- 09 Sep 22
The group of young punks have already dominated the Limerick punk scene, with their highly-anticipated second single releasing just ahead of their support slot for Bray band Scustin this evening.
Emerging Limerick punk band 50 Foot Woman have released their dazzling second single, 'Glen Danzig'.
The group of youngsters emerged onto the scene in 2021, developing their sound and skill set ever since - evidential in their latest drop.
'Glen Danzig' is the group's second official release, marking a notable maturity - a huge improvement in sound quality and cohesiveness for the quartet.
This latest release is easily compared to the likes of Johnny Thunders & The Heartbreakers, Bikini Kill, and New York Dolls. The catchiness of the track is perfectly matched by its grit - making you want to dance and mosh simultaneously. Throw some keys into the mix and you have a fully formed proto-punk group - however, I am aware this group are much heavier live.
Lead singer, Hazel Chappell, boasts an impressive vocal, perfectly fitting of the genre - leaning towards a Joan Jett/Kathleen Hanna sound. Her vocal growth since the band's beginning is remarkable - a clear sign of focus and determination. With a voice like hers and her astonishingly punk-rock name, the young woman is destined for stardom.
Impressive riffs from masterful guitarist Ben McNamara are reminiscent of a much older musician - it's shocking when you realise the person behind this ginormous sound is still only a wee one.
Bassist Eoin Ryan adds an impressive undercurrent to the track - a subtle depth that makes a huge difference to the overall quality of the track.
And of course, drummer Amy Roys never disappoints. An impressive bouncy drum beat dominates the track, giving 'Glen Danzig' it's undeniably gritty feel, whilst keeping a dancey beat throughout.
The new single was mixed and mastered by Xeropulse Media.
With an impressive gigging history for such a young band, these baby-rockers have been deemed the future of punk in Ireland by high-calibre musicians such as The Nilz, The Black Pitts, Scustin, R.P.C., Parker, and so on.
Without a doubt, 50 Foot Woman are one to watch.
Check out 'Glen Danzig' below.