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Photos & Words – David McEneaney What can you say about the Dead Kennedys that hasn’t already been said? The fact that they can still sell out venues despite not releasing any new material since 1986 is testament alone to their legendary status.They have not been without controversy over the years, from internal feuds with …

They hate the Tories, they hate the police…but The Oozes LOVE to rock! Railing against injustice and prejudice, they have no time for inequality or the patriarchy. Change is coming and The Oozes are the vanguard. Sweeping away the old with a wave of queer punk rage and charm. The Oozes are so very now. Backseat …

By Tiffany Detzel On Friday April 14th, the Ten Stories High Tour featuring The Bouncing Souls, Anti Flag, A Wilhelm Scream, and The Venomous Pinks rocked through their second night at the Grog Shop in Cleveland, Ohio.  Before getting into the show itself, shout out to the wonderful non profit Punk Rock Saves Lives. They …

It’s a chilly Easter Sunday in Boston, MA but that’s not stopping this lot of dedicated fans from queueing around the block for an incredible lineup. Honey Revenge kick off this sold out night with an energy that’s picked up by just about everyone in the audience; the duo (Devin Papadol & Donovan Lloyd) treat …

This Friday night in Leicester might be cold enough for you to not feel your toes, but that certainly isn’t the case in the o2 Academy. 8:30pm is where this evening really begins and though middle act Void of Vision may be a little heavier than you’d expect for a Holding Absence support, the crowd …

The Tyne & Lit By Lanterns help warm up this Birmingham crowd and set the tone for the evening. The Tyne even grab their own considerable crowd, teaching us all how to join in with ‘DEMONS‘ before going straight into it and grabbing one of the loudest choruses of the whole evening. The night is …

The Folk Punk star Frank Turner finally heads out on tour again with a mammoth lineup with his provocative and joyous singalong set to a mass gathered audience with big hearted anthems! Known for his provocative views on right wing sediments which have sparked debates in the past and have led to doughs to which …

There’s soaring inflation, public sector strikes and a cost of living crisis and somewhere in Northamptonshire the band Bauhaus are taking that angst and discontent and creating a goth classic. Bauhaus – or Bauhaus 1919 (as they were initially called) recorded their classic Bela Lugosi’s Dead amidst the industrial strife and political instability of Britain …

Marking the start of the UK leg of the ‘See You In The Future Tour’, tonight sees Waterparks perform at Leeds o2 Academy with support from Phem and Bad Suns. Having had a quick look on social media prior to arriving and seeing that some fans had been there since lunchtime, it was no real surprise to …

Having graced the shores of the UK at the start of spring, Texan pop punk legends Bowling For Soup (well, two of them) were back to play a run of intimate dates to their hardcore fans. Obviously here at Backseat Mafia we couldn’t do this review without mentioning the fact that the band couldn’t fully …