Damian O' Neill on stage with The Undertones on the Waldbühne, Berlin 2012
|Birth name||Stephen Damian O' Neill|
|Born||15 January 1961|
|Origin||Derry, Northern Ireland|
|Instruments||Lead guitar, keyboards|
|Years active||1976–1994 1999–present|
|Associated acts||The Undertones, That Petrol Emotion, The Everlasting Yeah|
Damian O'Neill (born Stephen Damian O'Neill, 15 January 1961, Derry, Northern Ireland) is the lead guitarist in the pop-punk band, The Undertones. He joined the band following the departure of his older brother, Vincent, in 1976, and remained with the band until their break up in 1983. O'Neill wrote several album tracks and singles during the career of The Undertones, usually writing with bassist Michael Bradley.
The Undertones reformed in 1999 and O'Neill continues to perform and record with them.
Since 2012 Damian O'Neill and three of his former band-mates of That Petrol Emotion, Raymond Gorman, Ciaran McLaughlin and Brendan Kelly are active as London based The Everlasting Yeah, playing kosmische Krautrock influenced Musik mixed with most individual soundscapes creating most amazing atmospheres with powerful guitary, percussionized tunes. Their first LP Anima Rising is due to be released later in 2014.
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