The Cutthroat Brothers & Mike Watt Reveal Title Track From Upcoming Album ‘The King Is Dead’

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The Cutthroat Brothers And Mike Watt have announced that they will release their new album, The King Is Dead, on vinyl, CD and digital download at midnight on Record Store Day, June 12th. The venomous blues-punk, swamp-rock sounds of The Cutthroat Brothers and Mike Watt conjures up the spirit of bands like The Gun Club, The Cramps, The Stooges and The Hives. Ahead of the release The Cutthroat Brothers have revealed the video for the album’s title track, a spooky blues burner that slips into the room like a night stalker, then slashes everything into a brash, bluesy bloodbath.

Jason Cutthroat’s guitar slashes and slides like a straight razor, Donny Paycheck’s (ex Zeke) drums harder than a barber chair thrown off a 13 story building, while under it all the mighty and unmistakable bass thunder of Mike Watt (The Stooges, Minutemen) sticks everything together like blood to the scene of a crime. This collaboration began when Mike Watt interviewed Jason and Donny on The Watt from Pedro Show, when the real life barbers casually asked Watt to play bass on their next album they didn’t expect to hear ‘yes’. Mike Watt added his magic and is now an honorary Cutthroat Brother barber by blood, his gritty, powerful playing will blow your greasy black pompadour back like a jet engine.  

Hailed as ‘the Sweeney Todd’s of punk’, The Cutthroat Brothers and Mike Watt are a mean and murderous match made in hell. Take this blood-soaked bash-a-thon and file it where it fits: right next to punk rock greats like The Misfits or The DamnedJack Endino produces, mixes, and masters again on his 4th collaboration with The Cutthroat Brothers, honing The King is Dead to a razor sharp point. 

You can pre-order The King Is Dead via Hound Gawd! Records