After a substantial hiatus, local three-piece street-punk outfit The Rodney Kings has returned with a new EP, Friday Night With… The Rodney Kings, two songs from which you can currently stream on Bandcamp. The band plans to release the second half of the EP later this month.
Below, check out a video for one of the new tracks, “Black Out.” The clip stars the band’s three members, as well as a certain Athens-based alternative weekly that continues to defy all odds by thriving in the midst of a frankly terrifying print-media landscape.
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The video, directed by Thomas Bauer of Sad Dads, “finds the band in a Waiting for Godot-esque desertscape, where the boys perform repetitive and meaningless tasks, reflective of the push and pull involved in the music business scene,” says Bauer.
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