Mike Crain (Retox, Dead Cross) releasing debut solo EP (watch the video for “Wait, what?”)
Mike Crain of Dead Cross, Retox, and more recently Cunts is sadly battling cancer, but fortunately that's not stopping him from making new music. He's got his first-ever solo EP, which is self-titled, coming March 13 via his own Radical Guy Recordings, and we're premiering the EP's first single "Wait, what?" and its Bryan Hamiltonp-directed video. Compared to the heavier bands Mike plays in, this song finds him channelling gothy singer/songwriter stuff in the vein of Nick Cave, Swans, or Mark Lanegan, and if you dig that kinda stuff, you're probably gonna dig this too. Watch/listen below.
Mike also has tour dates TBA, and his live band will be Matt Cronk (bass), Paul Christenson (drums, percussion), Miguel Gardo (synth), and Patrick Brophy (guitar). Stay tuned.