by Danielle Holian
Stevenage based punks ‘Bad Breeding’, premiered the video for their new single ‘Corrupting Fist’, with CRACK Magazine.
The single comes ahead of their upcoming UK tour starting at the end of April.
The Guardian said: “But the interesting thing about Bad Breeding is that, while you’re listening to them, they dissolve all notions of now and then and make you feel as though you’re hearing this noise for the first time.”
CRACK said about the video, “Set to uncomfortable imagery of torn flesh, police violence and desolate British countryside, the song’s roar of stormy political unrest is funnelled outwards, momentarily eclipsing a system that only serves to marginalise and ignore those who don’t measure up.”
Frontman Christopher Dodd said, “The idea sprung from attempting to find ways of approaching certain formalities that were cropping up at the fag end of last year; us trying to shift the weight of increasingly bleak prospects served up by proposed changes in government policy, inhumane responses to what’s developing in Europe and further east, as well as the deepening impact of social and political injustices prevalent back home.
There’s a sense of despondent acceptance in the early stages of the song and that was an attempt to hint at the impact of blame culture and that idea of immovable resignation that comes from feeling disenfranchised. The latter stages are more about finding your feet and offering some sort of resistance to the rank shite we’re forced to trudge through. Lyrically, it’s a bit of a coiled investigation of my mindset and outlook at the moment – something that flutters between being damagingly negative and naively hopeful.”
Bad Breeding UK Tour Dates:
29/04/2016 – Bad Breeding – Sunflower Lounge, Birmingham
30/04/2016 – Bad Breeding, Flesh and more – Blade Factory, Liverpool
01/05/2016 – Bad Breeding @ Stag and Dagger – Broadcast, Glasgow
02/05/2016 – Bad Breeding – Brudenell Social Club, Leeds
03/05/2016 – Bad Breeding – Prince Albert, Brighton
04/05/2016 – Bad Breeding – Old Blue Last, London
05/05/2016 – Bad Breeding – Purple Turtle, Reading
06/05/2016 – Bad Breeding – Crofters Rights, Bristol
Tickets available from: www.badbreeding.com