Up & Coming Bands who perform in London – All images © Chris Dorney.

41 – ‘The Riptide Movement’, ‘DogState’ and ‘Damn Vandals’

The Riptide Movement:


“Tipped as the hottest ticket to emerge on the Irish music scene since Rory Gallagher, Thin Lizzy, and U2.
Dublin folk, stomp, rockers the Riptide Movement have just returned from their European tour of Russia, Germany and France to wow Irish festival goers with their electrifying live shows, this summer will see them take to the stage at Oxegen, the Sea Sessions,Indiependence, and Electric Picnic.
A seven date UK tour is also scheduled forJuly but not before rocking out to 35,000 people at the RDS stadium in Dublin with BonJovi.

Making a name for themselves in 2009 when debut album “What about the tip jars?” stormed into the official Irish charts at 16, four top 20 charting singles soon followed and impressive sales of over 23,000 units.
Supporting the Doves, Billy Bragg, White lies, the Jim jones revue, Lissie, James Yuill, the Coronas, the Walls and Johnny Flynn.
This September sees the release of their eagerly antcipated second studio album “Keep on keepin’ on” recorded in the beautiful Grouse lodge studios with the legendary Ken Waters.

The Riptide Movement are undoubtedly on the crest of a Sunami.
Make sure you catch one of their 40 live shows this summer.
For full gig details, updates, good news and more visit www.trm.ie and join the already growing online community of over 15,000 people.”

(Quote obtained from the band’s facebook page)



(No biography info available on the band’s website)

Damn Vandals:


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