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Scowl has quickly made a name for themselves as one of the most vivid and hard-working acts in the rock world. The band - Kat Moss (vocals), Malachi Greene (guitar), Bailey Lupo (bass), Cole Gilbert (drums), and Mikey Bifolco (guitar) - broke out in 2021 with their debut album How Flowers Grow, and it has been a non-stop trajectory ever since. With the release of 2023’s Psychic Dance Routine, Scowl pushed the boundaries of what “punk” is, combining aggressive hardcore with lush alternative melodies. The band was creating music they wanted to listen to, and the world latched on.
Since forming in 2019, Scowl has consistently eschewed being pigeon-holed, moving far beyond the confines of what a typical “hardcore” band is considered. Floral motifs lace their artwork and merchandise, they’ve notably toured with diverse acts like Limp Bizkit, Destroy Boys, and Show Me The Body. Produced by Grammy-nominated Will Yip at Studio 4, Psychic Dance Routine has exemplified Scowl’s ethos of being true to themselves through creating innovative song structures and personable lyrics.
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