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The Bionic Rats

Ska // Barrystown, Dublin

The Bionic Rats are a Ska, Rocksteady, Reggae & 2Tone influenced band formed
in Dublin, Ireland.

In The Studio:
We’ve self released four studio albums,
Return of The Bionic Rats in 2009, '
...Should Be Seen & Not Heard Vol 01 in 2012,
Another Fine Mess in Feb 2015
T.B.R. in Aug 2016
Alive In Dublin - a Live album Live in Lost Lane released in Nov 2020.

In between recording albums we’ve opened up
for many of our musical mentors including the nutty boys
themselves Madness, Bad Manners, Jimmy Cliff, The Beat, The Jolly Boys,
Massive Attack's vocalist of choice Horace Andy,
Reggae veterans Israel Vibration, Johnny Clarke and
Bob Marley's mentor, the late great Lee 'Scratch' Perry.

Closer to home we've opened for Damien Dempsey & on several occasions, Imelda May.
In July 2023 we were the backing band for reggae and Ska legend Roy Ellis, AKA Mr Symarip.

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