The Kut are a London rock trio inspired by the likes of L7, Hole, Deftones, Incubus, Placebo and Nirvana. Fronted by songstress and multi-instrumentalist Princess Maha, their 'Rock Paper Scissors' EP is a quick follow up to 2014's 'Make Up' EP, also produced by James LeRock Loughrey (Skindred, White Zombie, Def Leppard). Voted into the winning spots in the MTV Brand New Unsigned Poll for 2014, they've since gained a growing list of industry supporters including Scuzz TV, Kerrang!, Kerrang! Radio, Metal Hammer, MTV-U USA, AXS USA, Big Cheese, BBC Introducing, Planet Rock Radio, Jim Gellatly's New Music Showcase and club supporters including Club NME and Medication. The band’s recent video, 'I Don't Need Therapy' was premiered on Kerrang!, whilst forthcoming single 'Bad Man' was added to the top track's feature for Q Magazine and Classic Rock Magazine.
Their live show is just as energetic, with the band voted in as one of the two best acts to play the 'Dog's Bed Stage' after their set at Download Festival 2015. 2015 also saw the band open the main stages of Glastonbudget and Strummercamp and perform a steady stream of tour dates and festivals. The recent 'Rock Paper Scissors' tour saw the band perform 17 dates, beginning with a hometown show as support for Teenage Bottlerocket at the Underworld. Previous shows include 2012 Olympics and Paralympics, as selected by the Teenage Rampage Foundation. The band have already been actively touring through 2016, including sets at Camden Rocks Festival, Glastonbudget, Rebellion Festival, Kaya Festival and a summer UK tour penned in. Top this off with some great feedback from rock legends Dave Navarro and Shirley Manson, and now would be a good time to be checking out The Kut.
The band’s ‘Bad Man’ single, out 1st July, is the final release from the ’Rock Paper Scissors’ EP. With gnarly grunge guitars, punk beats and gritty screams, the song tells the story of a woman who re-lives a series of flashbacks, causing her to create a cycle of revenge on a long distant Bad Man. The single releases ahead of the band’s 30 date summer tour and long awaited debut album, marked for release later this year.
"Despite the loud Courtney love references they're more than just Hole II”
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"There's a slice of angst-offloading gutter rock that's a kissing cousin of Hole, but The Kut's scuzz-covered family tree also stretches further back to the garage rampages of The Stooges.”
"The Kut are like the bastard lovechild of Courtney Love and Marilyn Manson with awesome riffs and chaotic live shows"
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"Marks the precise point in the Venn diagram where L7 meets I Wanna Be Your Dog meets Courtney Love, which is equal parts terrifying and a cause for long and rowdy celebration. Punk's not dead, pass it on.”