Hogan Band (Ireland)

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Hogan Band is a Indie Rock artist , originally from Ireland.

General information about Hogan Band

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English Name Hogan Band
Genre Indie Rock
Origin Ireland

History

2012 was quite the year for Offaly based band, HOGAN.

Together with three German tours including festival appearances at Mai City Festival.

In Fassberg where they headlined before a crowd of about 7000 people, Norderstedt and Dithmarscher Rock Festivals with Royal Republic and Stereolove in August and a spectacular live show held as part of Berlin Fashion Week in October 2012, the band also travelled to China for festival dates in this market and also undertook a large volume of live shows in Ireland including.

A number of dates with their friend & colleague Bressie. HOGAN culminated its live diary for 2012 by selling out its headline show on 27th October at Academy 2, Dublin in two weeks or less!

All this and HOGAN still managed to commence writing their new album and release One of the best radio singles of the year in “No, No, No”. The single cracked the Top 40 of the Irish airplay charts in October, first day Number 13 of Irish ITunes Charts and was chosen as the UTV Irish single of the month in September 2012 reaching a collective radio audience of 1,000,000 people!

The single "No, No, No" was recorded at Modern World Studios near to London with Greg Haver producing (Manic Street Preachers, Lost Prophets, Super Furry Animals and many more). Greg is also working with HOGAN on their new album.

Next up is to finish the to be titled new album. The final phase of recording is Scheduled for March and April in Germany with Hit Producer Josè Alverez Brill in Berlin Pleasure Park Studios (Depeche Mode, Wolfsheim, Alphaville, Rosenstolz).

Mark, Ronan, Wayne & Johnny cannot wait to get stuck in. The new single will be coming your way in April, ahead of the band traveling back to China for further live shows. Home wise in the short term the band can be seen live at the 2013 Teen Aware Concert on March 29th (Good Friday), taking place at Kilbeggan Racecourse, Co.Westmeath. Other live dates are currently being planned to coincide with the new Release and a busy summer festival season are also expected.

HOGAN is a band that is constantly evolving music wise & quite clearly not keen on staying in one place for too long or said in another way…. LOVE touring.

HOGAN is fronted by guitarist and songwriter Mark Hogan with Ronan Nolan (Drums), Johnny Westman (bass) and Wayne Brereton (lead guitar).

Over the last four years HOGAN has become known for their energetic, electric live performances and has received significant support from national press and radio at home before.

The Irish Mail On Sunday - "It's great when an Irish artist delivers on early promise and Boom! Reveals Mark Hogan and co as having done that".

Hot Press - “Hogan have extraordinary talent and they will go far”

Ireland on Sunday - “Hogan’s single is superb - one of, if not, the best Irish single I’ve heard this year”

Sunday World - “Hogan will get people to sit up and take notice”

Volksstimme - "Live, but also in numerous Radio stations in Ireland and England they attract attention. The Hogan-wave swashes over German borders"

Cellesche Zeitung - "Spectacularly Hogan take over a all age groups by surprise attack"

BlickPunkt Herrmannsburg - "Hogan was the musical highlight of the festival"

Further Information

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