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Kerbdog 02:43 Tools
Soaking Wet (unreleased) 02:43 Tools
08 - Secure 03:43 Tools
09 - Lesser Shelf 03:43 Tools
Sally 03:57 Tools
Mexican Wave 04:10 Tools
On The Turn 04:48 Tools
Didn't Even Try 04:07 Tools
Severed 04:12 Tools
Pledge 04:09 Tools
Jj's Song 05:23 Tools
Secure 04:03 Tools
Lesser Shelf 04:19 Tools
Pointless 05:02 Tools
Rewind 03:27 Tools
Sorry For The Record 07:16 Tools
End of Green 03:55 Tools
Dry Riser 03:59 Tools
Debaser 02:36 Tools
Dummy Crusher 03:18 Tools
Dead Anyway 03:59 Tools
Earthworks 04:12 Tools
Cleaver 03:24 Tools
The Inseminator 03:27 Tools
Scram 03:16 Tools
Clock 04:10 Tools
Schism 03:55 Tools
J.J.'s Song 05:23 Tools
This Is Not a Love Song 02:25 Tools
Electricity 02:25 Tools
Xenophobia 00:00 Tools
Hard To Live 04:03 Tools
Gridlock 05:09 Tools
Dragging Through 00:00 Tools
The Fear 00:00 Tools
Retro Ready 00:00 Tools
New Day Rising 02:29 Tools
Dyed In The Wool 00:00 Tools
My Acquaintance 03:04 Tools
Suspect Device 02:15 Tools
Mildred Pierce 02:09 Tools
Kerosene 00:00 Tools
Self Inflicted 00:00 Tools
Kennedy 00:00 Tools
In A Rut 00:00 Tools
Spence 00:00 Tools
Same With The Hammer 00:00 Tools
End of Green (live) 04:22 Tools
Dry Riser (live) 04:23 Tools
Too Much Too Young 00:00 Tools
On the Turn (live) 04:42 Tools
Soaking Wet 00:30 Tools
Sally (live) 04:06 Tools
Mr Clean 03:34 Tools
Don't Stand In Line 00:00 Tools
Secure (live) 03:55 Tools
Dummy Crusher (Live) 03:31 Tools
Dummy Crusher (Funk Regulators 00:00 Tools
Sally (RTE 2FM Classic Session) 03:42 Tools
Schism (Live) 03:52 Tools
Pledge (live) 04:11 Tools
Mexican Wave (RTE 2FM Classic Session) 03:54 Tools
Mexican Wave (live) 04:33 Tools
Dead Anyway (Live) 04:04 Tools
Dummy Crusher (Kaliphz Mix) 00:00 Tools
Didnt Even Try 03:51 Tools
Debaser (Pixies) 00:00 Tools
01 Sally 03:59 Tools
02 My Acquaintance 03:59 Tools
03 Retro Ready 03:13 Tools
Dead Anyway (Live at Concrete) 03:13 Tools
01 - Sally 02:43 Tools
JJs Song 05:25 Tools
Debaser (Pixies Cover) 02:37 Tools
Something In My Head 02:43 Tools
End Of Green (Live at Concrete) 02:43 Tools
J. J.'s Song 02:43 Tools
Kerbdog 02:43 Tools
Soaking Wet (unreleased) 02:43 Tools
07 - On The Turn 03:43 Tools
06 - Pledge 02:43 Tools
02 Dry Riser 02:43 Tools
05 - Severed 02:43 Tools
JJs Song (Radio Edit) 02:43 Tools
Kerbdog - Debaser 02:43 Tools
Dry Riser (Live at Concrete) 02:37 Tools
Didn't Even Try (Live) 02:37 Tools
04 - Mexican Wave 03:43 Tools
Secure (RTE 2FM Session) 03:43 Tools
08 - Secure 03:43 Tools
04 Mexican Wave 03:43 Tools
09 - Lesser Shelf 03:43 Tools
05 Severed 03:43 Tools
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Kerbdog are a heavy rock band from Kilkenny in the Republic of Ireland who began writing in 1991. Their music has been described as "an unbending alloy of matt-black, titanium-tough metal and shimmering melody.", in contrast to compatriots U2's "fake authenticity" and the "tyranny of soul" espoused by Van Morrison. U2 & Van Morrison being from very different areas naturally! Kerbdog were formed in 1991 by Cormac Battle (vocals/guitar), Colin Fennelly (bass guitar) and Darragh Butler (drums) under the repressive regime of the Christian Brothers. Darragh went to St. Kieran's College thus escaping the Christian Brothers. The band members were underage drinkers and self-described lousy students, (despite obtaining 3rd level degrees) devoting their energies to music rather than studies. Their early live shows primarily consisted of cover versions of songs by Sonic Youth, Loop, Spaceman 3 and Fudge Tunnel. Billy Dalton (guitar) joined the band in March 1992. Initially Cormac was suspicious of Billy's liking for Metallica and Slayer. Though he liked elements of the sound, he feared the genre's tendency toward dragging its knuckles along the ground. Equally Billy regarded Cormac's fascination with the British and New York undergrounds as obnoxious and elitist. What they both recognised in each other was a certain uncompromising determination. The songs that resulted from the disparate influences of the band's primary members was visceral and cerebral, a large sound that left you "thinking as your mind blew". Realising that they had a potential for success with the band, Cormac, Colin and Darragh dropped out of college and Billy left his job as a truck driver with his family's prosperous Milling company. After only three gigs at the New Park Inn (since demolished) in Kilkenny, their fanbase grew rapidly within Ireland. By mid-1992 word of the band reached the ears of an A&R man from Los Angeles, who, finding himself in Ireland, decided to hear them play. Before the end of the opening number of the band's act, Cleaver, he found himself winded and crushed against the stage beneath swarms of sweaty teenagers. Battered and bruised, he returned to Los Angeles, wondering whether to sign the band or sue them. In 1993, Kerbdog recorded their self-titled debut album at the studios of Vertigo Records in London. The album was produced by Jack Endino, who had also worked with artists like Nirvana, Soundgarden, Mudhoney and Gruntruck. They were also planning a major tour of the British clubs. 1996 saw the band back in the recording studio, although Billy Dalton was kicked out of the band the previous year. This time they were with a different record label - Mercury/Fontana, part of the same organisation (PolyGram) as Vertigo Records. Produced by GGGarth of Rage Against The Machine fame, and recorded in Los Angeles, On The Turn set out to be their best album. Quote from GGGarth about the making of the On The Turn album. "We did one record with a band named Kerbdog, and we started off with about 25 cabinets and amps. It took about two days just to go through em all, but we got the best sounds that we have ever gotten. We used old Les Pauls, old Strats and Teles, different strings, different pickups." Book - 'Music Producers: Conversations with Today's Top Hit Makers' They disbanded in 1998 and Cormac and Darragh went on to form another band Wilt. However, after just two albums Wilt also broke up and after much speculation Kerbdog was reformed in 2005. Thus far they have played several gigs in Ireland, (notably sell-out concerts in the Temple Bar Music Centre, Dublin) including a triumphant set at the Oxegen music festival in July 2005. Due to the great changes in their lives they have no plans to record which ultimately means December's 2005 gigs will be their last! Their fan base remained loyal throughout the bands' short lived span evident in Kerbdog's 'comeback' gigs. Cormac Battle lives in Dublin, Ireland and hosts a Sunday night radio show on Ireland's national 2FM. Colin Fennelly lives outside Dublin and works as a civil engineer in a cement factory. Darragh Butler lives and works in Kilkenny, Ireland where he owns a music store Rollercoaster. Read more on User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply.