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The Dead Maggies – Tasmanian Convict Punk. Mixing raucous folk-punk and cow-punk with timeless story telling, heavy drum beats, a lot of voices and a lot of flannies; they slammed into the Tasmanian music scene in 2013, they’ve since toured Australia, Europe & S.E. Asia; played gigs on tall ships and at Falls Festivals; in pubs, clubs, festivals, fields and squats.

Almost 4 years of constantly playing gigs, drinking beer and writing songs have emerged in two releases so far; ‘Sing About Dead People’ (2013) and ‘Well Hanged’ (2015) which covering 200 years in 12 tracks. Both records were album of the week on ABC936 and Edge Radio with songs played on Triple J. Well Hanged received national and international airplay and was ranked #7 in LCP’s albums of 2015. Released by Folk ‘Til Ya Punk Records, you can order it at www.folktilyapunk.com and get two free tracks here. ‘She’ The Dead Maggies latest single was released late 2016 as a fundraiser for a local Tasmanian NGO working to end violence against women. The words were built on the stories of Tasmanian women.

The Dead Maggies were recently nominated for the National Live Music Awards. 

“What folk punk is all about…

…The history children didn’t learn in schools…

Bands like this should be an inspiration to us all”
Read a review at London Celtic Punks