Quick Hits & Clips: Pilot Speed, Benjy Davis Project, Taintstick, Enforcer, Black Lips

posted April 5, 2009

  • Pilot Speed has a new video for a behind-the-scenes look at a photoshoot they did.
  • 2009 marks the 40th anniversary of the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, and Baton Rouge, LA-based band Benjy Davis Project is confirmed to perform at the event again this year after playing the last two annual fests. The band is scheduled to appear the first weekend of the festival, April 24th at 12:45pm on the Gentilly Stage.
  • Suburban Noize Records has signed Taintstick and will release their debut album this summer. "It’s hard to imagine that anyone could make a label with a bunch of white guys rapping about weed look bad, but Taintstick is going to try," said the band in a joint statement. Taintstick features pro skateboarder and MMA fighter Jason Ellis, flanked by drummer/studio mastermind Shoebox, Cowfucker on guitar, and bass player and former porn phenom The Illusionist (AKA Rawdog).
  • Hot off the heels of a successful European tour in support of their critically acclaimed debut album "Into the Night," Swedish metal powerhouse Enforcer have unveiled their music video for the track "Black Angel." The band will be announcing full US tour dates shortly.
  • Amidst the frenzy drummed up from their on-stage collabos with Wu Tang impresario GZA at SXSW earlier this month, The Black Lips have premiered a brand new video for "I'll Be With You," from their latest Vice Records offering, "200 Million Thousand." Premiered last week on MTV2's Subterranean, you can currently catch footage from the show and some extras over at their blog. Need more? There's the Bandstand Busking performance of the song from the Lips' stop in London earlier this year.