The Virginmarys
Credit: Ray Lego

The Virginmarys

Thanks to their debut album King of Conflict and its propulsive single “Just a Ride,” British alt act the Virginmarys found their way onto Billboard’s Heatseekers chart. Now the band has an official video for “Just a Ride”– and you can watch it exclusively here.

The buzzy trio (guitarist/vocalist Ally Dickaty, drummer Danny Dolan and bassist/vocalist Matt Rose) trade in the kind of unadulterated, shouty, hard-edged guitar rock that has become increasingly rare these these days. The clip is a similarly uncomplicated, consisting largely of the guys and their gear making a whole lot of noise.

Bu it’s exactly that back-to-basics approach that’s whipped up excitement for their SXSW debut tomorrow. Check out their “Just a Ride” video below:

You can order their album King of Conflict on iTunes now, and see the band live at the following dates:


March 13 @ Sony City Official Showcase

March 14 @ Sony City Showcase

March 14 @ Wind-up Records 15th Anniversary Party

March 15 @ Paste/HGTV “Stages On Sixth” party


April 2 @ DC9 in Washington, DC

April 3 @ Northstar Bar in Philadelphia, PA

April 4 @ The Studio @ Webster Hall in New York City

April 5 @ Firehouse 13 in Providence, RI

April 6 @ Upstate Concert Hall in Clifton Park, NY

April 8 @ Great Scott in Boston, MA

April 9 @ The Club at Water Street in Rochester, NY

April 10 @ Brillobox in Pittsburgh, PA

April 12 @ The Basement in Columbus, OH

April 13 @ Small’s in Detroit, MI

April 14 @ Beat Kitchen in Chicago, IL

April 16 @ The Frequency in Madison, WI

April 17 @ Firebird in Stl, MO

April 18 @ Rogue in Scottsdale, AR

April 20 @ Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion in Spring, TX

April 21 @ The Parish in Austin, TX

April 25 @ Crescent Ballroom in Phoenix, AZ

April 26 @ The Lounge at the Palms in Las Vegas, NV

May 3 @ The Black Sheep in Colorado Springs, CO

May 4 @ Marquis Theatre in Denver, CO

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