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News : Melbourne’s The Ugly Kings release their debut album ‘Darkness Is My Home’

By on April 16, 2018

The Ugly Kings, featuring Devil Electric guitarist, Christos Athanasias, are four piece powerhouse of heavy blues and rock n’ roll, drawing influence from an eclectic and dynamic musical background. Black Sabbath, Rival Sons, Jack White and The Doors to name but a few. The band have been working hard on their debut release ‘Darkness Is My Home’, and are ready to release it onto the world, along with a national tour.

Darkness Is My Home is available now! With three incredibly cool vinyl versions, CD and Digital. The is out now via German label Kozmik ArtifactzClick here to secure your copy.

Check out the single Promised Land below.

The Ugly Kings supported Airbourne on their sold-out January east coast tour in 2017 with overwhelming praise from Airbourne’s main man Joel O’Keefe saying;

Great show! The Ugly Kings have really got their own thing going on and it rocks! I love all the dynamics, pushing and pulling and then always smashing it out. Great intensity and power.

The band also supported Rival Sons in 2016 on their first Australia headline side-show in Melbourne during the Black Sabbath ‘The End’ World Tour & were asked directly by Papa Roach to open for them on both their Melbourne shows in January this year.

The Ugly Kings are Russel Clark (Vocals), Christos Athanasias (Guitar), Nicolas Dumont (Bass) and Andy Alkemade (Drums).

The celebrate the release of Darkness Is My Home, The Ugly Kings will be taking the album on the road through April and May!

Official Event Page

Friday, Apr 20: The Lansdowne, Sydney with The Lockhearts
Saturday, April 21: The Gov, Adelaide – Holy Land Festival
Friday, May 4: St. Ives, Wodonga
Saturday, May 5: Frankie’s Pizza, Sydney
Saturday, May 19: The Evelyn, Melbourne
Saturday, May 26: Crowbar, Brisbane – Meltdown Festival


Anwar is the editor-in-chief of Metal When Anwar isn't busy promoting tours, interviewing bands and reviewing awesome music, he loves to collect metal vinyl and play video games. Follow Metal Obsession on Twitter and Facebook