For any of you who have read Alan Moore’s sublime Watchmen, Palehorse might be a name that’s ringing some bells as the band playing Madison Square Garden in New York the night of the…well, I won’t ruin it for those who haven’t read it, but you know what I mean. Now, obviously a band that could sell out MSG – albeit a fictional one – would be pretty popular and accessible, right?

Not this version. Not a rocked butt in sight. This Palehorse, as the below video will soon show you, have about as much mainstream appeal as the maggot-ridden bird carcass at 0:21 seconds – but that’s quite alright for our purposes. We like it different.

Hailing from London, they play dirty, bassy, punky, screamy noise. Just listen.


They’ve been around for a while now, so they’ve got a few records, plus a possible new one in the works.

– CG


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