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Celtic Punks Ferocious Dog unveil their new video for ‘The Hope’, the title track off their latest album

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To coincide with Mental Health Day and the release of their new album, the English working-class Celtic punk boys drop new hard-hitting and confronting music video.

“The Hope is exactly what it says on the tin,” says the band of their latest single. “It’s a song that shows you when things are at their very darkest; there’s always a light at the end of the tunnel. There’s always help. There’s always hope! The subject matter is probably at its most poignant right now with what’s happening with the  world.” 

The Hope’ LP carries on in the strong tradition of Ferocious Dog albums, with thought-provoking and politically charged lyrics seamlessly combining with dynamic and eclectic music. The album includes previous singles’ Broken Soldier’ and ‘Petnrich Rising’ along with the ever-present traditional cover, this time, with Hazel O’Connor for ‘Will You’.

The Hope flows irresistibly through tales of historical observations to biting commentary on the plights facing the world today.  The songs follow a rollercoaster of pace and sentiment, which will have you wanting to mosh one moment before having a moment to contemplate.


A great follow-up to the album Fake News & Propaganda – Ferocious Dog seems to have the knack of evolving their sound enough to pique your interest without losing any of the sound or attitude that made you fall in love with them in the first place.

Once they’re allowed out to play again, they’ve given themselves a real headache in trying to pick a setlist from their now burgeoning back catalogue.

To celebrate the release of The Hope, Ferocious Dog’s are undertaking a 24 date tour, which started in Liverpool at the O2 Academy 2 on Friday 8th October and concludes at the Leadmill in Sheffield on Sunday 4th December. Check out the full tour dates below!

The band promise those attending “will be part of something very special, watching one of the very best Folk Punk bands in the UK with a high octane explosion of the very best live music. 

“People who have attended Ferocious Dog shows know exactly what to expect. People who are new to Ferocious Dogs live shows will be welcomed by the “Hell Hounds” as part of the growing Ferocious Dogs family.”

The Hope album is available to pre-order in usual CD and vinyl, with ticket and T-Shirt bundles available, plus an exclusive limited-edition green vinyl album, limited edition cassette and signed CDs here: https://thehope.ferociousdog.co.uk/

Ferocious Dogs UK 2021 tour dates

Sat 16th October Chalk Brighton

Sun 17th October The Venue Derby

Mon 18th October Old Cold Store Nottingham

Tue  19th October Nightrain  Bradford

Wed 20th October O2 Academy 3 Manchester 

Thu 21st October Nell’s London

Fri 22nd October O2 Academy 2 Oxford 

Sat 23rd October Waterfront Norwich 

Thu 28th October The Globe Cardiff 

Fri 29th October O2 Academy Leicester

Sat 30th October Esquires Bedford 

Fri 5th November O2 Academy 2 Newcastle 

Sat 6th November La Belle Angele Edinburgh

Fri 12th November Ropetackle Arts Shoreham-On Sea 

Sat 13th November The Forum Tunbridge Wells

Thu 18th November Cheese & Grain Frome

Sat 20th November Exeter Phoenix Exeter

Sun 21st November Guildhall Gloucester

Fri 26th November KK’s Steel Mill Wolverhampton 

Sat 27th November Picturedrome Holmfrith

Sat 4th December Leadmill Sheffield 


Tickets available from https://thehope.ferociousdog.co.uk/tickets
Please note for these rescheduled dates, original tickets remain valid. 

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