Up'n'coming Manc punks BRUISE CONTROL are back with another new video which they're premiering exclusively with Vive Le Rock!

The self-titled shout-along rabble-rouser 'Bruise Control' follows on from 'Dead On Arrival', which we featured a few weeks back and is also included on their forthcoming debut album Useless For Something, due out in April through TNS.

Paired with a superb video by Phil Dalton, featuring northern icon Fred Dibner, the single looks destined to do a 'Smoko' and make a beeline for international punk's viral consciousness.

''This is the first song we ever wrote, the first song I ever put lyrics to, and still one of my favourites," says singer Jim Taylor. "It's taken on so many shapes and forms since we wrote it and I guess that's why I still like it. If it stayed in its original form it would have been binned off ages ago I reckon.''

The quartet have already racked up a handful of releases and earned themselves a reputation for chaotic live shows, including a support slot at Amyl & The Sniffers' show at Manchester's Albert Hall.


Useless For Something is available to pre-order here.

Bruise Control launch their album on with a show at The Kings Arms, Salford on 28 April, after which they head out across the nation. Full dates are...

28th April - The Kings Arms, Salford.
29th April - Little Buildings, Newcastle.
30th April - Rad Apples, Dundee.
1st May - Bloc, Glasgow
2nd May - Duffy's Bar, Leicster.
3rd May - Percy Picklebackers, Nottingham
4th May - Quarry, Liverpool
5th May - Sydney & Matilda, Sheffield.
6th May - The Cab, Newport.
7th May - Drummonds, Worcester.

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Pic by Phil Dalton

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