About The Vile Assembly

Debut British punk-rock band, The Vile Assembly, were created solely to be the whistle-blowers on unjust society; their purpose to say what needs to be said through the universally understood medium of music. The band was created following a fortuitous meeting between three lifelong friends in a New York café, who decided that enough was enough and the troubles of the world needed to be voiced.

Although the friends, Paul Mason, Mark Webb and Mark Wainwright, had owned a music studio in Liverpool for two-decades, they’d never even contemplated making music of their own until that fateful day, until the avid conversation between them spurred on the conception of The Vile Assembly.

"The royal pardon, is for these regal brutes, but our vengeance will burn their flag and melt their pot of jewels"

The seeds of The Vile Assembly’s ethos were planted over two decades ago, but lay dormant, waiting for the right time and agenda for their opinions to find a voice. A vocation to be a poet, Paul Mason (the band’s lyricist and vocalist) found everything that happened in the world as vile. Out of choice, he opted to live on the streets of Liverpool for a month so that he could experience destitution first hand. With no gap or respite, he repeated the experience in San Diego. The result was horrendous, but he inspired a batch of poems, the main being ‘The Lonely Tramp In Liverpool’.

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Upcoming Gigs

Thurs 14th Sep

The Brook, Southampton


Fri 15th Sep

The Underworld, Camden


Sat 16th Sep



Sun 17th Sep

Concorde 2, Brighton


Tues 19th Sep

The Alban Arena, St Albans


Thurs 21st Sep

Band On The Wall, Manchester


Fri 6th Oct



Thurs 12th Oct

The Tivoli, N, Wales


Fri 13th Oct

Fibbers, York


Sat 14th Oct

Kavanaghs Bar & Venue, County Laois, Ireland


Fri 20th Oct

Dolans Warehouse, Limerick


Sat 21st Oct

Limelight, N, Ireland


Sun 22nd Oct

Edinburgh Corn Exchange


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