Millie Manders and the Shutup talk to PCN Magazine

Check out all the latest news from Millie Manders about upcoming single release, recording of the new album and how she is preparing for the UK tour next week.

ANGRY SIDE and CAN I GET OFF? will be released on 5th April alongside a range of new T-Shirts to help raise funds for Mercy Without Limits

Talking about the single, Millie Manders says: 

Angry Side is, I guess, a letter from my teenage self, apologising for being so angry and wanting to burn down the world. I had a lot going on back then and I hid behind bravado a lot. I suppose it’s also me telling my younger self that it’s OK to have been that angry when I went through a bunch of trauma that I couldn’t process well enough to deal with it all. I was a kid.

The western world is privileged because it has pillaged resources from everyone else in the world. We need to unlearn what we know and recognise the suffering people are going through as a result of our greed. Can I Get Off? is an outpouring of my frustrations about that and, ultimately, the reason we are fundraising for Mercy Without Limits.”

7” single and T-Shirt bundles pre-order: HYPERLINK

Known for their ferocious and joyous live shows and championed by the likes of the BBC Radio 1 Rock Show, BBC Introducing, Radio X and Vive Le Rock, the band will release their second album later this year. The eagerly awaited new album follows their acclaimed debut Telling Truths, Breaking Ties.

With grinding guitars, irresistible horns, huge amounts of pop appeal and candid lyrics, the band delve into themes such as loss, betrayal, anxiety, heartbreak, environmental concerns and political unrest, all while exuding the punk attitude and the prowess that sets them apart.

Millie Manders spoke with Raymond Thomson, check out the interview below

Supports for the forthcoming tour will be Voodoo Radio and All Ears Avow.

Tour Tickets Here: HYPERLINK


Wed 10 COLCHESTER Three Wise Monkeys

Thu 11 CARDIFF Clwb Ifor Bach

Fri 12 LEICESTER Musician

Sat 13 STOURBRIDGE Katie Fitzgerald’s

Tue 16 BLACKPOOL Bootleg Social

Wed 17 EDINBURGH Bannerman’s

Thu 18 DARLINGTON Forum Music Centre

Fri 19 LEEDS Key Club

Sat 20 DONCASTER Wroot Rocks

Wed 24 BOURNEMOUTH Anvil Rock Bar

Thu 25 GUILDFORD Star Inn

Fri 26 NORWICH Waterfront Studio

Sat 27 MILTON KEYNES Craufurd Arms


Thu 16 LONDON Downstairs at the Dome

MMATSU have built a strong reputation through their live shows and versatile discography. Their live performances have graced stages at such notable festival as Slam Dunk, Bearded Theory, Rebellion, North West Calling, Kendal Calling and Boomtown, and they’ve previously supported the likes of Less Than Jake and Ferocious Dog on tour.

Beyond their music, the band’s commitment to sustainability and charity is always evident, prioritising eco-friendly merchandise and raising funds for charitable causes through limited edition artwork and clothing sales. With their dedication to making a positive impact in the music industry, MMATSU continue to be a vital voice in the burgeoning cross-genre punk scene.

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Raymond Thomson - Deputy Editor

I am a photographer/musician/engineer living in Scotland. My passion is music and motocross and I share my work on facebook/punk4RT and facebook/madmaxmedia. I do like a bit of throw back to the heydays of the 60’s/70’s/80’s when it comes to taking shots of bands. I grew up on the music papers (NME/Sounds/Melody Maker) and drew influence from Pennie Smith/Jill Furmanovsky/Anton Corbijn/Bob Gruen/Adrian Boot/Charles Peterson.
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