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The Strypes

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The Strypes

The Strypes Biography

The Strypes are a four-piece rock band from Cavan, Ireland, formed in 2010 consisting of Ross Farrelly, Josh McClorey, Peter O'Hanlon and Evan Walsh (drums). The band played the local scene with various members switching parts as they searched for their sound. They draw inspiration from 1960s blues boom and 1970s pub rock bands such as Dr. Feelgood, Eddie and the Hot Rods, The Rolling Stones, The Yardbirds, Lew Lewis and Rockpile as well as the original bluesmen and rock 'n' roll artists such as Chuck Berry, Bo Diddley, Howlin' Wolf and Little Walter, among others. The band members' current ages are 20 to 22 years.Music career Formation and early years The band formed in the town of Cavan in...
The Strypes are a four-piece rock band from Cavan, Ireland, formed in 2010 consisting of Ross Farrelly, Josh McClorey, Peter O'Hanlon and Evan Walsh (drums). The band played the local scene with various members switching parts as they searched for their sound. They draw inspiration from 1960s blues boom and 1970s pub rock bands such as Dr. Feelgood, Eddie and the Hot Rods, The Rolling Stones, The Yardbirds, Lew Lewis and Rockpile as well as the original bluesmen and rock 'n' roll artists such as Chuck Berry, Bo Diddley, Howlin' Wolf and Little Walter, among others. The band members' current ages are 20 to 22 years.

Music career

Formation and early years

The band formed in the town of Cavan in Ireland with the original line-up consisting of McClorey (10 September 1995), Walsh (30 October 1996), O'Hanlon (20 February 1996) on vocals, Jack Hayden (19 December 1995) and Conor Bates (guitar). The band made their debut at a primary school Christmas concert and started playing around Cavan and the surrounding areas. In a matter of months, however, Bates had left the band. Ross Farrelly (3 September 1997) joined on vocals and harmonica.

In November 2010, the then unknown band debuted on that year's edition of The Late Late Toy Show, leading to the launch of their career. In 2011, Hayden left the band. O'Hanlon then switched to bass.

Influences

The Strypes have stated influences from artists such as The Beatles, The Who, Dr Feelgood, Chuck Berry, The Rolling Stones, Bo Diddley, The Yardbirds, The Jam, Willie Dixon, Little Richard, Elvis Costello, The Ramones, The Undertones, Rockpile, Dave Edmunds, Lew Lewis, The Animals, Nine Below Zero, Jimmy Reed, Little Walter, Them, The Pirates, Elmore James, Muddy Waters, Sonny Boy Williamson II, John Mayall & The Bluesbreakers, Slim Harpo, Robert Johnson, Billy Boy Arnold, Lead Belly, John Lee Hooker and Jerry Lee Lewis. Josh McClorey stated that What A Shame was influenced by the Arctic Monkeys.

Band members

  • Ross Farrelly - Lead vocals, Harmonica (2010–2018)
  • Josh McClorey - Lead guitar (2010–2018)
  • Peter O'Hanlon - Bass (2010–2018)
  • Evan Walsh - Drums, Percussion (2010–2018)

Former members

  • Jack Hayden  – Bass (2010)



Source : Wikipedia
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The Strypes Discography

  • 2013SingleCome Together
  • 2014EP4 Track Mind
  • 2014AlbumSnapshot
  • 2017EPAlmost True
  • 2017AlbumSpitting Image
  • 2017EPSpitting Image (Demos)
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