Saturday, July 26, 2014

The Kut Release New Video

The ‘Make Up’ EP is out Monday 18th August (Criminal Records)

Grunge trio The Kut have released their brand new video for ‘Mario’, a track taken from their forthcoming Make Up EP, slated for release on the 18th August.

Featuring a post-apocalyptic narrative, vocalist Maha explains the concept: “The idea of Mario was about frustration, with the industry and the scene. The concept that as kids we were made a lot of promises, but the reality is that all that’s left for us is a waste land. We are the forgotten generation.” Recalling the filming process, she went on to say “We had a lot of fun making it, jumping fences and scaling floors on the outside of broken buildings to get certain shots”.

The Make Up EP is available to pre-order in a music & video bundle at

The Kut - Biography

Inspired by bands like Deftones, L7, Hole, Incubus, Placebo, Nirvana, Faith No More and others, The Kut are a London basement rock trio. Having been voted into in the winning spots for MTV UK Brand New Unsigned 2014 Poll, the ‘Make Up’ EP was produced by James LeRock Loughrey (Skindred / White Zombie / My Vitriol / Page & Plant / Def Leppard), featuring 3 brand new tracks plus 2 previous releases ‘DMA’ and ‘Closure’.

The first single from the EP, ‘No Trace’ is a dark and emotive track, already spending 3 weeks in the Scuzz Most Wanted Rock Chart, alongside bands like Paramore, Green Day - as well as playlisted on their 'All-Stars of Rock Show'. ‘No Trace’ was also supported by Alex Baker on Kerrang! Radio and picked up by BBC Introducing in Lancashire and Oxford. This lead to The Kut being invited in for a BBC Introducing live set, where they performed a 4 song set live from the Blackburn studios. The video was play listed on Putpat TV (Germany, Switzerland, Austria) and featured by Vevo, with a number of USA stations also including the track.

Upcoming single ‘Mario’ has recently been played on BBC Introducing Lancashire and the video will be available on 14.7.14 ahead of the release of their forthcoming ‘Make Up’ EP on 18th August. The band’s previous ‘Closure’ music video was playlisted on Sub TV, Tuune, NME TV (Radar). The music video for ‘DMA’ (aka Doesn’t Matter Anyway) was added to 16 USA cable channels on the Bongo Boy Rock n Roll Show. The band have also had a number of tracks playlisted at the major UK clubs including Club NME and Medication.

Previous shows include London 2012 Olympics and the Paralympics, and a sold out UK tour. In 2013 the band performed DJ sets for Kerrang! Klub, London and a string of 14 dates on the Club Criminal tour. The band also have endorsements from Marshall Amplification, Roland / Boss Pedals / TC Electronics / TC Helicon and Dr Martens.


Forthcoming Dates

Sat 19th July: Rock and Bike Fest, Derby
Sat 2nd Aug: Richmond Live Festival, North Yorkshire (acoustic)
Fri 8th Aug: Rusty Cage @ Retro, Manchester (acoustic)
Sat 9th Aug: Links-Stock, St. Annes, Lancashire (daytime acoustic show)
Sat 9th Aug: Kaya Weekender, Bangor, North Wales (acoustic)
Sun 10th Aug: YR Welcome Festival, Birmingham (acoustic)
Fri 29th Aug: Worcester Music Festival, Worcester
Sat 6th Sep: ALCON, De Montford University, Leicester
Sat 12th Sep: Isle of Wight Beer Festival, East Cowes
Fri 31st Oct: Halloween Special, The Lincoln Imp, Scunthorpe

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