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7th March 2018

andrew o neill

London-based, Victorian-themed punks, The Men That Will Not Be Blamed For Nothing have shared the lyric video for 'Baby Farmer', ahead of the release of their new album, 'Double Negative', on Friday.

Bassist Marc Burrows tells us:

"This is the story of Amelia Dyer, a 'baby farmer'. She would offer to find homes for unwanted children for a fee, then usually drown the baby and pocket the cash. She's thought to have killed around 400 babies between 1871 and 1896, making her one of history's most prolific serial killers.

"We gave the story an occult twist, with old Father Thames, the river god eventually putting his foot down. It's one of Andy's most twisted lyrics. Musically, this is a taught little number, nodding to 80s punk on both side of the Atlantic with a dash of NWOBHM."

andrew o neill

In support of the new album, the band take to the road throughout the UK from Monday, dates as follows:

Monday 12th March: Nottingham, Rescue Rooms
Tuesday 13th March: Newcastle, Trillians
Wednesday 14th March: Edinburgh, Bannermans
Thursday 15th March: Birmingham, Castle & Falcon
Saturday 17th March: York, Fulford Arms
Sunday 18th March: Milton Keynes, Craufurd Arms
Monday 19th March: Cardiff, Globe
Tuesday 20th March: Chester, The Live Rooms
Wednesday 21th March: Leicester, The Shed
Thursday 22th March: Exeter, The Cavern
Friday 23th March: London, The Dome
Saturday 24th March: Southampton, Joiners
Sunday 25th March: Bristol, The Exchange

'Double Negative' features new new tracks of aggressive Victorian-themed-hardcore-punk that The Men... have become renowned for. It hits stores this Friday through the bands own Leather Apron label.

The Men That Will Not Be Blamed For Nothing are:
Andrew O'Neill: Guitars, Vocals
Gerhard 'Andy' Heintz: Vocals
Marc Burrows: Bass, Vocals
Jez Miller: Drums, Vocals

Photo Credit: Kim Burrows


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