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“I’ll fuck you up for fun.” That’s one of the more forthright lyrics in this song. Meet Witch Fever! The four-piece have been causing quite a stir as of late, signing to Sony offshoot Music For Nations and releasing debut EP teaser ‘Reincarnate‘ within days of each other around the start of June. The quartet’s …

THE NEW soundtrack album is an ambitious and extraordinary ‘first’; the musical accompaniment to the recent DC Comics event, helmed by writer Scott Snyder and artist Greg Capullo. Based upon a hellish Earth twisted beyond recognition, wherein the Justice League is at the mercy of the Dark Multiverse and a diabolical Batman Who Laughs, the …

Punk rock behemoths Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes have returned to our airwaves with scathing new track ‘My Town’. The new single is the first offering of new music since their 2019 album End of Suffering, and if this track is anything to go by, things are heading in a more modern punk direction. Speaking …

IDLES have shared a new animated video for album highlight “Kill Them With Kindness”. The video, which was directed and designed by James Carbutt and animated by Pip Williamson, is taken from the band’s critically-acclaimed UK number one album Ultra Mono, which was released in September via Partisan Records.  Watch below: Looking ahead to 2021, IDLES are preparing …

This live stream performance from Abbey Road studios consisted of three sets; two on Saturday night at 9pm and 11:45pm (BST) and a third on Sunday at 12pm. There’s a palpable sense of anticipation as the minutes count down, amplified by the excited comments in the live chat column. At just after nine, the screen …

Idles have released “Model Village”, the latest single from their 3rd LP Ultra Mondo, a commentary on life in a small town. The video, made of cardboard cutouts like something from South Park, features pig-like humans doing what we humans do, bashing each other, drinking, running around headless living the lives we’re supposed to live. …

Mike Skinner has released the video for new track  “I Wish You Loved You As Much As You Love Him” –  the second track to be trailed from his forthcoming mixtape, None Of Us Are Getting Out Of This Life Alive.    The foils for Mike’s trademark declamatory delivery come in the dulcet tones of …

Following on from the release of their recent single Switching On, Hull band LIFE have shared a new remix by Bristol’s Mercury nominated scamps, Idles. The remix was done by the bands guitarist and friends of LIFE, Mark Bowen, who says of the remix:“I have watched LIFE play live well over 100 times and one …

IDLES lead the way in explosive passionate punk, and we here at Backseat Mafia have always closely followed their upward trajectory with the greatest of joy. Now, deep in the arms of general world misery, they have released a thundering, joyous single ‘Mr Motivator’ replete with a video that that shows while we are apart, …

The Streets a.k.a Mike Skinner has dropped the first track from his forthcoming mixtape, None Of Us Are Getting Out Of This Life Alive, and already has fans and critics alike eagerly awaiting what’s to come – given the breadth of talent involved. Titled “Call My Phone Thinking I’m Doing Nothing Better”, Skinner teams up …