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UGLY KID JOE Reveal First New Song & Video In 7 Years

UGLY KID JOE Reveal First New Song & Video In 7 Years

Today, the notorious Ugly Kid Joe release the single and video for “That Ain’t Livin’,” the band’s first new music in seven years, with an album to follow. See & hear the video for Ugly Kid Joe‘s “That Ain’t Livin'” HERE at the band’s official YouTube channel.

“That Ain’t Livin'” is the first single to be taken from Ugly Kid Joe‘s forthcoming album Rad Wings of Destiny, which is due for release on October 21st via Metalville Records. The album will see the band teaming up with producer Mark Dodson – who was behind the desk for the band’s debut album release, America’s Least Wanted, which celebrates i’s 30th anniversary this year.

“‘That Ain’t Livin” is a tip of the hat to old-school AC/DC Powerage rock ‘n’ roll,” comments Ugly Kid Joe frontman Whitfield Crane.

The track features Shannon Larkin, Dave Fortman, Klaus Eichstadt, Cordell Crockett, and Whitfield Crane with a guest appearance from Yellowcake guitarist JJ Curran.

Ugly Kid Joe return to Europe this summer for a slew of Festival appearances throughout June and July including Hellfest, Copenhell, and Graspop; dates follow below.

The track is released on June 10th on all streaming services.

LINEUP
WHITFIELD CRANE: vocals
KLAUS EICHSTADT: guitar
DAVE FORTMAN: guitar
CORDELL CROCKETT: bass
ZAC MORRIS: drums
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SHANNON LARKIN: drums
SONNY MAYO: guitar
CHRIS CATALYST: guitar


DISCOGRAPHY
1991 – As Ugly As They Wanna Be (EP)
1992 – America’s Least Wanted 
1995 – Menace to Sobriety 
1996 – Motel California
2012 – Stairway To Hell(EP)
2015 – Uglier Than They Used Ta Be 


TOUR DATES
15.06. Copenhagen, Denmark – Copenhell
17.06. Hinwil, Switzerland – Rock the Ring
18.06. Dessel, Belgium – Graspop Metal Meeting
19.06. Hamburg, Germany -Knust
21.06. Prague, Czech – Futurum Music Bar
22.06. Essen, Germany – Turock
23.06. Köln, Germany – Gebäude 9
24.06. Namur, Belgium – Coco Grill
26.06. Clisson, France – Hellfest
13.07. Katowice, Poland – Metal Hammer Festival
17.07. Midalidare, Bulgaria – Midalidare Rock

MORE INFO:
www.uglykidjoe.net
www.facebook.com/uglykidjoetheband
www.instagram.com/uglykidjoeofficial
www.youtube.com/user/UglyKidJoeOfficial

About the author

Bobby Caughron

Bobby Caughron is a music journalist and Editor-In-Chief for XS ROCK. He began a life-long fan of hard rock and metal music after hearing KISS as a kid. He is still an avid fan of the 80s metal scene and continues to discover and write about new music in all rock genres today.

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