modern grunge band coming out of Dublin's city center with a desire to deliver fresh rock and roll. Formed in 2014 when college classmates Ross and Alan began playing music together and quickly creating hours of original material, it didn't take long for the guitarist's siblings Sean and Stephen to join the band completing the 4 piece act known today as KEY.

The boys sparsely spread a number time slots out over the last 12 months in various locations they are not willing to disclose, with people they will not name, except producer Shane Smith, to pen "EP1". This collection of songs represents where the band has come to and a guide to the rabbit hole they will be falling down through their future releases. The songs are heavily inspired by the modern grunge and garage rock scene that is taking over the UK and Ireland, by the likes of Royal Blood, Drenge, The Wytches, Fangclub, Girl Band and Otherkin, with KEY puppeteering their contribution to it.

During the Halloween Weekend of 2017, KEY played their biggest show to date, infront of 10,000 people at the AMEX stadium in Brighton, during their UK and Ireland tour to celebrate the release of EP1.

KEY conjure up a storm of musical influences from 60s psychedelic noir, goth, grunge, rap and hip-hop beats, not forgetting dirty, gritty rock creating dystopian sounds that are electrifyingly unsettling and exciting.

Find their debut EP on all major music platforms.

Email: thebandkey@gmail.com

Social Media Handle: @thebandkey

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Sounds Like:
Alabama Shakes, Alexandra Savior, Allah-Las, Amy Whinehouse, Arctic Monkeys, Band of Skulls, Bauhaus, Beck, Best Coast, Bill Withers, Bill-Ryder Jones, Black Rebel Motorcycle club, Black Sabbath, Blossoms, Blur, Bully, Catfish And The Bottlemen, Chic, Christine and the Queens, Circa Waves, Count Tornado, Courteeners, Courtney Barnett, Cream, DIIV, Damon Albarn, Dark Stares, Dead Sons, Deap Valley, Death Grips, Fangclub, Fidlar, Foals, Fontaines, Franz Ferdinand, Gary Clark Jr., Girl Band, Gorillaz, Goth Babe, Graham Coxon, Hinds, Honeyblood, IDLES, Iggy Pop, Jake Bugg, Jamie T, Jimi Hendrix, John Cooper Clarke, Johnny Marr, Joy Division, Julian Casablancas, Kasabian, King Gizzard And The Lizard Wizard, Kurt Vile, Lana Del Rey, Leonard Cohen, Menace Beach, Michael Kiwanuka, Miles Kane, Mini Mansions, Motorhead, New Order, Nick Cave, Nirvana, Oasis, Odd Future, Otherkin, POND, Palma Violets, Paraquet Courts, Patsy Cline, Peace, Pulled Apart By Horses, Quilt, Roots Manuva, Royal Blood, Scott Walker, Skepta, Slaves, Sleepy Sun, Smith Westerns, Spector, Splashh, Spring King, St. Vincent, Superfood, THE DAMNED, Tame Impala, Temples, The Amazing Snakeheads, The Arcs, The Beatles, The Bots, The Boxers, The Coral, The Cribs, The Doors, The Growlers, The Horrors, The Kills, The Last Shadow Puppets, The Libertines, The Maccabees, The Magic Gang, The Orwells, The Rolling Stones, The Smiths, The Soul Sets, The Stone Roses, The Stooges, The Strokes, The Strypes, The Suicide Bitches, The Vaccines, The Velvet Underground, The Vines, The Wytches, The war on drugs, Toy, Twin Peaks, Unknown mortal orchestra, WOODEN SHJIPS, Warpaint, Wet Nuns, Whitney, YAK, YAST, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, blood red shoes, drenge, eagles of death metal, led Zepplin, the black keys, wolfmother
Influences:
Alabama Shakes, Alexandra Savior, Allah-Las, Amy Whinehouse, Arctic Monkeys, Band of Skulls, Bauhaus, Beck, Best Coast, Bill Withers, Bill-Ryder Jones, Bitch Falcon, Black Rebel Motorcycle club, Black Sabbath, Blossoms, Blur, Bully, Catfish And The Bottlemen, Chic, Christine and the Queens, Circa Waves, Count Tornado, Courteeners, Courtney Barnett, Cream, DIIV, Damon Albarn, Dark Stares, Dead Sons, Deap Valley, Death Grips, Fangclub, Fidlar, Foals, Fontaines, Franz Ferdinand, Gary Clark Jr., Girl Band, Gorillaz, Goth Babe, Graham Coxon, Hinds, Honeyblood, IDLES, Iggy Pop, Jake Bugg, Jamie T, Jimi Hendrix, John Cooper Clarke, Johnny Marr, Joy Division, Julian Casablancas, Kasabian, King Gizzard And The Lizard Wizard, Kurt Vile, Lana Del Rey, Leonard Cohen, Menace Beach, Michael Kiwanuka, Miles Kane, Mini Mansions, Motorhead, New Order, Nick Cave, Nirvana, Oasis, Odd Future, Otherkin, POND, Palma Violets, Paraquet Courts, Patsy Cline, Peace, Pulled Apart By Horses, Quilt, Roots Manuva, Royal Blood, Scott Walker, Skepta, Slaves, Sleepy Sun, Smith Westerns, Spector, Splashh, Spring King, St. Vincent, Superfood, THE DAMNED, THUMPER, Tame Impala, Temples, The Amazing Snakeheads, The Arcs, The Beatles, The Bots, The Boxers, The Coral, The Cribs, The Doors, The Growlers, The Horrors, The Hot Sprokets, The Kills, The Last Shadow Puppets, The Libertines, The Maccabees, The Magic Gang, The Orwells, The Rolling Stones, The Smiths, The Soul Sets, The Stone Roses, The Stooges, The Strokes, The Strypes, The Suicide Bitches, The Vaccines, The Velvet Underground, The Vines, The Wytches, The war on drugs, Toy, Twin Peaks, Unknown mortal orchestra, WOODEN SHJIPS, Warpaint, Wet Nuns, Whitney, YAK, YAST, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, blood red shoes, drenge, eagles of death metal, led Zepplin, the black keys, wolfmother