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Live Review: Reel Big Fish, Anti-Flag, and Mad Caddies at 02 Academy Leeds

Fireball’s Fuelling the Fire tour returned to the UK, this year bringing in tow Reel Big Fish, Anti-Flag and Mad Caddies for a triple headline set. Ready to entertain the seas of attendees in patched black denim jackets, or trilby’s and ties.

Mad Caddies kicked off the headline sets, offering up their eclectic back catalogue of traditional ska-punk sound mixed with hardcore, reggae, jazz and swing. Not leaving any chance to let the night get stale, bouncing between more melodic numbers like Souls for Sale and Shoot out the Lights to their more hectic and faster tracks, such as Leavin’ and Monkeys. Taking advantage of the wide demographic in the room to not only bring out songs from most of their full-length releases, but also to best express the signature caddies sound and style.  Continue reading Live Review: Reel Big Fish, Anti-Flag, and Mad Caddies at 02 Academy Leeds

Photos: Anti-Flag @ Vans Warped Tour 2017

Warped Tour was noticeably more political this summer than the last few years I’ve attended, but one band stood out in particular. Anti-Flag are taking Warped Tour by storm this summer and are as radically political as ever. As Justin Sane preached anti-racism, sexism, transphobia, and xenophobia, Chris Barker sported a “Smash The Alt-Right” tank-top. The crowd even got to watch Pat Thetic dive into the crowd to kick out a skinhead himself. Check out photos from their set in Hartford, CT below.