Shite’n’Onions presents………The Poxmen of The Horslypse…..a tribute to Horslips

As some wag pointed out The Poxmen of The Horslypse was longer in the can then Guns’n’Roses’ Chinese Democracy but unlike Chinese Democracy this was worth the wait.

For those unfamiliar with the saga, The Poxmen of The Horslypse is a vinyl only tribute to legendary velvet loon pants wearing original Celtic-rockers, Horslips, the first band to successfully merge traditional influences with rock.

Track listing / Contributions:

1. Sword of Light – The Langer’s Ball
2. Dearg Doom – Bill Grogan’s Goat
3. The Shamrock Shore – The Mahones
4. Warm Sweet Breath of Love – Jake Burns (Stiff Little Fingers)
5. Fantasia (My Lagan Love) – Mark Cunningham (The Marshmen)
6. The Lady Wrestler – The Radiators from Space (Phil Chevron / The Pogues)
7. Trouble (With a Capital T) – The Indulgers
8. Speed the Plough – Dun Ringles
9. Come Back Beatles – The Teraways
10. Ferdia’s Song – Gerard Smith
11. The Man Who Built America – The Gobshites (with Richie Ramone)
12. New York Wakes – The Larkin Brigade


The LP with bonus 7″ and download card is available from Bandcamp and CDbaby.



Horslips tribute update

Our long on-going (5 years in the making) tribute to Celtic-rock originators Horslips is moving forward. All tracks are in and mastering is about to take place in Montreal under the expert supervision of Mr. Finny McConnell of The Mahones.


The final track list is:

Side 1

01 – Langers Ball / Sword of Light

02 – Bill Grogan’s Goat / Dearg Doom

03 – The Mahones / Shamrock Shore

04 – Jake Burns (Stiff Little Fingers) / Warm Sweet Breath

05 – Mark Cunningham / My Lagan Love

06 – The Gobshites with Richie Ramone / The Man Who Built America

07 – The Indulgers / Trouble

08 – Larkin Brigade / NY Wakes

09 – Radiators From Space / Lady wrestler

10 – Dun Ringles / Speed the Plough

11 – The Teraways / Come Back Beatles

12 – Gerard Smith / Ferdia’s song


SLF – Roots, Radicals and Rocktober Tour

The UK October tour has started, now! Tickets for some gigs have sold out. Don’t miss it!

Wed, October 14, 2009 Ironwork, Inverness Scotland

Thu, October 15, 2009, Moshulu, Windmill Brae Aberdeen Scotland

Fri, October 16, 2009, Fat Sam’s, Dundee Scotland

Sat, October 17, 2009HMV Picture House,  Edinburgh Scotland

Mon, October 19, 2009, Picturedrome, Holmfirth England

Tue, October 20, 2009, Robin 2, Wolverhampton England

Wed, October 21, 2009, O2 Academy, Liverpool England

Thu, October 22, 2009, The Dome, Doncaster England

Fri, October 23, 2009, Friars, Aylesbury England SOLD OUT!

Sun, October 25, 2009, Subscription Rooms, Stroud England

Mon, October 26, 2009, The Waterfront, Norwich England

Tue, October 27, 2009, The Junction, Cambridge England

Wed, October 28, 2009, The Brook, Southampton England