Label: Hotwire - HWLP 8503 • Format: Vinyl LP, Compilation • Country: Ireland • Genre: Rock • Style: Punk
They have been described as Ireland's first punk band. Founded during punk's first wavethey are generally regarded as Ireland's first punk band . Their first single "Television Screen" was the first and only punk record to make the Irish top 20, and was featured on many punk compilation albums over the next few years.
Shortening their name to The Radiatorsthe band released their second album, Ghostownin Produced by Tony ViscontiGhostown received critical acclaim, but failed to sell well. After a move to London, All Or Nothing (Live) - Small Faces - Big Music: A Compleat Collection band disbanded in After some solo recording, Philip Chevron went on to join The Pogues.
Steve Averill became a successful designer in the s, known for his work for the band U2. The Chevron-penned song Under Clery's Clocka love song and a protest against homophobia, is premiered at the show and released as a single the following year. The band reunited in Decemberusing the name "The Radiators Plan 9". The band played three shows, including a Joe Strummer tribute and an appearance at the Oxegen Festival Lets Talk About Weather - Radiators From Space - Buying Gold In Heaven.
The Best Of The Radiators (, as well as making several live radio appearances. Some of these performances were compiled Somewhere In The Night - Richard Kerr - Songwriter the Television Screen EP, released on the record label. The Summer Season EP, which included two new songs, was released in O'Riordan departed the band, replaced by new bass player Jesse Booth in February The band's fourth album, Sound City Beata collection of cover versions of songs by older Irish bands, was released in Members of the band began performing as Trouble Pilgrims after member Philip Chevron became ill with throat cancer and was unable to participate in live work.
The band played, including with guest vocalist Gavin Friday and guitarist Brush Shielsat a tribute concert for Chevron on August 24, at the Olympia Theatre Dublin.
Philip Chevron died October 8,effectively ending the band, although remaining members have continued as Trouble Pilgrims. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This article needs additional citations for verification. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Evening Herald. Retrieved 27 April Authority control MusicBrainz : bdbcc-bb1a14ec9. Categories : Irish punk rock groups Musical groups established in Musical groups from Dublin city.
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