A rather dismal night on Leeside did nothing to quench people’s appetite for real rock out with your balls out rock as provided by Dublin post punk rockers BATS.

Support on the night came from the always excellent The Vincents, Cork’s hardest working young act who seem inevitably destined for great things. The boys stormed through their set with typical gusto.

Bats took the stage and delivered a blistering high tempo set. Noel their percussionist was beating the skins with wild abandon and the five piece showed why they’ve been creating such a stir on the Irish rock scene. All in all a very entertaining night in Cyprus Avenue….