The band has been lauded for their frenetic live shows, each night serving up a full-blooded cocktail of breakneck guitars and frenzied anthems. Led by enigmatic frontman and songwriter Paul Connolly – with each track The Wood Burning Savages share gritty real life tales of disillusion and indignation, giving a voice to a generation more marginalised and divided than ever before.
The Wood Burning Savages kicked off 2017 with a string of shows supporting fast rising rock acts The Amazons, VANT and Fangclub, alongside a hometown show with cult Irish guitar heroes And So I Watch You From Afar.
Having played the BBC Introducing Tent at Glastonbury, the band have went on to play riotous sets at festivals throughout Ireland and beyond, taking in festivals in Scotland, Poland and now Germany.
This year also saw their music be embraced by the world of wrestling with Philadelphia grappler 'The Product' David Starr selecting 'We Love You' as his entrance theme!
‘A tirade of virtuosic musicianship that needs measurement on the Richter Scale.’ – Hot Press
‘They absolutely slay it. ' - Phil Taggart, BBC Radio 1