r.s.a.g.

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A storm of sound, an eruption of percussion all mixed with hypnotic samples and unique visuals.

Since it's conception in 2008 musical juggernaut, R.S.A.G has taken his tour de force show of sound, to capture audiences around the world. Rarely Seen Above Ground aka Jeremy Hickey has gained a reputation not only as one of Europe's most impressive drummers but as a celebrated producer and a talented showman.

R.S.A.G.'s live performance is the perfect vehicle to showcase the versatility and innovation of this trail blazing performer. Hickey and visual artist Geppetto have collaborated to create a master stroke of visuals that compliment R.S.A.G.'s sound. The show immerses the audience in hypnotic imagery as Hickey performs live drums and vocals all while triggering his own pre-recorded instrumental works, all of which combined results in a truly unique and immersive experience that should not be missed.

Over the last 8 years, Hickey has gone from strength to strength, picking up a Choice Music Award nomination, making multiple and international TV appearances, including Other Voices, The Late Late Show, and The Saturday Night Show, pressing 2 highly acclaimed LPS as well as securing  billings on all of the most enviable festivals in both Europe and America. His undeniable talent behind a kit led to some very impressive collaborations with Justice’s, Grammy Award winning Xavier De Rosnay, Parisian electronica outfit Bot’Ox and Ireland’s own charismatic ringleader Jerry Fish.

Recently R.S.A.G has been joined by leading producer Leo Pearson (U2, Elvis Costello, Shit Robot) and James Darkin (Kanye West, Rihanna, Hozier) to put the final touches to his 3rd album. All in all, it will be a diverse mix that reflects this one-man-band phenomenal versatility, evolving style, and rapid progression. R.S.A.G released a brand new single, the stomping, vocal led   ‘’Leave A Light On’’ which set the world alight on the 29th of April.

One of the most talented mavericks on the independent scene, winning considerable praise and building up a devoted following.
— Hot Press
Simply put, Hickey is one of the best drummers we’ve ever seen, perfectly blending awe-inspiring power and delicate, intricate touches behind his kit. Magic.
— Entertainment.ie