New York-based WARTOAD brings its mashup of punk with prog rock to the UK on the third hop of its epic world tour!
WARTOAD mashes up punk and prog rock to make music for the 21st Century.
The band is known for its “wall of unhinged, yet truly sinuous sound – combining swirling melodies with ferocious punk rock stylings*”
The true identities of WARTOAD are unknown, though their impressive respective careers have seen them play with everyone from Neil Young to Pearl Jam. Their album, What Rough Beasts, was released on March 13th 2018. As a live act, they deliver a chaotic, punkadelic maelstromof psycho prog rock magic.
What the music media is saying:
“For those of you with a taste for garage punk, heavy psych, hypnotic riffing and Stooges-stylings, then I would say you ought to reward the band’s perseverance and bloody-mindedness with a purchase. All hail the Toad.” – David Flint, The Reprobate www.reprobatemagazine.uk
“WARTOAD are punk’s new spokesmen” –Tee-Total Guitar
“Fusing their love of classic punk and rock bands with sleazy keyboard and suitcases full of anarchy, WARTOAD are Punkadelic and not pleased to meet you.” – T4C topfortycharts.com
“As a punk super group with a serious message about the seemingly unstoppable automisation of the world, I think their appeal is global” – Listen With Mong
support from The White Skull Death Snakes of Death