Amusingly every press shot of Band of Skulls makes them look like a 80s Christian rock band. Should I leave this post at that? Don’t judge a band by their press pack… yadda, yadda.
Band of Skulls hail from Southampton, UK. There you go. You probably wouldn’t have guessed that from a brief listen as they have a kind of Mid-South meets New York twang going on, both in vocals and guitar.
Their first album Baby Darling Doll Face Honey received some acclaim and blahed out a number of singles including this:
Their beefed up, blusey rock is not to everyone’s fancy, I doubt they’ll feature in the Queen’s Christmas address, but at SGTMT headquarters we don’t listen to the masses (cos we’re upset, they never listen to us) and we’re big fans. Big.
Their second album Sweet Sour is released on Feb 21st and you can catch the title track below: