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High Hopes: The Wanton Bishops

Lebanon’s new garage rock heroes arrive in a whirlwind of blues, jam sessions and bar fights.

Beirut doesn’t have the most thriving of rock industries. Indeed, in a business sense there’s barely an industry at all, which makes The Wanton Bishops a pleasantly surprising discovery. To the UK they’re dynamic rock newcomers, while back home they’re sort of famous – not that appearing on MTV Lebanon necessarily equals ‘fame’, apparently.

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