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The Ex Senators are a politically and socially charged band from Chicago who are in love with Joe Strummer, Billy Bragg and Bruce Springsteen…
If you ever loved the bug eyed passion of the prime time Clash and the heart on sleeve Telecaster  words are our weapons of socially concerned rock n rollers like the Boss then the Ex Senators  are  talking your language

The band, who come from Chicago, have dumped the phoney fashion parade for an album of songs that deal with the modern politic with a passion and a wit that is startling in its brazen concern for the truth in a time of mainstream musical lies. Their debut UK single, ‘Start a Fight” is proof that mainstream rock can actually have a power and purpose.

The song, that comes with one of the videos of the year- an animated call-to-arms clip that doesn’t pull it’s punches and, like the band’s songs, hits all the right targets with its creative  overload.

“The concept for the video was all this political bullshit meets The Ramones Spiderman,” grins frontman  Dmac. “In a nutshell, the political dialogue in America has become nothing but hyperbole and hatred on both sides of the aisle. They’re all full of it.”

Impassioned, powerful and intelligently informed songs that deal with these troubled times, Ex Senators are proof that music can be a bit more than the endless soft porn parade of the charts. The members of the band have packed CVs and are proud of being around the block, this a rare case of great players who have stepped back to deal with the raw wound of the times.

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Award winning journalist and boss of Louder Than War. In a 30 year music writing career, John was the first to write about bands such as Stone Roses and Nirvana and has several best selling music books to his name. He constantly tours the world with Goldblade and the Membranes playing gigs or doing spoken word and speaking at music conferences.


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