'Better Than Heavy' to be given away with a newspaper

Mongrel will give away their debut album, ‘Better Than Heavy’, free as a physical CD with this Saturday’s (March 7) Independent newspaper.

The collective was founded by Reverend And The Makers’ Jon McClure and features his bandmate Joe Moskow, BabyshamblesDrew McConnell, rapper Lowkey and former Arctic Monkeys bassist Andy Nicholson. Arctic MonkeysMatt Helders drums on the album.

The band will play UK gigs in May.

Mongrel will play:

Nottingham Rescue Rooms (May 19)

Glasgow Oran Mor (May 22)

Sheffield Plug (23)

To check the availability of Mongrel tickets and get all the latest listings, go to NME.COM/GIGS now, or call 0871 230 1094.