Stop me if you’ve heard this one before, but Oakland’s Diesel Dudes craft hard, minimalist synth-punk songs about the joys of the gym. As confirmed by the video for “Body Clench,” the pro-workout lyrics are firmly tongue-in-cheek, but the electrified jams are unrelenting.
The group just released the Hercules Initiative 7″ in April. Stream a few songs from that record below.
Finally, bonus points for some hilarious Facebook bio work:
DIESEL DUDES IS SWEATY, HYPER ROMAN, MUSCLE MUSIC FOR PEOPLE WHO LIKE TO TRULY GET PUMPED AND SMOKE SO MUCH WEED. DIESEL DUDES TACKLES THE TOUGH ISSUES OF BEING AN INSANELY STRONG MAN BUT HAVING DEEP INSECURITIES FROM PAST TRAGEDIES OR FATHERS. THE GOAL IS TO EAT AS MANY MUSCLE MILK PRODUCTS AS POSSIBLE AND WORK OUT AND FORGET ABOUT THAT SHIT YOU BABY. MUSCLES.
LIFTING WEIGHTS, HANGING OUT IN GYMS, APPLYING OIL LIBERALLY TO OUR BODIES, COMPENSATING, PROTEIN SHAKES, BOWFLEX, TROPHY WIVES
GOVERNOR ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER AND GOVERNOR JESSE VENTURA