Ash Biography

Ash are a Northern Irish alternative rock band, formed in Downpatrick in 1992 by vocalist and guitarist Tim Wheeler, bassist Mark Hamilton and drummer Rick McMurray. As a three-piece, they released mini-album Trailer in 1994, followed by 1977 in 1996. After the success of their full debut the band recruited Charlotte Hatherley as a guitarist and vocalist, releasing their second record Nu-Clear Sounds in 1998. After narrowly avoiding bankruptcy the band released Free All Angels in 2001 and a string of successful singles.

Their fourth record Meltdown, released in 2004, was the band's final record with Hatherley before returning to their original three-piece lineup for their fifth studio album Twilight of the Innocents in 2007. After five conventional albums the band released 26 singles in The A-Z Series in 2009, one every two weeks. The band have had one silver, two gold and two platinum-selling (and chart-topping) records in the United Kingdom, as well as 18 songs in the top 40 of the UK Singles Chart. The band are currently working on new material in their New York studio.

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Ash News

Ash release DIY slasher movie featuring Coldplay and Charlotte Hatherley – video

'Slashed' is the alternative video for current single 'Binary'

  • May 26, 2010

Bloc Party's Russell Lissack to join Ash for UK tour

Guitarist to hook up with trio for April gig run

  • Mar 16, 2010

Ash to release 'A-Z' singles compilation album

Band to issue new record on April 19

  • Mar 10, 2010

Ash to play gig broadcast online and answer fans' questions

Web broadcast set for tomorrow (Feb 3)

  • Feb 2, 2010

Ash announce full UK tour and ticket details

Band return to 'regular' dates after last year's A-Z trek

  • Jan 8, 2010

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Ash Music Videos

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Wake Up

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Living Proof

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Ballad of the Beacon

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Clones (Video)

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Return Of White Rabbit

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Ash Reviews

Ash; Twilight Of The Innocents

Ash; Twilight Of The Innocents

Ash give up on making albums but go out with a bang

  • Jul 3, 2007

Ash

Polaris

  • Jun 26, 2007

Ash

You Can’t Have It All

  • Apr 19, 2007

Ash, Warwick University, Friday, February 23

And then there were three…

  • Mar 9, 2007

One Big Weekend : Derry Prehen Fields

Radio 1's event returns bigger and better...

  • May 27, 2004

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