‘Their ability to take hard blues rock and twist and distort it into darker, more unique territories is akin to that of Queens of the Stone Age’. The Ugly Kings’ brand of power blues is captivating’. – Classic Rock Magazine
Melbourne rockers The Ugly Kings have just released Little Suzie, a brand new track from the forthcoming Gypsy Queen two track 7 inch vinyl set for release on November 1.Little Suzie is about an ending relationship where both people are too scared to pull the trigger. If you’re going to shoot me put the gun to head basically means if you’re going to end it, do it quickly, don’t drag it out. Check it out here http://smarturl.it/littlesuzie The two tracks are the sequel and final chapter to the bands 2018 debut album ‘Darkness Is My Home’. Both songs were recorded as part of those sessions, but never before released. The band have partnered with Tuff Cuff Records to create the incredible vinyl for the release.The Bandcamp exclusive colour variant of purple / yellow splatter pre orders sold out in 4 hours! Tuff Cuff Records also had their own exclusive version which sold out in 2 days!
There still are some final remaining copies of various versions available from the bands bandcamp or Tuff Cuff. ‘Gypsy Queen’ the 7″ Vinyl will be released Friday Nov 1 alongside the digital two track. Pre-orders are available now https://theuglykings.bandcamp.com Shows to support the release will be announced soon. ***** Watch the awesome videos from Darkness Is My Home,
Promised Land, Black Widow and the very cool ONE SHOT video for the track Killing Time **** The Ugly Kings, featuring Devil Electric guitarist, Christos Athanasias, are four powerhouse blues rockers drawing influence from an eclectic and dynamic musical background. They offer a powerful injection of energy and emotion to the modern rock scene, formulating what can only be described as power blues. Their catchy riffs and foot stomping rhythm lay the foundations for the deep reaching and soulful emotive vocals. The Ugly Kings have supported Airbourne on their successful sold out east coast Australia tour in January 2017 with great reviews and Airbourne’s main man Joel O’Keefe saying of the band; “Great show! The Ugly Kings have really got their own thing going on and it rocks! I love all the dynamics, pushing and pulling and then always smashing it out. Great intensity and power.”. They also supported Rival Sons in 2016 on their first Australia headline side-show in Melbourne during the Black Sabbath ‘The End’ World Tour & were asked directly by Papa Roach to open for them on both their Melbourne shows in 2018. The Ugly Kings are for fans of The Doors, Jack White, Black Sabbath, The Black Keys, Royal Blood and Rival Sons.