Dublin's GIRL BAND premiere "fucking great" new single "De Bom Bom" with NOISEY

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"De Bom Bom" is the logical next step from Dublin's Girl Band. Formed a couple of years back and influenced by the likes of Bad Brains, Swell Maps, James Chance and the Contortions, Neu, The Birthday Party, Ben Frost and minimal techo, they take their melting pot of influences and create something almost indefineable.

Listen to "De Bom Bom" HERE

After a 7 minute single in "Lawman" at the start of the year, and a 24 second follow-up in "The Cha Cha Cha", "De Bom Bom" sits somewhere in the middle at a more manageable lenth of just-over-3-minutes, the perfect "radio single" length. But that's where the pop similarities end. As visceral as ever, this propulsive and rhythmic noise is entirely their own - and one they wrote, recorded and mixed themselves.

Released on 7" by Dublin's Any Other City Records, "De Bom Bom" will be limited to 500 copies, each 100 wrapped in a different colour of card from Dark Blue to Dark Green and will feature a cover of Beat Happening's "I Love You" on its B-side.

On top of recently announced UK and European dates including support slots with Sub Pop's Metz, Girl Band have also won some influential new fans in the form of the seminal experimental rock band Slint, who personally invited Girl Band to support them on a further three live appearances on their European tour next month.

New dates include:

14.08 - Leeds - Cockpit w/ Slint
15.08 - Glasgow - The Arches w/ Slint
18.08 - Belfast - Limelight w/ Slint

Other Upcoming Dates:

11.08 - Hare and Hounds w/ Metz, Birmingham (UK)
12.08 - The Harley w/ Metz, Sheffield (UK)
13.08 - The Horn w/ Metz, St Albans (UK)
14.08 - Cockpit w/ Slint, Leeds (UK)
15.08 - The Arches w/ Slint, Glasgow (UK)
18.08 - Limelight w/ Slint, Belfast (NI)
30.08 - Shipping Forecast, Liverpool (UK)
31.08 - Raw Power Festival, London (UK)

03.09 - Lilla Hotellbaren, Stockholm (SE)
05.09 - Bakken, Copenhagen (DK)
09.09 - Dr Setltsam, Leipzig (DE)
10.09 - Astra Tube, Hamburg (DE)
11.09 - Stoomhuisje, Eindhoven (NL)
12.09 - Merleyn, Nijmegen (NL)

19.09 - Joe Lees, Tullamore (IE)
20.09 - Clonakilty Guitar Festival, Clonakilty (IE)
26.09 -  KASBAH Social Club, Limerick (IE)
27.09 - Button Factory, Dublin (IE)

02.10 -  Waves Festival, Vienna (AT)
03.10 - Waves Festival, Brastislava (SO)
04.10 - Final Club, Prague (CZ)
05.10 - Kino Siska, Ljubljana (SL)

09.10 - Roisin Dubh, Galway (IE)
10.10 - Spirit Store, Dundalk (IE)
16.10 - Shapes, London (UK)
17.10 - Night & Day, Manchester (UK)
18.10 – Pavillon, Cork (IE)