LONDON-BASED alternative rock quintet Japanese Voyeurs release their new single Get Hole this week.
Taken from their eagerly-awaited debut album Yolk, it fuses vicious riffs with singer Romily’s unmistakably brutal vocals.
It’s the kind of track that’s prompted the Guardian music critic to describe the band as “an onslaught of noise and intense psychodrama to soundtrack the most vicious hair-flailing.”
Japanese Voyeurs are Johnny Seymour (bass), Rikki Waldron (keys), Romily Alice (guitar/vocals) Steve Wilson (drums) and Tom Lamb (guitar).
Yolk was recorded with GGGarth Richardson (Rage Against The Machine/The Melvins/Jesus Lizard) and mixed by Alex Newport (Fudge Tunnel/At The Drive-In).
Romily, the band’s front person, said: “When we started out there weren’t that many new groups making heavy music, the kind of music we liked to listen to when we were growing up, we wanted to recapture that spirit and that brutality.”
Following a sold out Rock Sound Tour, Japanese Voyeurs are joining The Black Spiders on their UK Tour in May and will play Durham Live Lounge on May 16 and Newcastle Academy 2 on May 18.