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It was refreshing to get across the Pennines fairly smoothly with almost no hold ups at all, a feat which I haven’t been able to achieve in the last eight or nine attempts of trying in recent weeks, I was also pleasantly surprised to find a fairly relaxed atmosphere amongst the Ritz congregation when I …

The second of two nights from New Model Army, meant to be the 40th anniversary dates, but now the 42nd.The shows where supported by themselves as has been the course of such shows in the past, like the 30th anniversary shows only this time around the first set was electric as with the second. Where …

The first night of two from New Model Army, meant to be the 40th anniversary dates, but now the 42nd.The shows where supported by themselves as has been the course of such shows in the past, like the 30th anniversary shows only this time around the first set was electric as with the second. Where …

NEWS which will delight members of the Militia worldwide: Justin Sullivan, founder of Bradford post-punk legends New Model Army, fierce social advocate and commentator, has announced he’ll be releasing only his second solo album come early May, 18 years on from the previous, Navigating By The Stars. It’s entitled Surrounded, will comprise sixteen new songs …

New Model Army have released this track as a taster of what is to come with the release of the eagerly anticipated new album  From Here – Due out 23rd August via Ear Music   It’s not very often you get a track that knocks you sideways and right from the very first pounding drum beat and …

After 40 years Bradford’s national institiution New Model Army show no signs of slowing down, indeed hugely acclaimed albums Between Dog And Wolf (2013) and Winter(2016) showed that the band, with singer and original member Justin Sullivan could still make music that was literate and more important relevant. And now the band are back with a new album, From …

There’s a section(by Lina Skaisgiryte) in the programme notes for this eagerly-anticipated film that really caught my eye: “At the heart of it, this documentary also explores a deep, dark fear: the fear of not making a mark on the world, the fear of being forgotten.” And there, in the second half, as Director Matt Reid is …

In the 30 years since the release of their first album, ‘Vengeance’ , New Model Army have built up an ever increasing and very loyal fan base, and a reputation for staging fierce live performances. Their 2013 album ‘Between Dog and Wolf’ has been their most successful for 20 years. It was time to see …

It’s a deeply unfair position to put any band in, waiting so long to listen to new material. How can any fan fail to build up an unreasonable degree of expectation and an unsurpassable association that makes the sound of THAT favourite album become the only possible sound for the band, ever ? It’s not …

It is becoming increasingly apparent to me as Backseat Mafia develops that one thing keeps on leading excitingly to another and that the enjoyment won’t stop building. In this case, a dream of an opportunity, namely to put questions to New Model Army’s Justin Sullivan, has turned out not to be the end of that …