“If Jon Spencer took roots rock ’n’ roll and deconstructed it, then Nishinomiya’s King Brothers threw it against a wall and left it there bleeding.” Metropolis Magazine enthuses. Nishinomiya City, Japan, three-piece combining the sound of the Germs backing Howlin’ Wolf.
The band came together in 1997 and has proved one of Japan’s most durable rock outfits, backing the likes of Jon Spencer, the White Stripes and Strokes in their tours of the country.
Their self-titled debut album hit the streets in 1998.
It’s no surprise that the King Brothers live shows get attention. Taking to the stage dressed in what have become their trade mark black and white suits, the three piece appear amaze audiences with their insanely energetic stage act. Within a matter of seconds all hell breaks loose as they burst into life; a cacophony of guitars, vocals and drums smashing into the fans at full tilt.
“WASTELAND”, the new “20th ANNIVERSARY” album by King Brothers got released in September 28 2018 on HOUND GAWD! Records. And the band will perform at several shows in Europe in October 2018.

11/10/2018 D-Freiburg, Slowclub
12/10/2018 D-Isny, Eberz
13/10/2018 D-Mannheim, Blau
15/10/2018 D-Hamburg, Hafenklang
16/10/2018 D-Berlin, Wild at heart
17/10/2018 D-Frankfurt, Dreikönigskeller