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More than a quarter of a century on from the original grunge explosion, Rush outfit Fangclub are keeping the flame alive

8th January, 2017
From left: Steven King, Dara Coleman and Kevin Keane of Fangclub Pic: Dara Munnis

‘It’s another shade of fifty shades of grunge,” says Steven King, lead vocalist and songwriter with rapidly rising Irish band Fangclub.

King is explaining to your correspondent the particular sonic variety of a Brighton outfit called Tigercub, but actually it’s the monicker that catches my ear. Fifty shades of grunge? Is that a new catchphrase people are using to describe the re-emerging grunge scene in Ireland?

“No, that’s just...

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