Humanzi (band)

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Origin Dublin, Ireland
Genres Rock and Roll
Years active 2005 – present
Members Shaun Mulrooney
Colm Rutledge
Gary Lonergan
Brian Gallagher

Humanzi are an Irish rock band based in Dublin, Ireland.

Album & singles[edit]

Humanzi released their debut album ‘Tremors’ on Fiction/SFR on 24 July 2006. It features the singles ‘Fix The Cracks’ and ‘Diet Pills and Magazines'. ‘Tremors’ was produced by Chris Vrenna (Nine Inch Nails) and Garreth Mannix.

The band will be releasing their single 'Bass Balls' from their second album in summer 2009.

Humanzi's second album, 'Kingdom of Ghosts', was released on 26 February 2010. Recorded in East Berlin by Rob Kirwan in Funk Haus.[citation needed]

Recent appearances[edit]


Over the last two years Humanzi have opened for and toured with bands including the Foo Fighters, The Strokes, The Pixies, Eagles of Death Metal, the New York Dolls, Dirty Pretty Things, Peaches, and White Rose Movement. Humanzi headlined the New Band Stage on the Sunday night of the Oxegen festival in July 2006, made appearances at Reading and Leeds Festivals, The Wireless Festival, CMJ and were invited to play in New York City for Fader Magazine and more recently at the Eurosonic Festival in Groningen, the Netherlands.[citation needed]

Video games[edit]

The song "Fix The Cracks" was featured on the Atari video game Test Drive Unlimited, released in 2006.


TV appearances have included slots on renowned Irish music show Other Voices and The Late Late Show as well as T4 and MTV2's Gonzo.


Having won a Meteor award in 2006 for "Best New Act", Humanzi were nominated in 2007 for "Best Irish Band". 2007 will see the band spend time in Berlin to record their second album.[citation needed]


Studio albums[edit]

Year Album details Peak chart positions Certifications
2006 Tremors 44
2010 Kingdom of Ghosts
  • Released: 26 February 2010
  • Label: First Born Is Dead Recordings
  • Formats: CD, Download
"—" denotes a title that did not chart.


Year Title Peak chart position Album
2005 "Fix The cracks" 33 Tremors
2006 "Long Time Coming" 27
"Diet Pills & Magazines"
"Out On A Wire" 48
"—" denotes a title that did not chart.


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