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New Pagans

New Pagans are a rock band based in Belfast, Northern Ireland. They have released their critically acclaimed debut album The Seed, The Vessel, The Roots and All, via Big Scary Monsters. Throughout their debut album, New Pagans use their creative influence to challenge past and present issues surrounding relationships, equality, history, and gender, all wrapped up in their alternative, post-punk, indie rock style.

“…a new force to be reckoned with.” Kerrang! KKKK

“…full of noisy, catchy indie rock…” Stereogum [Album of the Week]

“…a rich, gothic tapestry of intelligent, indie-rock energy.” XS Noise 8 / 10

“…conjuring something more, something to believe in.” The Line of Best Fit – 8 / 10

“…arty and angular” Brooklyn Vegan

“…epic…” The Independent [Spotlight Artist]

“one of the finest guitar bands in the land” Hotpress 8 / 10

“simultaneously searing and catchy alternative rock.” NPR

“It’s an empowering listen” RTE Arena – 4 / 5

“…a gritty, deeply poetic consideration of inequality and social injustice.” Get In Her Ears

“…biting, noisy and raw brand of post-punk…” Paste Magazine

“…redolent of the Kills’ Alison Mosshart” Irish Independent

“…stormy indie rock, tinged with a melodic pop sweetness…” Stereogum – Best New Artists 2021


Conor McAuley – Drums

Lyndsey McDougall – Vocals

Cahir O’Doherty – Guitar/Vocals

Claire Miskimmin – Bass

Allan McGreevy – Guitar