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Bands and new music for fans of mc5

Zero Ambition

by Les Lullies

France’s high-voltage rock ‘n’ rollers Les Lullies have just released their hotly anticipated new LP Mauvaise Foi on Slovenly Recordings International. The band describes the new album as “No-frills and fast-paced punk rock with a few power-pop jabs every here and there.

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Get Away

by Insanidade

Get Away” is the opening track of the new album “Dogs Of The Subway” by the band Insanidade, The track brings a high energy on the album, a very Rock n Roll track with influences from The Hellacopters and Motorhead.

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Modern Art

by Detroit Zits

Iggy, Stooges, MC5, fighting in the streets and everything blown- Hemi rumbles under the hood of the Detroit Zits sound. Inspired by the Motor City and all its dirty, greasy V-8 powered rock, Detroit Zits is born to crash and burn. In the meantime...

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War World

by Char-Man

Char-Man has been an actively playing and releasing music in Ventura County Since 2003. New Album Power of The Night is the culmination and a new direction. Members have been in Annihilation Time, Lecherous Gaze, and Nails.

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Highway 7

by The Creature Comfort

Highway 7 is a hook-laden Grinderman-meets-MC5 piece of rock heaven, a driving song for the lost generation.  We're part-Stooges, part-Doors, all Manchester, and one of the most exciting live acts around!

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Warboys U.S.

We are Warboys U.S.! We formed in 2015, but all members are longtime veterans of the Charlotte scene, and have previously been in national and international acts. The goal of our band is simple: we rock'n'roll, not pontificate! It's all about the sound and all about the song!

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Scab Hand

Hi there, we're Scab Hand, a mixture of semi veteran punk rock musicians making dirty garage punk from London/Brighton. If you like chaotic riffs and punk bewilderment in a loose homage to legends such as the MC5 and The Stooges then we're for you.

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