Live Dates

2018
UK
26 May Rock Against Cancer, All Cannings, near Devizes Tickets
1 June Irlam Live festival, Manchester Tickets
POLAND
16 June Tauron Life festival, Oswiecim Tickets
ISRAEL
20 June Barby Club, Tel Aviv Tickets
UK
6 July Summer Picnic Concerts, Hampton Pool SOLD OUT!
FRANCE
8 July Festival Les Deferlantes, Argeles Sur Mer Tickets
10 July Le Mas Des Escaravatiers festival, Puget sur Argens Tickets
12 July Musilac festival, Aix Les Bains Tickets
UK
21 July Splendour festival, Nottingham Tickets
29 July Lunar festival, Tanworth in Arden Tickets
FRANCE
10 August Festival aux Champs, Chanteix Tickets
28 August Estival de Trelaze, Trelaze FREE GIG!
UK
23 Sept Looe Music Festival, Cornwall Tickets
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Facebook hits 200k!

Our Facebook page has now (very nearly!) hit the staggering total of 200,000 ‘likes’ worldwide… To mark this amazing achievement, we have a live track to make available as a free download for a limited period. It is a version of the ’77 classic London Lady which was recorded at the Manchester Academy gig on the band’s 40th anniversary Ruby tour this March. This version displays all the venom and

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Season's greetings

As the band’s Ruby anniversary year draws to a close, we would like to wish all the Familyinblack around the world a very happy Christmas (or Yuletide) and best wishes for the coming year. Thanks as ever for your ongoing support…see you on the road in 2015…keep an eye on the site tomorrow as we have a special Christmas gift lined up…

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Baz blogs about 2014

Baz looks back on the events of 2014 and the band’s Ruby anniversary year in his latest ratter blog which can be found here

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New t-shirt available

We now have a brand new t-shirt available from our merchandisers Townsend Music which features a striking image from the iconic cover of The Raven album by fan/designer Les Neil. The tshirt is in stock now and can be ordered here

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JJ magazine feature

JJ is featured on the cover of this month’s Bass Guitar magazine executing a pretty impressive karate kick. The magazine has a five page interview with him about all things four string related including his influences and having his own Shuker signature bass. Onsale now…

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JJ Sculpture blog

JJ has written a new ratter blog recalling each of the songs on the Aural Sculpture album. Read it here