Date Joined Roster: June 2018
Ash is a Northern Irish alternative 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 and full-length album 1977 in 1996. This 1996 release was named by NME as one of the 500 greatest albums of all time.
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 records in the United Kingdom, as well as 18 songs in the top 40 of the UK Singles Chart. In 2018, they released a seventh studio album, entitled Islands.