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Formed: 2004
From: Downpatrick, Ireland
Last Known Status: Active

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Note: We began associating news directly with bands in late 2003. Therefore, earlier band news may not be listed on this page.

Acidtone Rock Download, Set To Rock Oxegen Fest

They may be the youngest performers at Oxegen this weekend, playing on the new bands stage, but if their appearance at heavy metal fest Download is anything to go by, Acidtone could well steal the show. They spoke to Lucy Gollogy

Downpatrick rap-metallers Acidtone have already made rock 'n' roll history by becoming the youngest band ever to play at Download, the UK's biggest heavy metal festival, alongside world-famous acts like Metallica, Linkin Park and Korn.

And singer Adam McKee (13), his brother, bassist Conor (15), their cousin, drummer Conall McKee, and friend, guitarist Philip Hanna, both 15, have been lauded by metal mag Kerrang! as "heirs to the throne".

The upstarts' big break came in January of this year, when they saw off 600 rival bands to win the Wella Shockwaves Unsigned Competition in Dublin's Vicar Street, bagging themselves a professional recording session as part of their prize. More...

Read the full article at Belfast Telegraph.

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