The Bronx, whose next album, Bronx VI (https://thebronx.lnk.to/bronxviPR), is already racking up widespread praise, including Result describing the music as happy rock’n’roll ”and Brooklyn vegan saying “their sound is as full of venom and vinegar as ever,” launches third single from upcoming album, releasing “Water the well” (https://thebronx.lnk.to/WTWPR/youtube) this morning.
“Watering the Well” is in equal parts a rock n roll date and an alley in the Bronx beatdown! With an opening riff that doubles as a call to nature, ”offers Bronx singer Matt Caughthran,“ and a rhythm section dirtier than the Detroit gutter, listening to this song after midnight will make you stop 100%. . “
The SoCal Group, in partnership with San Diego-based Fall Brewing Company, has created a limited-edition, easy-to-drink lager of the same name (“Watering The Well”), which will be released on May 29th. brewery this afternoon (3 pm Pacific) with exclusive posters, rare and out-of-print vinyls (including the out-of-print “Watering The Well” 7-inch) and a commemorative t-shirt.
The Bronx has also partnered with several highly regarded artists for their now exhausted Bronx VI 7-inch series, with “Watering The Well” featuring the work of Brian Montuori. The internationally renowned painter is known both for his large-scale, often animal-centric pieces, as well as the instantly recognizable covers of The Dillinger Escape Plan’s Miss Machine and one of us is the killer, and that of Dälek From the dirty tongue of gods and griots. A limited number of 7-inch “Watering The Well” singles are available. previously published Bronx VI singles presented the works of Jeremy Dean (“White Shadow” – https://youtu.be/pliCeI6ZKps) and DabsMyla (“Superbloom” – https://youtu.be/Lwp0SRmJ_W0).
Two North American festivals have been announced in recent weeks: September 18 at Riot Fest and September 25 at Punk Rock Bowling. The group had previously confirmed an extensive UK tour in early 2022 with Every Time I Die.
Bronx Tour Dates:
September 18 Chicago, IL Riot Fest
September 25 Las Vegas, NV Punk Rock Bowling
January 27 Brighton, UK Chalk
January 28 Nottingham, UK Rock City
January 29 Manchester, UK O2 Ritz
January 30 Liverpool, UK Invisible Wind Factory
February 1 Glasglow, United Kingdom SWG3 Galvanizers
February 2 Newcastle, UK Boiler Shop
February 3 Leeds, UK Stylus
February 4 Bristol, UK SWX
February 5 London, UK Roundhouse
Album pre-orders are now available (https://thebronx.lnk.to/bronxviPR) with the collection available digitally, on CD and on vinyl. Several variations of limited edition vinyls are sold out, as is the “Mirror Press” series (400 available), which included a collectible, hand-made wooden box embossed with the band’s logo, a lyrical decoder mirror, a 7 inch non-slip mat. and with room for each of the singles sought. A small number of each of the 11 7-inch singles will be made available as each is released. Bronx VI was produced by Joe Barresi (Tool, Melvins, Bad Religion) at his House of Compression studio in Pasadena, California.
The Bronx was formed in 2002, releasing its self-titled debut album the following year. During the Los Angeles-based band’s 19-year career, The Bronx released five original albums under their original namesake and three albums under their alter ego, Mariachi El Bronx. Both versions of the now legendary SoCal outfit have been hailed for mastering the ‘anguished cries of anguish of young blue collar workers’ (Los Angeles Times), and for writing “punchy and catchy hard rock pieces” (Loudwire). The Bronx is Matt Caughthran (vocals), Joby J. Ford (guitar), Ken Horne (guitar), Brad Magers (bass) and Joey Castillo (drums).
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