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Within their first year the girls managed to land a slot on MTV's Breaking Point, it was a series about unsigned bands trying to make it big in today’s cut-throat music business. The girls were the only girl rock band AND the only IRISH band to feature in the series.
One of the bands first big gig was - believe it or not- performing to the male inmates of Mountjoy Prison!!! They had an absolute blast (and the girls really enjoyed themselves too)! Not long after, in early 2005, the band lost it's drummer and bass player, as the direction of the band and it's music was simply not agreeing with everyone. Lack of commitment was also an issue, so the band split. L.A. and Steff refused to give up, and decided to stick together, so they carried on writing and recording new material, and all the while using session musicians to carry on gigging. They even filmed their first music video 'Take You Over' in 2006, and from this, the name BLACK DAISY was born!!!! The girls also starred in an independent short film called 'Scratch' which received over 300,000 hits on from a student film website www.stage6.com . The film was about a band in Dublin struggling to make it and featured Black Daisy’s music as the soundtrack, and included their music video 'Take You Over' in the fictional story.
The whole time the girls kept searching for two new band members, when Steff, being quite good friends with rhythm guitarist Nicki Billings from Blessington Co. Wicklow, asked her to come and jam some day…. when it was only a few days later that L.A. found KICK-ASS drummer Asta Mileriene from Lithuania through www.myspace.com !!! Asta lives in Dublin and was flattered & delighted when L.A. asked her to come meet the band and maybe have a session….and when the four girls finally came together in the same room, there was a combined explosion of music, input and attitude!!! Black Daisy was finally complete, and the band are stronger and tighter than they have ever been before!
Since that day, Black Daisy have recorded a new EP and plan to release it this summer, have filmed a new music video to their upcoming single 'Disturbing New Fashion', and are lined up to play at various venues and festivals around the country, including the CMX Music Festival in Monaghan, and the Castle Palooza Summer Music Festival in Tullamore. Black Daisy are at present rehearsing, gigging, and preparing for their inevitable explosion onto the international music scene. With influences such as Blondie, Greenday, Metallica and Bon Jovi, they are determined to be Irelands first ever rock-chic band with a twist!!! It's been a roller-coaster ride for Black Daisy so far, but their journey is only just beginning...