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News: Dark Mofo Festival

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News: Buzzcocks to reissue Spiral Scratch EP & Times Up

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News: Black Lips Billed To Headline Fluffer Pit Party

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Eighties punks anti-pasti are set to release their first new material in 35 years with an album – Rise Up, out via Westworld Recordings on Friday 5th August. Set to coincide with the bands now bi-annual appearance at the Rebellion Festival, drummer Kevin Nixon commented “Drummer and spokesman Kevin Nixon commented, `we are thrilled to …

If getting deaf and sweaty at a rock & roll warehouse party isn’t your idea of a great Saturday night out, then read no further. Atlanta’s hottest leather-clad garage rock exports, the Black Lips, are billed to headline Fluffer Records‘s latest Pit Party. In true squat rave style, the secret East London location isn’t revealed until the day of the …

It’s now only a matter of weeks until Camden Rocks Festival! 20 venues and 200 bands across Camden on June 4th, this is something that should not be missed! Today sees some changes to the line-up, so there’s some good news and some bad. Starting with the bad then; both Escape The Fate and We …

Slow Riot follow up their very well recieved EP ‘Cathedral’ with another cut of classic sounding post-punk. “Trophy Wife” see’s the band from Limerick, a town more notorious for knife play than music (although it did give us The Cranberries ), continue to drive along the new wave style way, twisting the basics laid down …

Following the success of last year’s critically acclaimed album, Freedom, the Swedish punk rock visionaries Refused return to our shores as they continue their all conquering tour across Europe and the UK. Over the next few months the band will be performing multiple headline shows along with three festival appearances consisting of Dutch Paaspop Festival in …

Leeds Festival announced its final two headliners this week! This year the Reading and Leeds Festivals will have no less than FIVE headliners across the three days; wherein there are co-headliners on two of the days, and they take turns topping the bill at either Reading or Leeds. So, joining this bill as the Friday …

Get your buckets and spades ready, because Backseat Mafia is going back to the seaside, only this time it’s going to be bigger and better!!! Backseat Mafia has once again been asked to take part in Scarborough’s Coastival festival – www.coastival.com – The festival runs from Friday 12th of February right through to the evening of Sunday …

Out on March 11th via Geoff Barrows Invada label is the new studio album from London duo The KVB, aka Nicholas Wood & Kat Day. From it, the bands fifth LP since 2010, the pair have released a single, In Deep. Described by Wood as being about longing, “there is definitely a romantic undercurrent to …

If you’re a long term reader of Backseat Mafia, you’ll be well aware of Wet Nuns. The hell raising Sheffield duo were favourites of ours pretty much throughout their existence, and we bowed before their gritty, occasionally gruelling link blues and worshipped. Sadly, first e band snarled and growled to a halt, leaving behind only …

1 SECRET WAREHOUSE. 4 BANDS. NO STAGE. Sounds like a whole heap of fun to us. Cult underground record label Fluffer Records who first brought you the likes of Slaves, Cerebral Ballzy and God Damn are launching a new series of nights in partnership with Clash Magazine to shake up the underground music scene called, …