Limerick City, County Limerick
Zombie Picnic is a four-piece, prog/post-rock instrumental band from Limerick, Ireland. Formed in the summer of 2012 by Jim Griffin (guitar), Dave Tobin (guitar), Brian Fitzgerald (bass) and Brendan Miller (drums), they released their debut album ‘A Suburb of Earth’ in May 2016, which was distributed by the UK-based progressive music specialists, Burning Shed.
The album has reached and received airplay all over the world from Brazil to Australia and received positive reviews at home in Ireland. Drawing on influences from old school prog-rock of the ‘70s to modern post-rock, Zombie Picnic have crafted their own sound to both attack and soothe your eardrums. Currently finishing their sophomore album, be ready for more Zombie Picnic action in 2017.
“This isn’t your dad’s prog-rock”
"[A] band I find to exist just a bit outside of the common conventions"
“With careful, attentive listening, this record can be appreciated for its complexity and nuance. The craftsmanship is generally admirable and the musicians are top notch”