P.A.I.N (Propaganda and Information Network)
P.A.I.N play heavy dub reggae, good time ska, pissed off punk rock, and endeavour to keep their heads around the contradictory and confusing areas of radical politics. The Band has supported numerous underground struggles and pressure groups along the way. Signed to Iron Man Records.
formed in 2014 outa Kyoujin MMA/BJJ in Belfast by vocalist Billy Riot and double bassist Peter Lavery. The band then known as Going Full Retard enlisted Ewan Copeland on guitar and ex Hard Case drummer George Baca on drums. One semi live cd album,two cd eps, 1 cd full album [Beautiful Scenes of Violence] and a few tracks for Time to Be Proud Recs later we officially became Madhouse. A new album provisionally titled “Beyond the Edge of Reason” should be released by Sept 2016, ah roughly. Our current line up is Billy Riot Vocals Peter Lavery Double Bass, Jim Johnston Drums, Aidan Doherty Guitar and touch wood a new lead guitarist any time now. thanks along the way to Paul Magill who has also played guitar for us.