San FranSligo, County Sligo
The Hooks consist of two Irish brothers Keith and Ronan Mulligan originally hailing from Sligo (North west) of Ireland,they toured the irish circuit with Legendary 'Shane MacGowan' done a few 'Fanning' session's got through to the 'Imro' final in The Village in Dublin and then headed to America to play all over and now reside in San Francisco,
They have played with tons of legendary bands such as 'Stone Temple Pilots' 'Cheap Trick' 'X' The Pogues Flogging molly to name a few.
They also played "SXSW' in Austin to rave reviews and toured all over.
So i guess you could call the brothers transplants now.
They also have three other American members Colin Dealaney/Drum's
Chet Hamby/Bass and Lance Geng keyboards.
They have realesed their debut album 'Everything is Golden' in the U.S and have done very well out of it.
The Hooks have a tour of Europe culmilating and are booked to start in 'Switzerland' in may.
As for now the guys continue to Rock the bay area and the U.S and look forward to a bright new year in Europe.