Dawn Of The Dead…

It’s hard to believe that our PledgeMusic campaign has come to end. The final result was a stunning 186% and surpassed all our expectations. It’s truly inspiring that a new band with no corporate backing can gain such support and this is a real win for not only ourselves and our generous patrons, but independent music itself. Yesterday pledgers received the digital copy of our debut album ‘A Fate Worse Than Life’ and the response has been overwhelming. The positive feedback during our online listening party warmed our cold dead hearts and we are eternally grateful for your undying support. … Continue reading

Fermanagh Herald: ‘Horror punk’ band gear up for album release

LOCAL ‘HORROR PUNK’ band ‘Cadaver Club’ are gearing up to release their debut album. The band, formed in 2012, styles themselves as a ‘horror punk’ band, with each member adapting their own character. It features, on vocals Kevin McHugh (Mr Crowe), Phil and Matt Cassidy (Dirge and Draggle, the brothers Filth, on guitar and drums respectively), and bassist Jolene Phair (Boom Chic Chic). The album has been funded by fans of the band through a ‘PledgeMusic’ campaign. “The pledge campaign surpassed all of our expectations,” explained Matt. “We reached our target within a week of the two month stint and … Continue reading

Impartial Reporter: Cadaver Club to embark on UK tour

Cadaver Club recently released their second music video to coincide with the release of their debut album titled A Fate Worse Than Life and are now setting off on a UK tour to promote the album. Fermanagh based horror punk band, Cadaver Club, recently released their second music video to coincide with the release of their debut album titled A Fate Worse Than Life Northern Ireland’s first horror punk band describe the album as “13 original tales of woe” in an album that “boasts vampires, werewolves, ghost stories and sea shanties, all set to blistering punk rock so contagious, it makes … Continue reading

Left of the Dial: Mr. Crowe Radio Interview

On Sunday night the mysterious Mr. Crowe (aka Kevin McHugh) of Cadaver Club had an in depth chat with Ray from the Left Of The Dial show about their PledgeMusic campaign. The club are raising funds for their debut album ‘A Fate Worse Than Life’ “13 original tales of woe … in an album that boasts vampires, werewolves, ghost stories and sea shanties, all set to blistering punk rock so contagious, it makes the ebola virus look like the sniffles” Mr Crowe talks about the formation of the band, the forthcoming album, and tour plans. You can listen to the full interview here:   … Continue reading

The Crackle & The Static: Part XIII ‘My Rictus Smile’

My Rictus Smile is a song about the traditions of an Irish wake and one particular dear departed soul who hasn’t got time for all that. Life goes on whether you’re dead or not. He was probably very organised and a bit of a pain in the arse whilst alive and sees no reason to be anything else now he’s left this mortal plain. Or maybe because if his ultra-positive attitude, he’s someone to look up to, who knows? Your call. I had real fun writing these lyrics, got plenty of nice imagery in but the music caused me problems. … Continue reading