The Kut – Saturday 21:10 at The Rose and Crown
Inspired by bands like Deftones, L7, Hole, Incubus, Placebo, Nirvana, Faith No More and others, The Kut are a rock trio born out of the alternative scene. Having been voted into in the winning spots for MTV UK Brand New Unsigned 2014 Poll, their ‘Make Up’ EP was produced by James LeRock Loughrey (Skindred / White Zombie / My Vitriol / Page & Plant / Def Leppard), featuring 3 brand new tracks plus 2 previous releases ‘DMA’ and ‘Closure’.
The first single from the EP, ‘No Trace’ is a dark and emotive track, spending 3 weeks in the Scuzz Most Wanted Rock Chart, alongside bands like Paramore, Green Day – as well as playlisted on their ‘All-Stars of Rock Show’. ‘No Trace’ was also supported by Alex Baker on Kerrang! Radio and picked up by BBC Introducing in home town regions, Oxford and Lancashire. This lead to The Kut being invited in for a BBC Introducing live set, where they performed a 4 song set live from the Blackburn studios. The video was play listed on Putpat TV (Germany, Switzerland, Austria) and featured by Vevo, with a number of USA stations also including the track.
The current single ‘Mario’ is currently being played on Scuzz TV on the ‘Huge Rock Anthems’ show and has been played on BBC Introducing Lancashire. The previous ‘Closure’ music video was playlisted on Sub TV, Tuune, NME TV (Radar). The music video for ‘DMA’ (aka Doesn’t Matter Anyway) was added to 16 USA cable channels on the Bongo Boy Rock n Roll Show. The band have also had a number of tracks playlisted at the major UK clubs including Club NME and Medication.
Previous shows include London 2012 Olympics and the Paralympics, and a sold out UK tour. In 2013 the band performed DJ sets for Kerrang! Klub, London and a string of 14 dates on the Club Criminal tour. The band also have endorsements from Marshall Amplification, Roland / Boss Pedals / TC Electronics / TC Helicon and Dr Martens.
The Kut – Make Up EP is out now!
“Despite the loud Courtney love references they’re more than just Hole II. Mario has an Against Me! Strut to the intro, while DMA is a pounding gem”
“If they can fulfill their early promise, then The Kut could end up being a big name in no time at all.” 8/10
Hit The Floor Magazine
“[No Trace] epitomises the girls’ influences from the likes of Nirvana and Incubus, displaying their no messing around approach to modern day grunge and taking us back to the early 90′s, where grunge rock was at it’s best!”
“No Trace, the opening song on The Kut’s Make up EP, has a big chance of being the most played song this summer. Awesome stuff!”
“It’s almost as if Soundgarden and Hole were put into a blender with The Kut being the result.”
“They are equal parts L7 and bands like Placebo. They even show influences of Nirvana without being a retread and falling prey to the familiar.”
“When we first heard The Kut, we knew that the London based trio were going to be worth keeping a careful ear on. Our patience has been rewarded with the release of the Make Up E.P!”
“Known for their enthusiasm and uncontrollable energy on stage, The Kut have created quite a crazy fan base who as you would expect are ecstatic over the release of their new EP, Make Up.”
“The Kut present a sonic collage that evokes everything that made the 1990’s alternative rock scene such a beautifully broken beast”
“‘Mario’ has guitar hook similar to Trey Spruance era Faith No More and an awesome ending. ‘Closure’ and ‘DMA’ are equally noteworthy and the whole EP is impressively polished. Bravo The Kut.” 7/10
Blast Out Your Stereo
“Grunge trio, The Kut have released a brand new music video for their song, “Mario,” which is off their upcoming EP, Make Up.. Trust me, you’ll be singing along to this number for a while (if you aren’t already).”
“Mario” is 90s alternative rock at it’s very best. It is gritty and heavy, with chugging riffs and thudding percussion.”
Palace of Rock
“There are moments when the all female rock band The Kut sounds like Courtney Love´s Hole… But there are also moments when this London trio bring thoughts to a heavier The Bangles like “Mario”, I guess you can call it grunge pop.”
“The rock girl trio based in London have not long since visited my hometown’s longest running live music venue The Lincoln Imp. I went to see them live and they rocked the room with their melodic tracks, long metal hair shaking and rock stances.”
Bristol Live Magazine
“If Deftones and Hole had a little baby they’d probably sound like The Kut”
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