band of skulls 'the devil takes care of his own'

 

Granted, this blog skews electronic — but that doesn’t mean we don’t like to butch it up with some heavy guitars every once in a while. One of the ballsier tracks we’ve heard in a while is “The Devil Takes Care of His Own” by Southampton, England trio Band of Skulls.

They’re in the mold of blues-based bands like The White Stripes and The Kills, so it’s no surprise to learn they’ve opened for Black Rebel Motorcycle Club and The Dead Weather — and they’re about to embark on a tour in support of The Black Keys.

“The Devil Takes Care of His Own” is the first single from the band’s forthcoming second album, due out early next year. Dig the crunchy guitar lick, which in the video drives the crew of a Japanese TV show to violence:

Check out the Band of Skulls/Black Keys European tour dates here.

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