From the depths of the cold Canadian Prairies echo the beer-fuelled, whiskey-driven, sing-along tales of the hardship, abuse and woe that is Blackout Brigade.
Formed after the breakup of the Oi/Hardcore sensation, The Knockarounds and the disbanding of the soulful '77 street punk style of The Crackdown, these outcasts quickly started putting a new set together, blending the two ex-bands' songs and influences into one formidable outlet of rage and angst.
With a live sound like brass knuckles to an ear drum and faces that only a blind mother could tolerate, this quintet of working class lowlifes have been packing clubs, dropping jaws and slaying critics since the first show in the summer of 2008. They've never looked back.
A tri-vocal assault of catchy street choruses inspired by overseas rockers the likes of Cocksparrer, The Bones and Discipline fused with the energy and angst from American punk/hardcore bands like Blood For Blood and Agnostic Front. The Blackout Brigade play a hard-rocking, no bullshit style of street rock-n-roll, comprised of breakneck bass lines, panty-melting guitar solos, and fist-pounding anthemic vocals. This band is sure to keep your head rocking and the bottles dropping.