Most descriptions of the Hell City Kings involve cocaine, whiskey and dirty girls, with good reason. Live and on record, the local quintet sounds like every single vice rolled into one greasy rock and roll casserole - like falling down the stairs at Rudyard's after losing a switchblade fight with your drunken girlfriend. This music is grimy and it hurts real good.
Saturday, the band unleashes its new album, The Road to Damnation
, with a show at Rudz supported by World's Most Dangerous and Skeleton Dick. So far each track that has leaked from Damnation
oozes from our headphones and makes a sticky mess on our desk. We love it. Any project involving guitarist Bill Fool and lead singer GFN is bound to leave a bruise.
This is "Never Let Go."
Don't listen to it at work, as you'll set the place on fire and join a violent gang. For fans of Turbonegro, The Hellacopters and that last shot you never can quite recall the next morning.