Megacone are a 5-piece instrumental band, formed in
November 2013. The band started when five music students
collaborated on a project of total musical freedom.
Megacone quickly caught the attention of lecturers and
peers with their triple lead guitars, immersive original
compositions and live performances. The band has since
established an loyal fan base and signed a record deal
with Dimestore Records.
Megacone's first EP 'Fondle Fantasy' was released on
January 31st 2015 in The Mercantile, Dublin. The gig
sold out, and alongside the EP, received incredible
praise and reviews Go to Reviews. The band recorded
'Fondle Fantasy' in Westland studios, Dublin, with producer
David Prendergast (Overhead The Albatross, Kodaline).
While still maintaining the Megacone sound, each track
on 'Fondle Fantasy' brings something original that can
appeal to anyone. The band also recorded a series of
music videos, one for each track on the EP. Go to Videos
In 2015 Megacone played all over the country and were
in the first 25 bands announced for 'Knockanstockan'.
The band also played Vantastival, Canalaphonic and two
sets at Electric Picnic. Megacone finished off the year
by signing a record deal with Dimestore Records. The
band recorded 4 new tracks in The Meadow studios with
producer Rian Trench (Leo Drezden, Solar Bears) these
tracks are set for release in 2016 with Dimestore Records.
Ross Kelly - Guitar, Pauric Murray - Guitar/Flute, Conor
Callan - Guitar, Bala Blake - Bass, Nimai Blake - Drums