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Hear a new track from The Demon’s Claws, album out now on In The Red

By November 23, 2010No Comments

The Demon’s Claws

MP3: “Mona’s Lunch”

For any fan of real rock nʼ roll it would be a goddamn shame if you sleep on the raucous and inebriating revelry of Montreal’s most delirious band The Demonʼs Claws. These guys have been pounding out their brand of crazed rock slop since 2004, in which time theyʼve toured endlessly and released two full- length albums and countless singles and 12″s. Now the band has finally followed up their stunning 2007 album, Satanʼs Little Pet Pig, with The Defrosting Of… For legal reasons, the title has to be incomplete. We can only say that itʼs a reference to a very big name in the world of animation, long rumored to be cryogenically frozen.

The Demonʼs Claws seem to effortlessly play roots soaked music that is so ramshackle and loose it sounds if it could fall apart and any second yet manages to hang together perfectly. Part Gun Club, part Back From The Grave, part lo-fi distorted crunch, part young Mick Jagger with a mouth full of pills. All of this is delivered with a weird backwoods creepiness that makes it come off all the more authentic. Stepping up their countrified roots on this outing, Jeff Clarkeʼs gift for writing incredibly catchy hillbilly stomp has never been more apparent. The guy is the real deal.

Self described “liars and scumbags” and sweaty and belligerent by nature, The Demon’s Claws are one of the most dynamic combos to take the filthy route directly to your brain. The Defrosting Of… solidifies their earnest ambition to stomp their Americana-tinged blues-punk death trip into submission. Watch for The Demonʼs Claws on tour in North America in 2011.

“Their music reminds me of when I used to visit an old cabin in Northern Ontario and take mushrooms and drink tons of Labatt’s and go night fishing. This is what we should’ve been playing instead of Sabbath.” -Terminal Boredom

The Demon’s Claws
The Defrosting Of…
(In The Red)
Street date: Oct. 5, 2010

1. Fed From Her Hand
2. Last Time At The Pool
3. Mona’s Lunch
4. Laser Beams
5. At The Disco
6. Catch Her By The Tail
7. All Three Eyes
8. Trip To The Clinic
9. Anny Lou
10. Fucked On Ketamine
11. Weird Ways
12. You’ll Always Be My Friend


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