Band page created in 2006.
There are at least 4 bands called The Answer:
(1) The Answer hail from Newcastle and Downpatrick, County Down, Northern Ireland, producing a classic rock sound with big guitars and even bigger vocals. They won Classic Rock Magazines, Best New Band of 2005 award.
Obviously influenced by 70s hard rock artists like Led Zeppelin, Thin Lizzy and Deep Purple and the new wave of british heavy metal, singer Cormac Neeson's powerful vocals are reminiscent of Robert Plant, Paul Rodgers or Ronnie James Dio. When playing live they produce a varied set, combining hard rock songs with modernised blues covers.
The band played at a Phil Lynott memorial benefit gig in dublin, as Lynott's mother is a big fan. So big in fact that she allowed bass player Micky Waters to be the first since Lynott's death to open his case and play the legendary black bass within. It's the same instrument that appears in the music video for Keep Believin'.
The Answer have supported bands such as Aerosmith, The Rolling Stones, AC/DC and The Who and have been joined on stage by Free and Bad Company vocalist Paul Rodgers.
"The Answer, best group since Free." ~ Paul Rodgers
The song "Never Too Late" is a playable song in Guitar Hero IV (Video Game).
Cormac Neeson - Vocals
Paul Mahon - Guitar
Michael Waters - Bass
James Heatley - Drums
Most recently The Answer have received praise for their support slot on the Ac/Dc tour of Black Ice. Following this tour the band will be performing their own headline tour of their new album Everyday Demons for fans in the U.K and Ireland.
The Everyday Demons album has received praise and recognition world wide and is up for Classic Rock Magazine's Album of the Year. The song Demon Eyes from the album on its release became I-tunes single of the week and was downloaded over 280,000 times in that week.
So far 2009 has been a year of much success for The Answer and looks certain to continue for many years in which no doubt they will be selling out arenas on their own tours.
The Answer - NWHC
Fast, aggressive straight edge hardcore from Seattle Washington.
The Answer was also a progressive thrash metal band from Dallas, Texas influenced by Watchtower. They released one demo in 1987 and then split up.
(4) The Answer (US garage band 60s)
Formed 1965, Berkeley, CA, United States
Disbanded 1966 //
Members Todd Anderson (vocals), Michael Friedman (bass guitar), Chip Wright (lead guitar), Mike Simpson (rhythm guitar), Bob Shumaker (drums)
One 7" - 1965 Why You Smile / I'll Be In - Appears on Garage Beat '66, Vol. 3: Feeling Zero...
Their hit single, The Disadvantage Of You, became a jingle for 'Benson & Hedges' cigarettes.
Amongst the bands better known fans is Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page.
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