Wednesday, 7 January 2015

SCOUT KILLERS - SINGLE REVIEW

Scout Killers - Cease And Resist 
Scout Killers - Cease And Resist

My first reaction on seeing the name of this Bath band was a fairly graphic mental image of a jamboree based massacre with bloodied woggles and burning tents. However, once I dragged myself back from the darkness the lives inside my soul, I decided to give their new single, 'Cease And Resist', a shot. From the first guitar lick and drum kick, you can tell that this is a snake-hipped, sleaze-ball of a tune that would probably have pierced testicles if it was physically able to. Think Buckcherry but heavier, Slash but slicker or Audioslave but more sexual than political. Throw in an epic breakdown of a chorus and the kind of atmospherics that only come in black and you've got a genuine rock stomper. And not a single prepubescent boy was harmed in the making of this song. Probably...

More information: https://www.facebook.com/scoutkillers

Live Dates:

5th February - The Snooty Fox, Wakefield
6th February - The Washington, Sheffield
7th February - O'Rileys, Hull
12th February - The Iron Rock Bar, Evesham
13th February - The Nest, Bath
14th February - White Swan, Trowbridge
16th February - The Fleece, Bristol
20th February - Bar 42, Worthing
21st February - Crowley's Rock Bar, Swansea
27th February - The Phoenix, London
28th February - Cavendish Arms, London
6th March - Asylum Club, Chelmsford
28th March - Charlie's Bar, Westbury
3rd April - The Victoria, Swindon

9th May - The Three Horse Shoes, Bradford

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