The Brit List: Summer of London – Music

Brute Chorus

Brute Chorus (Credit: Sergio Galvez for Warp Magazine)

Style: Folk Metal

Members:
James Steel, Nick Foots, Dave Ferrett, Mark Austin

What’s the Story:
This is no boy band. The bearded men appear shirtless and bloody in their new “Death Came Walking” video, coming across as intimidating yet intriguing. They have a masculine come hither draw with an Elvis hip shake to boot.

You May Know this Line: “Bird man, bird, bird, bird man.”

Video Pick: “Death Came Walking”


In the Headlines: Seven Questions with Brute Chorus

In Their Own Words
: “We’re at the airport getting ready to go back to London. I’m a bit emotional actually. It’s been a really good time [referring to the U.S. tour]. – The Singer with the Beard, DIY Tour Diary Video

On-camera Interview: We interviewed Brute Chorus at this year’s SXSW Festival.

Tour Schedule: The guys are busy grooming and aren’t touring at the mo’!

For Fans Who Like: Elvis, Decemberist, Violent Femmes

Recommended Track: “My Testament”

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