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STONEOCEAN are a 3 piece based in Kildare. Their music is a combo of dance beats and tricks mixed with rock guitar and licks, and they are currently touring their debut album "STONEOCEAN" which is out on american indie label Ghost Train Records.
The band nearly had some bad news recently when Glenn Cummins (Bass) was almost killed in a road accident near their house in Celbridge, Kildare. The bands Mercedes Benz spun out of control on a run to the shops for some eggs after a late night show, and collided with a tree and a phone box. Luckily he was not badly hurt but the car was demolished. Karac (Vox and Guitar) and Al(Drums) have subsequently got Glenn a hair band to keep his mammoth wig out of his eyes while driving.....
With all that on board and the success they had around the country with the first single, "My Home", it seemed only natural that "Good News" (out sept 24th)was the next offering...
During a performance at the Oxegen Festival, the trio sparked the interest of US indie label Ghost Train Records. Within a couple of months the band were signed and brought over to record their debut album in New Yorks prestigious Club House Studios with acclaimed producer Paul Murphy, following up with mastering pro Chris Athens (Cold Play, Limp Bizkit) and design artist Sean Evans (Maroon5, Aerosmith, AC/DC). The album and band have recieved critical acclaim from home press and djs with HMV selecting "one scratch away" for their playlist cd and Alison Curtis of Today FM hailing the band as one of her top bands for 2006...
Karac performs My Home
Presented by Pauline Freeman