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The Frantics

Alternative // wexford, Wexford

A new Irish band, based in Wexford, Ireland. The band are Fran Greene (singer, songwriter, lead guitar), Ian Mc on bass and Colm Hassett, former drummer with Whipping Boy, on drums. For their debut album 'Rivers End' they were joined by session musicians, including Daragh from Republic of Loose on keys. 'Rivers End' was produced by the legendary Stano in The Hellfire Studios in Dublin in Summer 2017.

The Frantics have been joined by Kila Frontman Ronan O'Snodagh on occassion, at some of their live gigs. In November 2017 they supported God is an Astronaut in The Button Factory and they played Whelan's Midnight Hour in February followed by other gigs over the last few months in Dublin.

Hotpress Review June 2018

Featuring ex Whipping Boy tub-thumper Colm Hassett in their line up and bolstered by appearances from session performers like Daragh from Republic of Loose, the musicianship on this Wexford trio's debut is as impressive as their pedigree of 60's rock and 70's psych will have plenty to sink their teeth into. Boasting spartan old school production, Rivers End makes you feel like you've been invited to an extended quiality jam session. Along the way, there are nods to everyone from Captian Beefheart (International Slave) to Dire Straits (Dear Lucy). These songs will surely sound incendiary live."

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