Maylene And The Sons Of Disaster To Release IV In September

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Birmingham, Alabama-hailing heavy rockers Maylene and the Sons of Disaster will release their long-awaited new album, Maylene And The Sons Of Disaster: IV, on September 27 through Ferret Music.

That is the artwork, which is pretty damn cool.

According to a press release, the band continues its focused conceptual and lyrical bent on the new record, which plots Maylene as renegade outlaw from a 1920s gangster/prohibition era real-life crime family. “The record’s gritty musical shootouts are filled with intricate guitar riffing and whiskey drenched grooves, while the lyrics take your imagination back to a time when the exploits of gangs of criminals gripped the American people and press,” says the press release.

I have heard this record, and I can attest: Shit’s awesome. It is fucking awesome. I’m a big fan. It’s like Pantera meets Motley Crue, only better than that.

Maylene and the Sons of Disaster has just embarked on a 30 city U.S. tour that will run through September 3. Fresh from tours with both Clutch and Protest the Hero, the pre-release run will bring the band’s hard-hitting live show to both new fans and loyal followers each evening.

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About Chris Harris

Chris Harris is an internationally-published music journalist and writer whose work has appeared on the pages of Rolling Stone, IFC, Revolver, Alternative Press, and Radar. The former news editor for Noisecreep, Harris also served as co-host for the site’s weekly podcast, “Creep Show." Before that, he spent four years writing for MTV News.

  • Fantomas77

    FuckYesFuckYesFUCKYES!!! So stoked. Easily one of the best bands I’ve heard in awhile. Really hope they make the jaunt to Sacramento. Cannot wait to hear some new material!