Royal Blood - The boys from Brighton UK.>> Their debut album soared to #1 in the
UK >> Royal Blood is a mixture of anguished vocals, ferocious drumming and bass that
provides intricate detail as well as a rumble of rhythm. Royal Blood are the result
of a lineage that stretches from present day heroes Queens of the Stone Age to the
influential Led Zeppelin, and all the way back to early blues pioneers.
Yet this wall of sound emerges from just two men: Mike Kerr howls venomous lines
such as “I’ve got a gun for a mouth and a bullet with your name on it” as his bass
elicits a roar that a blind test would predict is the result of multiple musicians.
Meanwhile drummer Ben Thatcher complements his band-mate’s attack with the controlled
aggression of a young Dave Grohl. Royal Blood wrap the primal essence of ferocious
rock ‘n’ roll power around a surprisingly innate ability to craft deft melodies and
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