The Leeds quartet's follow up to 2012's eponymous debut album is a snarling, riff-punch to the solar plexus. Cut snares, and snaking guitars form an acerbic backdrop for Billy's uncompromising vocal snarl. Fans of The Birthday Party, The Jesus Lizard, Fugazi and Shellac will revel in Blacklisters update of the form. This first-pressing, is available on two coloured vinyl variants and CD.
The Sadness Of Axl Rose
I Knock Myself Out
Release Date18 Sep 2015
Clubfoot By Kasabian
I Can Confirm That Ruth Abigail Holmes Is Not Dead….
Ask Yourself A Question If The Answer Is Go F**k Yourself
Hero Of China
Blacklisters are a band who’re an impending tour-de-force and this album is more visceral, ferocious and relentless than anything they’ve put out there before. They’ve managed to push their live shows and their ability to make your speakers burn in intensity into this record and I dare you to argue against the hype surrounding them after listening to this.
The album kicks off with Clubfoot by Kasabian (a cover or not? You decide.). You’re welcomed by a skewed, pinched, nasty guitar that pushes you under its waves and holds you there until you drown, while the furious, cruel screams of the vocalist, Billy Mason-Wood, ensures your attention is well and truly nailed into this track as he bursts blood vessels while snapping his vocal cords, all in the name of making quality alternative, heavy, hardcore music. The marauding bass-line bounces and crushes against the smashed drums, making it almost impossible not to move your head along to this ugly monster of a sound which swells its body around you, squeezing every drop of energy from you while all the time telling you to wake the fuck up.
Release Date18 Aug 2015
Something In The Wayne
'This song, Shirts, is a song about shirts, about wearing them, about needing them, about loving them. I didn't wear a shirt once and this is what my world looked like. Always wear at least one shirt.’ - Billy Mason-Wood
The track is the first single from their second studio album 'Adult'. 'Adult' was recorded at Suburban Home Studios in Leeds with producer Matt Johnson, aka MJ of Hookworms. The album is a clear progression for the band, and demonstrates a growing confidence in their song writing and performance, from the abstract art-noise to the unrelenting, brutally minimalist riffs that first put them on the radar.
Release Date07 Aug 2015
News23 Jul 2015
Blacklisters "Shirts" Shown On The Punk Site"Shirts" will feature on the band’s sophomore LP, 'Adult'Leeds, UK noisy punk outfit Blacklisters have premiered a video for their track "Shirts". The video was put together by 2 members... Read On »23 Jul 2015
Punktastic Post Video For 'Blacklisters' "Shirts"The ever peculiar Leeds hardcore outfit Blacklisters have posted the official video for "Shirts", taken from their forthcoming ‘Adult’ LP, due on the 18th September via Smalltown America.The ever peculiar... Read On »23 Jul 2015
Stereoboard Share Blacklisters Video For "Shirts" And UK DatesThe track is taken from their new album, 'Adult', due on September 18 via Smalltown America. Discussing the video, created by Pulled Apart By Horses members Tommy Davidson and Tom... Read On »23 Jul 2015
Kerrang Advises Not To Miss Blacklisters On TourBlacklisters have released their new video for "Shirts", and announced details of a UK headline tour for this winter.“This song, "Shirts", is a song about shirts, about wearing them, about... Read On »