Black Bear Saloon

Black Bear Saloon

BandRockAlternative

Hard Alt-Rock with hardcore punk vocals all put through a slick blender. Live shows are frenetic and confrontational, records are hookier than Peter Pan's nemesis!

Biography

Rising from the ashes of Northern Irish underground heroes Throat, Element and From Where I Stand, the Black Bear Saloon first opened its doors in 2007 to rave reviews from national and international media. Comprising of singer Aaron Abernethy, bassist Rus Crookes, guitarist Pete McCavery and tub thumper Mike Barr, the boys practised in their secret hideout for months before unveiling their jarring, riff-based rock to the public with a series of raucous, life affirming gigs that appealed to a gaggle of Irish fans who appreciate grooves that would make Clutch all tingly in the nether regions, razor-sharp riffs, and melodies that will tattoo the brain in an instant.

But just because they rock doesn’t mean they’re made out of stone, as the band haven’t forsaken song-writing for power one bit and tracks like ‘Just a Plaything’ and ‘Al Bronco’ are full of more surprising hooks than a fight with Rocky Balboa and their thunderous sonic manifestos contain more jaw-dropping moments than a Jenna Jameson movie.

Discography

EP 1
EP 2
Face The Future
The Thirst
Something To Strive For

Set List

Ride This Train Alone
The Thirst
Face The Future
Let's Set Sail
First Against The Wall
Just A Plaything
Something To Strive For
Al Bronco

Sets usually last from 30-40 mins, normally 7-9 songs. Can play longer if required