Tag Archives: The Answer

Irish Music Award Nomination for Cormac Neeson

Cormac Neeson, lead vocalist with The Answer is on the short list for the prestigious Northern Ireland  Music Prize 2019 for Album of The Year, for his solo debut recording White Feather. Now in its sixth year, the Northern Ireland  Music Prize celebrates the pinnacle of that country’s music with nominees shortlisted by people from across all areas of the music industry – ...

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Cormac Neeson Signs Solo Deal

The Answer’s Cormac Neeson is the latest international artist to join the burgeoning independent label Social Family Records (SFR), as the Irish rock singer takes a musical detour exploring Americana, country soul and blues, beginning with the re-release of his debut solo album, White Feather. “This feels like the perfect fit for me and for a record that represents a big part ...

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Stone Free announces Sweet, Blue Oyster Cult, and more

After the success of the last year’s Stone Free Festival it looks like 2017 will be just as great with already announced headliner Ritchie Blacmore’s Rainbow… Now that many more classic and contemporary bands have been announced we know it will rock just as hard. Just announced are: Support act, glam rock icons Sweet Sweet had this to say about ...

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The Answer – RISE 10th Anniversary

Almost 10 years to the day, on 17th June 2016 RISE –10thAnniversary Edition on TAP Music will see a fully remastered, celebratory edition of The Answer’s debut, an album that broke the 100,000 sales barrier. “This album will forever hold a special place in our hearts. As with most of the music we release, we approached the 10th anniversary of Rise from a ...

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Gone Too Long – The Answer New Single Out July 31st!

Come the end of July  Irish rock band The Answer release poignant new single ‘Gone Too Long’ courtesy of Napalm Records.  Already previewed on Alex Lester’s BBC2 radio show After Midnight, the single will feature a special bonus acoustic version, and they have just released a promotional video. Currently promoting their Raise A Little Hell album over in the USA ...

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The Female Fronted… Jackaman!

Lynne Jackaman, former vocalist with London-based rock and soul band Saint Jude, has put together a new band going under the name of Jackaman. With debut single ‘You Can’t Take Back’ out now on Itunes, Jackaman declared that she has “a kick-ass band who will be playing London at the Hoxton Square Bar & Kitchen on June 16th where they ...

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Review: The Answer – Raise a Little Hell

Not too long ago (2005) when their debut single ‘Keep Believin’ became the subject of critical acclaim and led to the response that culminated in their winning the ‘Best New Band’ award at the Classic Rock Awards that year — we became aware of Ireland’s ANSWER to Led Zeppelin. Formed in 2000 by guitarist Paul Mahon (his father was a jazz ...

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Photoset: The Answer + Bad Touch + The Picturebooks @ The Institute Library, Birmingham

The Picturebooks Bluesy German duo The Picturebooks consist of Fynn Claus Grabke (vocals/guitar) and Philipp Mirtschink (drums). They recently signed to the highly regarded LA psych/stoner imprint Riding Easy, they released their first album for the label, entitled ‘Imaginary Horse’, in late 2014 in the US and here they are now on tour with The Answer to promote the forthcoming UK release of the record. Listen to The Picturebooks ‘Your Kisses Burn Like Fire’ here. ...

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Raise a Little Hell with The Answer

March 9th 2015 is a long wait to Raise A Little Hell but The Answer promise it will be worth it when their new album is released, just a few days into their first tour dates for next year. The Northern Ireland rock band have teamed up with PledgeMusic  for special pre-order versions of Raise A Little Hell,  including CD, deluxe ...

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The Answer?… Go Samba!

Irish hard rockers The Answer have just released a new World Cup Samba mix of Spectacular, as originally featured on their latest album, New Horizon. Massive footie fans the idea to produce a rock ‘n’ acoustic version of the song was inspired by the 2014 Brazil world cup, as the promotional video produced clearly shows. The track is available digitally ...

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