Bristol punk rock'n'rollers SPLIT DOGS are back with a brand new single and a bunch of shows.

Their first single for Venn Records, 'And What?' is described by guitarist Mil Martinez as "a total embrace of working-class British seaside culture, I grew up in south London and in 2016 relocated to a small coastal town in the southwest. The song highlights the frustration of living and working in a seasonal holiday resort all summer with no holiday whilst the world around you has theirs. I’m also poking fun at myself for being grumpy and using some of the outdated British phrases my dad used to say to me as a kid. On your bike son!"

“We wanted the video for ‘And What?’ to be Split Dogs on a proper British summer holiday," adds drummer and video director Chris. "Fish and chips, ice creams and tattoos! Without blowing our own trumpet we think we hit the nail on the head. Big up the locals and the seagulls.”

The band have just finished work on their new studio album and now set out on a bunch of dates, kicking off with a show at Rough Trade in Bristol tonight, followed by the legendary Hope & Anchor in London on Sunday. Full dates are....

17/05 - Rough Trade, Bristol
19/05 - Hope and Anchor, London
24/05 - The Fleece, Bristol w/UK Subs
26/05 - Bearded Theory Festival, Derbyshire
15/06 - Red Lion, Leytonstone 
11/07 - Blondies, London
20/07 - Shacklewell Arms, London
02/08 - Rebellion Festival, Blackpool
09/08 - Daltons, Brighton

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