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Black Futures Release Body & Soul

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Sentient sonic anarchists Black Futures have released ‘Body & Soul’, the newest offering to be taken from their debut album, Never Not Nothing, which is out August 30 via Music For Nations. ‘Body & Soul’ showcases two integral pieces of the Black Futures formula – the calm and the chaos. Catchy and infectious melodies swell throughout the verses, creating a false sense of security which is shattered by the thunderous distortion of the ground-quaking chorus.

Featuring footage from Expedition 001, which saw the band circumnavigate the globe in one trip taking in the vast desolation of Joshua Tree – where they erected a monolithic logo in the middle of a hippy commune and played a strung-out gig as witnessed in the video for previous single ‘Trance’ – to performing an outrageous set in an abandoned Russian Cold War bunker in Berlin where Soviet warheads had been aimed at the West.

The Expedition also saw them spend time in the Far East where the duo filmed the video for ‘Body & Soul’ in the metropolis of Tokyo. Amid tropical heat and the anarchic influence of the city’s punk clubs, the video features a breakdancing hazmat dancer whose energy and movement mirrors the track’s infectious intensity.

Acclaimed for their raucous and wild shows, Black Futures have made a name for themselves following a string of incredible performances supporting Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes as well as a number of mind-blowing festival appearances at All Points East, Camden Rocks, Download Festival and Glastonbury.

They’re now set to take their anarchic live show and army of hazmats to Kendal Calling and Boomtown to end their triumphant summer, before heading out across the UK throughout October supporting Black Peaks.



28/07 – Cumbria, Kendal Calling Festival

09/08 – Winchester, Boomtown Festival

09/11 – Lincoln, 2Q Festival


30/08 – Rough Trade East – Album Release Show

31/08 – Banquet, Kingston

02/09 – Rough Trade, Nottingham

03/09 – Rough Trade, Bristol

04/09 – HMV, Birmingham

05/09 – HMV, Manchester


03/10 – Manchester, Gorilla

04/10 – Aberdeen, The Lemon Tree

05/10 – Glasgow, Garage

06/10 – Birmingham, O2 Institute

08/10 – Nottingham, Rescue Rooms

10/10 – Bristol, The Fleece

11/10 – London, Camden Electric Ballroom




Bitch Falcon To Support Black Peaks On Tour

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Acclaimed Irish rock band, Bitch Falcon will support Black Peaks on their upcoming UK tour this October.  The band have already performed to packed venues at The Great Escape, ANTIfest, Camden Rocks Festival, Y Not Fest and many other recognised music festivals this summer.

Four years on from an initial explosive emergence, the Dublin-based three-piece haven’t so much discovered their voice as relentlessly refined it. If anything, they relish in sharp declarations, their signature sound always moving forward even when throwing a nod to the past. The aesthetic is raw, even a touch frenzied, yet the chaos is controlled in a ferocious through line that harnesses the strongest elements of rock, grunge, metal, hardcore and melodic electro-pop. Through it all, Bitch Falcon make this busy mix sing in a distinctive, once-heard-not-forgotten voice.

Up close and personal, they make an even greater impact as the band’s deserved reputation as one of Ireland’s most engaging live prospects, comes to the fore. In their time together, the trio have shared the stage with the likes of Fucked Up, Torche, Girl Band, Sleeping With Sirens, The ZZZ’s, Fontaines D.C., Pussy Riot and Le Butcherettes.

Catch the incredible line up (also featuring Black Futures) at the following venues:


3rd Manchester, Gorilla

4th Aberdeen, Lemon Tree

5th Glasgow, Garage

6th Birmingham, O2 Institute 2

8th Nottingham, Rescue Rooms

10th Bristol, The Fleece

11th London, Electric Ballroom



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