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STEER CLEAR were an Northern Irish based Pop Punk/Rock act based in Belfast. They formed in 2004 out of the ashes of several other local bands.

After 2 years of gigging/recording/promoting/practicing and working away STEER CLEAR signed a 3 album deal with Dublin based indie label Blastspace Records.

They recorded and put out ‘No You Hang Up’ In Manor Park Studios with Neal Calderwood. ‘Please Be My Girlfriend Again’ Debuted at 30 in the Irish charts.

In October 2007 the band were taken on by Charlie Arme of FromHereToThePier Management. His added input to the team behind Steer Clear helped them progress even further.

The band in its time supported Paramore, Anti-Flag, Good Charlotte and Enter Shikari to name but a few.

In March-April 2008 the band set out on a mini tour of Ireland and Wales, with Welsh band The Story So Far. On this tour they played a headline show in the Academy in Dublin having around 700 people attend the show. This set the bar for local Pop-punk bands in terms of attendance figures to a headline show, as Ireland had never really had a great successful Pop-punk band.

In July 2008 the band did two dates in both Belfast and Dublin bringing over Kill The Arcade (now known as Wolf Am I) and Kobe for support. These shows were to mark the release of their single ‘Comebacks aren’t your thing’ along with two other acoustic shows in Zavvi, Belfast and Tower Records, Dublin. These two July shows were very successful shows and led to the announcement of the band about to partake in The Lock In.


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  • pipimonster

    Can't believe it's already 6 years...

    6 May 2014 Reply
  • thunderthreads

    Ah my whole early-teen life was S.C, got No Regrets tattooed on me last year :) I adore S.C <3

    23 Jan 2011 Reply
  • kyarii

    miss them too. :(

    1 Aug 2009 Reply
  • lankyfatrick

    they were pretty dirt live to be honest. but a far better effort than i could pull off obviously.

    22 May 2009 Reply
  • pipimonster

    R.I.P. miss them ): <3

    28 Jan 2009 Reply
  • Fad45

    RIP Last Dublin gig was one of the best gigs Ive ever been to :(

    26 Jan 2009 Reply
  • Dana-R

    Heard lots of good things about this band, and I'm actually really disappointed >.<"

    23 Jan 2009 Reply
  • LaTuaCantantex

    miss these guys loads <3 can`t wait for the last gig.

    10 Dec 2008 Reply
  • jonka123

    im so unpet thst they broke up :(:( bt i tink dey should geet bac 2geddar!!!!! -jonka123

    2 Dec 2008 Reply
  • CookieMegan

    I miss 'em already.

    14 Nov 2008 Reply
  • Fad45

    I quite like steer clear, couldnt give a fuck if they sound "Common" to be frank, what doesnt any more? (Go on name some badass un/underproduced indie band, you'll sound cool :)) They write catchy songs, that are decent and their lyrics are clever at times, whats wrong with that? Helluva lot better than Paramore, who just rip off Refused (who, while i like them, aren't THAT good) and what not in their lyrics. Exponentially better tha any other band on Blastbeat records though.

    28 Oct 2008 Reply
  • CookieMegan

    LOL @ the sexy voice tag x'D

    2 Sep 2008 Reply
  • rxchy

    "mainstream emo punk pop crap" lol nice.

    19 Aug 2008 Reply
  • phiber2k4

    they are... average but fun!!

    19 Jul 2008 Reply
  • philthyfm

    mainstream americanised bullshit!!!! fucking thousands of bands sound like this, theyve just copied, whats the point? theyre from northern ireland and sing like americans thats just shameful!

    12 Jul 2008 Reply
  • Alison182

    LOL at the steaming pile of shit tag

    25 May 2008 Reply
  • saraogun

    there supporting paramore!!

    22 May 2008 Reply
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    30 Mar 2008 Reply
  • BraveGravity

    I love youuuuuuu's! :)

    26 Mar 2008 Reply
  • yocornflake

    steaming pile of shit is a little harsh.

    20 Aug 2007 Reply
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