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STARCRAWLER Unveils New Single “Roadkill” Featuring STEVE-O Of Jackass

By on May 15, 2022 0

Los Angeles hard rock outfit starcrawler have released an official video for their single “Roadkill”, directed by Gilbert Trejo (son of actor Danny Trejo) and featuring a cameo appearance by none other than Steve-O of Donkey infamy.

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In the video, the group are chased through the streets of Los Angeles by an enraged and resentful pink clunker, driven by Steve-O. Interspersed with some very cool and stylized performance filming, “Roadkill” is perhaps the best example yet of starcrawlerthe super chic drip of fuses with hard rock and punk.

Speaking of the track, the singer DeWilde’s Arrow said: “‘Roadkill’ is about anyone trying to dig their heels into the ground and get in your way. We’ve all had people try to tear us down, and sometimes you just have to walk through them .

Growing up in Los Angeles, the members of starcrawler consumed a regular diet of X, The Ramonesand Nirvana during their formative years. DeWilde and guitarist Henry Cash attended the same high school but never really crossed paths until the two actively sought out recruiting musicians to form a band.

“One Day After School” Species Told Aquarius in 2019, “[DeWilde] came to me, because she saw that I had a tuba case, and she assumed that if I played the tuba, I had to play the guitar, naturally. She asked me if I wanted to jam, and that’s kind of where it all started.

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DeWilde has been turning heads ever since starcrawler’The self-titled debut album hit the streets in 2018, winning superstar fans like Shirley Manson of Garbage with his kicking and screaming vocal style Speciesthe relentless power chords. His stage persona recalls Karen O and Alice Cooperbut his new sensibility and attitude are all DeWilde.

In addition to their own dates this summer, starcrawler will open for My Chemical Romance on select dates of their reunion tour, plus a date with Jack White on his 2022 Supply chain issues to visit. Be sure to get to gigs early, as these newcomers are looking to take over the world!

5/22 – Milton Keynes, UK @ Stadium MK (with My Chemical Romance)
5/25 – Dublin, IE @ Royal Hospital Kilmainham (with My Chemical Romance)
5/26 – London, UK @ Colors Hoxton
5/27 – Warrington, UK @ Victoria Park (with My Chemical Romance)
5/28 – Cardiff, UK @ Sophia Gardens (with My Chemical Romance)
5/29 – Hebden Bridge, UK @ The Trades Club
5/30 – Glasgow, UK @ OVO Hydro (with My Chemical Romance)
6/03 – Milan, IT @ Legend Club
6/07 – Berlin, DE @ Cassiopeia
6/10 – Sonoma, CA @ Huichica Music Festival
7/20 – Sydney, AU @ Oxford Art Factory
7/22 – Yelgun, AU @ Splendor in the Grass
7/23 – St. Kilda West, AU @ Hotel Esplanade
8/13 – Minneapolis, MN @ Armory (with Jack White)
8/18 – Las Vegas, NV @ Psycho Swim

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