Houston scuzz-punk heroes the Hell City Kings are filming part of a new music video upstairs at Rudyards tonight. If you have seen the band in their live element, you can imagine where this shoot may be headed. With their new lead singer, the band seems to be reenergized, just in time for someone to capture it for posterity.
The song the Kings and director Bryan Forrester are filming tonight is "Never Let Go." Forrester's last video was an epic desert clip for listenlisten's "On the Water" from 2009's acclaimed Hymns from Rhodesia album. If the scope and size of that video are any indication, HCK should be in more than capable hands. There is also talk of a second part of the video, a debauched party scene, which will be shot later on next week.
HCK recently re-recorded "Never Let Go," with current lead singer Josh Wolf's vocals replacing those of former vocalist The GFN. The band is also in the midst of putting together a new seven-inch with the newly installed Wolf and a proper full-length follow up to last fall's The Road To Damnation is also being fast-tracked for a spring or summer release.