King Tuff, Jaill, The Coathangers tour California (at Bottom of the Hill 7/26/12)

Stop by Bottom of the Hill on Thursday, July 26th for a wild punk/garage-rock show featuring King Tuff, Jaill, and The Coathangers. The three bands are teaming up for a California tour from Sacramento to San Diego. King Tuff is the energetic, LA-based garage rock project of Vermont's Kyle Thomas. His eponymous sophomore album was released in May on Sub Pop, an impressive follow-up to his 2008 solo debut Was Dead. The sound of the King Tuff LP channels the fun, whiney charisma of Hunx and His Punx combined with the raucous guitar rock enthusiasm of Ty Segall. Thomas' scruffy [...]

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Burger Boogaloo 2012 part 3: Coathangers and Guantanamo Baywatch

If my pictures are getting blurry, well, blame the Boogaloo. This offering respresents Saturday night's hoopla to the best of my failing capacities. Surely Guantanamo Baywatch provides the ultimate Burger experience. Flying surf guitars, perfectly pounded drums and bass lines so sweet you're content to crawl right under the bar and die. Coathangers have evolved. The bleached blonde I first encountered 2 years back screaming at the helm is either gone or converted into a black haired drummer (tho still screamy!). Said drummer did come up front to belt one out even adding some crazy guitar licks. The new sound [...]

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