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The King Blues Split Up

The King Blues Split Up



The King Blues have split up with immediate effect. A statement from the band reads as follows:

"It is with great sadness and very heavy hearts that we must inform you, that as of today The King Blues are no more.

We are all immensely proud of our body of work. We will be releasing the last The King Blues album entitled ‘Long Live The Struggle’ as the final chapter. The album will be released in early July 2012.

We simply feel we have taken things as far as they can go and it would be unfair on you if we were to go through the motions like so many other artists do. We all believe strongly in what The King Blues stands for.

Can we take this opportunity to thank you all so much for your support, love and passion down the years.

long live the struggle

in solidarity,
The King Blues"

News 3 April 2012
The King Blues & Patrick Stump Team Up?

The King Blues & Patrick Stump Team Up?



Here's one to file under 'WHUUUUUUUUH?'

The King Blues, currently out in LA recording with John Feldmann have apparently teamed up with Patrick Stump on a new track. Details are scarce at the moment, but judging by the picture above that TKB drummer Jack Usher has posted on his Tumblr account, it's a very real prospect indeed...

News 11 January 2012
Merry Christmas Part Uno!

Merry Christmas Part Uno!

Members of The King Blues, Black Veil Brides, Fucked Up and Brigade wish YOU a Merry Christmas!

Videos 22 December 2011
Video Exclusive: The King Blues - Does Anybody Care About Us?

Video Exclusive: The King Blues - Does Anybody Care About Us?

Everyone's favourite politipunks The King Blues will release the single 'Does Anybody Care About Us?' on February 12. Until then, we've got the awesome new video which you can watch below.

Talking of the track, frontman Itch Fox has been typically vocal about it's subject matter: "There's no fucking future for anyone but the privileged anymore, education needs to be for everyone, we need jobs, houses, and all they want us to do is pay our taxes, shut the fuck up and gratefully eat X-Factor. It makes me sick to my gut. Banker bonuses and politicians claiming thousands for their fucking duck ponds while they sweep the homeless off the streets and hose down where they're sleeping, taking away benefits while two and a half million people are unemployed, leaving empty houses to rot and trying to outlaw squatting during a homeless crisis. There's a battle going on and we're part of it whether we like it or not. Cameron says, 'in this together', easy to say if you're sitting on £30,000,000! He has no idea what life is like for the people he condemns, for the people he makes it most difficult for. He's a fucking scumbag and I've had enough of it, I know I ain't the only one either. I look around and I see resistance on every level. Call us what you like, striking workers, protesting students, rioting kids, the 99%, we are who we are, a product of a broken Britain being torn apart and yes, we are fucking angry - is anybody gonna fight back?"

So yes, they're still fucking angry. here's the vid!



The King Blues feature in our 2011 Awards in Rock Sound Issue 156 which is out now!

News 8 December 2011
Hevy 2010 Lookback: The King Blues

Hevy 2010 Lookback: The King Blues

The King Blues getting up and close and personal with their crowd at Hevy 2010! Expect photos and videos from Hevy Festival 2011 on Rock Sound this weekend!

Photo 4 August 2011
The Lock Up Stage Confirmed

The Lock Up Stage Confirmed

The King Blues, Descendents, Hot Water Music, The Mighty Mighty Bosstones and more confirmed for the Reading and Leeds Festival.

News 3 May 2011
Q+A: Itch, The King Blues

Q+A: Itch, The King Blues

‘I think we are hungrier now as a band than we’ve ever been’, Itch on anger, America and new album ‘Punk & Poetry’.

Features 19 April 2011

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