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‘Great Divide’ is Just A Ride’s latest single, which speaks out against the division in our society and explores the consequences of living in a post truth world. A thundering hard hitting track that keeps things on the down for the verses but bursts apart on the chorus with the driving heavy riff that explodes …

New outfit Night Crickets may have gone undermyour radar, but they boast a couple of famous faces in former Bauhaus and Love and Rockets man David J, alongside Victor DeLorenzo (Violent Femmes) and multi-instrumentalist Darwin Meiners. Their debut album A Free Society came out earlier in the year via Omnivore Recordings, and now they’ve released a new …

Canadian five piece Elephants and Stars, are set to release their new brilliantly titled 6-track EP ‘Last Chance Power Drive’. Along with the news the band have shared the lead single ‘On The Table’. “The lyrics were inspired by a true crime documentary about a senseless, drug-fuelled murder in small town USA,” says guitarist Manfred …

Former Apollo 440 / Grim Northern Social frontman Ewan MacFarlane is already a friend to us here at Backseat Mafia, following the brilliant session he recorded for us a while back, more so now as we premiere the video for a brand new track , All Those Years. His debut solo album Always Everlong recieved …

Here at Backseat Mafia we have a soft spot for the hardest of metal and we are pleased to be premiering Melbournes post-hardcore quartet, The Motion Below’s new track ‘It’s All The Same’. The band also reveal it will be the first to drop from their upcoming EP, ‘Breakthrough’, due 8th July. About the track …

In the run up to his forthcoming debut solo album ‘Always Everlong’, out on October 29th, former Apollo 440 and Grim Northern Social frontman Ewan MacFarlane has recorded three tracks exclusively for us here at Backseat Mafia in session. Taking inspiration from the likes of Bowie, Tom Petty and Bruce Springsteen, MacFarlane has channeled epic …

Out on June 1st is the new EP from goth-rocker Safari Lee, III. From it, we’re delighted to be able to premiere the forth of five songs from the EP, ‘Web’ right here on Backseat Mafia today. Inspired by the goth-rock of 1979, Safari’s band os made up of three electric basses and a drum …

Seattle pop rockers Monsterwatch are back with a new track ‘Somewhere’ , and we’re delighted to be able to premiere it right here on Backseat Mafia today, along with its accompanying video. The band told us exclusively “‘Somewhere’ is the finale to the continuous three track EP “Noise You Will Never Care About.”The song is …

Italian four-piece Piqued Jacks joined Backseat Mafia from their bathroom to treat us to a performance of Golden Mine from their new record Synchronizer. Piqued Jacks show that you can groove to rock ‘n’ roll no matter what room of the house you’re in. The album followed a slew of singles – ‘Elephant’, ‘Every Day …

Anomic Records, the new label out of Berlin have released a new session video from noise-rockers Errorr and we’re delighted to be able to premiere it right here on Backseat Mafia today. Set up as a reaction to Berlin’s decaying rock scene, and offering both digital and physical releases from bands that fall within the …