the bionic rats
Dublin, County Dublin
The Bionic Rats formed out of the ashes of Dublin reggae outfit Kingsativa. They mix the rhythms of Ska, 2tone, Reggae & Rocksteady into their own special brew of Jamaican beats and Irish soul.
Since forming they've shared the stage with many of their musical influences & hero's, opening up for the likes of MADNESS, BAD MANNERS, Bob Marley's mentor LEE 'SCRATCH' PERRY, HORACE ANDY (of Massive Attack fame), ISRAEL VIBRATION, JOHNNY CLARKE, THE JOLLY BOYS, IMELDA MAY, DAMIEN DEMPSEY & THE INFOMATICS to name but a few.
The Bionic Rats self financed & released debut album "RETURN OF THE BIONIC RATS" http://thebionicrats.bandcamp.com/ in Aug 2009 and are currently putting the putting the finishing touches to their second release which will be ready mid July 2012.
Catch The Bionic Rats live playing a mix of original material & the songs that influenced them every Sunday in THE FOGGY DEW from 7:30pm, free in .