Claymore are recognised as Australia’s premier Celtic band having headlined in Australia’s largest folk events and toured internationally on many occasions, they have visited the USA, UK and Europe. A passionate band of multi-instrumentalists who not only manage to combine traditional elements of Celtic music by integrating the traditional into the modern day, they write beautiful original Celtic compositions also, taking their blend of Celtic rock n rock into the 21st century !
– The Bulletin Magazine (Australia)
“Claymore, recognised as one of Australia’s finest Gaelic bands, perform Celtic grooves at full force. With energy to burn and a front man to match ... (a) definite highlight.”
Claymore has released five impressive albums that manage to capture their unquenchable desire to deliver a powerful and unique musical experience in the Celtic genre.
– The Herald Sun (Victoria, Australia)
“... for a good many years now, (Claymore have been) releasing solid records on a regular basis. Claymore are a solid band, very much in the tradition of the early incarnation of Enter the Haggis. Definitely worth the price of admission.”
– Australian Musician
“Melbourne outfit Claymore are a unique band within the Australian music scene. Drawing on generations of Irish and Scottish folk tradition, Claymore’s biggest strength lies in their ability to blend it with contemporary sounds, forging a band like no other.”
Claymore recently toured Europe and the UK in late July and August 2019 !