Exclusive Premiere: Shooze – ‘Cruel Love’

Previously known as New Killer Shoes, Shooze have recently tweaked their line up, as well as musical direction and it’s all sounding very exciting! Now a three piece ska-punk band consisting of Jon Kings, Ryan Kings and Ricky-Lee Cooper, the describe themselves as “a hybrid of ’70s  ska, punk and reggae”, and have just released their third EP Classified. 

Described as an “awesome band” by none other than Stone Gossard from Pearl Jam, Shooze are now preparing to join Adam Ant on his UK ‘Dirk Wears White Sox’ tour next month, and are set to release new single ‘Cruel Love’.

You can watch the video for ‘Cruel Love’ exclusively, for the first time, here:

Classified is out now, download on iTunes. 

You can catch Shooze on tour with Adam Ant at one of the following dates:

8th April: Brighton – Concorde
9th April: Southampton – Engine Rooms
10th April: Bristol – The Marble Factory
11th April: Reading – Sub 89
16th April: Wolverhampton – The Slade Rooms
17th April: Manchester – Academy 2
18th April: Liverpool  – Arts Club
19th April: Norwich – The Waterfront
22nd April: Leeds – Brudenell Social Club
23rd April: Nottingham – Rescue Rooms
24th April: Warwick – The Copper Rooms
25th April: Northampton – Roadmender

Mari Lane

Mari Lane

Editor, London. Likes: Kathleen Hanna, 6Music, live music in the sunshine. Dislikes: Sexism, pineapples, the misuse of apostrophes.