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Album Review: Rangda – The Heretic’s Bargain

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Track: Paves – ‘Dancing ’til The End Of Time’

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A beginners’ guide to Peter Gabriel

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Shared with the world the beginning of this month, ’Bound’ is Only The Brave’s latest single. The first single to feature new vocalist Jack Bennett following the departure of David Jakes back in 2018. Reminiscent of Pearl Jam vibes echo throughout this highly anticipated song with the quintet keeping their rock energy going from start …

In these unsettling times, Relapse records have done something for fans missing live shows. They’ve trawled the archives and are releasing an unreleased live concert onto their socials every week from legendary Florida Death Metal pioneers, Death. The full statement from the record company reads: Relapse Records is proud to present Death: Non Analog – On …

I’m only gonna write this once: Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs are ready to release this their 2nd Full Length, the first being the massive and ground breaking “King Of Cowards” back in 2018.   For the purposes of not wearing out my keyboard they’ll be referred to forthwith as Pigs x7, and …

Two of the hardest working men in garage rock / psych, Ty Segall and Mikel Cronin, are to have one of their long out of date 7” records – ‘Pop Song’ b/w/ ’So I went to beach, melody’ and ‘Kit Carson’, re-released on Italy’s Goodbye Boozy imprint. All three tracks on the EP are short, …

Rock royalty Papa Roach have released a new video for the track ‘Top fo the World’, about which they say, “Isolation can be a scary thing. It can lead us to a lot of dark thoughts. It can make you think about going back to the bottle, or suicidal thoughts. Although most of us are …

It’s been 29 years since Pearl Jam first released ‘Ten’ to the world. 16 million copies is an overwhelming amount of sales for any young band to handle. To then continue to flourish under that kind of shadow is paralysing for many. Just surviving the drugs, self-loathing and all-around anguish of the Grunge era would …

Taken from their much anticipated ‘The Kingdom’ album, due out (all being well) in May, muti-platinum rock band Bush have revealed a new video for lead single ‘Flowers on a Grave’. It’s typically muscular, packed with these angst guitar lines and a dark, almost melancholy (unsurprising given the subject matter perhaps) melancholy about it, echoing …

Chicago cult rockers Alkaline Trio have released a new EP, titled…..well, E.P. Out digitally now, it’s also available on pre-order as a limited edition two song 7”. It features Minds Like Minefields on the A-side with “Radio Violence” on the flip, and will be limited to 1000 blue variant in the US and 500 red …

Long standing Orlando rockers Kings County release their new single 7 Reasons today, and we’re delighted to be premiering it here on Backseat Mafia. The band have been together since the mid 90s when they got together on Long Island, NY and over the course of their history have opened up for the likes of …

Due to the current Covid-19 pandemic and public reaction to the spread of Coronavirus, Saxon have had to, with deep regret, postpone the three UK shows planned this month in Glasgow (March 27th), London (March 28th) & Manchester (March 29th).   To keep the bands fans and everyone else involved with the shows safe at …