Velourias are a 3 piece rock band from Dublin. They are Phil (Guitar + Vox), Rob (Bass + Vox) and Nick (Drums). They play sharp shooting, hip shaking rock music recalling the sounds of alternative rock, post punk, indie and hardcore.
They are known for their raw, high energy live performances which they toured throughout Ireland the UK.
Their self titled first album was called “One of the best Irish rock albums all year” and “A full-on, alt. rock tour de force with killer choruses” by Edwin Mcfee of hotpress.
They are currently working on their second album with new track “We Float Down Rivers” which was released in February 2023
The Track was picked up by Dan Hegarty and played on his 2FM show 'The alternative' ,
The track was also picked up by Kieran Mcguinness on Radio Nova, John Barker on Dublin City Fm, Alan Jacques on Limerick Live 95, Dermot De Faoite on IndieRocks Fm
Nialler9 who described it as a 'A fine rock song about “human trust, corporations, mortality and selfishness,” as well as various online publications and playlists
The band will play Whelans on the 20th of May and will follow up with a new release 'Old Age Home Lament' as well as working on their second album
This is a band not to be bypassed