“Gibraltar Ape” by Cabbage

"Gibraltar Ape" by Cabbage is Northern Transmissions' 'Song of the Day'.

Nihilistic Glamour Shots is the debut album from UK band Cabbage, to be released 30th March 2018 on Infectious Music. Produced by James Skelly and Rich Turvey (Blossoms, The Coral, She Drew The Gun) at Parr Street Studios in Liverpool. The band’s single Gibraltar Ape” is now available to stream. Cabbage begin their tour on January 31st in Hull, UK.

Cabbage formed in Mossley, a small town on the edge of the Pennines nine miles East of Manchester, in November 2015. Co-vocalist Lee Broadbent and Eoghan Clifford (guitar) had been drummers in their previous bands, while Joe Martin (co-vocalist) was a promising performance poet. Hilariously twisted live staple ‘Dinner Lady’ from ‘Le Chou’ was initially one of Joe’s poems. Bassist Steve Evans had the most experience, having been in several bands before adding his beatific calm and fluid playing to Cabbage. Drummer Asa Morley was the last to join, recruited in early 2016. While he’s so far the only non-songwriter in Cabbage, the laidback drummer isn’t to be under-estimated: check the power of his playing on the menacing ‘Reptiles State Funeral’.

Cabbage head out on tour later this month, supported by The Rhythm Method, and will embark on more dates in April following the release of the album with support from She Drew The Gun. On May 19th, the band will curate ‘Glamour At Thee Ritz’ at Manchester’s O2 Ritz. Starting at 5pm and headlined by Cabbage, the event across 2 rooms at The Ritz will feature PINS, The Blinders, Rhythm Method, Witch Fever, Lady Bird, Sports Team + more to be announced over the coming weeks.

Cabbage ‘Nihilistic Glamour Shots’:
1. Preach To The Converted
2. Arms Of Pleonexia
3. Molotov Alcopop
4. Disinfect Us
5. Postmodernist Caligula
6. Exhibit A
7. Celebration Of A Disease
8. Perdurabo
9. Gibraltar Ape
10. Obligatory Castration
11. Reptiles State Funeral
12. Subhuman 2.0

Jan 31 Hull The Welly Club *
Feb 1 Nottingham The Bodega * – SOLD OUT
Feb 2 Stoke-on-Trent The Sugarmill *
Feb 3 Sheffield Plug **
Feb 7 Southampton The Loft *
Feb 9 Bristol Fiddlers *
Feb 10 Leeds Brudenell Social Club **
Feb 14 Newcastle Riverside * – VENUE UPGRADE
Feb 15 Glasgow King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut **
Feb 16 Liverpool The Magnet *
Feb 17 Birmingham Castle & Falcon **
Main support on all dates: The Rhythm Method
Second support: * Real Life Entertainment, ** Slow Knife

April 4 Aberdeen, The Tunnels
April 5 Edinburgh, The Mash House
April 6 Kendal, Brewery Art Centre
April 7 Middlesbrough, Westgarth Social Club
April 11 York, The Crescent Community Venue
April 12 Leicester, Dryden Street Social
April 13 Norwich, Norwich Arts Centre
April 14 Coventry, Empire
April 18 Oxford O2 Academy 2
April 19 Cardiff, Clwb Ifor Bach
April 20 Brighton, Patterns
April 21 Portsmouth, Wedgewood Rooms
Main support on all April dates(except 21st): She Drew The Gun

May 19 Manchester O2 Ritz, Cabbage Present… Glamour At Thee Ritz
Also featuring PINS, The Blinders, Rhythm Method, Witch Fever, Lady Bird, Sports Team + more to be announced


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