Riskee And The Ridicule

Fourth album Platinum Statue out now!

Pioneers of the Grime Punk subculture Riskee & The Ridicule have released their brand new fourth album Platinum Statue, available to listen to right now! The band will continue to tour the UK throughout 2023 showcasing new tracks for Platinum Statue plus all the classics!

It’s been four years since the band released their critically acclaimed album Body Bag Your Scene in June 2019. Described as “a bombshell of challenging themes” (Kerrang!) and “a focused assault that hits you in the heart like a hammer” (Mass Movement).

If you are out of the loop you can listen to our previous album Blame Culture on iTunes, Spotify and you can also listen to the first album Dawn Of The Dog on the same outlets.

Here you can see our up coming gigs that we would love to see you at – buy tickets now:

Gigs in 2024


21 – Chinnerys, Southend: TICKETS

22 – O2 Academy3, Manchester: TICKETS

23 – Cluny, Newcastle: TICKETS

25 – Stereo, Glasgow: TICKETS

26 – Lending Room, Leeds: TICKETS

27 – Ifor Bach, Cardiff: TICKETS

28 – Hope & Ruin, Brighton: TICKETS

29 – O2 Academy2, London: TICKETS


19 – Firebug, Leicester: TICKETS

20 – Crapfest, Birkenhead: TICKETS

26 – Alma Inn, Bolton: TICKETS

27 – The Georgian, Sotkcton-On-Tees: TICKETS


2 – Rebellion Festival: TICKETS


18 – Hairy Dog, Derby: TICKETS

19 – NE Calling, Newcastle: TICKETS

20 – Kanteena, Lancaster: TICKETS


29 – The Butler, Reading: TICKETS

30 – Suburbs, Guildford: TICKETS


1 – Old Cold Store, Nottingham: TICKETS

Riskee And The Ridicule released their debut album, Dawn Of The Dog, in 2014 it propelled them to tour the UK and Europe multiple times, including momentous sets at Indigo in the iconic O2 Arena and The 100 Club in London as well as supporting The King Blues on their return tour in 2016 and again in 2017.

The social and political climates have changed even more drastically since the release of Dawn Of The Dog and Riskee and The Ridicule are acutely aware of it. They followed up with second album titled Blame Culture and it delivered honesty, energy and thought-provoking material that we all need today, as the band elaborates on:

“Not being scared to say what you think is vital and if there was ever time that music needed to say something, it’s now. With so much music around that says nothing, someone should be leading the opposing charge. The new album follows a story and brings a point across that anyone living through the political turmoil we are facing at the moment will understand.”

In June 2019 they delivered their third album, Body Bag Your Scene, again made possible by the fans that has gone to the next level – taking the foundation of Dawn Of The Dog, the evolution of Blame Culture to deliver a mature, hard hitting sound. Catchy hooks matched by hard hitting lyrics on important social, political and racial matters pushes new boundaries for the band. 

Receiving critical acclaim already from maximumvolumemusic.com, originalrock.net and threesongsandout.com, Riskee And The Ridicule to smash on the door of the standard music scene, waiting for everyone to wake up. 

A sound that belongs entirely to them, Riskee & The Ridicule step beyond this on their new album…it’s emblematic of the feral potency at work on the full record.” – Clash

The band make the jump to serious contenders for the modern day punk crown.” – Vive Le Rock

Get on board now before they get huge, you can say you were part of something special.” – Three Songs And Out

This is not like other albums…anger runs through this stunning 12 songs like blood…something about it you cannot – or should not – ignore.” – Maximum Volume Music

This an album that 2019 desperately needs.” – Original Rock

An album that needs to be heard.” – The Punk Site

The album grabs you from the start and like a juggernaut, it will drive relentlessly, gathering pace as it takes you on a journey which will educate and hopefully inspire but ultimately invigorate.” – Punk4rt

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