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 met with positive reviews and received airplay worldwide.
After their 2016 debut album ‘A Suburb of Earth’, Zombie Picnic are back with their sophomore album, Rise of a New Ideology, released on their own label Golden Shred Records and distributed by UK-based progressive music specialists Burning Shed. Recorded and mixed by Joe Gallagher in the summer of 2017 at GAF Studios, Tipperary and mastered by Richard Dowling of WAV Mastering, Limerick.
Anger in Storage (Denial Will Follow) will be the first track from the album to be released into the wild January 2018 as a free download via Bandcamp with a video by Dublin based video gent Stephen Boland.
Rise of a New Ideology will be released on 12” Limited Edition Vinyl and download this March on Bandcamp and all good record stores.
“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”