Formerly R51, Wynona Bleach is a Alternative Rock/GazePop band from Belfast formed in 2014 by founding members Melyssa Shannon (Vocals), Jonny Woods (Guitar, Vocals), Aaron Black (Guitar) and Matt Killen (Drums). Carl Gilmore joined on bass in 2017 ahead of a 12 date Russian tour, After releasing their second self produced and released EP “NO CHILL”. Prior to this they played BBC Introducing stages at Reading and Leeds festivals, supported Feeder, and performed on a televised anniversary of the BBC’s Introducing music show in Northern Ireland at a sold out show in the Ulster Hall. They also supported Alice Chains sold out Telegraph Building show in 2019.
Wynona Bleach released their Debut Single “Eyes Burning” in January 2018, and a debut album containing new material (along with some selected revamped R51 tracks) was recorded in a warehouse in rural Portugal during the summer of 2018 with further recording in 2019.
The 34-year-old from Blanchardstown put in a decade as the sandpaper-throated vocalist in a hardcore punk band, spent 7 years training as a lawyer before packing it all in to walk dogs for a living, and overcame personal and professional tragedy to become one of the brightest new stars in Irish hip-hop.
A Belfast based quartet fusing Rock, Blues and Funk into a musical gargantua of love and great vibes. ‘This Feeling’s a Wave’ EP available now on all platforms.
Nick is an upcoming rap artist who brings a change to the rap music you would hear in Belfast. Whilst his music has only been released for a year, he has already become a fan favourite on the rap scene.