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Three-piece punk/hard rock band formed in 2000, evolving out of the Belfast DIY punk scene

About The Dangerfields


The Dangerfields are a punk rock/heavy metal band based in Belfast, Northern Ireland, formed in 2000. Fronted by drummer and lead vocalist Andrew Griswold, the band went through many line-up changes. They released one album and four EPs, and played more than 800 live gigs, including playing their 666th gig on 06/06/06.

They toured with many notable bands, including The Dwarves, Zeke, The Damned, Misfits, The Exploited, Flogging Molly and Stiff Little Fingers. In May 2004, Bruce Dickinson of heavy metal legends Iron Maiden, invited them to perform with him at his BBC 6 Music Road Show at Belfast's Mandela Hall alongside alternative metal band Therapy?.

Bands to have played their debut gigs opening for The Dangerfields include And So I Watch You from Afar and Black Spiders. Fellow Irishmen and former touring partners Gama Bomb recorded a cover version of the Dangerfields' song Maniac on their Zombi Brew EP.

In January 2009 The Dangerfields released a limited edition Marky Ramone wig / skateboard combo, in partnership with Bobby Steele, however, Bobby became paranoid The Dangerfields were trying to oust him from the deal and threw the remaining stock out of the window of long time friend Jimmy Savile's flat where he lived at the time.

The Dangerfields played their final gig in late 2010, and officially split up in early 2011. They returned to the stage in February and March 2014 for two 'one-off' gigs in Belfast and Galway, with a line-up of Griswold, Dan Bastard (lead guitar) and Adam 'The Beast' Sims (bass guitar).

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