WHO? 5 piece outfit hailing from Sheffield.
GENRE: Celtic punk
FOR FANS OF: Dropkick Murphys, Pogues and Rancid
WHY WE’RE DIGGIN THEM: We can guarantee you’ve not have heard anything like before. Who ever thought about mixing celtic folk with punk is a genius… it’s utterly brilliant.
THE MUSIC FILES FAVOURITE TRACK: Drowning Heart – Shanghai Treason create an exciting energy leaving the listeners hooked from the get-go. Banjos, heavy guitar riffs and addictive drum beats, the track has it all…
THE MUSIC FILES FAVOURITE LYRICS: ‘They say it’s all for the cause, smoked mirrors and trapped doors’ (Devil’s Basement)
CAREER HIGHLIGHTS: Their debut single, ‘Devil’s Basement’ getting over 40k hits on Facebook, the release of their latest release, ‘Can’t Even Hang A Man Right’, being included in the London Celtic Punks ‘Best of 2019’ and the incredible amount of gigs listed below that the band have played in such a short time!
GIG HIGHLIGHTS: Playing The Banshee Labyrinth in Edinburgh as part as of their mini tour at the beginning of March, their home-town at the Corporation in Sheffield, The Water Rats in London and supporting Suckerpunch in Birmingham! Shanghai Treason also played a series of gigs in support of Musicians Against Homeless which included dates in Liverpool, Sheffield, York and Bristol. The band also performed at Rockin The Bowl Festival and of course we can’t forget that their first gig was supporting the freakin Buzzcocks at Gorilla in Manchester…
CHECK OUT SHANGHAI TREASON BELOW…