RAGAward winning indie band ‘The Radioactive Grandma’ have been shortlisted by MTV Brand New 2014 and are now into the public voting stage.

The trio, based in Cavan, Ireland can add this achievement to their growing list of accolades. The self titled debut album was awarded ‘Best Album’ at Dublin’s, M.R.U Awards (Music review unsigned) in December 2012 & in February the band were nominated for the Hotpress Lift off competition for emerging artists.

A band constantly ‘Under the Radar’  owing to hard work, extensive touring & energetic live gigs, 2013 welcomed the band’s U.K debut. London shows included the famed Hope & Anchor in Islington & Proud Camden to name but a few. A nationwide Irish tour followed with a number of summer festival performances at Knockanstockan, Life, Vantastival & many more. In May T.R.G joined hot american act RDGLDGRN on the Irish leg of their European tour.

Current single ‘Don’t Look Down’ was released to a whirlwind of rave reviews. The accompanying video really pushes the band’s creativity to the forefront. Already noted for their audio production, the original, homemade film was produced with a budget defying €30, a few friends and lot’s of imagination. It’s exclusive release with Muzu.Tv gained 13k hits in 48 hrs. Watch & Subscribe on T.R.G’s YouTube channel here! Presently, the band are again recording under the guise of lead vocalist & producer Johno Leader at his studio ‘The Beast Suite’ which can boast teen sensation The Strypes on it’s client list. Their eagerly anticipated second album is due for release 2014.

T.R.G look forward to playing their new material to their ever growing fan base, already taking bookings for festival season next year. Tour Dates will be announced early 2014. The Radioactive Grandma wish thank you all for your continued support.

M.T.V Brand new aims to find & promote the hottest unsigned acts predicted to be the next big thing in 2014. Previous nominees for the coveted award include Adele, Lady GaGa & Tinie Tempah.

‘We’ve had hundreds of extremely talented entrants this year, which is why we’ve expanded the shortlist to include more talent than ever’


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