Music Industry News Network [06-20-2014]

THE ROUGH BOYS Streaming New Track ‘Hogtown’ On PureGrainAudio From Upcoming EP ‘Blood, Booze And Gasoline’ Out July 22nd



Taking their name from a Neil Young lyric – ‘All those rough boys, playin’ that rock and roll’, Toronto, ON’s speed infused punk thrashing THE ROUGH BOYS born out the inner city area of Parkdale has teamed up with for the premiere of their city anthem ‘Hogtown’ off their upcoming third EP ‘Blood, Booze And Gasoline’ set for release on July 22nd.

Vocalist / bassist Tom Gervais comments:

“This is our song dedicated to our hometown, Toronto. The stories are true…never mind all the alt rock shoegaze hipster shit. We come from Hogtown. We are The Rough Boys.”

The band’s third EP ‘Blood, Booze And Gasoline‘ offers bluesy stoner rock songs in a punk metalsetting, thus putting them somewhere in a grey area of the heavy music world, but if it’s an alternative to most of today’s metal genres you’re looking for, you got it!

This EP is packed with aggression and emotion sure to leave you in both shock and awe while forcing you to press ‘Play’ again and again.

The band has shared the stage with Cauldron, Fuck The Facts, Axxion, Midnight Malice, Adrenechrome, Saigon Hookers to name a few.

‘Hogtown’ can be heard and shared from the following link:

Track Listing: The Rough Boys – Blood, Booze and Gasoline
1. Before The Devil Knows I’m Dead (2:27)
2. Hogtown (3:57)
3. Blood, Booze and Gasoline (3:05)
4. May Two Four (3:11)

Total Time: 12:42


Music Video ‘Born To Rock’ off Speed EP (2012) –

Music Video for title track off ‘Spithead’ EP (2011) –

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