Polar Beyond is a band from Belfast, Northern Ireland who play a style of alternative atmospheric rock. The band consists of Dave Armstrong (vocals/guitar), Sean McGoldrick (guitar), Glenn Porter (bass/keys) and Phil Campbell (drums).
The band were formed in 2009 and are kept busy with gigs, acoustic sets, organizing a music and visual evening in an art studio and busking for charity. Notably, Polar Beyond were featured on BBC Radio and the BBC Northern Ireland news for a filming a live session with Bandwidth Films on the roof of the Europa Hotel in Belfast.
Polar Beyond’s music is inspired by the likes of Icelandic Band Sigur Rós and many alternative rock acts. Inspiration is also taken from a range of local artists and fairly unknown acts from around the UK.
- “The talent and the ambition are both in plentiful supply and with time, Polar Beyond could prove to be a big draw around Belfast…” … - Chris Johnson, BBC ATL
- “Impressive!” … - Rigsy, BBC ATL
- Dave Armstrong (guitar/vocals)
- Sean McGoldrick (guitar)
- Glenn Porter (bass)
- Phil Campbell (drums)