General Fiasco

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From Bellaghy, Co.Derry, N.Ireland, General Fiasco are Owen Strathern on bass, brother Enda on guitar, Stephen Leacock on drums and new guitarist / keyboard player Stuart Bell.

The band's debut album, 'Buildings' released, in 2010 saw the N.Irish band play festivals and dates around the world including Japan, New Zealand, USA as well as festivals such Reading & Leeds, Glastonbury, Oxegen and T-In the Park.

They also played support to Snow Patrol at the biggest concert ever to happen in N.Ireland at Bangor's Ward Park to 45,000 people.

They toured relentlessly for months, picking up supports with the Enemy, Kids in Glass Houses, One Night Only and Fighting with Wire amongst others and found themselves with a Kerrang! Magazine 'Best Newcomer' award nomination too.

The band have been writing and recording for most of 2011, but came back with an EP 'Waves' from which 'The Age You Start Losing Friends' won 'Best Song' at the NI Music Awards held as part of the prestigious Belfast Music Week which saw the MTV awards come to town.

'The Age You Start Losing Friends' also picked up another Hottest Record in the World on BBC Radio 1 and the following EP 'Don't You Ever' has already picked up plays on BBC Radio 1 and beyond including several local and college radio stations in the USA.

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General Fiasco - Unfaithfully Yours

22nd August 2012 -

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Having released their debut album, 'Buildings', in 2010, Northern Ireland quartet General Fiasco have gone on to play alongside the likes of Kids In Glass Houses and The Enemy. A recent show in Belfast to...

General Fiasco - Bad Habits

22nd June 2012 -

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After recently completing a short UK tour, indie rockers General Fiasco have finished work on the second album 'Unfaithfully Yours' to be released in tandem with their latest single 'Bad Habits' on July 30th 2012....

General Fiasco - Don't You Ever

18th January 2012 -

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General Fiasco release 'Don't You Ever' on 27th February 2012 on Dirty Hit, a track taken from their forthcoming second album, which is due early summer 2012. Their last release, the Waves EP, saw the...

General Fiasco - Waves

10th November 2011 -

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General Fiasco's new single, Waves, is taken from the upcoming EP of the same name, which is due for release on November 14th, 2011. It is the second single to be taken from the EP,...

General Fiasco - The Age That You Start Loosing Friends

30th August 2011 -

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Northern Irish indie band General Fiasco's new single, 'The Age That You Start Losing Friends' is the first single and lead track taken from their upcoming EP, 'Waves', which is due for release on October...

General Fiasco - I'm Not Made Of Eye's

5th May 2010 -

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Legendary producer Gil Norton (Foo Fighters & Pixies) recorded the latest single from General Fiasco, I'm Not Made Of Eye's is set for release on May 24th and is the 3rd single from their debut...

General Fiasco - Ever So Shy

15th February 2010 -

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Ever So Shy video from General Fiasco General Fiasco release their new single 'Ever So Shy' on March the 8th 2010 through Infectious Records, the video for which was shot in New York at the...

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